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Airlines respond to Boston bombings with fee waivers

04/16/2013 - 04/17/2013

All major U.S. airlines are waiving change fees for fliers affected by Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon.

Hunt for Suspects, Motives in Boston Bombing Is 'Wide Open,' Authorities Say

04/17/2013 - 04/18/2013

Hunt for Suspects, Motives in Boston Bombing Is 'Wide Open,' Authorities Say

Marathon Victim Awoke, Told FBI Bomber 'Looked Right at Me'

04/19/2013 - 04/20/2013

A 27-year-old man whose legs were blown off by the Boston bombings reportedly helped FBI agents identify one of the suspects, saying the man looked him in the eye as he placed a bag filled with explosives at his feet.

Chilling tweets from suspected Twitter account of Boston Marathon bomber

04/20/2013 - 04/21/2013

Amid the mundane chatter of an ordinary digital teenager, a Twitter account believed to belong to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was captured after eluding authorities on Friday contains some chilling chatter.

Five days of fear: A bombing attack, an intense manhunt

04/21/2013 - 04/22/2013

In the tight rows of chairs stretched across the Commonwealth Ballroom, the nervousness — already dialed high by two bombs, three deaths and more than 72 hours without answers — ratcheted even higher.

Feds ask to interview widow of suspected bomber as brainwashing claims surface

04/22/2013 - 04/23/2013

Federal investigators want to speak with the widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, a Muslim convert and mother of their 3-year-old daughter, according to the Rhode Island woman’s attorney.

Fund for Boston Marathon bombing victims reaches $20M

04/23/2013 - 04/24/2013

A fund created to benefit the victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombings has generated $20 million, said state officials, who vowed to distribute the money by the Fourth of July.

US authorities interview Boston bombing suspects' parents in Russia

04/24/2013 - 04/25/2013

The father of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects has been interviewed by Russian and American authorities and will make his way to the United States along with his ex-wife as early as Thursday while more details emerge about the brothers' recent activities in the U.S., including word of where the deadly explosives may have been purchased and that the family relied on welfare for at least some of their time here.

Boston Marathon Bomb Suspects Planned to Attack NYC Times Square

04/25/2013 - 04/26/2013

Boston Marathon bombers' next target was Times Square, says Bloomberg

Boston Marathon bombing suspect moved to federal medical center

04/26/2013 - 04/27/2013

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been moved from a civilian hospital to a Bureau of Prisons facility, a spokesman for the U.S. Marshals Service tells Fox News.

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Boy, 8, one of 3 killed in bombings at Boston Marathon; scores wounded

04/15/2013 - 04/16/2013

Two bombs struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning a celebration into a bloody scene of destruction.

Boston never surrenders

04/16/2013 - 04/17/2013

Here in Boston, people will grieve for many days. How could anyone be so evil as to plant a bomb that would murder an 8-year-old child, rip the legs off parents and devastate a celebration of athletics that is pure joy. These were murders that wrench the soul.

Official: Two men sought as possible suspects in Boston bombing

04/17/2013 - 04/18/2013

Investigators have pinpointed two men as "possible suspects" who were seen in images near the finish line of this week's Boston Marathon -- moments before twin bombs there exploded, killing three and injuring about 180 others -- a law enforcement official said.

'CAPTURED!!!' Boston police announce Marathon bombing suspect in custody

04/19/2013 - 04/20/2013

The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday night, bringing to an end a massive manhunt in the tense Massachusetts capital worried by warnings the man was possibly armed with explosives.

Police, citizens, technology lead to Boston bombing manhunt's success

04/20/2013 - 04/21/2013

That didn't take long. For a moment, the manhunt into the Boston Marathon bombings seemed as if it would last a while.

Acquaintances: The brain behind bombings is older brother

04/21/2013 - 04/22/2013

The first image the nation saw of the two brothers may serve as more than a pivotal clue to investigators in the Boston Marathon bombings. It is, perhaps, a snapshot of their relationship: One leads, the other follows.

Boston bombing suspect's widow is assisting investigation, lawyer says

04/22/2013 - 04/23/2013

The widow of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is "doing everything she can to assist with the investigation," of the Boston Marathon bombing, attorney Amato DeLuca said in a statement Tuesday.

Official: Suspect says Iraq, Afghanistan drove Boston bombings

04/23/2013 - 04/24/2013

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has cited the U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as motivating factors behind last week's attack, a U.S. government official said Tuesday.

