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MORE THAN 100 INJURED IN BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING

There have been multiple explosions at the finish line for the Boston Marathon, with reports of at least dozens of injuries and a number of deaths.<p>Two explosion occurred on Boylston Street near the intersections of Fairfield and Exeter streets just before 3 p.m. EST.<p>Boston Police have confirmed …

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Horrifying Images From The Boston Marathon Explosions

We're still gathering information on reports of the explosion from the Boston Marathon earlier today. Photos gathered at and near the scene paint a horrifying picture of the incident and its aftermath.<p>Boston Globe reporter Steve Silva posted this photo on Facebook, with the caption, "God help …

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This Video Shows The Exact Moment Of The Explosion At The Boston Marathon

Here's a video posted on Vine of TV footage showing the exact moment of the explosion in the Boston Marathon. Below this Vine, we have a YouTube video of the explosion.<p>Our full, breaking coverage of what's happening is here.

Sources: Foreigner is 'person of interest'

Law enforcement is investigating a foreign national in connection with Monday’s powerful twin bombings at the Boston Marathon, POLITICO has learned.<p>The foreigner, who was badly burned, was in the United States on a student visa and is considered a person of interest and possible suspect in the case …

NYPD Beefs Up Times Square Patrol After Boston Explosions

Reuters World Editor Clare Richardson tweets this photo of the escalated police presence in New York's Times Square after Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon.<p>New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday that the NYPD has deployed "1,000 members assigned to counter-terrorism duties" in …

There Are Unconfirmed Reports Of A Possible Suspect Under Guard At A Boston Hospital

There's a lot of confusion: Police commissioner Edward Davis told reporters at 18:00 EDT that authorities were NOT guarding a suspect in Mass. General.<p>SWAT teams, police and federal agents have completely surrounded Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, where other injured victims are being …

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Runners: 'I'm OK, I'm OK'

BOSTON — Encased in foil and grasping medals, Boston marathoners stared at cell phones and peered at storefront TVs Monday as details emerged of two explosions near the downtown finish line.<p>Crowds formed along Boylston Street, half a mile from where the blasts took place.<p>“I’m OK, I’m OK,” they said …

BOSTON POLICE CHIEF: 'We Will Turn Over Every Rock' To Find Those Responsible For Marathon Explosions

"We will turn over every rock to find who is responsible for this," said Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis.<p>Davis confirmed that at least three people died and 130 were injured in the incident. CNN and NBC have reported that those who died was an 8-year-old child.<p>Davis also debunked reports that …

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That Older Man Knocked Down in the Photo

You’ve probably seen this now iconic photo of three Boston police officers and a man knocked down by the blast just after the bombs went off. As …

Obama: 'We will find out who did this, and we will hold them accountable'

President Barack Obama vowed Monday evening to bring those responsible for the Boston Marathon explosions to justice, though he said that the government did not yet know who perpetrated the attack along the runners' route.<p>Speaking at the White House following the tragedy, Obama said that he had …

Death Toll Stands At 3, 140 Injured In Attack On Boston Marathon — Law Enforcement Still Searching For Suspects

Federal investigators said no one had claimed responsibility for the devastating attack on one of the city's most famous civic holidays, Patriots Day. But the blasts raised alarms of another terror attack in the U.S. after the explosions at a public event among crowds of thousands of …

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Devastation in Boston - Not so fast on Zandi for FHFA - GOP hits Labor nominee on fair housing - ICBA hits 'too big to fail banks' - Immigration bill ready

By BEN WHITE (bwhite@politico.com; @morningmoneyben)<p><b>DEVASTATION IN BOSTON</b> — Reuters, from Boston: “Two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line of the Boston Marathon … killing three people, causing several amputations and injuring more than 100 in what a White House official said would be …

8-Year-Old Boy Killed In Boston Bombings Was Watching His Father Run The Marathon

Martin was watching his father Bill Richard, a community leader in Dorchester, Mass. run the marathon. Martin's mother, Denise, and his six-year-old sister were also reported to have serious injuries from the explosion.<p>Locals of Dorchester gathered Monday night at a community restaurant in honor of …

A Boston Marathon Runner Took This Chilling Video Of A Bomb Exploding

A video taken from one of the Boston Marathon runners appears to show one of two explosions that left at least three dead and more than 100 injured Monday afternoon.<p>About seven seconds into the video, an explosion occurs with a near-deafening sound. The person appears to scamper back in the …

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