Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a shootout with police, is also suspected of carrying out another killing—the bizarre, and as-yet unsolved, case of three men found with their throats slashed and corpses "sprinkled" with marijuana.

Tsarnaev's brother Dzhokhar pleaded not guilty to the 30 charges against him Wednesday.

You know how we always talk about how terrible Portland's economy is? The Atlantic Monthly isn't buying it.

For the second time in a month, the US and China—the world's heaviest polluters—have agreed to take steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It's progress, but the deal's got a fair amount of wiggle room, since there are no explicit reduction targets.

As everyone expected, the awful US House of Representatives isn't looking kindly on landmark immigration reforms, passed in the senate, that would grant a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants.

House Republicans aren't trying to hear what former President George W. Bush has to say, either.

The engineer of a train that derailed, then exploded, in the middle of a small Quebec town forgot to set the locomotive's brakes, investigators think. Thirty people still-missing in the ensuing blaze are presumed dead, bringing the death toll up to 50 in the accident.

A Saudi princess, living in California, is accused of keeping her Kenyan housekeeper in slavery.

The arguments have been heard, and George Zimmerman declined to speak in his own defense. Now jurors in the man's murder trial are set to begin deliberations tomorrow. According to Reuters, they'll be given an option to convict Zimmerman on a lesser charge of manslaughter. Authorities are bracing for unrest, whatever the jury decides.

So-called "Boston Strangler" Albert DeSalvo was killed in a prison stabbing 40 years ago. Today, Boston authorities have announced they can prove he murdered a 19-year-old in 1964. Probably the best use of Boston's police resources.

When I'm famous, this will be a daily occurrence. Paparazzi, you've been warned.

The Weather Widget says blue skies ahead, but I've not eaten a morsel of solid food in almost 60 hours and the world is full of blackness and dread and she LIES.


THIS KIND OF MAKES SENSE (NSFW, if your W objects to frequent use of the word "penis").