The Boston Marathon bombings could provide an opportunity for the U.S. and Russia to find some common ground for cooperation as authorities investigate the two ethnic Chechens accused of carrying out the attack.
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.
Secretary of State John Kerry says “we are part of the way there” in finding those responsible for the Boston bombing and bringing them to justice.
The word is almost a cold comfort in post-9/11 America — a way to describe the inconceivable, to somehow explain the twisted urge to commit mass murder. So when the bombs exploded in Boston, the word quickly became inescapable: “terrorism.”
The U.S. proclaims itself as the mightiest nation on Earth, but as the Boston Marathon bombings illustrate, the reality is that, from sea to shining sea, this is a nation of ‘soft targets.’
The Pakistani Taliban have denied any role in the bombings at the Boston Marathon that killed at least three people and injured more than 140.
It dawned chilly, clear and blue, a parsimonious but perfect serving of New England springtime that — because it came on the third Monday in April — unquestionably called for a celebration.
U.S. Rep. William Keating, a member of the congressional Homeland Security Committee, says the twin bombs that killed at least three people and injured more than 140 at the Boston Marathon appears to be a coordinated attack.
Volunteers were on hand to catch those who collapsed as they crossed the blue and yellow finish line. Spectators cheered not just for family members but for every “Dan” or “Alan” smart enough to write his name on his shirt.
With little official information to guide them, members of Congress strongly suggested on Monday that the deadly Boston Marathon explosions were acts of terrorism and vowed to bring anyone responsible to justice.