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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Can Chicago's finest become TV's next 'Law & Order'-type powerhouse?

    Can Chicago's finest become TV's next 'Law & Order'-type powerhouse?
    It might be premature to compare the “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago PD” franchise with the long-running “Law & Order” franchise, but the similarities are there. Both NBC franchises were created by legendary producer Dick...
  • Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon

     Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon
    Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed. Who, he thought,...
  • O say! James Taylor mashes national anthem, 'America the Beautiful'

    O say! James Taylor mashes national anthem, 'America the Beautiful'
    James Taylor tried something new before Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday night: a sort of mash-up of the real national anthem and the unofficial one, "America the Beautiful." Alas, not on purpose, it appears. The folk-pop icon took to the mike...
  • Can you get PTSD from watching media coverage of an event? Maybe

    Post-traumatic stress disorder has been on psychiatry's books for just 23 years, and before the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, no one ever entertained the possibility that watching disturbing images of trauma on TV could give rise to the disorder....
  • Mom of accused bombers should stop making excuses

    One of the strangest scenes to come out of the Boston Marathon bombings is the discomfiting image of an angry Zubeidat Tsarnaev defending her two sons, the dead and the living. As a parent, I can understand the strong and conflicting emotions one would...
  • Charles Manson is commitment-phobic? Won't marry prison girlfriend

    Charles Manson is commitment-phobic? Won't marry prison girlfriend
    Charles Manson's girlfriend can't be too happy about this. She's all like "Charlie and I are going to get married." But Charlie's all like, No, we're not. Meanwhile, all the single guys on planet Earth are like: "Charles Manson has a girlfriend?!?"...
  • Inked in memory: Photos showcase Boston bombing tattoos

    Inked in memory: Photos showcase Boston bombing tattoos
    As he sat in a tattoo artist's chair a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing having a line-drawing of the city's skyline inked onto his arm, Christopher Padgett looked at the people around him and got an idea. The crowd at Good Mojo Tattoo in the...
  • Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security

     Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Sunday’s Chicago Marathon will remain an enjoyable event for runners and spectators despite beefed up security in response to the Boston Marathon bombing. Emanuel today pointed to the success of other large lakefront...
  • Mom defends decision to dress child in KKK costume

    Mom defends decision to dress child in KKK costume
    A Virginia mother has told several media outlets that there was nothing wrong with her decision to dress her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween since it's a tradition in her family. This is just another story in a long line of...
  • Sandy Hook was horrible, but what about 2013's overlooked mass shootings?

    Sandy Hook was horrible, but what about 2013's overlooked mass shootings?
    The 48-page report from Connecticut’s state attorney on last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released, and it’s full of horrifying details. Among other things, writes The Times’ Tina Susman, the 20-year-...
  • Woman who dressed up as Boston bombing victim gets death threats

    Woman who dressed up as Boston bombing victim gets death threats
    A 22-year-old woman who dressed as a Boston Marathon bombing victim for Halloween has been flooded with threats of rape and murder after she posted a photo of the costume on social media, Buzzfeed reports. Alicia Ann Lynch, of Michigan, posted a photo...
  • Like a gym bag full of memories, it's our 2013 sports time capsule

    Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...