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Boston Explosions


Maxwell Saltman | Posted 06.24.2013 | Teen
Maxwell Saltman

But as the color drained from my father's face, as his jaw became clenched, and as his knuckles turned white, I realized there was something wrong. Terribly, terribly wrong. Soon the call ended, and Dad explained, slowly and somberly, what had happened.

Amanda Terkel

Boston Bombing Suspects Did Not Have Gun Licenses | 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...

What The Boston Explosions Were Like For Me And My Friends

Rachel Demma | Posted 06.19.2013 | Teen
Rachel Demma

I know that the mob of people who comprise the Boston community have made an incredibly brave decision: a decision to keep going. A decision to persevere and deny these evil-doers the ability to shatter our home. And so, as terrified as I may feel, I know that we will heal together.

Eleazar David Melendez

The Most Expensive Domestic Manhunt In History? | 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 | 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...

Boston Reaction: Had It With Humanity?

Bryan Berghoef | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion
Bryan Berghoef

No, in moments like these, all our differences -- age, background, nationality, ethnicity, gender, and yes, religion and beliefs -- are secondary. First and foremost we are human beings. And we want to help.

NYPD Gives Support, And Burgers, To Boston Cops

| Posted 04.19.2013 | New York

By Victoria Bekiempis, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BOSTON — When Port Authority Police Officer Brett Porigow heard that two bombs exploded at the B...

Christina Wilkie

Boston Blast Maims 3 Members Of Family | 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 | 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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Warren: 'Bostonians Are Fighters, And We Will Not Be Broken' | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) mourned the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings Wednesday in her first speech on the Senate floor, w...

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. ...

Christina Wilkie

Three Faces Of Boston On Display In Aftermath Of Marathon Bombings | 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 | 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' | 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...

Joy Resmovits

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

Gerry Smith

Security Firms Stand To Profit In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings | 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' | 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....