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Americans Favor Protecting Civil Liberties After Boston Bombings, Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

A new poll released Wednesday confirms what other surveys conducted in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings have already found: Americans are prot...

Was This Coverage Of The Boston Marathon Bombings Inappropriate?

The Huffington Post | Oliver Noble | Posted 05.01.2013 | Media

Completing a marathon is a great accomplishment for which any runner deserves to be proud. In the 24 hours following the Boston Marathon bombings, som...

House Holding Hearing On Boston Bombing

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A House committee will hold a hearing next week on the bombing at the Boston Marathon that killed three and wounded more than 200 others...

WATCH: Tsarnaev Carjacking Victim Recounts Harrowing Night

Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime

The man who was carjacked by Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev during their last night on the run gave his first TV interview on Tuesday night. (Watch ab...

Tragedy Signals Potential Future Use For Drones

stateline | Maggie Clark | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

'A Family Is A Family': Relatives Will Claim Accused Bomber's Remains

AP | DENISE LAVOIE and BRIDGET MURPHY | Posted 07.01.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Three college friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were arrested and accused Wednesday of trying to protect him...

From Boston With Love

Dave Santulli | Posted 06.30.2013 | Impact
Dave Santulli

The recent tragedy in Boston reminds us why we do what we do. The disease that we fight every day is not one of the body; it is one of the mind.

Boston Marathon Bombing Intel Probe Expands

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The inspectors general of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Intelligence Community, the Department of Justice and the Department of H...

My Chechen Wolves

Rachel Mason | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Rachel Mason

In 2007, I wrote a song called "My Chechen Wolves." Since the Boston Marathon bombings, I have been asked repeatedly whether or not I think the Tsarnaev brothers, the alleged perpetrators of this horrible act, knew my song.

Alleged Bombers' Family Received $100,000 In Benefits: Report

Posted 04.30.2013 | Crime

The extended family of the accused Boston Marathon bombers received more than $100,000 in public assistance through a variety of government programs, ...

Boston and the Dangerous Calls for 'Enemy Combatant' Status

Craig Martin | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Craig Martin

We should appreciate the potential ramifications of employing principles of LOAC to a domestic situation.

Howard Fineman

'Maybe I Should Just Pack Up And Go Home' | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The sunny, confident President Barack Obama who was the master of all that he surveyed at the White House Correspondents' Dinner last Sa...

Obama Defends Government Response To Boston Bombing

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's handling of the Boston bombings, refuting an accusation by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C....

Reports: Female DNA Found On Bomb

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 04.30.2013 | Crime

Female DNA was found on at least one of the explosive devices used in April 15's Boston Marathon bombing, sources have told the Wall Street Journal an...

Mysterious 'Misha' Identified, Claims No Influence Over Tsarnaevs

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.29.2013 | Religion

In the days following the identification of Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, law enforcement and media outlets scrambled to fig...

Bomb Suspect's Defense Team Gets Big Boost

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 06.29.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Dieg...

More Challenges on the Boston Bombing

Renee Parsons | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Renee Parsons

How is it that no one at the FBI, presumably the agents who conducted the interview(s), trained to be more observant than the average citizen, did not recognize Tamerlan?

Stronger Together

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

We are standing together, shaken but resolute, and I for one feel buoyed by an even stronger sense of community.

Ray Kelly's Terror Fairy Tale

Len Levitt | Posted 06.29.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

What better way for Ray Kelly to capture attention than to announce that the Boston Marathon bombers had planned to drive to New York and detonate their remaining bombs in Times Square.

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 ...

Good News For Many Boston Bombing Victims

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Boston hospitals say the number of patients being treated for injuries sustained in the marathon bombing continues to drop, nearly two weeks...

GOP Rep Believes Trainer Was Involved In Boston Bombings

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the FBI is investigating in the United...

Reclusive Death Penalty Lawyer Opens Up

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Judy Clarke is in the business of cheating death, but she rarely talks about it. Clarke, one of the nation's top lawyers and defender ...

'This Is A No-Win Situation'

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- His work has immersed him in events that read like a roster of recent catastrophes, from 9/11 to the Gulf oil spill. Now, Kenneth Feinberg i...

FBI Boston Marathon Bomb Probe Now Focuses On Plot

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 06.26.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev was moved from a hospital to a federal prison medical center while FBI agents shifted...