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Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Senator Floats Muslim Involvement In Boston Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Innocence Lost in Boston

James Mejia | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
James Mejia

Our country's citizens have already given up greeting airline passengers at the gate in the name of safety, endured long lines entering football stadiums for thorough body searches, and tolerate metal detectors in government buildings to ensure safety.

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," ...

Catherine New

Unexpected Reaction To Boston Bombings

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 04.16.2013 | Small Business

Running shops quickly transformed from retail stores into community hubs in the aftermath of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, which killed three p...

Who's Got Heartbreak and Heart? Boston

Jaime-Alexis Fowler | Posted 06.16.2013 | Women
Jaime-Alexis Fowler

Just like the runners I see every year who put their hands over their hearts or utter a breathless "I do" as they struggle up the hardest hill in the race, Boston has tremendous heart. And it's that heart I've seen on display at every moment since yesterday's tragedy

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...

Obama To Travel To Boston

Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama will travel to Boston on Thursday for an interfaith service for bombing victims, the AP reports. Obama spoke on the bombings...

Boston Marathon Explosion: Being on the Side of 'If'

Deborah Plummer | Posted 06.16.2013 | Black Voices
Deborah Plummer

As many people did across the globe, I immediately began to wonder about the safety of those I knew who were at the race that day. I was relieved to receive emails and texts that those I knew were okay. Many had their stories of "ifs."

Marathon Monday: Happy Memories of Patriot's Day

Leila Sales | Posted 06.16.2013 | Good News
Leila Sales

I remember hearing explosions the night before my eighth birthday -- not the kind of explosions that happened this week, but the other kind; the good kind. I crawled out of my sleeping bag and went to look out the window, and I saw a sky filled with fireworks.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Lawmakers On Boston Marathon Bombing: All We Know Is It's Terrorism

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional lawmakers said Tuesday they had no intelligence on the Boston Marathon bombing, and most declined to speculate on potentia...

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 ...

From New York to Boston: One Foot in Front of the Other

Ellen London | Posted 06.16.2013 | New York
Ellen London

I was overcome by an incredible wave of guilt: for finishing before the blast when others weren't so fortunate; for abandoning a city that I love dearly just hours after it was brought to its knees. When I got back to Manhattan, I didn't feel happy or even relieved. I felt like a foreigner.

Relieved Local Family Awaits Mother's Return From Boston Marathon

The Daily Review, Hayward, Calif. | Natalie Neysa Alund | Posted 06.16.2013 | San Francisco

BOSTON -- When Concord resident Jim Pinto answered his wife's phone call from the East Coast Monday afternoon he had no idea why she was so frantic. ...

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...

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 ...

They Won't Mess With Our Marathon: Boston Is About Passion

Daniel Arrigg Koh | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports
Daniel Arrigg Koh

We will never understand why anyone would want to commit such tragedy. But there's one thing that's clear -- they won't mess with our Marathon. Bostonians will never allow it. Next year, the runners will be even more determined, and the crowds will be larger. It's in our spirit -- and it's unbreakable.

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 ...

The Day After

Adam Kirk Edgerton | Posted 06.16.2013 | Crime
Adam Kirk Edgerton

Although most of us will return to normal, we will mourn for the injured and the fallen. But selfishly we will also mourn our former selves. We are no longer the people who went blithely to Boylston yesterday.

The Return of Fear

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.16.2013 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

I know about terrorism. That's one of the reasons I left my homeland, France, after the many waves of terrorist attacks in Paris in 1986 and 1987. On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorism came back. Yesterday in Boston, fear came back.

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...

Charity Scams Crop Up In Wake Of Boston Marathon Explosions

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.16.2013 | Impact

The extent of the victims’ injuries is still unknown, but a number of bogus funds for people hurt in the Boston Marathon blasts have already cropped...

Why I Won't Explain What Happened in Boston to My Toddler

Mike Julianelle | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Even without a personal connection, tragedies like this used to be "easier" -- somehow -- before I had a child.

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...