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  • Feds: No evidence marathon bombing suspect knew of brother's alleged role in triple slaying 22 hours ago

    BOSTON - Federal prosecutors have told a judge they have no evidence that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev knew about his brother's alleged role in a … More »Feds: No evidence marathon bombing suspect knew of brother's alleged role in triple slaying

    BOSTON - Federal prosecutors have told a judge they have no evidence that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev knew about his brother's alleged role in a triple slaying in Waltham two years before the bombings. During a court hearing Wednesday, a prosecutor told a judge that a Florida man who implicated himself …

  • Gruff and stoic, Boston shows its heart on bombing anniversary Tue, 15 Apr, 2014

    On the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday, the nation turned its attention back to Boston in memory of those who lost their lives, in recognition … More »Gruff and stoic, Boston shows its heart on bombing anniversary

    On the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings Tuesday, the nation turned its attention back to Boston in memory of those who lost their lives, in recognition of those who ran toward danger to help each other, and in celebration of the resilience of a city that came together. In a ceremony Tuesday, a list of …

  • US National Intelligence director Clapper appears before House Intelligence Committee in Washington
    Despite tough patch, U.S. intelligence chief says he is staying Tue, 15 Apr, 2014

    By Warren Strobel TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Despite enduring "a perfect storm" of troubles for U.S. spy agencies over the last 18 months, the director of national intelligence … More »Despite tough patch, U.S. intelligence chief says he is staying

    US National Intelligence director Clapper appears before House Intelligence Committee in Washington

    By Warren Strobel TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - Despite enduring "a perfect storm" of troubles for U.S. spy agencies over the last 18 months, the director of national intelligence announced on Tuesday that he plans to stay on the job through the end of President Barack Obama's term. Speaking to an industry conference in …

  • This combination of May 7, 2013 and April 10, 2014 photos shows Kevin Brown placing a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, and people walking through the same square at lunchtime nearly a year later in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
    AP PHOTOS: A year later, AP revisits sites of Boston Marathon bombing, search for suspect Tue, 15 Apr, 2014

    Life has resumed on the streets of Boston. A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the April … More »AP PHOTOS: A year later, AP revisits sites of Boston Marathon bombing, search for suspect

    This combination of May 7, 2013 and April 10, 2014 photos shows Kevin Brown placing a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, and people walking through the same square at lunchtime nearly a year later in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Life has resumed on the streets of Boston. A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon, the city's landscape bears few reminders of the explosions, or the manhunt that ended with the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown. …

  • Boston marathon bombing: 1 year later Mon, 14 Apr, 2014

    A year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding 264 others, video and photos from Boston recall the tragedy … More »Boston marathon bombing: 1 year later

    A year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding 264 others, video and photos from Boston recall the tragedy and its victims.

  • The world is still no closer to understanding what led to the Boston Marathon bombings. The widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev could unlock some of that mystery -- but she, too, remains a mystery.

  • Winnipegger Peter Pazerniuk, who took part in last year's Boston Marathon and witnessed the aftermath of the bombing, says he's not going back this year.

    With the Boston Marathon one week away, some Manitoba runners who witnessed the deadly bombing at last year's event are determined to return, while others are having second thoughts.

  • A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. The suspects are Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police several days later, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in jail awaiting trial.

  • ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014 AND THEREAFTER - In this Thursday, March 13, 2014 photo, Ed Deveau, Watertown, Mass. police chief, stands on Laurel Street where Boston Marathon bombing suspect brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev allegedly exchanged gunfire with law enforcement officers, in Watertown. Deveau, like many others, refuses to say their names: "You'll get me to say, 'older brother, younger brother.' ... I think they get way too much attention. They tried to put fear in this city and they failed miserably." Deveau will run with 11 other Watertown police officers. Nine of them have never run a marathon before. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    BOSTON - 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 building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live. When she left the hospital, a month after the Boston Marathon bombing, …

  • By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. team prosecuting accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked defense attorneys on Friday to notify them by next month if they plan to make the 20-year-old defendant's mental faculties an issue at trial. In a filing in U.S. District Court in Boston, prosecutors asked …

  • By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Attorneys for one of the friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with helping to cover his tracks asked a judge on Friday to dismiss the criminal charges against their client, calling them unconstitutionally vague. Kazakh exchange student Dias Kadyrbayev also asked U.S. …

  • Boston Police Department Commissioner, and Fellow at Harvard University, Edward Davis, left, and Watertown, Mass. Police Chief Edward Deveau, center, applaud as Watertown Police Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese, and fellow police officers from Watertown as they stand to be acknowledged on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, during the House Homeland Security Committee hearing about the Boston Marathon Bombings leading up to the year anniversary of the attack. At right is Harvard University Professor Herman “Dutch” Leonard. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    WASHINGTON - A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack. Whether information withheld by Russia until after the bombings …

  • Leaked snippets from a still-secret internal government report on the Boston Marathon bombings nearly a year ago suggest US law enforcement authorities missed, or were denied, key details that might have spurred investigation of the man suspected of being the architect of the attack, potentially heading it off. That federal …

  • But when the suspects accused of the bombings were found on April 18, police officers “self-deployed” to the scene of the chase to help, leading to confusion that endangered not only the police themselves but also surrounding citizens. The report looks more deeply into the powerful melding of organization and spontaneous …

  • Last April 19, Glenn Beck told listeners that he had a big scoop for them – maybe, one of the biggest scoops of his career. Mr. Beck, the conservative talk show host, told the audience that Abdulrahman Ali Alharbi, a young Saudi national who was studying English in Massachusetts, was behind the duel explosions that had …