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Zubeidat Tsarnaeva, left, mother of the suspected Boston bombers, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and their aunt Patimat Suleymanova attend a news conference in Makhachkala on April 25, 2013. (credit: SERGEI RASULOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: Tsarnaev Mom Added To Federal Terror Database 18 Months Before Attack

The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had been added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack, government officials said Thursday.


File photo of runners reacting after the bombings at the Boston Marathon. (credit: Getty Images)

Officials: US Wars Against Muslims Fueled Marathon Suspects

U.S. officials say the surviving suspect in last week’s attack on the Boston Marathon has told investigators he and his brother were angry about U.S. wars in Muslim countries.


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

Officials: Marathon Bombs Triggered By Remote

U.S. officials say the Boston Marathon explosions that killed three people and wounded more than 260 were triggered by a remote-controlled detonator.


File photo of Hillary Clinton. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Gallup Poll: Hillary Clinton More Popular Than Obama, Biden, Kerry

Five years after a contentious primary battle, Hillary Clinton is decisively more popular than Barack Obama.


Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., listens during a press conference on Capitol Hill on March 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Graham: ‘We’re At War’

A top Republican senator says the United States is “at war” following last Monday’s deadly Boston Marathon bombings.


File photo of a memorial honoring the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. (credit: Getty Images)

Boston Mayor: Bombing Suspects Acted Alone

Boston Mayor Tom Menino says information he has indicates that the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing acted alone.


The leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees say the terrorism threat against the United States is increasing and Americans aren't as safe as they were a year or two ago. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Intelligence Committee Chair: Enough Evidence To Convict Bomb Suspect

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee believes there’s enough evidence against the suspected Boston marathon bomber to convict him.


File photo of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, middle. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Police Commissioner: No Suspect Interview Yet

Boston’s police commissioner says the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is in serious condition and authorities have not been able to try to interrogate him.


File photo of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Patrick: No Idea Of Terrorists’ Motivation

The governor of Massachusetts says he has no idea what motivated the terrorists who exploded two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.


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Boston Bombings Cast Shadow Over Immigration Bill

The Boston Marathon bombings cast a shadow Friday over the start of debate on legislation to remake the U.S. immigration system, as some Republicans argued that the role of two immigrant suspects raised questions about gaps in the system.