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Dem Senator Considers Banning Sale Of Firearms To Terror

AP | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Senate sponsor of a defeated compromise on expanding gun sale background checks says he'll consider changing the measure to add people...

LOOK: Patriots Visit Boston Bombing Victims

Posted 04.23.2013 | Sports

New England Patriots players Rob Gronkowski and Stevan Ridley recently visited victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Ridley posted some photos of t...

GOP Lawmaker's Shocking Boston Conspiracy Theory

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in New Hampshire is claiming that the United States government is responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. State...

Boston Bombing Probe Prompts U.S.-Russia Cooperation

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 04.23.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Boston Marathon bombings could provide an opportunity for the U.S. and Russia to find some common ground for cooperation as authorit...

Coulter: ‘She Ought To Be In Jail For Wearing A Hijab'

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.23.2013 | Latino Voices

Rightwing pundit Ann Coulter seems to think freedom of religion is overrated. Launching another in a long series of criticisms of immigration refo...

Photographer Who Lost Leg In Blast Has Message Of Hope For Boston Bombing Victims

AP | EMILIO MORENATTI | Posted 06.23.2013 | World

BARCELONA, Spain -- In the first horrific moments after the Boston bombing, with smoke still billowing around the wounded, I know what is going throug...

277 Million Boston Bombings

Robert Scheer | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Robert Scheer

The horror of Boston should be a reminder that the choice of weaponry can be in itself an act of evil. President Obama made clear that "any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror." But are we as a society prepared to be judged by that standard?

In Boston's Wake, Do Our Security Agencies Need Reform? Only Time, and Thorough Inquiry, Will Tell

Alan Rozenshtein | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Alan Rozenshtein

What America deserves is a thorough, retrospective analysis of intelligence and counterterrorism efforts at all levels -- local, state, and federal. Congress was once a plausible institution for this kind of investigation, but these days the American public can be forgiven for lacking faith in Capitol Hill.

A Post-Marathon Picnic in Boston: Daffodils, Helicopters and a Mother's Prayer

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

The only solace we can find is in each other, in the men and women who acted selflessly to rush forward to help the wounded, in the onlookers who saw that marathon runners were without their cell phones or clothes and helped them find what they needed for comfort.

Justice Is Not Enough!

Muqtedar Khan | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Muqtedar Khan

How do we teach young Muslims to struggle for justice, but without resorting to terror tactics? How do we teach them that a just cause is not a justification for unjust means?

Why I Will Never Really See the Boston Marathon Bombing Video

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media
Davis Schneiderman

I have never viewed video images of most tragedies of the last two decades. It's not general coverage of a tragedy that I avoid but particular videos of specific violent acts, endlessly repeated on the news or, in the current moment, available endlessly on demand.

5 Ways To Help Children Cope With the Aftermath of the Boston Bombings

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 06.22.2013 | Parents
Ronnie Citron-Fink

How do we explain such unimaginable tragedy to children? How do they process an event that we could not have imagined happening in our wildest dreams?

In Boston, CNN Stumbles In Rush To Break News

www.nytimes.com | Posted 06.22.2013 | Media

Like a lot of Americans, when I woke up on Friday morning and found out there was a manhunt in the Boston area for the remaining suspect in Monday's b...

Obama Observing Moment Of Silence

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama will observe a moment of silence Monday to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings...

Amanda Terkel

Boston Bombing Suspects Did Not Have Gun Licenses

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Boston bombing suspects engaged in a deadly firefight with police last week, possessing six bombs, handguns, a rifle and more than 2...

WATCH: Fox News Wonders Why Racial Profiling Is Unacceptable

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media

On Monday's "Fox & Friends," co-host Brian Kilmeade wondered why authorities do not racially profile when investigating links to terrorism. During...

Boston Bombing Prosecutor Known For Aggressive Record

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

By Ross Kerber and Hilary Russ BOSTON/NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - As the top federal law enforcer in Massachusetts, U.S. Attorney C...

Examining the Tsarnaev Brothers' Roots

Susan Hennessey | Posted 06.21.2013 | World
Susan Hennessey

As the people of Boston mourn their dead and injured, questions arise as to whether the United States now faces a new terrorist threat from groups unrelated to al-Qaida and its associated forces.

'Boston, This Is For You'

Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

Daniel Nava etched his name in Red Sox lore during an emotional day at Fenway Park. In his team's first home game since the tragic bombings at the Bos...

WATCH: Boston Fans Deliver Another Emotional National Anthem

Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

For the second time this week, fans at TD Garden raised their voices in unison to sing a stirring rendition of the national anthem. Less than 24 h...

Ballparks Celebrate Capturing Of Boston Marathon Suspect

Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

"U-S-A! U-S-A!" The chant reverberated through Citi Field in New York on Friday night after fans learned authorities had captured the second suspec...

Marijuana Blamed for Dzhokhar's Alleged Boston Bombings

Russ Belville | Posted 06.20.2013 | Crime
Russ Belville

Let's see, there are 26.1 million annual tokers, 17 million monthly tokers, and 2 million daily tokers in America. Two of them are alleged terrorists. That's literally, at best, a one-in-a-million risk.

Psychological Impact Of Boston Terror Likely To Continue For Residents

Posted 04.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan While helicopters flew overhead early this morning, Cathy Olofson and her daughters huddled in the basement of their home near the B...

24 hours Locked Down in Watertown

Ivy M. Welch | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Ivy M. Welch

The last 24 hours have been surreal. While I have had more than enough time to wrap my mind around this situation at hand, I still feel as though I am living in a slight haze.

What The Boston Explosions Were Like For Me And My Friends

Rachel Demma | Posted 06.19.2013 | Teen
Rachel Demma

I know that the mob of people who comprise the Boston community have made an incredibly brave decision: a decision to keep going. A decision to persevere and deny these evil-doers the ability to shatter our home. And so, as terrified as I may feel, I know that we will heal together.