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BETHESDA, Md | Official: Report of shooter at Walter Reed was false alarm

BETHESDA, Md — A report of an active shooter Tuesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington was a “genuine false alarm,” a spokesman said. Naval Support Activity Bethesda spokesman Jeremy Brooks said officials at the Maryland base were looking into what caused the report. NSAB tweeted at 2:15 p.m. that an active … Continue reading BETHESDA, Md | Official: Report of shooter at Walter Reed was false alarm

WASHINGTON, D.C. | The Latest: US official: American on plane from North Korea

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Latest on the deportation of an American man from North Korea (all times local): 3 p.m. A U.S. official says an American citizen detained last month by North Korea has been deported and is on a flight back to the United States. The official was not authorized to discuss the matter … Continue reading WASHINGTON, D.C. | The Latest: US official: American on plane from North Korea

BOSTON | Official: Mafia hit man suspected in Whitey Bulger’s slaying

BOSTON— A Mafia hit man who is said to hate “rats” is under suspicion in the slaying of former Boston crime boss and longtime FBI informant James “Whitey” Bulger, who was found dead hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, an ex-investigator briefed on the case said Wednesday. The former official said … Continue reading BOSTON | Official: Mafia hit man suspected in Whitey Bulger’s slaying