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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Obama's surveillance state

    Obama's surveillance state
    A report late Wednesday that a top-secret court authorized the National Security Agency to collect the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers should raise serious concerns about the scope of the Obama administration's domestic surveillance...
  • As Baltimore Pride nears, Mount Vernon leaders squabble over party limits

    As Baltimore Pride nears, Mount Vernon leaders squabble over party limits
    A recent squabble between Mount Vernon business owners and community leaders over the limits of a raucous annual gay pride block party has resulted in new limitations on the celebration this weekend. Organizers have agreed to reduce the physical...
  • NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate

    NSA surveillance sparks privacy debate
    You make a call from your land line or text a friend from your smartphone. You browse an online retailer for clothing, a book or music; you create a wish list or write a review. You walk past a security camera outside your home; you use GPS to find...
  • Towson teacher, victim of Boston bombing, set to leave hospital

    Towson teacher, victim of Boston bombing, set to leave hospital
    Erika Brannock, the Towson-area pre-school teacher who had part of her leg amputated as a result of injuries received during the Boston Marathon bombings, is scheduled to be released from the hospital Monday. She will return to the Baltimore area, where...
  • Towson teacher injured in Boston bombing is back in Maryland

    Towson teacher injured in Boston bombing is back in Maryland
    Erika Brannock saw flashes of yellow and orange, and she felt as if her body was falling in slow motion when the first of two homemade bombs at the Boston Marathon exploded inches away from where she stood near the finish line. She heard people crying...
  • Scott Pelley says Americans want an 'honest' newscast -- and CBS is delivering one

    Scott Pelley says Americans want an 'honest' newscast -- and CBS is delivering one
    Two years ago as he was about to take over a ratings-battered and beleaguered newscast from Katie Couric, Scott Pelley told me he thought great journalism in the traditional sense of that term could still be good business despite the epic change rocking...
  • Boston bombing victim reunited with woman who saved her life

    Boston bombing victim reunited with woman who saved her life
    When Boston Marathon bombing victim Erika Brannock arrived home to Baltimore this week, the first item on her wish list was finding the stranger who saved her life amid the chaos that followed the April attack. The 29-year-old Towson preschool teacher...
  • Boston Marathon victims' mom will run in Columbia fundraiser

    Boston Marathon victims' mom will run in Columbia fundraiser
    Carol Downing will run in her first race since the Boston Marathon when a bomb blast injured her daughters Erika Brannock and Nicole Gross on Sunday, June 2, in the Howard County Striders 4.09 run in Columbia. "I want to participate in a race that is...
  • Oxbow wins 2013 Preakness, beating Derby winner Orb

    Oxbow wins 2013 Preakness, beating Derby winner Orb
    No Triple Crown winner this year, no first-female-jockey-to-win, no sunshine? No problem, said those who flocked to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday and waited out a midafternoon downpour to watch Oxbow leave behind Kentucky Derby winner Orb to capture the...
  • Maryland Jockey Club president says Preakness brand 'has changed dramatically'

    Maryland Jockey Club president says Preakness brand 'has changed dramatically'
    Maryland Jockey Club President Tom Chuckas said Saturday that the Preakness brand “has changed dramatically” in the last few years, citing an attendance bump in the infield celebration and increased security all around the racetrack.  ...
  • Police report peaceful day at Preakness

    Police report peaceful day at Preakness
    A group of friends and family from Elkridge prepared for the Preakness as they have every year for decades. They packed tubs of Rice Krispies treats, shrimp salad, macaroni salad, cashews, soft drinks and a giant bag of Utz chips into their cars and...
  • Ferndale man arrested in connection with bomb threat

    Ferndale man arrested in connection with bomb threat
    Anne Arundel County Police on Thursday arrested a Ferndale man who they said called 911 and threatened a bomb attack similar to that of Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon that killed three people and left almost 200 others injured. Police...