Carlos Arredondo's story is a sad one. Lost one son in Iraq, lost another son to suicide. On Monday he was at the Boston Marathon, supporting people running in honor of his sons. When the bombs struck, though, he rushed to help the wounded and became iconic for helping a man who lost both his legs, but survived.
At least one police officer was killed, another is in serious condition as law enforcement found the two men believed to be behind the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks. The first man, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, is believed to be dead, but Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is at large and the subject of a massive manhunt.
The FBI urges anyone with information about either of the men pictured here to call 1-800-CALL-FBI. They are considered to be both armed and extremely dangerous.
The Sept. 11 terrorist attack was a wake-up call for cities across the country -- they needed to be ready for terrorism. By all indications thus far, the response of Boston police and fire officials is an example of how far cities have come in preparing for terrorism-inflicted disasters.
The attacks on the Boston Marathon on Monday left three people dead, an unknown number of people maimed and scores wounded. Law enforcement gathered Tuesday morning to vow to get to the bottom of the attack, but as of yet they have no one in custody.
Pakistani women are often attacked by acid, which leaves burns at best and can kill at worst. But laws have been changed recently, to help women get justice when attacked. But even with those changes, there's still a long and costly road to justice for victims.
Mara Kanté, a French Muslim soccer player, found himself in jail for nearly two years after an anonymous witness claimed he saw Kanté firing a gun during riots in largely Muslim suburbs back in 2007. The witness eventually recanted, and Kanté was freed, but he's still trying to pick up the pieces.
Global Witness says that the number of assassinations of environmental activists has risen around the world. Journalist Fred Pearce says that drawing attention to these cases could help prevent more deaths.
Along the Texas border, some services are hard to find. A doctor or a hospital may be 150 miles away. And often those highway miles include impromptu checkpoints by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. For some victims of domestic violence, documented or otherwise, those checkpoints stand in the way of getting help.
A cyber attack hit South Korean broadcasters and banks Wednesday, causing computers to crash, display an error message, or worse. Though the origin of the attack could take weeks, intelligence officials aren't ruling out North Korea as the culprit.