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Meet Darling Guevara, a 6-year-old Honduran who started kindergarten in the Boston area this month.

With U.S. immigration reform long delayed, a Honduran mother and son head to the capital to tell lawmakers why they came to Boston and should be allowed to stay. Read more»

What happens to children and teenagers exposed to violence in their own neighborhoods. Read more»

Patrick and Jessica Kensky Downes in an August photo from Jessica’s Facebook page.

Only the most seriously injured of the 188 marathon bombing patients remain hospitalized. Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky Downes, a 2003 UA grad, are among them. The couple was cheering runners near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the explosions threw them apart. Patrick and Jessica each lost the lower part of their left legs. Read more»

Federal authorities Monday charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston bombing and killing of an MIT police officer, with using a "weapon of mass destruction." (with complete document) Read more»

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

As an eighth-grader in a Cambridge public school, suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was quiet, friendly, spoke good English and seemed at home in his adopted country. While hundreds of police officers pursued the 19-year-old during a nationally-televised rampage across Boston Friday, a former classmate recounted memories of the refugee who, according to counterterror officials, became a U.S. citizen on an ironic date: Sept. 11, 2012. Read more» 1

A timeline of major events from the Boston Marathon investigations. Read more»

Boston is on lockdown as the hunt for a suspect in Monday’s Boston marathon bombing is ongoing. Waking up to the news this morning was being thrown into a sea of breaking updates, emergency warnings, and more than one conspiracy theory. To help you catch up, we’ve pulled together some of the best reporting so far, and who to follow for breaking news: Read more»

President Barack Obama delivered a moving speech of remembrance and resilience in Boston on Thursday honoring the victims of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. "We may be momentarily knocked of our feet," the president said, "But we will pick ourselves up. We will finish the race." Read more»

This was a heinous and cowardly act. And given what we now know about what took place, the FBI is investigating it as an act of terrorism. It will take time to follow every lead and determine what happened. But we will find out. We will find whoever harmed our citizens and we will bring them to justice. (with video) Read more»

The Canadian Supreme Court could hear an appeal to Friday's ruling against extraditing suspected al-Qaeda collaborator Abdullah Khadr to the United States.

Canadian judges denied an appeal to bring Abdullah Khadr, a Canadian citizen, to Boston to face charges of procuring munitions and explosives to be used by al-Qaeda against U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Read more»

The U.S. side was unlikely to find much, if any, encouragement in a 4-2 loss to a Czech team that failed to even qualify for South Africa. Read more»

David Johnson (center) switched careers to become a teacher in Indiana.

Ana Arroyo-Montano spent the first year fearing she’d be fired. After training in the Boston Teacher Residency program, the business major with five years’ experience in financial aid services wasn’t prepared for a room of kindergartners who didn’t speak English. Read more»

A St. Patrick's Day parade in Tokyo.

"Watching the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York always brings home to me the awareness that I am a man of two countries." Read more»

Theo Padnos now admits that he was indeed a "fake" Muslim who converted to Islam at a mosque in Yemen, in front of witnesses. Read more»

Andre Dawson (left) and Domingo Ramos as Cubs in 1989.

Andre Dawson will enter the Baseball Hall of Fame as an Montreal Expo, despite his desire to go in as a Chicago Cub. Read more»