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  • NBC's Brian Williams reports the latest on the two explosions that went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

  • NBC's Brian Williams reports the latest on the two explosions that went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

  • CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports that two explosions occurred at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

  • Video of Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish     Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    NBC News video of the dual explosions that occurred at the finish line of the Boston Marathon today.

  • Fed Doves Say Relax--Inflation Not a Threat Yet Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.

  • Fed's Rosengren: US Growth Better Than Expected Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.

  • Self-portrait of Rembrandt stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.

    Twenty-three years after the Gardner Museum heist, the FBI is renewing an attempt to recover 13 pieces of art. It says it believes it knows the identities of the thieves and is offering a $5 million reward in an attempt to recover the 13 pieces of art.

  • St. Patrick's on the Weekend Means a Bigger Celebration Saturday, 16 Mar 2013 | 3:47 AM ET
    Happy St. Patricks Day!

    St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend for the second year in a row, giving Irish bars an opportunity to reel in more customers.

  • Want a New Car? You Probably Can't Afford One Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 9:08 AM ET
    A customer looks over a Ford Fusion parked on the lot at a dealership in Colma, Calif.

    Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.

  • Another Major Snowstorm Is Headed for New England Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    A man clears snow in front of a church in Boston, Mass.

    The storm that blanketed the Midwest earlier this week, dumping more than a foot of snow in Kansas and forcing hundreds of flights to be canceled, is now headed for New England. For Boston, it's the third straight weekend of major snow.

  • Billionaire U: Why Harvard Mints Mega-Rich Alums Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    Harvard University skyline.

    Harvard leads all universities with some 52 billionaire alumni with a collective fortune of $205 billion, according to a global list of universities.

  • The massive storm approaches the East Coast on Friday morning.

    New York state and Connecticut declared states of emergency, and Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts ordered nonessential state workers to stay home.

  • Problems For the President?     Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    NBC's Jay Gray reports from Boston on the winter storm Neon, saying forecasters expect Boston to be the hardest hit area; and there are 20 days until the sequester could take effect, with Scott Rasmussen, Rasmussen Reports; Kevin Williamson, National Review; and Larry Elder, author of "Dear Father, Dear Son."

  • The Northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a possibly record-setting blizzard bearing down on the region, which forecasters warned could drop up to 2-1/2 feet (76 cm) of snow and bring travel to a halt.

  • Hedge Funds Up Bets Against Italy's Monte Paschi Sunday, 3 Feb 2013 | 9:24 AM ET

    London hedge funds Odey Asset Management and Egerton Capital are among those upping their bets against Monte dei Paschi di Siena in recent days, after revelations the troubled Italian bank faces heavy losses.

  • ANA in Talks With Boeing to Speed Up 777 Jet Deliveries Saturday, 2 Feb 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    Japan's All Nippon Airways is in talks with U.S. aircraft maker Boeing to speed up the delivery of three 777 jetliners as its fleet of 787 Dreamliner airplanes remains grounded with undiagnosed battery problems, the Nikkei newspaper said on Sunday.

  • Beef Price Spike Makes $1 Burger Harder to Stomach Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 2:33 AM ET

    McDonald's popular $1 McDouble cheeseburger, which has lured customers to the Golden Arches since 2008, is getting hard to sustain as rising beef prices threaten the company's profit margin.

  • Stuck in Reverse, Detroit Edges Closer to Bankruptcy Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 1:58 AM ET
    Bentley GT Speed Convertible

    At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, luxury was in the air. Pricey new Bentleys and Maseratis glittered - including a Maserati 2014 Quattroporte with a $132,000 price tag; U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and dignitaries rubbed shoulders; and many of the well-heeled attendees ponied up for a $300-a-ticket black-tie charity ball.

  • Investigators Still Unable to Find Cause of 787 Fire Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Further testing still has not found the cause of a battery fire aboard a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner in Boston earlier this month.

  • Brace for Prolonged Grounding of Dreamliner Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 8:10 PM ET

    U.S. safety regulators are nowhere near finishing an investigation into a battery fire on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, a top official said on Thursday, raising the prospect of a prolonged grounding for the aircraft.