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The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, more than 140 wounded and maimed and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why. More>>

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  • Boston Bombing Suspect Charged With Using Weapon Of Mass Destruction

    Boston Bombing Suspect Charged With Using Weapon Of Mass Destruction

    Monday, April 22 2013 3:32 PM EDT2013-04-22 19:32:07 GMT
    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19
    (ABC News)--Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction against persons and in connection with the blasts that killed three and woundedMore >>
    Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction against persons and in connection with the blasts that killed three and wounded at least 176 last week.More >>
  • Interrogators Wait To Question Bombing Suspect

    Interrogators Wait To Question Bombing Suspect

    Sunday, April 21 2013 5:15 PM EDT2013-04-21 21:15:59 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) -- As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns...More >>
    As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns...More >>
  • Chief: Slain MIT Officer Was Dedicated, Well Liked

    Chief: Slain MIT Officer Was Dedicated, Well Liked

    Friday, April 19 2013 1:27 PM EDT2013-04-19 17:27:48 GMT
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sean Collier had only worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for about a year. But he was already popular with his colleagues in the campus police department, as wellMore >>
    Sean Collier had only worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for about a year. But he was already popular with his colleagues in the campus police department, as well as with students, often joining them on hiking and skiing trips.More >>
  • Uncle Urges Bombing Suspect To Turn Self In

    Uncle Urges Bombing Suspect To Turn Self In

    Friday, April 19 2013 12:43 PM EDT2013-04-19 16:43:36 GMT
    MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md. (AP) -- The uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects urged one of his nephews to turn himself in Friday, saying he had brought shame to the family and the entire Chechen ethnicity. "Yes,More >>
    The uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects urged one of his nephews to turn himself in Friday, saying he had brought shame to the family and the entire Chechen ethnicity.More >>
  • The Stories Of 2 Brothers Suspected In Bombing

    The Stories Of 2 Brothers Suspected In Bombing

    Friday, April 19 2013 10:38 AM EDT2013-04-19 14:38:39 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) -- In May of 2011, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, then a senior at a prestigious high school, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the city of Cambridge, Mass., to pursue higher education. Now, TsarnaevMore >>
    In May of 2011, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, then a senior at a prestigious high school, was awarded a $2,500 scholarship from the city of Cambridge, Mass., to pursue higher education. Now, Tsarnaev is on the run, described as "armed and dangerous" and suspected of the Boston Marathon bombing.More >>
  • 1 Of 2 Suspects In Boston Bombing Killed

    1 Of 2 Suspects In Boston Bombing Killed

    Friday, April 19 2013 9:38 AM EDT2013-04-19 13:38:50 GMT
    WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them deadMore >>
    The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing killed an MIT police officer and hurled explosives at police in a car chase and gun battle overnight that left one of them dead and his brother on the loose, authorities said Friday as thousands of officers swarmed the streets in a manhunt that all but paralyzed the Boston area.More >>
  • Suspected Bombers' Uncle Confirms Identities

    Suspected Bombers' Uncle Confirms Identities

    Friday, April 19 2013 8:43 AM EDT2013-04-19 12:43:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. law enforcement official and the uncle of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are confirming that the name of the second suspect is Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brotherMore >>
    Officials and the uncle of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are confirming that the name of the second suspect is Tamerlan Tsarnaev..More >>
  • FBI Releases Photos Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

    FBI Releases Photos Of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspects

    Thursday, April 18 2013 8:30 PM EDT2013-04-19 00:30:22 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) -- The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them. FBI Agent Richard DesLauriers (deh'-LOHR'-ee-ay)More >>
    The FBI has released photos of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings and is asking for the public's help in identifying them...More >>
  • Obama Honors Bombing Victims In Boston

    Obama Honors Bombing Victims In Boston

    Thursday, April 18 2013 1:06 PM EDT2013-04-18 17:06:35 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation Thursday, declaring that Boston "will run again" and vowing to hunt down the perpetrator of the twinMore >>
    President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation Thursday, declaring that Boston "will run again" and vowing to hunt down the perpetrator of the twin blasts that brought mayhem and death to the Boston Marathon.More >>
  • Image Leads To Hunt For Boston Bombing Suspect

    Image Leads To Hunt For Boston Bombing Suspect

    Thursday, April 18 2013 11:05 AM EDT2013-04-18 15:05:58 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) -- The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and thenMore >>
    The painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possible breakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second of two deadly explosions.More >>
  • Heroes Emerge From Boston Marathon Bombing

    Heroes Emerge From Boston Marathon Bombing

    Wednesday, April 17 2013 7:08 AM EDT2013-04-17 11:08:57 GMT
    (ABC News) A man in a cowboy hat jumps the fence in the VIP stands and runs toward the chaos at the Boston Marathon to apply homemade tourniquets on severed limbs. A Vietnam vet from the Bronx jumps intoMore >>
    After two explosions erupted near Boston's Copley Square Monday, killing three people and injuring 175, ordinary citizens performed extraordinary deeds.More >>
  • Couple Marries Amid Chaos Of Boston Marathon Bombings

