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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...

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...

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...

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. ...

GOP Rep. Implies Boston Bomber Was Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

The Boston Marathon bombings show that immigration reform could endanger the public, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Tuesday, speculating that the attac...

Michael McAuliff

Mitch McConnell Invokes 9/11 After Boston Bombings

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers in Congress focused on the attack in Boston Tuesday, with many calling it terrorism and some invoking the tragedies of 9/11. ...

Joy Resmovits

Boston Public Schools Superintendent's Advice For Parents

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents

In light of the Boston marathon explosion Monday, Carol Johnson, superintendent of Boston Public Schools, sent a memo to school families and staffers ...

Boston HERO

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.16.2013 | Latino Voices

Carlos Arredondo, a 52-year-old Costa Rican immigrant, is being hailed as a hero for rushing headfirst into the chaos of the Boston explosions to help...

LOOK: 'NY ❤ Boston' Projections In Brooklyn

Posted 04.16.2013 | New York

Messages of love were projected across the Brooklyn Academy of Music building in Fort Greene last night in support of the victims of the Boston Marath...

LOOK: World Leaders React To Boston Bombings

Posted 04.16.2013 | World

As the news of Monday's horrifying bombings in Boston slowly sinks in, leaders around the world expressed their support for the victims and their fami...

Jason Linkins

Westboro Threatens To Picket Funerals Of Boston Explosion Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

In what has regrettably become an all-too familiar occurrence in America, the virulently mephitic members of the Westboro Baptist Church have announce...

Photo Of A Mystery Man On Roof During Boston Bombings Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.16.2013 | Technology

A photo of an unidentified person standing on the rooftop of a Boston building during the Boston Marathon bombings sparked curiosity on Twitter on Mon...