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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)

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  • Boston Marathon victims to be honored

     Boston Marathon victims to be honored
    Volker Fischer, of Highland Park, had just crossed the finish line when the first bomb exploded behind him, sending dark smoke into the air on that fateful day in downtown Boston. Skokie resident Luni Tiongson was about two blocks beyond the finish...
  • Pulitzer Prize winners announced

    Reuters won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for international reporting on the violent persecution of a Muslim minority in Myanmar, the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University announced. The board commended Jason Szep and Andrew Marshall of Reuters for...
  • Back on his feet, Boston bombing survivor to return to sidelines

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A year ago Tuesday, John Odom was dead, if only briefly. Odom had been standing at the Boston Marathon finish line, waiting for his daughter to finish the race when twin pressure-cooker bombs detonated, tearing arteries in both of...
  • After being a finalist 3 times, Inquirer's Saffron wins Pulitzer for criticism

    PHILADELPHIA Inga Saffron grew up in Levittown, N.Y., the model of modern, mass-produced suburban communities. But as a journalist, she developed a passion for cities. As a foreign correspondent, she recalled witnessing the devastating shelling of the...
  • After Boston, beware DIY attacks: Front & Center

    After Boston, beware DIY attacks: Front & Center
    A year after two terrorist bombs killed three people and injured more than 260 at the Boston Marathon, law-enforcement agencies and security experts are still dissecting the details of that devastating day for lessons that might prevent similar attacks in...
  • Boston Marathon bombing survivor: My best days are the ones normal people take for granted

    It is a weekend for working around the house. My fiancee, Erin, and I have the baby's room to paint and some IKEA furniture to assemble. I roll out of bed early — 10:30 — and get into my wheelchair. Erin is already making coffee in the...
  • Muslim group urges new way of dealing with radicals

    Muslim group urges new way of dealing with radicals
    Seeking a way to prevent violence like last year's deadly Boston Marathon bombing, an Islamic advocacy group Monday announced a plan aimed at helping U.S. mosques identify and reeducate radicals. The Muslim Public Affairs Council — which long...
  • FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence

    FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence
    In his first visit to Chicago since becoming director of the FBI, James Comey said today he is “painfully aware” of the city’s seemingly intractable gun violence and plans to direct more federal resources at the problem. Comey, who was...
  • Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for U.S. spying coverage

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying. Reuters won in...
  • Charles Butler: Boston Marathon bombing memory will never go away

    Charles Butler: Boston Marathon bombing memory will never go away
    Back in early January someone said to me, seemingly off the cuff, "You must be glad it's the new year." I wasn't sure what she meant, so I shot back, "What do you mean?" "You know, last year must have been difficult with what you went through in...
  • Washington Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA-spying revelations

    The Washington Post and the Guardian captured coveted Pulitzer Prizes for public service on Monday for their revelations about the U.S. government's massive surveillance programs. The newspapers' stories were based on thousands of secret documents...