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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

LOOK: First Images Of Boston Marathon Bomb

Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

An Atlanta news station reports that it has obtained the first close-up images of one of the two bombs that went off at Monday's Boston Marathon, kill...

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...

Joy Resmovits

'They Don't Need To See Any More Dead Kids After Newtown'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.18.2013 | Parents

Carole Tedesco, an attorney from Winchester, Mass., was sitting in the Prudential Skywalk watching the Boston Marathon with her children when she hear...

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," ...

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...

Obama To Travel To Boston

Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will travel to Boston on Thursday for an interfaith service for bombing victims, the AP reports. Obama spoke on the bombings...