Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing three people and injuring more than 250 others. A fourth person, an MIT police officer, was killed three days later during the manhunt for the bombing suspects.
The jury chosen to decide the death penalty case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev includes 18 people from across the socioeconomic spectrum, but the group is almost exclusively white.
The Justice Department will release a report Wednesday outlining the findings of its civil rights investigation into the Ferguson Police Department, which reveals the department and the city's court engaged in a pattern of discrimination against African-Americans.
The engineer at the helm of a commuter train that crashed into a pickup truck and derailed last week in Oxnard, California, has died from his injuries, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.