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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...

Louisville Baseball To Honor Boston With Special Uniforms

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

The University of Louisville baseball team announced via Twitter that it will pay tribute to those affected by the marathon bombings on Monday by wear...

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 ...

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...

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....

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 ...

Doc Rivers Opens Up About Boston Marathon Tragedy

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

Celtics coach Doc Rivers hailed the "amazing amount of spirit" in Boston while speaking with reporters on Tuesday at the team's practice facility. He ...

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...

'Pray For Boston'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

A native of Milton, Mass., Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle showed his support for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing with a message on his...

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. ...

Amanda McCorquodale

Mayor Addresses Security For Miami Corporate Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 04.16.2013 | Miami

After the bombings that killed three and wounded more than 150 people at the Boston Marathon Monday, would Miami still hold a race for 25,000 runners ...

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...

In Boston, Look for the Helpers

Sarah Chang | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Sarah Chang

The streets on the news are familiar. I spent hours walking them with my infant daughter, trying to encourage a nap. We ate at the restaurants, attended Red Sox games and made friends.We watched the marathon from the finish line.

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. ...

Obama Orders Flags At Half-Staff After Bombing

Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has ordered flags at the White House and all government buildings to be flown at half-st...

McDonald's Steps Up To Help In Wake Of Marathon Bombings

Posted 04.16.2013 | Business

In the wake of Monday’s tragedy at the Boston Marathon, McDonald’s is stepping in to help. Heidi Barker, a McDonald’s spokesperson, wrote in...

Scott Brown Reacts To Boston Bombings

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R) reacted to the twin bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, saying that he was upset b...

Frank On Marathon: 'No Tax Cut Would Have Helped Us Deal With This'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) said Tuesday that the response to the Boston Marathon bombings made the case for a robust government. "In this t...

Justice Department Turns Full Resources To Boston Bombings

Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

By FREDERIC J. FROMMER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder has directed the full resources of the Justice Department b...

Homeland Security Responds To Boston Marathon Bombing

Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano (neh-pahl-ih-TAN'-oh) is directing her agenc...

WATCH: Boston Marathon Explosion Captured On Video

Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime

Explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday resulted in a loss of life and left dozens injured. NBC reported that a small homemade bomb was the pr...