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Boston Search Shines Spotlight On Surveillance Cameras

Footage from privately owned surveillance cameras along the Boston Marathon route gave the FBI early clues about the bombing suspects. But the proliferation of cameras in America's big cities raises some tricky questions about the balance between security and privacy.

Want To Forage In Your City? There's A Map For That

Apples, oranges and ... squirrel? A new interactive map pinpoints more than a half-million locations around the world open to foraging for typical and not-so-typical free foods.


AP Twitter Account Hacked, Tweet About Obama Shakes Market

It quickly became clear that the "news" was not true. There had been no explosions at the White House and President Obama was fine. But a message on the wire service's Twitter account rattled investors.

Pew: Wealthiest Experience Big Boost In Post-Recession Worth

A new analysis of Census data shows that net household worth between 2009 and 2011 was up significantly for top 7 percent.

Boston Carjacking Victim Thought He Would Be Killed

The suspects in the marathon bombings are also suspected of killing a MIT police officer and carjacking an SUV. The driver of that vehicle says they told him he wouldn't be hurt. He did not believe that.

Volunteer Firefighters: Facing The Flames And The Mundane

A week after a massive explosion at the West Chemical and Fertilizer Company in West, Texas 14 bodies have been recovered from the area. A number of those killed were volunteer firefighters responding to the scene. Volunteer firefighters represent nearly 70 percent of the country's fire service.

Bush Sees Approval Hike, But Trumanesque Recovery? Unlikely

A poll released days before the opening of George W. Bush's presidential library in Dallas is serving as fodder for some sequestered GOP nostalgia about his two terms in the White House.