The political speeches get the headlines but most of the
70,000-plus people attending the National Rifle Association's
annual meeting are here to see an eye-popping extravaganza of
guns and gun culture.
When a Russian intelligence service told the CIA that
Tamerlan Tsarnaev had become an Islamic radical looking to
join underground groups, the agency put his name in the
government's catch-all database for terrorism suspects.
A lightning-quick experimental aircraft made history when it
flew at speeds up to 4830kmh above the Pacific Ocean in a
test flight, reigniting decades-long efforts to develop a
vehicle that could travel faster than a speeding bullet.
New details have emerged about the Boston Marathon bombing
suspects as the surviving brother's medical condition
marginally improved and two of his alleged victims were
buried, including an 8-year-old boy.