In this April 20, 2013 file photo, investigators work near the boat in Watertown, Mass., where the previous night police captured Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, after a car chase and gun battle earlier in the day left his older brother dead. The prosecution presented as evidence Tuesday, March 10, 2015, during Tsarnaev's federal death penalty trial, photos of the handwritten note found inside the boat where he was captured four days after the bombings.

Jury in Boston bombing trial sees photos of writing in boat

Prosecutors consider the handwritten note a confession and say it refers to the motive for the attack carried out by Tsarnaev and his late b…

President Barack Obama listens during his meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk, Monday, March 9, 2015, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

Democrats deplore Republican letter to Tehran on nuke talks

In an open letter Monday to the leaders of Iran, Republican lawmakers warned that unless Congress approved it, any nuclear deal they cut wit…

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Republicans push for union support

Exit polls taken after last fall’s mid-term elections found that union members were almost evenly split between the Republican and the Democ…