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Vice President Joe Biden attends the National Prayer Breakfast at the Washington Hilton on Feb. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Biden To Attend Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

Vice President Joe Biden will attend a memorial service next week in Boston marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing.

04/08/2014

In this image released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on April 19, 2013, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is seen. (credit: FBI via Getty Images)

Lawyers For Boston Marathon Suspect Due In Court

Federal prosecutors and lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in court this week for the first time since U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized prosecutors to seek the death penalty against Tsarnaev.

02/09/2014

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Death Penalty Decision Imminent in Boston Bombing

As attorney general, Eric Holder has approved pursuing the death penalty in at least 34 criminal cases, upholding a long-ago pledge to Congress that he would vigorously enforce federal law even though he’s not a proponent of capital punishment.

01/29/2014

Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]

12/11/2013

Sean Penn: Tea Party, Ted Cruz Should Be Committed ‘By Executive Order’

Actor and “Ambassador-at-large for Haiti” Sean Penn said that “there’s a mental health problem in Congress,” and stated that Tea Party issues could be resolved by “committing them by executive order.”

10/29/2013

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Marine Corps Marathon Ramps Up Security in Wake of Boston Bombings

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, organizers of this weekend’s Marine Corps Marathon are sparing no expense to make the race a safe one.

10/25/2013

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Boston Bomber as Rock Star? Rolling Stone Cover Sparks Outrage

A Rolling Stone cover story on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev isn’t on the stands yet but it’s already generating controversy.

07/17/2013

Rudolph Giuliani attend the 8th annual Opera News Awards at The Plaza Hotel on April 21, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Giuliani: ‘We Have By No Means Conquered Well-Organized Islamic Terrorist Groups’

The chief of the Boston Police Department says the Justice Department’s terrorism task force needs to more quickly share threat information with local law enforcement officials.

07/10/2013

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: FBI)

Boston Suspect’s Defense Team Gets Major Boost

The defense team representing the Boston Marathon bombing suspect got a major boost Monday with the addition of Judy Clarke, a San Diego lawyer who has won life sentences instead of the death penalty for several high-profile clients, including the Unabomber and the gunman in the rampage that injured former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

04/30/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (left) and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspects in  the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo credit: FBI.gov)

U.S. Officials: Russia Caught Bomb Suspect on Wiretap

U.S. officials say Russian authorities secretly recorded a conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother.

04/27/2013

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