CAMBRIDGE

Dec. 12, 2013: A bicycle fitted with a prototype of the Copenhagen Wheel, the red disk, a human/electric hybrid bicycle engine, hangs on a wall at Superpedestrian, the hybrid engine's manufacturer in Cambridge, Mass.  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Mass. high-tech startup hopes to change biking

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts startup is launching a new device that transforms almost any bicycle into an electric-hybrid vehicle using an app on a smartphone. The device, called the Copenhagen Wheel, is installed […]

12/18/2013

Onyango Obama, President Barack Obama's Kenyan-born uncle, arrives at U.S. Immigration Court for a deportation hearing Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

White House changes story on Obama’s uncle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday that President Barack Obama briefly lived with an uncle who faced deportation from the United States, correcting its previous statements that the president had never met Onyango […]

12/05/2013

This FBI photo of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, was killed during shootout with police in Watertown, Massachusetts. (AP Photo)

Mosque: Bomb suspect had 2 outbursts in last year

(AP) — A mosque where the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects sometimes attended services says one of them had outbursts during two sermons that encouraged Muslims to celebrate American institutions such as the 4th of July and figures like MLK Jr.

04/22/2013

Richard Donohue, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officer critically wounded during shootout with suspects in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo credit: MBTA/AP)

Transit officer still critical after shootout

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Doctors say the Boston transit police officer wounded in a shootout with the marathon bombing suspects had lost nearly all his blood and his heart had stopped from a single gunshot […]

04/21/2013

This street level map of Boston shows the locations of Watertown, Cambridge, MIT and the explosion sites. (AP Photo)

A glance at the search for Boston bomb suspects

BOSTON (AP) — Key moments related to the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, based on reports from the Middlesex County district attorney, Massachusetts State Police, and Boston police.

04/19/2013

A photo shows what the FBI is calling the suspects Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (l-r) together, walking through the crowd in Boston, Boston Marathon (AP Photo)

The stories of 2 brothers suspected in bombing

BOSTON (AP) — In May of 2011, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, then a senior at a prestigious high school, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship, now he is on the run after a shootout with police that left his brother dead.

04/19/2013

(AP Photo)

Authorities ID name of wounded transit officer

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have identified the transit police officer severely wounded in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

04/19/2013

(AP Photo)

MIT campus police killed in campus shooting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A police officer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been shot and killed at the campus outside of Boston, authorities said early Friday. A manhunt is on for the shooter.

04/18/2013

'Genius grant' winners include 3 Angelinos

CHICAGO (AP) – The following 23 fellows each will receive $500,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: -Natalia Almada, 37, Mexico City. Documentary filmmaker who captures complex […]

10/01/2012

Harvard probing dozens for possible cheating

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Dozens of Harvard University students are being investigated for cheating after school officials discovered they may have shared answers or plagiarized on a final exam. Harvard officials aren’t releasing the name […]

08/30/2012

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