Boston Marathon Bombings

On April 15, 2013, at approximately 2:45 p.m., two bombs went off in succession near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The timing of the bombs coincided with when the majority of the runners would be crossing the finish line. Hours after the explosions, the Boston, state and federal governments were investigating but were still unsure as to who was responsible for the attacks. Meanwhile, several undetonated bombs were found nearby, leading the city to shut down use of cellular phones so that any remaining explosives could not be detonated remotely. Within hours of the incident, three people had died and over 100 were receiving medical attention.

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Boston Stands Strong One Year After Marathon Bombing

Thousands pay tribute to the victims of the tragic event.

Man Charged With Hoax at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Kevin Edson has been charged with possession of a hoax device and disturbing the peace for dropping a backpack containing a rice cooker at the Boston Marathon finish line.

Obama Statement on Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombing

President Obama issues statement one year after the Boston Marathon bombing.

Obama Having Silent Moment for Boston Bombing

President Obama and Vice President Biden pay tribute to victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing.

Obama Mourns With Fort Hood Families

President Obama delivers second eulogy at Fort Hood.

US Prosecutors Seek Execution of Marathon Suspect

Federal prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing.
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