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Boston Bombers

Death for the Boston Bomber? Doubtful

Diane Dimond | Posted 05.05.2014 | Crime
Diane Dimond

If I were a betting woman, I'd plunk down $10 right now and bet that suspected Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, will die in prison and not in an execution chamber.

Reevaluating the Usefulness of Predator Drone Strikes: A Bostonian Perspective

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 07.08.2013 | World
Brian Glyn Williams

While there is no such thing as an excusable killing of a civilian, these statistics, and the constant pressure to prevent further terror acts on American soil, somewhat mitigate the harm caused by the CIA's controversial drone assassination campaign.

Getting Bombed at Dartmouth

James Heffernan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
James Heffernan

Dartmouth is a place of two murals, one open and one hidden. But to understand its own history, the Dartmouth community must reckon with them both.

What Boston Taught Me About Fear

Andy Braner | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Andy Braner

Fear works on our psyche in strange ways, and I think it's important we all have the ability to step back and think about what's going on in order to respond well.

Eliot's Revenge

Neil McCarthy | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

April 2013. It started good enough. With baseball. Then it was all downhill.

The Demonization of 'Terrorism'

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Sheldon C. Good

Too many media outlets, elected officials and community leaders have prematurely labeled the Boston Marathon bombing an act of terrorism. Not all murders are terrorism -- it implies a political or ideological intention, and the "causing of terror" is not enough to merit that label.

Remarkable Boston

Sally Fay | Posted 06.21.2013 | Crime
Sally Fay

While I may have left my heart in San Francisco, this week I found my heart in Boston in the courage and love that showed up in countless ways in the face of terror and violence that occurred on Marathon Monday and the days that followed.


Samantha McGarry | Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents
Samantha McGarry

At some point today, I have to sit down my five-year-old son and have a conversation I don't want to have to have. One that will bring back memories of another conversation we had to have just over four months ago. One that upset him then and which will upset him now.

Jaweed Kaleem

Muslims Wary Of Giving Boston Bombing Suspect Islamic Funeral | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.30.2014 | Religion

In the days since two deadly bombs and the separate shootings that followed brought Boston to a standstill, the region's Muslim community has loudly c...

Jaweed Kaleem

Prayers For Arrested Boston Bombing Suspect | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.26.2013 | Religion

As 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the remaining man suspected in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings and Thursday night's shootout with police was arres...

WATCH: Aunt Of Boston Bombing Suspects Cries Foul

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

The aunt of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing alleged that the case against her nephews may have been "staged." Maret Tsarnaev, of T...

Boston Tragedy Prompts Schedule Changes

Posted 04.19.2013 | TV

In light of the tragedy and events in Boston this week, CBS is putting "Vegas" on pause to make room for a "Boston Bombers" news special. Set to a...

Jaweed Kaleem

Bombers' Muslim Background Offers Few Clues To Crime | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 04.26.2013 | Religion

As police continue a manhunt Friday throughout Boston for the remaining living suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings after a deadly shootout near th...

VIDEO: Police Have Explosive Firefight With Suspected Boston Bombers

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

The two suspects wanted for the Boston Marathon bombings engaged in an explosive shootout with police overnight Thursday and into Friday in Watertown,...

Ben Hallman

Anxiety Builds Across U.S. After Boston Bombings | Ben Hallman | Posted 04.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Nancy Dawson paused briefly from her quick-paced commuter's walk to consider the words scrolling across a news ticker on the side of a bui...