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Boston Bombing Suspects Had Planned July 4 Attack

Boston Bombing Suspects Had Planned July 4 Attack

(Reuters) – The two brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly attacks on the Boston Marathon had originally planned to set off their bombs on July 4, a law enforcement official said. The official said the suspects, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, advanced...
Opinion: Terrorism and Media and Difficult Questions

Opinion: Terrorism and Media and Difficult Questions

Amid the feverish race between traditional media and modern digital media—particularly social networking websites—numerous mistakes were committed while covering the Boston Marathon bombings and while in pursuit of the proverbial journalistic scoop. Accusations were...
Spain: 2 suspected Al-Qaeda Branch Members Held

Spain: 2 suspected Al-Qaeda Branch Members Held

Madrid, AP—Police have arrested two suspected members of Al-Qaeda’s North African branch in Spain, one of whom Spanish authorities alleged praised the Boston Marathon bombings, but neither of whom was known to possess any explosives nor be planning any attack....
London Marathon to Run under Heightened Security

London Marathon to Run under Heightened Security

London, AFP—The London Marathon takes place Sunday amid a heightened police presence following the Boston Marathon bomb attacks, with the 36,000 runners observing a 30-second silence to remember victims. World-class athletes and fun-runners alike are to stand in...
One Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect Dead

One Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect Dead

Watertown, Associated Press—One of two suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, authorities said early Friday. Residents of Watertown, a suburb just outside Boston, have been advised by police to keep their...