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Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

Tsarnaev Brothers Met Anti-U.S. Conspiracy Theorists Years Before Boston Bombing

AP | BRIDGET MURPHY and JAY LINDSAY | Posted 10.06.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev befriended a brain-damaged anti-U.S. government conspiracy theorist thr...

Boston Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges

AP | DENISE LAVOIE and JAY LINDSAY | Posted 09.09.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- His arm in a cast and his face swollen, a blase-looking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing in a s...

Bombing Suspects' Parents Questioned AGAIN

AP | ARSEN MOLLAYEV | Posted 08.06.2013 | Crime

MAKHACHKALA, Russia — The parents of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects say American investigators have once again come to their home in t...

GOP Senator Wants Answers On Student Tied To Boston Bombing Case

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A top Republican senator asked the Obama administration Thursday to explain how a student from Kazakhstan charged with trying to h...

Michael McLaughlin

3 More Arrests In Marathon Bombings | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime

Three men were arrested on charges that they helped Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the deadly attacks last month. Federal...

Wrongfully Suspected: The Modern Witch Hunt and the Perpetuation of Violence

Rosalyn Schroeder | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics
Rosalyn Schroeder

A dangerous precedent for the betrayal of the fine democratic principles of justice and order is set when, in order to satiate our collective hunger to assuage fears quickly, the individuals we target for suspicion are also innocent victims of the same crimes.

Marco Rubio: 'Student Visas Are Not A Right'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) claimed "student visas are not a right," which leaves room for "whatever restrictions" on student visas. "I don't like pr...

Marathon Bombers' Refugee Roots Shed Light on Trajectories

Silvia Domínguez | Posted 06.25.2013 | World
Silvia Domínguez

How is it that two brothers from the same origins had such very different experiences of enculturation into the U.S. and how did their trajectories eventually converge to create such mass destruction?

Constitutional Rights Do Not Diminsh Where the Crime Is Serious or Strong Evidence of Guilt Exists

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The Boston bombing is so horrific, and the evidence of guilt apparently so overwhelming, that the country might wish to go straight to the punishment stage, but that is not how our system of justice functions.

Should Boston Have Been Shut Down?

Matthew Dunn | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime
Matthew Dunn

There is a risk that terrorists will view the Boston bombings and the aftermath as a new template to commit abhorrent acts -- make a small cut against American society, go on the run, gun down a cop, and ultimately transform a small cut into a massive event.

It Could Have Been My Boy

Jeanne Allen | Posted 06.23.2013 | Parents
Jeanne Allen

The events of recent months tell us we must all do that, no matter how incorrect the social scientists believe such behavior to be. Every mother must ask herself -- do I really know my child? Do I understand how he spends his time, what he needs, whether he is masking some hidden hurt?

Who Led Whom?

AP | ALLEN G. BREED, ERIC TUCKER and JEFF DONN | Posted 04.21.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Tamerlan Tsarnaev ranted at a neighbor about Islam and the United States. His younger brother, Dzhokhar, relished debating people on religio...

Dead Suspect And Uncle Had Falling Out Over Islam

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 04.20.2013 | Crime

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. -- An uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects says he had a falling-out with one of his nephews because of the man's inc...

How to Catch Suspected Bombers

Matthew Dunn | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Matthew Dunn

As a former British MI6 counterterrorism officer who worked for many years in hostile locations around the world, I know from firsthand experience the challenges the FBI and its partners are facing in identifying and capturing the people who detonated bombs at Monday's Boston marathon.

Katherine Bindley

Social Media Investigates Boston Attacks: Should The Crowd Be Pointing Fingers? | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.19.2013 | Technology

It's unlikely that the people responsible for the Boston Marathon attack will be apprehended through social media -- the security footage from a Lord ...