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Site of Boston bombings reopens to traffic

Boylston Street opened to pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Wednesday, nine days after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


Dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev "was angry that the world pictures Islam as a violent religion"

The portrait investigators have begun to piece together of the two brothers suspected of the Boston Marathon bombings suggests that they were motivated by extremist Islamic beliefs but were not acting with known terrorist groups — and that they may have learned to build bombs simply by logging onto the online English-language magazine of the affiliate of Al Qaeda in Yemen, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.


Boston, MIT honors slain campus cop Sean Collier

Thousands gathered on the MIT campus here Wednesday for an emotional memorial service honoring slain school police officer Sean Collier.


Bomb suspect influenced by mysterious radical

In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell under the influence of a new friend, a Muslim convert who steered the religiously apathetic young man toward a strict strain of Islam, family members said.


Boston marathon bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged

 Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Charged - BBC

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, the US Department of Justice says. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was charged in hospital, could face the death penalty. A White House spokesman has said Mr Tsarnaev will not be treated as an "enemy combatant", as suggested by some Republican members of Congress.


SUV owner says terror suspects spared him because he 'wasn't American'

A man who says he was abducted by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects during a carjacking told police the suspects said they would not kill him because he “wasn’t American.” The man, who has asked that his identity not be revealed, told NBC News that he managed to escape Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s clutches, describing them as “brutal and cautious.”


Boston: Internet detectives get it wrong

For the past 48 hours, internet users have been working with each other to piece together clues about the culprits of the Boston bombings. The result? They got it wrong - and left innocent people fearing for their safety. Many are now asking: should "crowd-sourced investigations" be stopped?


FBI wants to speak with people seen in video at Boston finish line, Napolitano says

Federal investigators want to speak with multiple persons seen in at least one video from the Boston Marathon, according to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, backing up what FBI sources had told Fox News earlier.


Official: Boston Marathon photos show potential suspect in bombing

Investigators poring over photos and video from the Boston Marathon have an image of a potential suspect in the deadly bombing but do not know his name and have not questioned him, a law enforcement official said Wednesday.


Boston bombs said to be made from pressure cookers

Pressure Cooker - WC

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.


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