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Boston Bombing

In Boston, Echoes Of A Violent World

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 04.16.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- The blasts that struck the Boston Marathon on Monday were shocking not only for their brazenness and the lives they shattered, but also bec...

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...

LOOK: A History Of 'Pressure Cooker' Bombs

AP | LEE KEATH | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Homemade bombs built from pressure cookers, a version of which was used in the Boston Marathon bombings, have been a frequent weapon of milit...

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.

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...

Was The Boston Marathon Bombing Really A 'Terror' Attack?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

In the aftermath of any major crime, there's an urgent need to understand what happened. Knowing who did it, and why, can give a small amount of comfo...

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...

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. ...

A Mother's Mind After The Boston Marathon Bombing

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 06.16.2013 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

Let's spend way too long saying goodnight. Let's hug without saying anything at all. I'm not watching the news.

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...

Obama Comments On 'Heinous And Cowardly Act'

Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama delivered a statement on the Boston Marathon bombing Tuesday, saying the FBI is investigating the event "as an act of terrorism...

Responding To Boston With Holy Anger

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 06.16.2013 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

I can see it on the streets of New York, and online on the social networks -- we are angry and want a response to Boston. The question we face now as individuals and as a nation is what to do with our anger.

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. ...

Chicagoans Plan Solidarity Runs In Response To Boston Terror

Posted 04.16.2013 | Chicago

Updated story The day after more than 100 people were injured, three fatally, in a series of two explosions at the Boston Marathon, many Chicago-ar...

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...

Tagg Romney: Bombers 'Messed With The Wrong People'

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

Tagg Romney, the oldest son of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R), told CNN on Tuesday that whoever is behind the Boston Marathon bombing "mess...

Horror, Sorrow & Love

Posted 04.16.2013 | Comedy

Boston is, among many other things, a comedy town. In fact, when you meet a comedian in any other city, there's a good chance you'll find out they're...

Jason Linkins

Westboro Threatens To Picket Funerals Of Boston Explosion Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

In what has regrettably become an all-too familiar occurrence in America, the virulently mephitic members of the Westboro Baptist Church have announce...

Putin Offers To Help Investigate Boston Bombings

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | World

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his country's assistance in investigating bombings in Boston that killed 3 and injured mor...

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...

WATCH: Hannity Makes Boston Marathon Bombing Clips Into Movie Trailer

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

After explosions went off by the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, the horrific tragedy dominated news coverage for the rest of the day. Like ...

Boston Reporters Share Chilling Accounts

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.16.2013 | Media

Reporters from the Boston media shared chilling stories about their experiences during the bombings of the city's marathon with other journalists on M...

Navy Bomb Unit Sent To Boston

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Navy has sent one of its bomb-disposal units to Boston to assist local authorities as needed in the aftermath of the two explosions ...