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The man in the hat at Boston Marathon finish line: Carlos Arredondo didn't set out to be hero

It’s an iconic image that captures a moment when one Boston Marathon bystander became much more.<p>With blood-soaked hands and wearing a cowboy hat, Carlos Arredondo helps rush a young man in a wheelchair to safety after explosions turned Monday’s race into a disaster scene.<p>He appears to be pinching …

Boston Blasts Lead To Heightened Security Elsewhere

Monday's explosions in Boston have led to heightened security elsewhere, with New York, Washington and Los Angeles among the cities taking action within hours of the blasts.<p>"We're stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations in the city through deployment of the NYPD's critical …

A mother’s nightmare: two sons, two lost limbs

Liz Norden, a mother of five, had just finished hauling groceries into her Wakefield home Monday afternoon when her cellphone rang.<p>“Ma, I’m hurt real …

Good Samaritans take in Boston marathoners: 'You're not in it alone'

As runners and their loved ones fled bomb blasts that tore apart the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, many were taken in by locals who offered them shelter, food and a comforting hand.<p>Ali Hatfield, who traveled from Kansas City with two friends to run in the race, said she was touched when …

The Stories Behind the Most Indelible Images of the Boston Bombing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>As images from the carnage in Boston continue to surface — of missing legs, of fallen men — so, too, …

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Social Media Helped Find Loved Ones After Marathon Bombing

In the chaos and mayhem that followed the Boston Marathon bombing, many people were frantic to learn the fate of friends and loved ones who were either in the race or watched it from the sidelines.<p>But heavy cellphone use caused frustrating delays and congestion in the system, prompting the …

Bombs packed metal, nails, BBs

BOSTON -- Federal agents zeroed in Tuesday on how the Boston Marathon bombing was carried out -- with kitchen pressure cookers packed with …

An 'Eerie' Stillness Lingers in Boston

A sign saying "New York Loves Boston" is projected on the facade of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, in New York, late on April 15, 2013, hours after the bombings of the Boston Marathon. The work was done by the Illuminator, a guerrilla projection van that was a project of Occupy Wall Street, and members of the the OWS Light Brigade. (© Lucky Tran, The Illuminator collective) - Via In Focus: http://theatln.tc/119nG5o

Reports of suspicious activity cause travel headaches after Boston blasts

Several instances of suspicious activity led to major disruptions at travel hubs around the nation on Tuesday, a day after two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon, killing 3 and injuring scores.<p>Among Tuesday's activities:<p>Reports of suspicious activity spike after major incidents such as the …

Security in the Aftermath of the Boston Marathon Explosions

Believers from all walks of life ask the question: Why?

Bombing provokes prayers, search for answers.<p>Prayers require no press conferences with platoons of experts.<p>Prayers require no cellphone connections.<p>They just fly. So do questions.<p>In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon attack, the voices of faith — from the pope to pastors across the country to the …

Carlos Arredondo, Boston Marathon Hero in a Cowboy Hat, on the Bombs

Carlos Arredondo tells Michael Daly about saving a man with his legs blown off by the explosion.<p>Carlos Arredondo was in the bleachers by the finish …

Run On: Bombs Can't Stop the Spirit of America's Marathoners

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The thing about runners is that runners are undeniably tough customers. And the community of runners …

Boston doctors: Ball bearings, nails removed from patients from the marathon

Each doctor who has spoken before TV cameras and reporters this morning has described similar things: Pellets, small BBs, headless nails -- …

London Marathon to include tributes to Boston bombing victims

This weekend's London Marathon will feature tributes to those killed and injured at the Boston equivalent, after race organisers insisted it would go …

Boy killed in Boston bombing's message of peace

There's now a face on Monday’s terror attack at the Boston Marathon: A devastating photo of a now-dead 8-year-old boy holding a poster calling for an …

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Boston Meets Its Victims, Sees Its Bombs — and Copes with 'Early Stages' of Hunt

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The city and people of Boston — indeed, the people of the world — are still confronting the …

You May Leave Boston, but Boston Never Leaves You

Millions of Americans came of age at Boston's many colleges and universities. For them, Monday's tragedy is a reminder of how much the city still means.<p>Each year, the city absorbs into its colleges and universities tens of thousands of teenagers, 18-year-olds, from every corner of the world, each …

'Adorable' boy, 8, mourned after Boston Marathon blasts

A grieving Boston community filled a park late Tuesday where a local boy who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings once played, sending prayers to the family and the neighborhood child as they held candles, joined in prayer and sang “God Bless America.”<p>Martin Richard, 8, was standing by the …

In Boston bombing, flood of digital evidence is a blessing and a curse

Forensic video experts weigh in on how the bomber might be exposed<p>As smoke clears from two deadly bombings near the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday afternoon, focus turns to identifying those responsible. And that’s no easy task. The massive number of cell phones and closed circuit …

Remembering 8-Year-Old Martin Richard, in Chalk, Peace, and Tears

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Reporters filing from the Ashmont section of Boston's Dorchester neighborhood are sharing scenes of …

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Boston doctors 'finish the job' of traumatic amputations

Some patients had as many as 40 pieces of shrapnel embedded in their bodies.<p>As investigators track down those responsible for Monday's Boston Marathon attacks, trauma surgeons and doctors at area hospitals are treating many of the 176 wounded victims, whose injuries range from amputated limbs tp …