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Does Hate Live Among Us?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Stuart Muszynski

If meanness and hate are ingrained, albeit unfortunate parts of human nature, we must create communities that reinforce our other natural tendencies toward kindness and against meanness.

Jaweed Kaleem

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Burial Ignites Controversy | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.07.2013 | Religion

Watching the news this week of cemeteries refusing to accept the body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and protestors descending ...

Maher: Why Are We So Afraid Of 'F*ck-Up' Terrorists?

Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy

Bill Maher ended Friday's episode of "Real Time" with a rant on America's reaction to the Tsarnaev brothers, the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombi...

UMass Takes Action Against One Of Three Boston Bombing Suspects

AP | Posted 05.02.2013 | College

DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth has suspended one student charged in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings and...

Politicians Push For Controversial Measure In Wake Of Boston Bombings

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Police and politicians across the United States are pointing to the use of video surveillance that helped identify the Boston Mara...

EBay Weighs In On Boston Marathon Controversy

AP | RACHEL COHEN | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business

EBay says it is monitoring listings to ensure nobody uses the auction website to profit from the Boston Marathon bombings. "Out of respect for victim...

How Viral Generosity Is Helping My Family Move on From the Boston Tragedy

Alyssa Carter | Posted 05.01.2013 | Good News
Alyssa Carter

We never saw it coming, but the fabric of my family would be tested by tragedy after two bombs were detonated at this year's Boston Marathon.

Not In The Name Of Islam: Reflections On The Boston Marathon Bombings

Ajarat Bada | Posted 06.29.2013 | Religion
Ajarat Bada

For those of us who believe in the enormous potential of religion to advance the cause of humanity, the bombings are disheartening. And there is a growing, albeit abstract, movement to create a new moral ethos for society that is devoid of religion. This is frightening.

Unreliable Sources: The Radicalization of Howard Kurtz

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 06.28.2013 | Media
Joseph Bobrow

I was shocked and dismayed by Howard Kurtz's unprofessional and closed-minded comments on his Reliable Sources show on CNN today regarding the coverag...

WATCH: Former Patriots Moving Marathon

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.26.2013 | Sports

In a poignant moment during the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, former New England Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi spoke about the bombings...

Did Boxing Concussions Cause Changes In Tamerlan Tsarnaev?

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.25.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Should slain Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's brain be looked at specifically with an eye for chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, give...

Bush: Boston Bombings Brought Back 9/11 Concerns

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush opened up about last week's Boston Marathon bombings on Wednesday, describing how the news brought back feelings he ex...

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.

Thousands Gather To Honor Slain MIT Officer (PHOTOS)

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rob Rogers said Wednesday's memorial service for slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier capt...

Boston Suspects Were En Route To New York To 'Party'

Posted 04.24.2013 | New York

The Boston bombing suspects were planning to head to New York City after their attack in order "to party," police say. "The information that we r...

The Boston Bombing: A Time for Truth

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Last Monday, time seemed to slow down because truth was slow in coming. Now, the dam has burst, and I'm inundated with information. Lest that give me any real comfort, with the expansion of the information has come a flood of more questions.

Twitter, the Suspected Killers and Us: Radical Connectivity and the Week in Boston

Nicco Mele | Posted 06.24.2013 | Technology
Nicco Mele

There is a growing gap between our traditional institutions -- like the news media and law enforcement -- and the growing power of social media. That gap is wide, and growing -- as last week's events reminded us.

CNN Implements 'Checks And Balances'

Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

After CNN made a very public error during its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings last week, the network said it was implementing new practices a...

Boston Strong: Parshat Emor

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 06.23.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Mankind was created in the image of G-d -- a lesson worth remembering as we stand up to terrorism.

LOOK: Patriots Visit Boston Bombing Victims

Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

New England Patriots players Rob Gronkowski and Stevan Ridley recently visited victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Ridley posted some photos of t...

A Post-Marathon Picnic in Boston: Daffodils, Helicopters and a Mother's Prayer

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

The only solace we can find is in each other, in the men and women who acted selflessly to rush forward to help the wounded, in the onlookers who saw that marathon runners were without their cell phones or clothes and helped them find what they needed for comfort.

Why I Will Never Really See the Boston Marathon Bombing Video

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Davis Schneiderman

I have never viewed video images of most tragedies of the last two decades. It's not general coverage of a tragedy that I avoid but particular videos of specific violent acts, endlessly repeated on the news or, in the current moment, available endlessly on demand.

Feinstein Wants Answers From FBI On Boston Suspect

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to know what the FBI learned when it interviewed Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (tsa...

Ron Dicker

Race Is On For 'Boston Strong' Trademark | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business

Two parties applied to trademark the unity motto "Boston Strong" just two days after the Boston Marathon bombing. Following the explosions last wee...

In Boston, CNN Stumbles In Rush To Break News | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media

Like a lot of Americans, when I woke up on Friday morning and found out there was a manhunt in the Boston area for the remaining suspect in Monday's b...