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RT @KatyFinneran: Crowds gather at Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street to honor victims of the bombings, via @bloombergtv http://t.co/znXafwXtKZ

RT @danteramos: Makeshift rally on Boston Common. "Sweet Caroline" alternates with "USA," "Yes, we can," "We Are The Champions." http://t.co/QvbupjSvTU

The Boston manhunt from start to finish: how and where it played out

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon attack, has been apprehended alive after authorities pinned him down in a boat in the backyard of a Watertown, Massachusetts, home. A resident called police after discovering Dzhokhar in the boat and “covered with blood,” Boston police …

My lockdown: here's what it was like living in Boston this week

I’ve lived in Boston (or one of its neighboring towns) for almost 14 years, and I can’t remember a time that the entire MBTA, our public transportation system, shut down. No trains, no buses, no commuter rail. Maybe on 9/11, and parts of the system have been out of service during particularly …

Parents of Boston Marathon bombing suspects say their children were framed

The parents of two brothers police say planted bomb-filled backpacks in crowds watching the Boston Marathon and later engaged in a stunning firefight with police say their sons are being framed for the deadly blasts.<p>Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died in the shootout with police Thursday. His younger …

Secret weapon? How thermal imaging helped catch bomb suspect

Thermal-imaging devices have been used to seek out pot-growing operations, map Martian geology — and now, to watch the second suspect in this week's Boston Marathon bombings as he was holed up in his last hiding place.<p>Authorities said a helicopter equipped with a thermal imager spotted the heat …

FBI Confirms Agents Interviewed Boston Bombing Suspect In 2011

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed in a shootout with Boston Police Thursday night. His younger brother, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, was captured by authorities in Watertown, Mass., Friday.<p>According to a statement released by the FBI Friday night, the agency interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011 at the …

Boston Suspects Tamerlan & Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, From Boxing to Bombs

Michael Daly on Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life in the U.S. before the Boston Marathon bombing.<p>The people of Watertown were awakened early …

Obama: 'We've closed an important chapter in this tragedy'

The nation has "closed an important chapter" in its response to a terrorist attack on Monday, President Barack Obama said Friday evening at the White House, capping what the president called a "tough week" that captured much of the nation's attention.<p>After a day of anxious waiting that played out …

Boston Celebrates the Capture of a Marathon Bomber

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect …

Boston bombing suspect's Miranda warning put on hold for 'public safety exception'

Now that second Boston bombing suspect has been apprehended, there are still lots of unanswered questions swirling. One of them is whether or not he has been read his Miranda rights, which are designed to protect a suspect's Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights under the US Constitution. The answer as …

Raid on Boston Marathon bombing suspect captured on film

Mobile phone footage captured by residents of Watertown show the raid on suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, as he was cornered hiding in a boat parked in a backyard.<p><b>Follow our live blog for the latest developments</b><p>A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston …

The Culprits

In the midst of the Second World War, Joseph Stalin, seized by one of his historic fits of paranoia and cruelty, declared the Chechen people disloyal to the U.S.S.R. and banished them from their homeland in the northern Caucasus to Central Asia and the Siberian wastes. Tens of thousands of …

Crowdfunding efforts raise big sums for victims of Boston bombing

Internet donations are pouring in for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, with crowdfunding campaigns on various websites raising hundreds of thousands of dollars to help pay for their medical care.<p>Bucks for Bauman, which was established to help bombing victim and key eyewitness Jeff Bauman, …

The Psychology of Unity After Tragedy

Why the Boston Marathon bombings brought the United States together<p>New York Yankees Joba Chamberlain, Hiroki Kuroda, Phil Hughes, CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte bow their heads during a moment of silence in honor of victims of the Boston Marathon bombings in New York on Tuesday. (AP/Kathy …

Boston reacts to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture - video

People cheer and clap on the streets of Boston after the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is captured on Friday. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, …

Two brothers, two paths

<i>This story was written by Jenna Russell, Jenn Abelson, Patricia Wen, Michael Rezendes, and David Filipov of the Globe Staff.</i><p>The two young brothers …

Official: Boston Video Shows Suspect With Bag

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Patrick: Obamas want to visit Boston bombing victims

When President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama come to Boston Thursday to attend an interfaith prayer service prompted by the Boston Marathon bombing, they want to visit with injured victims of the attack at area hospitals, Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Mass.) said Wednesday.<p>President Obama "has …

Boston Police Dept. on Twitter: "FBI has cancelled the 8pm briefing tonight."

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Boston Marathon Bombing Victims Lu Lingzi, Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell Remembered

The three fatalities in the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday, which injured 176 people and earned President Obama’s condemnation as a “heinous and …

'A distraction from reality': Comfort dogs bring peace to Boston victims

Of all the traits that make dogs special, here’s one of the best: They don’t judge you when you cry.<p>For that reason, specially trained therapy dogs deployed by Lutheran Church Charities are making bedside visits to dozens of hospitalized victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Many patients are …

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Investigators close in on Boston bombing suspect

U.S. authorities have zeroed in on a possible suspect in the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon.<p>An image of the man – who has not yet been identified by name – was captured on video footage taken close to the explosions, which killed three people and wounded more than 170 others.<p>The news of the …

Time lapse of finish line - Video on NBCNews.com

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Boston bombing aftermath: How you can help

<i>By Suzanne Choney, Contributing Writer, NBCNews.com</i><p>Since Monday, both traditional and new organizations have offered help and support to those hurt physically and emotionally by the deadly blasts at the Boston Marathon.<p>The American Red Cross of Eastern Massachusetts says it's served 5,000 meals and …