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Boston Bombing Suspects

Bombing Suspects' Parents Questioned AGAIN

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV | Posted 08.06.2013 | Crime

MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The parents of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects say American investigators have once again come to their home in t...

UMass Takes Action Against One Of Three Boston Bombing Suspects

AP | Posted 05.02.2013 | College

DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth has suspended one student charged in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings and...

Ron Paul Slams Police Response To Boston Bombings

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said Monday that the response of law enforcement officials to the Boston Marathon bombings should frighten Americans mo...

Zealotry or Insanity?

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 06.28.2013 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

There are now reports that Tamerlan Tsarnaev returned to his homeland because of disenchantment with life in America. There is speculation that while there, he may have become "radicalized."

GOP Rep Raises Questions On Bombing Suspect's 'Radicalization'

AP | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A member of the House Homeland Security Committee says the FBI would have carried out a much more intense investigation of two men ...

Boston Suspects' Father Postpones U.S. Trip

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV | Posted 06.28.2013 | World

MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The father of the two Boston bombing suspects said Sunday that he has postponed a trip from Russia to the United States be...

After Boston Bombings: 3 Reasons Why Cross-Cultural Exchanges Are More Important Than Ever

Rohit Kumar | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Rohit Kumar

In times like these, it is more important than ever for Americans from all possible hyphenations to understand each other better by building new relationships. We need cross-cultural exchanges among ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic groups that normally don't mix.

Thoughts on the 'Jihadification' of Boston Bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime
Brian Glyn Williams

I theorize that Tamerlan was searching for an identity and sense of self. While he was previously known to smoke marijuana and box, he ultimately found himself in a radical strain of Islam.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Acknowledged Hia Role In Attacks: Officials

AP | LARA JAKES and MATT APUZZO | Posted 04.24.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- Two U.S. officials say the surviving suspect in the Boston bombings acknowledged his role in the attacks to FBI investigators. But the o...

Heroic Owner Of Watertown Boat Recounts Discovering Tsarnaev's Body

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.25.2013 | Impact

He rebuffed the term “hero” in his first post-manhunt interview, but David Henneberry’s quick thinking warrants the accolade. Henneberry told...

Should Boston Have Been Shut Down?

Matthew Dunn | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime
Matthew Dunn

There is a risk that terrorists will view the Boston bombings and the aftermath as a new template to commit abhorrent acts -- make a small cut against American society, go on the run, gun down a cop, and ultimately transform a small cut into a massive event.

Emily Swanson

No Clear Support For More Surveillance Since Boston Bombing | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

A week after the Boston Marathon bombings, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds mixed support for increased surveillance of Americans. According to th...

Boston Suspects Were En Route To New York To 'Party'

Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

The Boston bombing suspects were planning to head to New York City after their attack in order "to party," police say. "The information that we r...

Boston Bombing Suspects' Parents Talking To U.S. Team In Russia

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

MAKHACHKALA, Russia — U.S. investigators are in contact with the parents of the two Boston bombing suspects in southern Russia and working with ...

Why Do the Boston Marathon Bombings Make Me Feel Guilty?

Sam Sommers | Posted 06.23.2013 | Impact
Sam Sommers

Why guilt? Because I can't stop wondering about the circumstances that lead our local tragedy to be so much more newsworthy (and empathy-worthy) than other tragedies.

WATCH: Media Gets Boston Bombing So Wrong

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media

When two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon last week, a media frenzy ensued to break each and every detail. But in the rush to uncover new informa...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Will Not Be Treated As Enemy Combatant: White House

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an American citizen, won't be treated as an enemy combatant as some Republican members of Congress had sugge...

Bombing Suspects' Aunt Reportedly Threatened After Saying Her Nephews Were Framed

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime

The aunt of the men suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon claims she has received threats since telling the media she thinks her nephews may have b...

Amanda Terkel

Boston Bombing Suspects Did Not Have Gun Licenses | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Boston bombing suspects engaged in a deadly firefight with police last week, possessing six bombs, handguns, a rifle and more than 2...

Father Of Boston Bombing Suspects Expected In US This Week

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime

MAKHACHKALA, Russia -- The father of the two Boston bombing suspects says he will travel from Russia to the United States this week to seek "justice a...

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.

Boston Stronger

Linda Flanagan | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics
Linda Flanagan

The bombing in Boston is an opportunity to reflect on one of literature's enduring themes, man's inhumanity to man. But perhaps there's another way to process these events.

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Sen: 'Time To Bring All The 11 Million Out Of The Shadows' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Boston Marathon bombings are evidence that the U.S. immigration system needs to be overhauled now, two co-sponsors of the Senate's b...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Did Boston Bombing Suspect Travel To Russia Under Alias? | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Committee Chair Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have traveled to Russia under...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Dem Sens Call For Death Penalty For Boston Bombing Suspect | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said federal prosecutors should seek the death penalty for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Duri...