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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Sox Surprise: Unlikely But Deserving AL Champs

    Pat yourself on the back if you saw this coming. The Red Sox were an epic disappointment last year, finishing with 69 wins and 93 losses. They recalled the mediocre teams of yesteryear, when it was said that 25 players would take 25 cabs to the team's...
  • Survivor of Boston Marathon bombings returns home to South Bay

    John Odom struggled to describe what it was like to be back home in Southern California. He had spent the last five months on the East Coast recovering from injuries he sustained in the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more...
  • Lawyers in Boston bombings case tangle over death penalty issues

    Federal prosecutors tangled in court Monday with defense lawyers for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev over the government's timeline to make a decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case.  Both Tsarnaev’s defense attorneys...
  • Life in the age of terror and danger

    Danger. Terror. I remember an interview in a bad Detroit neighborhood. When I approached a couch in the small front room, the mother said to me, "Don't sit there. They can shoot you through the window." Danger. Terror. In Leipzig, East Germany, I had a...
  • Bombed in Boston

    President Obama rightly asked us not to "jump to conclusions" about motives or responsibility for the two bombs that exploded Monday at the Boston Marathon, killing three and wounding more than 170. That request was pre-emptively ignored. Some couldn't...
  • Kermit Gosnell and abortion's darkest side

    If abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell is found guilty of homicide, he will be unique among murderers-for-hire: He set his fees based on weight. "The bigger the baby, the more he charged," a grand jury explained. It recommended he be charged with eight...
  • Rachel Marsden: Boston bombing case parallels Toulouse attacks

    PARIS -- The details revealed so far in the Boston Marathon bombing case are strikingly similar to those of a high-profile case in France last year. Both exemplify the modus operandi of today's young jihadist. Naturally, it all starts with an immersion...
  • Rachel Marsden: Five major hindrances to counterterrorism efforts

    PARIS -- In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, it's only natural to ask why some terrorists are only caught after they've inflicted carnage on innocent civilians. What went wrong? Here are a few significant reasons why authorities still manage to...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new xenophobes

    The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes. Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil...
  • Half-baked theories continue to direct global history

    PARIS -- The blood runs cold when one fully appreciates how vulnerable official policymakers and the Western policy community is to slogans and to magical thinking. The Reinhart-Rogoff case is the latest, and certainly will not be the last, in which the...
  • The path of hubris and war

    PARIS -- Great power rivalries created the conditions in which the First World War became possible, but the war itself was set off by an isolated and intrinsically unimportant act of terrorism by a Serbian nationalist. All that followed was driven by...
  • Signs of our times

    It's been an eventful few weeks in Boston. The Boston Marathon, typically a celebratory event, was met with terror and tragedy. Just days later, people in the city and surrounding municipalities were voluntarily "sheltering in place" as law enforcement...