One of the two unattended backpacks that sent emergency crews scrambling to the finish line of the Boston Marathon was likely a hoax and the other was left behind by a media outlet, Boston authorities said Tuesday night.
Suspicious Backpacks Found Near Boston Marathon Finish Line
(Reuters) - Michigan officials and President Barack Obama's Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit's retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday.
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, in which 96 Liverpool soccer (or “football”) fans were crushed to death and 776 others were injured. The disaster has been blamed primarily on a police decision to allow too many fans to enter the stadium. Even today, ultimate responsibility for the disaster remains a point of contention in England. Good overviews of the disaster are