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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...

The 27th Mile

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The people of Boston walked the next mile, the 27th Mile. And after the smoke cleared they chose to walk it together, not alone. They looked into that handful of dust and saw hope, not fear.

My Nightmare Comes Home

Matt Zeller | Posted 06.16.2013 | DC
Matt Zeller

Watching the television coverage of the Boston Marathon attacks, I found myself thrown five years back to a battlefield in Afghanistan. I've spoken with numerous veterans today and all echoed the same fear -- the tactics of our enemies abroad may finally have followed us home.

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...

'I Have A Bad Feeling'

Carrie Jones | Posted 06.16.2013 | Women
Carrie Jones

"They are so hurt. They hurt them. They are so hurt," one girl kept repeating.

See You at the Boston Marathon Next Year

Donna Schaper | Posted 04.16.2013 | Crime
Donna Schaper

Refusing to be terrorized means insisting on being effective. See you next year in the open lanes.

A Runner Reflects On Boston Tragedy: We Can Go On

Alana Horowitz | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports
Alana Horowitz

People, runners and non-runners alike, can take much more than we think we can. We can go on even when our legs are throbbing and our hearts are broken. This horrific day of events will not falter the stamina of America's collective courage. We will only finish stronger.

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 ...

Officials Right to Damp Down Muslim Terrorism Fear in Boston Marathon Bombing

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 06.16.2013 | Crime
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Mass terror can be inflicted just as easily, maybe even easier, by the withdrawn, delusional kid next door as a foreigner sneaking into the country bent on mayhem and murder.

Marathon Bombing

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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'It's Hard To Go And Pimp Your Movie On A Day Like This'

AP | MICHAEL CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment

LAS VEGAS — Just hours after two bomb blasts provided a deadly conclusion to the Boston Marathon, principals from "Star Trek Into Darkness" were...

Could It Be I Love Boston So Much?

Setareh Sabety | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Setareh Sabety

Boston is not a single event nor even a place; Boston is this goodness, this fairness that has traveled far, fleeing tyranny and arrogance both, to come to these shores and breathe free -- you can't bomb it!

'Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness, Only Light Can Do That'

Natasha Clark | Posted 06.16.2013 | Good News
Natasha Clark

For everyone who lost a little faith in humanity yesterday, here are a few examples of strength among the darkness.

The Boston Marathon: Clinging to a Lifelong Love

Brad Harrington | Posted 06.16.2013 | Sports
Brad Harrington

I remember my father lifting me up so I could look straight down as the elite runners finished. That April day in the 1960's, my love affair with the Boston Marathon began.

South Florida Runners React To Marathon Bombings

Sun Sentinel | Christy Cabrera Chirinos | Posted 06.16.2013 | Miami

Spencer West was in his hotel room at the Lenox Hotel, not far from the Boston Marathon finish line, when he heard two blasts--one much louder than th...

Patriots Player Makes Generous Pledge After Marathon Bombing

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

Even fans of NFL teams other than the New England Patriots now have a reason to root for Tom Brady to throw to Danny Amendola. The former St. Louis Ra...

Athletes React To Boston Marathon Tragedy

Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

The explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday shocked the nation. In the aftermath of the horrific bombing, several prominent p...

Community Is a Marathon

Kerry H. McManama | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Kerry H. McManama

We are all Bostonians. We are all Patriots. We believe in the joy, peace, and safety we find in community. We will run this marathon to the bitter end, and we will not stop until we have all crossed the finish line safely.

Fear and Trembling and Bombs

Rek LeCounte | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Rek LeCounte

The veil of civil society has always been as thin as the drywall behind which we hide. There were potential bombers, shooters, infanticidal maniacs, and murderers of all kinds walking among us yesterday, and they will still be smiling in our faces and bidding us faux salutations tomorrow.

Michael Calderone

Reporters Ran Boston Marathon, Then Covered Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

When New York Times reporter John Eligon got out the shower on Monday afternoon, he saw a text message from a friend asking if he was okay. Eligon had...

Sporting Events Hit By Attacks, Threats

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.16.2013 | Sports

-- A glance at some sporting events and teams that have been affected by attacks and threats: __...

Boston Tragedy May Delay Immigration Reform Measure

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senators are set to unveil a sweeping immigration bill this week to secure the border, remake legal immigration, boost workplace en...

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 ...

Families, Friends Of Boston Runners Seek Information After Explosions

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 06.15.2013 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Far-flung family members, co-workers and friends frantically used social media, cellphones and even a "people finder" website Monday to try...

In The End, God's Love Wins

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 06.15.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

No matter what we learn about the who or the why of what happened today, I choose to believe that in the end "perfect love casts out fear." In our hearts. In our minds. And on that one city block in the heart of Boston.