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Boston Bombing

Marathon Monday: Tragedy and T-Shirts One Year Later

Katherine Warren | Posted 04.18.2014 | Media
Katherine Warren

The Boston Marathon bombings were earth-shattering to many because the unspeakable happened to people and in places where the unspeakable does not happen. It happened to people about whom the media regularly speaks at all.

An American Hero

Monica Nordhaus | Posted 04.17.2014 | Impact
Monica Nordhaus

It was a perfect Patriot's Day in Boston, warm and sunny. The Red Sox had just won; jubilant fans poured out of Fenway and packed us in like sardines. And then there was a boom.

Boston Students Reflect One Year After Marathon Bombings

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.18.2014 | College

In a metro area home to more than 60 college campuses, the Boston Marathon bombings was a moment thousands of students in the area will never forget. ...

Little Government Response To Boston Bombing One Year Later

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

BOSTON (AP) — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes i...

The Marathon Bombings, One Year Later: Lessons Learned

KnowMore TV | Posted 04.16.2014 | Impact
KnowMore TV

Sometimes in life we, as a community of basically good-natured and hopeful individuals, are thrown a very dangerous and tragic curve ball. Sadly, this curve ball affects the tapestry of so many lives

'Black Hole Of Information' Hangs Over Bombing Investigation

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 04.15.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' thr...

LOOK: Boston Marks One-Year Marathon Bombing Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion

It has been one year since two bombs went off near the Boston Marathon finish line, killing three and injuring more than 260. A police officer also lo...

Biden Praises Courage Of Boston Bombing Survivors

AP | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

BY DENISE LAVOIE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the courage shown by Boston Marathon survivors and those who l...

Marathon Bombing Anniversary Demands Interfaith Response

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf

Any violence that is committed in the name of religion comes from extremists. These people masque their political or power agendas in false religious doctrine. We must make that distinction - between religion and extremists -- and combat the extremists.

Obama Honoring Boston Bombing Victims With Moment Of Silence

AP | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on its first anniversary with a moment of s...

One Year On: Reflections on a Tragedy

Roberta Gately | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Roberta Gately

As the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing approaches, the echoes of that day still swirl in this city and in our own memories. We are a community forever bound, not by the scope of the tragedy, but by the eloquent and seamless scope of our response.

Local Muslim Community Bleeds With Boston

Kashif N. Chaudhry | Posted 04.14.2014 | Religion
Kashif N. Chaudhry

Like other American communities, the Muslim-American community condemned the actions of the Tsarnev brothers right away. The actions of the two brothers were not just an attack on Americans and our values, but also on the values of the Islamic faith.

One Year After The Bombing

AP | DENISE LAVOIE and PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 04.14.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old ...

Boston Marathon Bombing Report Finds Little Could Have Been Done Differently

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year ...

Elizabeth Warren Delivers Heartfelt Boston Marathon Speech On Senate Floor

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) took to the Senate floor Thursday to commemorate the lives lost in last year's Boston Marathon bombing. In her h...

Congress To Be Briefed On Boston Marathon Bombing Review

Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

By EILEEN SULLIVAN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is briefing Congress on Thursday on a yearlong review of the i...

Book of Odds Looks at the 2014 Boston Marathon

Amram Shapiro | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime
Amram Shapiro

Boston is the home of Book of Odds, and in memory of those killed and wounded, and in honor of the bravery and solidarity displayed by so many, we use our tools to look at the odds of this horrific attack.

Boston Bombing Exhibit: 'Don't Let This Stop You. Stay Boston Strong'

AP | PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — After the twin bombings at the Boston Marathon last April, mourners began leaving thousands of items at a makeshift memorial near the ...

Death for the Boston Bomber? Doubtful

Diane Dimond | Posted 03.05.2014 | Crime
Diane Dimond

If I were a betting woman, I'd plunk down $10 right now and bet that suspected Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, will die in prison and not in an execution chamber.

How Long Do We Have To Wait For This Trial?

AP | Posted 02.12.2014 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — A judge has set a November trial date for Boston Marathon suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-KHAR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Judge George O'Toole...

Democrats Running For Governor In Massachusetts Reject Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

All five Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Massachusetts said Thursday they don't think Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should ...

Will He Face Death?

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 01.30.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death penalty in at least 34 criminal cases, upholding a long-ago pledg...

Couple Injured In Boston Marathon Bombing Will Get A Fairy Tale Wedding

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

Rebekah Gregory and Pete DiMartino were waiting at the finish line of the Boston Marathon when the bombs went off on April 15, 2013. Now, almost a yea...

Shadee Ashtari

2013 Was A Lousy Year, But There Were Some Real Heroes. Here Are 14 Of Them. | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The year 2013 is mercifully drawing to a close, with much of it deserving little more than to be utterly forgotten. But here are a handful of men and ...

Boston Bombing Suspect Reportedly Heard Voices In His Head

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old suspected Boston Marathon bomber, was haunted by voices and feared that someone was gaining control over his mind p...