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Marathon Bombing

Judge Rejects Requests To Postpone Boston Bombing Trial

Associated Press | Bob Salsberg and Mark Pratt | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision t...

Marathon Strength: An insider's View of the Marathon Bombings, One Year Later

Nancy Rappaport | Posted 06.08.2014 | Impact
Nancy Rappaport

Teachers and school officials are often asked to use our own personal strength in times of crisis, but the Boston Marathon bombings presented us with extraordinary circumstances that unquestionably tested our strength.

Is A Killer's Brain Different?

Time | Posted 07.03.2013 | Crime

Homicidal madmen don't have much of a capacity for gratitude, but if they did, they'd offer a word of thanks to Charles Whitman....

Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Path To Extremism

The New York Times | Posted 06.27.2013 | Crime

It was a blow the immigrant boxer could not withstand: after capturing his second consecutive title as the Golden Gloves heavyweight champion of New E...

On Boston and Cooler Heads

David Mednicoff | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
David Mednicoff

Once the early local shows of unity and empathy with Bostonians evaporate, we are left across the national and global political spectra with darker, more diffuse, thoughts.

Capitol Flags At Half-Staff After Bombing

Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) announced Monday that the Capitol would lower its flags to half-staff to honor the victims of the Boston Ma...

WATCH: Senator Breaks News Of Boston Bombing During Floor Speech

Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) broke from his prepared remarks on the Senate floor Monday, interrupting a speech on gun control legislation to inform his col...