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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...

IRS Delays Tax Filing Deadline For Boston Bomb Victims

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service says victims of the Boston Marathon bombings can take an additional three months to file and pay thei...

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 ...

In Boston, Echoes Of A Violent World

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 04.16.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- The blasts that struck the Boston Marathon on Monday were shocking not only for their brazenness and the lives they shattered, but also bec...

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...

Senator: Press 'Needs To Chill Out'

Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy cautioned the press from rushing to conclusions following the devastating bombings that occurred in Boston on Monday....

These Heroes Showed Compassion In Aftermath Of Boston Explosions

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.16.2013 | Good News

As the investigation of the Boston explosions continues, grim details have continued to emerge -- but so have stories of heroism and compassion, from ...

David Wood

For Combat Veterans, Boston Bomb Blasts Bring War Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

On his first combat mission in Afghanistan's bloody Wardak Province, Thom Kenney was blown up by an improvised explosive device. The vehicle in which ...

Boston University Student In Coma Following Boston Explosions

Posted 04.16.2013 | College

A Chinese graduate student attending Boston University is in a coma Tuesday after suffering serious injuries related to Monday’s explosions at the B...

Shahien Nasiripour

Boston's Largest Mosque: 'We're Bostonians -- We Mourn With The City'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion

BOSTON -- Security officials at Boston's largest mosque requested police to guard its campus in the wake of Monday's deadly explosions at the Boston M...

Marathoner's Daughter: 'Are We at War, Mommy?'

Kerry Patton | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Kerry Patton

The recent bombings in Boston should serve as a reminder that the United States is in fact fighting a war. It should also serve as a reminder that the war is not just one being fought abroad, but also here inside the United States.

Pat Robertson Links Religion To Boston Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion

Televangelist Pat Robertson has linked religion to the Boston Marathon bombings, although he did not specifically mention any one religion. On Tue...

Chicago Tribune Sports Page Pays Tribute To Boston

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

The sports section of the Chicago Tribune expressed solidarity with the city of Boston on Tuesday with a moving tribute on its front page. The @ch...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

'It's One Thing To Hear About It, But It's Another Thing To Run From It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

For Dana Evernden, 23, Monday's Boston Marathon was supposed to be a chance to take a long lunch break with coworkers and cheer on a few friends. ...