| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Most Americans understand that in a hostile world, governments need to engage in some snooping to monitor and thwart our enemies. We know they need to crack codes and keep secrets. In exchange for handing the government that extraordinary power, we expect...
| Jul 17, 2013
Rolling Stone is catching a lot of flak for its cover photo of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Some stores are refusing to carry the magazine. Is the photo inappropriate? Or are the bomber’s angelic looks part of the mystery of the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:42 PM
When I first heard about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon bombing, I felt sympathy for him.
I was fascinated by the stories that began emerging on the day his identity was discovered: He was liked at school, friendly, a good...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The fact that the newest Rolling Stone magazine features an attractive photograph of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover has sparked outrage in Boston and beyond.
Several retail chains, Stop & Shop and CVS among them, said...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 6:10 PM
One of the driving principles in the live and late-breaking world of TV news is to just keep moving on. Don’t dwell too long on yesterday’s mistakes, or you’ll miss today’s big story.
But the mistakes made by social media and...
| May 22, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Who was Ibragim Todashev?
Was he connected in a meaningful way to the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings? Did he play a role in the brutal murders of three people in Massachusetts who had their throats slashed?
Or was he, as his friends contend,...
| Jul 25, 2013
Whether you post on a Facebook profile with 20 followers or are in charge of a big brand with 20,000, everyone should have a social media crisis plan. The recent outcry over Rolling Stone's decision to put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:53 PM
On the third Saturday in May, generations of Baltimoreans marched onto the infield at Pimlico Race Course with their coolers in tow, an image that helped define the Preakness Stakes.
The Maryland Jockey Club has unveiled enhanced security...
| May 1, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Even before authorities released photos of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers, friends of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev noticed something unusual two days after the bombing, when Tsarnaev showed up with his unruly hair cut short.
On Thursday, April 18, when...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 3:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has found female DNA on at least one of the two homemade bombs detonated during the Boston Marathon on April 15, according to a law enforcement official.
The presence of genetic material does not necessarily mean a woman helped...
| May 1, 2013
| 6:34 PM
Richard “Dic” Donohue Jr. came to the edge of death after a bullet to his right thigh severed his femoral vein and artery.
The 33-year-old Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority officer from Woburn, Mass., lost his entire blood supply...