The Boston marathon bombings last year touched many people. And the anniversary will certainly bring back feelings, fears and memories. A Boston-area counselor who helped in the aftermath of the bombings offers her advice for dealing with the anniversary.
Police and security personnel put on a show of force at this year's Boston Marathon, in what's likely to be a sign of the new normal. But the crowds near the finish line, where two bombs went off during last year's race, were big and enthusiastic.
An ad campaign launched in London is causing controversy in the U.S.: the ad touts various places in the U.S. as destinations for gay tourists, but some in South Carolina didn't like their state being included on the list
Medical records are rare or non-existent in many parts of the developing world. Now, a global team of coders and doctors have created a free, downloadable, computer-based medical record system. The World's Clark Boyd reports.
Many Somali transplants in the US feel that their homeland is being ignored by international donors and different group around the country are trying desperately to raise money to help famine victims back home.
Game developer Darius Kazemi has written a program that randomly purchases items from an online retailer and sends them to his home. His first surprise shipment included a recording of avant-garde European music. And he liked it.
Anne Smedinghoff, the 25-year-old American diplomat killed by a bomb while delivering textbooks to children in Afghanistan, was also involved in promoting a recent Afghan youth orchestra trip to the United States.