The appeal of Islamic radicalism

04/24/2013 - 04/25/2013

There are many unanswered questions about the motivations of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers, Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Boston suspects' mother shares doubts over Marathon attack

04/25/2013 - 04/26/2013

The past week has been a devastating one for many families. Zubeidat Tsarnaev's is one of them.

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Three Dead, Including Child, in Boston Explosions

04/15/2013 - 04/16/2013

The death toll in the Boston Marathon bombings has increased to three people, according to the Boston Police commissioner.

Boston Marathon bombing: 2 potential suspects sought; photos, video released

04/16/2013 - 04/17/2013

The FBI on Thursday asked for the public's help in locating two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings case.

Boston police have image of potential suspect

04/17/2013 - 04/18/2013

Authorities have a clear image of a potential suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, but they have not identified the suspect or indicated whether they know who the person is.

Spirited 8-year-old among Boston Marathon victims

04/18/2013 - 04/19/2013

Third-grader Martin Richard had just gotten ice cream and was near the Boston Marathon finish line, eagerly watching for friends to run by.

Chicago Police send detectives to Boston to help with bombings investigation

04/19/2013 - 04/20/2013

The Chicago Police Department is sending a team of detectives to Boston to help investigate this week's bombings at the Boston Marathon.

Boston bomb suspect hospitalized under heavy guard

04/20/2013 - 04/21/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lay hospitalized in serious condition under heavy guard Saturday - apparently in no shape to be interrogated - as investigators tried to establish the motive for the deadly attack and the scope of the plot.

Social media plays role in search for Boston suspects

04/21/2013 - 04/22/2013

San Francisco Giants fans practiced a little patience on their way into AT&T Park this weekend. That's because security remains heightened in response to the Boston Marathon bombings. We spoke with one fan whose relative took a photo that helped track down the bombing suspects.

Bomb suspects appear driven by faith, officials say

04/22/2013 - 04/23/2013

The two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon appear to have been motivated by their religious faith but do not seem connected to any Muslim terrorist groups, U.S. officials said Monday after interrogating the severely wounded younger man.

Boston bomb suspect read jihadist sites, officials say

04/23/2013 - 04/24/2013

The Boston area held funerals for two more of its dead Tuesday - including an 8-year-old boy - as evidence mounted that the older Tsarnaev brother had embraced a radical, anti-American strain of Islam and was the driving force behind the Boston Marathon bombing.

Boston bomb investigation extends to Russia

04/24/2013 - 04/25/2013

New information emerged Wednesday from U.S. officials that the name of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had been added to a U.S. government terrorist database long before the explosions.

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Boston bombs: FBI probes deadly marathon 'terror' blasts

04/16/2013 - 04/17/2013

An investigation is under way after two explosions near the finishing line of the Boston Marathon left three people dead and at least 140 injured.

Boston Marathon bombing: FBI reveals pressure cooker clues

04/17/2013 - 04/18/2013

Bombs that targeted the Boston Marathon on Monday may have been packed in pressure cookers, investigators say.

Boston Marathon 'bombing suspect' seen on video

04/18/2013 - 04/19/2013

Officials investigating the Boston Marathon bombings say they have found images of a potential suspect from surveillance camera footage.

FBI releases photos of Boston suspect

04/19/2013 - 04/20/2013

The FBI has released photos of two suspects it wants to identify as part of the investigation into Monday's Boston Marathon bombings.

Boston bombings: Timeline of manhunt

04/20/2013 - 04/21/2013

Police have captured the remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings after a manhunt.

Boston bombs: Tsarnaev brothers 'planned more attacks'

04/21/2013 - 04/22/2013

The brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon were probably planning further attacks, the city's police commissioner has said.

Boston Marathon bombing: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged

04/22/2013 - 04/23/2013

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, the US Department of Justice says.

Boston Marathon bombing: Mystery remains over motive

04/23/2013 - 04/24/2013

The motive for the Boston Marathon bombing remains unclear, despite charges being filed against surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Boston Marathon bombing: US officials in Dagestan

04/24/2013 - 04/25/2013

US officials have travelled to the Russian republic of Dagestan to speak to the parents of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

CIA 'tracked Boston bomb suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev'

04/25/2013 - 04/26/2013

One of the Boston bomb suspects was added to a terrorism database 18 months ago at the request of the CIA, officials have told US media.