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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.

Brewers 'Cheers' Boston

Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

While several MLB teams played Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" to show support for Boston, the Milwaukee Brewers played another familiar song show sup...

Toronto Raptors Pay Tribute To Boston

Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

Before the Boston Celtics played their final game of the season at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the Raptors' PA announcer, Herbie Kuhn, delivered...

Boston Marathon Suspect Photos Expected Thursday

Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

Images of two possible suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing circulated among agencies investigating the terror attack are expected to be released t...

Clinton: Response To Boston Bombings Exemplifies What It Means To Be American

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday addressed the Boston marathon bombings, telling audience members at a New York City event that ...

Christina Wilkie

Boston Blast Maims 3 Members Of Family

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Kevin White walked out of Boston Medical Center Wednesday night with a hole in the middle of his left forearm roughly the size of a nickel, ...

Michael McLaughlin

False Hope, Misinformation In Marathon Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- False hope that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested dominated news reports for much of Wednesday, two days after exp...

The Enemy Within

William Dameron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
William Dameron

I watched the news and concentrated on the positive: the outpouring of love, the strangers helping strangers and the marathoners finishing the race and running directly to Mass General Hospital to give blood. This was Boston and her people at their finest. And then I read this tweet.

Emily Swanson

Poll Reveals Americans' First Reaction To Boston Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shock. Sadness. Horror. Terrorism. Those are the first thoughts that Americans had when they heard the news of the Boston Marathon bombi...

Red Sox Hang Jersey, Touching Note In Dugout

Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

Playing with heavy hearts a day after the tragic bombings in Boston, the Red Sox took on the Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesda...

GOP Rep: Radical Islamists Being Trained To 'Act Like Hispanic'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) warned Wednesday that "radical Islamists" are being "trained to act like Hispanic[s]" and cross the U.S.-Mexico border. ...

WATCH: Maddow Pays Tribute To Marathoners

Posted 04.17.2013 | Media

On her Tuesday MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow discussed that the country is still waiting for answers about the Boston bombings. But in "the immediate sens...

Christina Wilkie

Three Faces Of Boston On Display In Aftermath Of Marathon Bombings

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- The word "Boston" seemed to have three distinct meanings here on Tuesday, the day after two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon, New Engla...

WATCH: Red Sox Manager Hopes Team Can Provide 'A Little Diversion'

Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

Before his team took the field in Cleveland on Tuesday night, Red Sox manager John Farrell reflected on the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon. ...

Lynne Peeples

Brain Injuries From Boston Explosions May Emerge Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living

It's one of the heart-wrenching images now etched into our minds: A Boston Marathon runner blown off his feet by a bomb blast -- one of two explosions...

Jason Cherkis

'She Was My Special Little One'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Krystle Campbell, 29, was the second person killed in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing to be identified. Campbell had gone to Copley Squ...

Yankees Pay Tribue To Boston

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

The New York Yankees decided to pay tribute to the city of Boston by bringing a Fenway Park tradition to the Bronx on Tuesday night. In the afterma...

Michael Calderone

Boston Globe Editor: Marathon Coverage Shows Why ‘Metro Papers Matter'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- It’s been a tough few years for large metropolitan daily newspapers, amid layoffs, buyouts and declines in advertising. The Boston Globe...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Senator Floats Muslim Involvement In Boston Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) speculated about the involvement of Islamic extremists in the Boston Marathon bombings, even as authorities...

UPDATE: Boston University Student Dies Following Marathon Explosions

Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

A graduate student attending Boston University died on Tuesday after suffering serious injuries related to Monday’s explosions at the Boston Maratho...

Timothy Stenovec

Spotify Sees Uptick In Songs About Boston

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology

Just as newspapers across the country paid tribute to Boston's iconic sports teams and a building hundreds of miles away was adorned with "NY ❤ B," ...

Tea Party Group Blames Obama, Islam For Boston Bombing

Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

A right-wing Tea Party group blamed President Obama for the bombing in Boston on Monday and accused "radical Islam" of the attack. Tea Party Nation...

Dem Rep Mourns Loss Of 8-Year-Old Boston Bombings Victim

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) appeared on MSNBC Tuesday, mourning the loss of 8-year-old Boston bombing victim Martin Richard. Lynch said he has kno...

Gerry Smith

Security Firms Stand To Profit In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

Less than a day after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Paul Stapleton's business had already doubled. Stapleton is ...

Ryan Grim

Top Republican On Bombing: 'There's A Lot Of Questions I Have'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said Tuesday that he has "a lot of questions" about the way that the Department of Justice has allocated its s...