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Boston Marathon

Heroes Run Together

Julia McGovern | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Julia McGovern

Let us stay united. Because next year the cheers will be louder. Next year even more of the world's everyday heroes will come together to overcome those 26.2 miles. And together we can overcome this tragedy.

Memories of Boston Marathon

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

For a native of Boston, a lifelong fan of the Red Sox, the Celtics and the Patriots, the bomb attack shattered decades of pleasant memories of Boston in a painful tragic moment.

Friend Of Ray Allen Among Those Hurt In Marathon

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — If he was still a member of the Celtics, Ray Allen knows exactly where he would have been when a pair of explosions rocked the Boston M...

Christina Wilkie

Boston Blast Maims 3 Members Of Family

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Kevin White walked out of Boston Medical Center Wednesday night with a hole in the middle of his left forearm roughly the size of a nickel, ...

Obama, Romney Attending Boston Service

AP | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

BOSTON -- President Barack Obama and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are among those planning to attend a Boston interfaith healing s...

World-Wide Large Scale Sport Events at Tipping Point

Dirk Stroda | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Dirk Stroda

Large scale sports events will become a source of energy that will feed the universal consciousness with their healing potential when we all participate and become part of a cohered state of mind.

Michael McLaughlin

False Hope, Misinformation In Marathon Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- False hope that a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings had been arrested dominated news reports for much of Wednesday, two days after exp...

Chris Kirkham

At Boston Federal Courthouse, A Long Wait For A Suspect Who Never Arrives

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- For nearly three hours Wednesday afternoon, the federal courthouse overlooking Boston Harbor was swarmed by hundreds of reporters, camerame...

This Just In... To CNN...

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It is not only pointless but can actually be counter-productive to wildly speculate on who is responsible for the terrorist attack on the Boston Marathon. Domestic, foreign, religious, secular, or just purely insane: we really have no idea why this attack happened right now.

Michael McLaughlin

Boston Marathon Security Plans Kept Secret

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- Officials have been mum about security preparations before the Boston Marathon, and the swift response after the bombings near the race's f...

These Soldiers Neared Boston Finish Line, Then Did Something Amazing

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.18.2013 | Impact

The soldiers who dressed in full gear to race the Boston Marathon on Monday hoped to symbolize the sacrifices military members make. But when tragedy ...

'Our Pain Can Bring Us Together'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.18.2013 | Good News

A powerful photograph that apparently shows two young boys in Iraq expressing their solidarity with the people of Boston has gone viral this week. ...

Huffington This Week: Picturing Boston

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Arianna Huffington

This week's issue tells the story of the tragedy in Boston in pictures -- the marathon, the bombing, the aftermath, and the runners, onlookers, and first responders who came together to help one another in one of the city's darkest hours. And as part of our ongoing examination of stress in our lives, we look at how "derushing" our careers can yield many benefits in the long run.

A Race, a Bomb, and a Dark Revelation

Bill Bradford | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime
Bill Bradford

Because of my location on the far side of the square (and my short stature), I was spared a view of the carnage. I saw some blood -- spatters on the shirts of a few who had tended to the victims. But I saw no actual bodies or body parts. Was this is a good thing?

Katherine Bindley

Social Media Investigates Boston Attacks: Should The Crowd Be Pointing Fingers?

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 04.19.2013 | Technology

It's unlikely that the people responsible for the Boston Marathon attack will be apprehended through social media -- the security footage from a Lord ...

Tireless Trauma Surgeons Praised After Boston Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Good News

Even as the United States reels in shock and anger after the mayhem and heartbreak of the Boston Marathon tragedy Monday, one needn't look far to find...

FOUND: Good Samaritan Who Donated Medal To Runner Who Didn't Finish Marathon

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.17.2013 | Good News

Laura Wellington, a runner in the Boston Marathon, was half a mile from the finish line when the explosion went off. In shock near the finish line...

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Run To Help After Boston Marathon Explosions

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact

Monday was the first time Boston College sophomore Corey Leonardi ever participated in a marathon. In previous years, Leonardi, who grew up about 50 m...

Choosing Life: A Response To The Boston Marathon Bombing

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 06.17.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

The Boston Marathon of 2013 ended tragically, but the marathons of our lives must continue. Monday's finish line must become today's starting line.

Boston Hospitals Release Dozens Of Blast Patients

AP | Posted 04.17.2013 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) — Officials at three Boston hospitals that treated some of the most seriously injured from Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon said ...

2 Men Propose After Marathon Attacks

Posted 04.17.2013 | Weddings

Not even the Boston Marathon attacks could stop these two men from proposing. NBC Bay Area reported Wednesday that groom-to-be Andrew Ruggiero had ...

Come Together

Gene Gurkoff | Posted 06.17.2013 | Impact
Gene Gurkoff

Still reeling from Monday's tragedy, I ran last night to Central Park. It was full of runners. We were all feeling the pain differently. But we all came to Central Park to feel it together. It's always easier as a team.

LOOK: Sports Illustrated Unveils Cover Image For Boston Marathon Issue

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports

In the hours after the bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, Sports Illustrated changed the cover image for the upcoming iss...

Emily Swanson

Poll Reveals Americans' First Reaction To Boston Bombing

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shock. Sadness. Horror. Terrorism. Those are the first thoughts that Americans had when they heard the news of the Boston Marathon bombi...

A Parent On High Alert

Vivian Manning-Schaffel | Posted 06.17.2013 | Parents
Vivian Manning-Schaffel

As parents, it is our job to make our children feel safe, so we're forced to contain our anxiety to spare our children's psyches.