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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Karen Armstrong's thinking shifts on religion and violence

    Buddhists speak of the "third half of life," and at age 70, Karen Armstrong is well into what might be called the third half of her career. First was a time as a member of a Catholic religious order — a nun — in England and as a student at Oxford. Next was a period when she served as the host of documentaries about religion on British television and the author of their tie-in books. And then came the impressive run of work she began with "A History of God" in 1993: big, clear, learned, opinionated books about religion, in which she at once cherishes the religious outlook and laments the abuses of religion, whether by churches, states or individual fanatics.
  • Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation

    Boston Marathon survivor hosts break up party for leg before amputation
    A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing had her leg amputated this week after several surgeries, but before she let it go she hosted a break up party to say goodbye, according to KHOU. Rebekah DiMartino of Texas has been struggling with her...

    Thomas Menino dies at 71; Boston's longest-serving mayor

    Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. His death was announced by a family spokeswoman. Menino was...

    On The Fly: Boston Says Goodbye To Beloved Mayor

    On The Fly: Boston Says Goodbye To Beloved Mayor
    RIP Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died of cancer Thursday at 71. Menino might have been infamous for messing up Boston athletes' names — he referred to Kevin Garnett as "KJ" and Rajon Rondo as "Hondo" and Rob Gronkowski as "Gonk" — but when...

    'The Newsroom' Season 3 premiere recap, 'Boston'

    'The Newsroom' Season 3 premiere recap, 'Boston'
    Midway through the first episode of the third season of "The Newsroom," Mac McHale makes reference to Euripides and traditional three-act story structure. Going with that reference, the second season of the show felt very much like the end of Act Three,...