| Apr 19, 2014
| 5:03 PM
WASHINGTON — On Monday, if all goes according to plan, I'll be lining up at the start of the Boston Marathon. Let's just say this up front: I probably shouldn't be.
I signed up last September, but over the last few months, training season, I've...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Less than three months before the Boston Marathon bombings, a bitter, frustrated Tamerlan Tsarnaev visited a federal immigration office in the Boston area and signed forms seeking to legally change his first name.
Eager to recast...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:13 PM
WASHINGTON — An inspectors general report released Thursday faulted the FBI for failing to conduct a "more thorough assessment" of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, saying such an investigation might have turned up evidence about...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street.
Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 9:56 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — One of the lingering mysteries of the Boston Marathon bombing involves the grisly triple slaying that preceded it.
On the night of Sept. 11, 2011, three men had their throats slashed in the quiet suburb of Waltham, Mass. One victim...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:00 PM
There are five well-known stages of grief, from denial and anger through bargaining and depression. As the first anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing approaches, the city is moving toward the final stage: acceptance.
As part of that process, the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:03 AM
As he sat in a tattoo artist's chair a few days after the Boston Marathon bombing having a line-drawing of the city's skyline inked onto his arm, Christopher Padgett looked at the people around him and got an idea.
The crowd at Good Mojo Tattoo in the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Federal prosecutors intend to enter autopsy photos of the three Boston Marathon victims into evidence, but they want bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to see only the pictures that will be used in his trial.
On Monday, prosecutors asked a federal...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Jury selection was set to begin Monday in a U.S. court in Boston for the trial of the first of three friends of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, charged with obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.
Federal prosecutors contend that...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Four days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, dozens of heavily armed federal agents surrounded the home of two friends of the suspected bomber, ordered them out and took the men in handcuffs to a police station for hours of interrogation....