Our special coverage of the closest race for years
Fault Lines on the city's homelessness crisis
19 Apr 2013 12:10 GMT
Massachusetts State Police Timothy Alben, left, speaks to reporters on Friday about the status of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Massachusetts [Reuters]
Police officers search around buildings at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology near where a police officer was shot in Cambridge on Thursday [Reuters]
Police officers secure a school building at the MIT campus near where the police officer was believed to have been shot [Reuters]
Gunshots were heard near a building on the campus of MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the university said on its website on Thursday [Reuters]
Massachusetts state police, Cambridge Police and MIT Police search at the scene of the shooting in Cambridge on Thursday [EPA]
Media reports cited the Massachusetts state police in reporting that an officer had died in the shootout [EPA]
A Massachusetts state police officer stands guard at the scene after explosions hit the 117th Boston Marathon in the US city on April 15 [Reuters]
Activists in the Czech Republic demand that a pig farm built over a former WWII era concentration camp be shut down.
Politics, War & Conflict, Human Rights
In religiously conservative Brazil, women risk jail time and their lives to undergo the procedure that is illegal but commonplace.
Health, Human Rights, Latin America
Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people's homes.
Environment, Europe, Sweden
Critics say the UK's home secretary is using Muslims as a 'political punchbag' in a bid to shore up right-wing support.
Human Rights, Politics, Racism
When big pharma blocks essential HIV/AIDS medication to the third world, it is the poor who suffer.
Human Rights, Science & Technology, Health
We follow the rise of Malaysia's first professional female mixed martial artist as she faces the fight of her life.
Sport, Asia, Malaysia
Al Jazeera World follows the everyday lives of Aleppo residents living amid the ongoing conflict and destruction.
War & Conflict, Politics, Syria: Broken Nation
Persecuted Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar face a dangerous journey on their way to freedom in Thailand and Malaysia.
Human Rights, Malaysia, Myanmar