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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • 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...
  • Simple gifts, or: Boston in Little Rock

    After great pain, a formal feeling comes -- -- Emily Dickinson Before the final chamber music concert of the season at the Clinton Library here in Little Rock, there was a celebratory reception. It should have been a gala evening, but it was the...
  • The silence of the lambs

    Kermit Gosnell. If you don't recognize the name, that's understandable. His trial in Philadelphia -- on multiple counts of murder -- has been covered extensively by the local papers. But beyond that, it's as though a news blackout had been declared on the...
  • Extremism has no race

    "I know this sounds racist, but ..." So goes the subject line on last week's email from Bill, a reader. It seems Bill has an idea. Given that "all of the radical terrorists have been Muslims," he wants the government to mount a program to surveil every...
  • Russell Westbrook out until All-Star break after knee surgery

    Russell Westbrook out until All-Star break after knee surgery
    Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook had surgery on his right knee Friday and will be out through the All-Star break. "Russell has been playing pain free, but recently had experienced increased swelling," Thunder General Manager Sam Presti said. "After...
  • 'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions

    'Homeland' adjusts in Season 3 after last year's explosions
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Early in the new season of "Homeland," which premieres Sunday on Showtime, Saul Berenson sits with a tumbler of whiskey in his hand and a defeated look on his face. "I'm not temperamentally suited to the job," says the veteran...
  • Alleged Boston bomber disposed of evidence, Holder memo says

    WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with carrying out the bombings last April at the Boston Marathon, disposed of key evidence after the attack by “discarding a remaining bomb detonator and smashing his cellphones,”...
  • Terrorism and American justice

    Thanks to a dramatic operation by U.S. military and intelligence agencies in Libya over the weekend, a suspected Al Qaeda figure indicted in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa will finally face American justice. The capture of Abu Anas al...
  • Boston Marathon bombing named sports story of the year by AP

    The Boston Marathon bombing was named the sports story of the year Friday in a vote conducted by the Associated Press. Ninety-six ballots were submitted by U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to rank the top 10 sports stories of the year,...
  • Clippers smarting over Portland Trail Blazers' late three-pointer

    One shot or one play doesn’t necessarily determine the outcome of a game, coaches and players like to say, because there are so many shots and plays during the course of a game. But there was one shot Thursday night, by Portland’s Nicolas...
  • Roger Federer to work with Stefan Edberg at Australian Open

    Roger Federer to work with Stefan Edberg at Australian Open
    First Andy Murray hired former multiple major tournament winner Ivan Lendl to his coaching team and won the Olympics, U.S. Open and Wimbledon. Then Novak Djokovic announced that he would work with Boris Becker. Now Roger Federer, fading at the age of...
  • Mayor, officials welcome out-of-town marathon runners

    Mayor, officials welcome out-of-town marathon runners
    As runners began arriving for the 36th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and race officials welcomed them and feted eight athletes who have crossed the finish line every time since the race began in 1977. It will be the first...