Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Jahars World

By Janet Reitman Our hearts go out to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, and our thoughts are always with them and their families. The cover story we are publishing this week falls within the traditions of journalism and … Continue reading

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High School Rapper Arrested and Facing Terrorism Charges For Rap About Boston Marathon Bombing

The suburban teenager is being held on $1 million bail, and faces possibly 20 years. A Massachusetts high school student faces felony charges for allegedly posting on social media rap lyrics that police say amount to terrorist threats, the Valley … Continue reading

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Boston suspect says bombings were initially planned for 4th of July

By Sari Horwitz The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings told the FBI that he and his brother initially considered committing suicide bombings and also planned attacking on the Fourth of July at Boston’s large celebration along the Charles … Continue reading

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Boston Police: Three More Individuals In Custody

by Mark Memmott Breaking news on the Boston Police Department’s Twitter account: “Three additional suspects taken into custody in Marathon bombing case. Details to follow.” We’ll follow with more as NPR and other news outlets get additional information. Update at … Continue reading

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How Cable News Terrorizes America

  by Murtaza Hussain       In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing and while a massive police manhunt continued for the suspected perpetrator, 19 year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, NBC journalist David Gregory would say to American television viewers: … Continue reading

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Boston aftermath brings out America’s worst prejudices

By David Sirota Between a Saudi student’s profiling and irresponsible CNN and NY Post reports, our nation’s bigotry is on display. For a country that so often purports to be color blind, that insists too many people of color are … Continue reading

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Authorities have clear video images of two suspects in Boston Marathon bombings, official says

By Shelley Murphy and Mark Arsenault Authorities have clear video images of two separate suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings carrying black bags at each explosion site and are planning to release the images today in an appeal for the … Continue reading

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Conflicting reports on Boston marathon suspect arrest

By Denise Lavoie A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Wednesday a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation said Wednesday, but there have been conflicting reports of an arrest actually having happened. The official spoke shortly … Continue reading

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Initial tests show ricin in letter to Obama

By Peter Eisler, Kevin Johnson and Aamer Madhani Federal authorities are investigating a letter containing a “suspicious substance” that was addressed to President Obama, the agency confirmed Wednesday, and at least four U.S. senators also reported receiving suspicious mail. FBI spokesman Paul Bresson said … Continue reading

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In Boston attack, a reminder of the difficulty in foiling terrorist plots

By Scott Wilson and Peter Finn After nearly a dozen years of foiled plots, the United States on Monday suffered the first large-scale bombing since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, opened an era of heightened security affecting nearly every … Continue reading

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