iOS app Android app

Boston Bombings

When the World Is Going Crazy, Where Is Superman?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

This week, mildly put, has been challenging: the Boston Marathon bombing; ricin-laced letters; the unexplained explosion in West, Texas; nuclear threats from North Korea; and a noticeable lack of courage and leadership in Congress.

CPD Sending 6 Officers To Aid Boston Investigation

Posted 04.19.2013 | Chicago

The Chicago Police Department is sending a team of five detectives and one sergeant to join in the Boston bombing investigation. Chicago Police Sup...

Red Sox, Bruins Postpone Games

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.19.2013 | Sports

The Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins have postponed home games scheduled for Friday evening at Fenway Park and TD Garden, respectively, as law enforce...

To My 7-Year-Old Son: "Your Play Date Isn't Going To Happen Today"

Jeanine Goodwin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Jeanine Goodwin

Like most Bostonians, I never dreamed that we would experience a day like this in Newton.

One Quick Thought on the Unfolding Situation in the Boston Suburbs...

Benjamin Wittes | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Benjamin Wittes

It is critically important to understand what, if any, connection these suspects have both to overseas terrorist groups and to domestic folks not yet tied to the bombing, and that project will be far easier if the surviving Mr. Tsarnaev is not killed.

Catherine New

Why Dunkin Donuts Gets To Stay Open In Boston | Catherine New | Posted 04.19.2013 | Small Business

On Friday afternoon, a handful of Dunkin' Donuts stores remained open in the Boston area to serve coffee and donuts, despite the widespread lockdown o...

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...

Kremlin Reacts To Boston Bombings News

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

SOCHI, Russia, April 19 (Reuters) - Russia condemns all "terrorists" regardless of their nationality, President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on F...

Mallika Rao

Why Afghans Held Her Sign | Mallika Rao | Posted 04.19.2013 | Good News

“Hey random stranger, hold this sign I made,” wrote one Redditor Tuesday, trying to make sense of “To Boston. From Kabul. With Love.” The phot...

Live Into The Gospel: Stand Up Against Anti-Muslim Hatred

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

We don't have any official confirmation yet whether or not the two brothers who Boston Marathon bombers are Muslim or not. There are many reports, though, and already anti-Muslim statements are being made. Today I am praying for my Muslim friends. Because I know they are afraid.

When Bombs Besieged NYC

Posted 04.19.2013 | New York

It’s the most intense period of American terrorism you’ve likely never heard of. At the turn of the 20th century, bombings were a fixture of urban...

People Will Help

Lauren Kelly | Posted 06.19.2013 | Women
Lauren Kelly

People will help. They always do. Don't lose your faith in humanity. And don't lose your faith in Boston.

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,...

MIT Police Officer Slain By Suspects

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Sean Collier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer, was shot and killed late Thursday night during a confrontation with the two Bost...

Christina Wilkie

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Killed; Another At Large | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

A violent crime spree across Greater Boston that took the lives of a campus police officer and one of the suspects in the Marathon bombings morphed in...

Shooting Sends Networks Into Frenzy

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.19.2013 | Media

The late-night shootout and subsequent manhunt for the suspects in the Boston bombing attacks played out in riveting real time on networks and online ...

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Killed; Another At Large

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

A man suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday died after a frantic crime spree late Thursday night and early Friday morning. His accomplic...

FBI Releases New Photos Of Boston Bombing Suspects

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

After releasing the first images of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing on Thursday, the FBI released new photos early Friday morning. The ...

We Are All Runners

Anna Maslakovic | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime
Anna Maslakovic

One foot after another, for miles on end. Not many of us run in this age of technology and global urbanization, but running is written into our DNA, and what happened in Boston will not destroy the marathon spirit.

Marathon Bombing Suspect Photos Released

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Authorities released photographs of two individuals -- identified as "Suspect 1" and "Suspect 2" -- wanted in connection to the pair of deadly blasts...

NYPD Gives Support, And Burgers, To Boston Cops

| Posted 04.19.2013 | New York

By Victoria Bekiempis, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BOSTON — When Port Authority Police Officer Brett Porigow heard that two bombs exploded at the B...

True Change Requires More Than Belting out the National Anthem

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Americans, in time of such great tragedy, can be truly awe-inspiring in their unity and resolve. But is that enough? Is it enough to belt out the national anthem for a few days and then return to business as usual?

Reporter Stings White House With Question On Civilian Casualties Of U.S. Bombings

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

White House press secretary Jay Carney had his evasive maneuvers tested on Wednesday when a reporter at a daily briefing pressed him over whether the ...

Boston Stations Pull Off 'Incredibly Jarring' Shift After Bombing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Media

The Boston television crews had to make a quick switch from covering a festive event to reporting on tragic breaking news as bombs went off at the Bos...

How I Told My Preschooler What Happened Here In Boston

Casey Carey-Brown | Posted 06.18.2013 | Parents
Casey Carey-Brown

As parents, we never want to have to have these kinds of conversations with our kids. The world really shouldn't be like this. Our home shouldn't be like this. But it is. And it's our job to carefully give them a frame of reference to connect what they may hear outside the home with what they've heard from us.