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Boston Marathon 2013

Dave McGillivray - Accomplisher

Stacey Alcorn | Posted 01.30.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Stacey Alcorn

Dave McGillivray is a runner, race director, entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, and athlete. Step into the life of Dave McGillivray, world class accomplisher.

A Boston Marathon Bombing TV Series Is In The Works

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | Posted 05.01.2014 | TV

Fox is taking on the story of the Boston Marathon bombings. The network announced plans to launch an event series based on the best-selling book "Long...

Running Back to Boston

Heather Mayer Irvine | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Heather Mayer Irvine

A weight has been lifted -- one I never knew I was carrying. My legs cry in pain every time I move, but my heart is lighter. The Boston Marathon hurt me last year. But that same great race made me stronger and gave me back my finish line. And with it, a new PR of 3:42:34.

Why the Boston Marathon Means Something to Me Again

Ellen Sherman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ellen Sherman

There's a saying in Nichiren Buddhism that "Winter Always Turns to Spring." After this brutally cold, long winter, as the first anniversary of the Marathon Bombings drew near, there was evidence of the truth in that saying.

Why This Boston Marathon Survivor Will Be Running Again

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Cassandra Arsenault isn't letting the terror of last year's Boston Marathon prevent her from running this year. "You have this adrenaline rush thro...

'Life Goes On' For Boston Marathon Victim Mery Daniel

Boston Herald | Christine McConville | Posted 08.31.2013 | Black Voices

Studying, recovering, but mostly just enjoying life: that's how a very grateful Boston Marathon survivor Mery Daniel plans to spend her summer. Yeste...

Boston Strong Benefit Concert

Nikki Luongo | Posted 08.02.2013 | Impact
Nikki Luongo

Nearly a dozen artists, many from Boston themselves, provided entertainment and a chance to honor the victims, the volunteers, the medical and police teams involved.

'Why Did We Choose Boston?'

Jess Coleman | Posted 07.13.2013 | Teen
Jess Coleman

I don't know. I'm outraged too. I'm upset too. But when our media chooses random deaths to focus on for weeks; when our president chooses random cities to console -- that brings our perspective into question.

What Are They Thinking?

Blake Kernen | Posted 07.13.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

nstead of falling head over heels for Jahar, here's a different idea: Fall in love with America and embrace all it has to offer: its promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. A love affair with America is guaranteed to be a much more rewarding.

Jaweed Kaleem

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried In Muslim Cemetery | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.10.2013 | Religion

The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspected Boston Marathon bomber whose burial was surrounded by controversy during the past week, was interred Thur...

LOOK: The Astounding Surge In Interest In Running The 2014 Boston Marathon

Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

After the tragic events at this year's Boston Marathon, many runners, walkers, spectators and compassionate supporters around the country -- and the w...

How Boston Won My Heart

Caryl Rivers | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Caryl Rivers

It took the Marathon bombing and its aftermath to seal the deal. I now know in my gut I am a Bostonian. I got really angry and my first thought was, "How can they do this to MY town!"

After the Marathon Bombings: A Firsthand Account

Tara Skurtu | Posted 07.01.2013 | Crime
Tara Skurtu

The thing that struck me was the number of spectators who returned to the scene, and I keep hearing about more. That man in the cowboy hat, pinching off someone's exposed artery with his bare hands. The woman who ran back to the site to cradle a child.

WATCH: Bostonian Confronts Conspiracy Theorist

Posted 05.03.2013 | Media

What do you do when you encounter a man who's been interrupting press conferences about the Boston Marathon bombings with questions about conspiracy t...

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Transferred To Prison

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Crime

BOSTON, April 26 - Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison at Fort Devens, Mass., from the hospital where he had ...

Lessons From Boston: How to Be a Man

Matthew Dowd | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Matthew Dowd

We could all debate for hours the attributes that might reside in a man of real strength, and I hope we can begin this debate and discussion today. I have come up with five key values I believe a man should possess to be considered a real man -- a strong man.

The Boston Tragedy Reveals the Need for Community-Based Counterterrorism Strategies

Deborah Ramirez | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Deborah Ramirez

It is true that not all terrorist acts in the United States can be avoided, and unfortunately more will succeed. But by incorporating voluntary, partnership-based community intelligence gathering practices into our national security infrastructure, we can improve our chances of preventing some attacks.

Bombing Suspect's Name Listed On Classified Gov't Watch List

Reuters | Mark Hosenball | Posted 06.23.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - The name of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was listed on the U.S. government's hig...

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Bought Fireworks In New Hampshire

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2013 | Business

BOSTON, April 23 (Reuters) - Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect, bought two large packages of fireworks in February fro...

Back to the Running for the Healing

Jill Weinberg | Posted 06.23.2013 | Sports
Jill Weinberg

Last Monday I ran and finished the marathon in 3:16:44, more than 30 minutes before the bombs detonated, feeling achy and with stiff legs. Days later, I returned to the finish line where a makeshift memorial showcased flowers, photos of victims, and shoes worn by runners during the race.

Marathon Bombing Injury Total At 264, Officials Say

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2013 | Crime

BOSTON, April 23 (Reuters) - A total of 264 people injured in last week's bomb attack at the Boston Marathon were treated at 26 hospitals in the day...

Marathon Miracle Men

Len Levitt | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Somehow, the FBI and the Boston police department, with the help of numerous other Massachusetts and federal law enforcement agencies, were able to kill or capture the suspects in the marathon bombings without the assistance of Ray Kelly.

'Boston, This Is For You'

Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

Daniel Nava etched his name in Red Sox lore during an emotional day at Fenway Park. In his team's first home game since the tragic bombings at the Bos...

WATCH: Boston Fans Deliver Another Emotional National Anthem

Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

For the second time this week, fans at TD Garden raised their voices in unison to sing a stirring rendition of the national anthem. Less than 24 h...

Band Raises $100,000 For Boston

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment

Punk band Dropkick Murphys formed in Massachusetts in the '90s, long celebrating their love for the city of Boston with live albums nodding to Fenway ...