    Couple Marries Amid Chaos Of Boston Marathon Bombings

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 8:20 PM EDT2013-04-17 00:20:45 GMT
    (ABC News)--Amid the chaos at the Boston Marathon finish line, with ambulance sirens wailing, one couple celebrated their love and married in a ceremony fitting for the two lovers of running. RobertMore >>
    Amid the chaos at the Boston Marathon finish line, with ambulance sirens wailing, one couple celebrated their love and married in a ceremony fitting for the two lovers of running...More >>
  • 3rd Marathon Bombings Victim Was Boston University Student

    3rd Marathon Bombings Victim Was Boston University Student

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 6:12 PM EDT2013-04-16 22:12:13 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - Boston University says a graduate student at the school was one of the three people killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon.    In a statement late Tuesday afternoon, the school saidMore >>
    Boston University says a graduate student at the school was one of the three people killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon...More >>
  • Source: Boston Marathon Bombs Made From Pressure Cookers

    Source: Boston Marathon Bombs Made From Pressure Cookers

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 1:45 PM EDT2013-04-16 17:45:03 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) -- The two bombs that ripped through the crowds at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 170, were fashioned out of pressure cookers and packed with shardsMore >>
    The two bombs that ripped through the crowds at the Boston Marathon, killing three people and wounding more than 170, were fashioned out of pressure cookers and packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings, a person briefed on the investigation said Tuesday...More >>
  • Obama Calls Boston Bombings An Act Of Terrorism

    Obama Calls Boston Bombings An Act Of Terrorism

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 12:16 PM EDT2013-04-16 16:16:45 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday the deadly Boston Marathon bombings were an act of terrorism but investigators do not know if they were carried out by an international or domesticMore >>
    President Barack Obama said Tuesday the deadly Boston Marathon bombings were an act of terrorism but investigators do not know if they were carried out by an international or domestic organization, or perhaps by a "malevolent individual."More >>
  • Mass Gov: No Unexploded Bombs At Boston Marathon

    Mass Gov: No Unexploded Bombs At Boston Marathon

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 10:08 AM EDT2013-04-16 14:08:51 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says no unexploded bombs were found at the Boston Marathon. He says the only explosives were the ones that went off Monday. Three people were killed, includingMore >>
    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says no unexploded bombs were found at the Boston Marathon. He says the only explosives were the ones that went off Monday.More >>
  • 8-Year-Old Died At Marathon Waiting To Greet Dad

    8-Year-Old Died At Marathon Waiting To Greet Dad

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 8:57 AM EDT2013-04-16 12:57:49 GMT
    (ABC News) The boy who died after waiting for his dad to finish the Boston Marathon Monday when two bombs exploded seconds apart was a typical 8-year-old who loved to ride his bike and play baseball,More >>
    The boy who died after waiting for his dad to finish the Boston Marathon Monday when two bombs exploded seconds apart was a typical 8-year-old who loved to ride his bike and play baseball, according to a neighbor.More >>
  • FBI Raids Boston Home Following Bombings

    FBI Raids Boston Home Following Bombings

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 6:58 AM EDT2013-04-16 10:58:23 GMT
    BOSTON (AP) - The FBI has served a search warrant on a home in suburban Boston in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing attack. Massachusetts State Police confirm that a search warrant relatedMore >>
    The FBI has served a search warrant on a home in suburban Boston in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing attack. Massachusetts State Police confirm that a search warrant related to the investigation was served Monday night in Revere, but they haven't said anything else.More >>
  • Boston Marathon Explosion Witnesses: 'Like a War Zone'

    Boston Marathon Explosion Witnesses: 'Like a War Zone'

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 6:24 AM EDT2013-04-16 10:24:42 GMT
    (ABC News) Eyewitnesses at the Boston Marathon described the ground shaking beneath their feet, smoke and "a lot of chaos" this afternoon when explosions killed three people and injured more than 130.More >>
    Eyewitnesses at the Boston Marathon described the ground shaking beneath their feet, smoke and "a lot of chaos" this afternoon when explosions killed three people and injured more than 130.More >>
  • Boston Marathon Blasts Put World's Cities On Alert

    Boston Marathon Blasts Put World's Cities On Alert

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 6:17 AM EDT2013-04-16 10:17:06 GMT
    The deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic as cities from Los Angeles to London saw a surge in security. The White House, New York's Times Square, and the preparationsMore >>
    The deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic as cities from Los Angeles to London saw a surge in security.More >>
  • Child, 8, Among Those Killed In Boston Marathon Bombings

    Child, 8, Among Those Killed In Boston Marathon Bombings

    Tuesday, April 16 2013 5:19 AM EDT2013-04-16 09:19:26 GMT
     (AP Photo/WBZTV) (AP Photo/WBZTV)
    BOSTON (AP) -- Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries. Bloody spectators were being carried Monday to the medical tent that had been set up to careMore >>
    The death toll in the Boston Marathon bombings has increased to three people, according to the Boston Police commissioner. Among the dead was an 8-year-old boy, law enforcement sources told ABC News...More >>
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