Auschwitz officials chastise Rep. Clay Higgins for gas chamber video

Officials at the Auschwitz‑Birkenau Memorial and Museum chastised a U.S. congressman who recorded a video from inside a gas chamber at the Nazi death camp in Poland.

Muslim student’s creative clock draws police — and White House invitation

A Texas high school student at the center of a tech storm after authorities mistook his clock invention for a bomb got an invite to the White House.

Boston Marathon bomber prayerfully apologizes to victims; judge orders death penalty

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized in court Wednesday for "the suffering that I've caused" in the April 2013 attack that killed three people and wounded hundreds.

Tsarnaev said in a shaky voice that he was guilty and that he prays for the victims.

"I am sorry for the lives that I've taken, for the suffering that I've caused you, for the damage that I've done -- irreparable damage," he said, breaking more than two years of public silence.

"I pray for your relief, for your healing," he added.

Boy Scouts chief says ban on gay Scouts should be lifted nationwide

"We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be. The status quo in our movement’s membership standards cannot be sustained."