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Man Loses Hands In Apartment Explosion

Posted 09.20.2013 | Crime

A man blew off both of his hands Friday morning when some chemicals he combined exploded inside his apartment, Boston police say. Authorities are i...

GOP Rep: Boston Bombings Succeeded Because 'System Failed'

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says it's still unclear whether the Boston bombings were foreign-directed, but he ...

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...

White House Defends FBI Move

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is defending the FBI's performance in its 2011 inquiry into Tamerlan Tsarnaev (tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) one of the suspects in t...

Amanda Terkel

Boston Bombing Suspects Did Not Have Gun Licenses

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

ACLU Concerned About Bombing Suspect's Miranda Rights

AP | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union says it's concerned the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect will be questioned by investigators wit...

Republicans Urge Obama To Label Boston Suspect 'Enemy Combatant'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

Republican lawmakers issued a statement Saturday urging President Barack Obama to treat Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings...

State GOP Lawmaker Suggests Using 'Torture' On Boston Bombings 'Punk'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

New York state Sen. Greg Ball (R) suggested using torture on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, in a tweet Friday night. ...

Obama: 'Americans Refuse To Be Terrorized'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke about the "resolve and resilience" of Boston during his weekly address on April 20. "On Monday, an act of terror wound...

State Rep Addresses 'Regret' Over Eyebrow-Raising Boston Message

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

The backlash over a tweet by Nate Bell, the Republican Arkansas state representative who jabbed "cowering" "Boston liberals" on gun control in the mid...

Eleazar David Melendez

The Most Expensive Domestic Manhunt In History?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 04.19.2013 | Business

In terms of life and limb, the attack that shook Boston on Monday caused losses that go well beyond dollars and cents. But for Surya Thapa, the owner ...

Michael Calderone

Media Turns To Chechnya As Boston Manhunt Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– On a normal news day, Chechnya is unlikely to get batted around by pundits or make headlines in the U.S. news media. Chechnya has rec...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Doctor Describes Trying To Revive Boston Bombing Suspect

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- Dr. David Schoenfeld was among a crowd of 2,000 people who attended an interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross Thursday in...

Congressman: Boston Suspects Had Cache Of Explosives

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects had collected pipe bombs, grenades...

Tagg Romney: 'Don't Understand Why These Monsters Have Done This'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

Tagg Romney, the oldest son of 2012 presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), tweeted from lockdown Friday morning as poli...

Obama Briefed On Boston Manhunt

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama declared Friday night that the capture of a second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings "closed an import...

Am I the Only One Who Isn't Comforted By Patton Oswalt's Essay?

Lauren Cahn | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

I feel unsatisfied. I don't feel soothed. Perhaps the problem is that I don't want to be soothed? Perhaps the idea that I might feel better tomorrow or the next day frightens me because I suspect that being soothed may simply lay the groundwork for another "shocking" attack.

Obama Makes Remarks At Boston Memorial Service

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

BOSTON — Called upon to console a grieving city and reassure a shaken nation, President Barack Obama on Thursday promised that Boston would "run...

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, ...

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...

Chicago-Area Mom Recounts Terror In Boston From Hospital Bed

Posted 04.17.2013 | Chicago

A 60-year-old northwest Indiana mother who had been watching her daughter run in the Boston Marathon on Monday is among those seriously injured in the...

FBI Needs Your Bombing Videos, Photos, Info

AP | JAY LINDSAY and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- A bomber may have been seen amid the Boston Marathon revelers carrying an unusually heavy nylon bag, weighed down with shrapnel-packed explo...

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...

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...