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What San Bernardino police learned from the Boston Marathon bombings manhunt


More than 2,500 cops from as far away as New Hampshire and New York responded to the pursuit and search for the Boston Marathon bombers, and it wasn’t always clear who was in charge.

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Do feel-good slogans like ‘Resilient New Orleans’ and ‘Boston Strong’ mask income inequality?

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Middle school teacher Jenny Chung was wounded by shrapnel in the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013.

Resilience: This Boston Marathon bombing survivor could teach a course on it

President Barack Obama talks to Cardinal Sean O'Malley during an interfaith memorial service for Boston Marathon bombing victims at Boston's Cathedral of the Holy Cross on April 18, 2013.

Does God want Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to get the death penalty?

Security personnel stand along Boylston Street near the finish line of the 119th Boston Marathon, held on April 20, 2015.

The Boston Marathon bombings changed the race — but not necessarily the security conversation

Dave Fortier survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing but still suffers from tinnitus, a ringing sound that doctors once told him would go away within a few days.

Boston Marathon bombing survivors deal with a lingering, invisible injury — tinnitus


The bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon caused hundreds of traumatic injuries. But among the most common is an invisible one: tinnitus, a persistent ringing in the ears that for some people still hasn’t stopped.

Patimat Suleimanova, aunt of Boston bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, holds a photo from the family archive at her house in Makhachkala.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s worldview was shaped by a jarring, unsettled childhood


In her new book The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy, Masha Gessen says no single event explains the brothers’ transition. But she looks for clues in Tamerlan’s unstable early years.

Steven and Mackenzie Loy at the start of the 2013 Boston Marathon. She was stopped a mile short of the finish line after the race was bombed.

Once thwarted by the Boston bombings, this marathoner prepares for the Paris Marathon post-Charlie Hebdo


Mackenzie Loy was stopped before the finish line after the Boston Marathon bombings, so she ran and finished last year. Now she’s running the first Paris Marathon to take place after the Charlie Hebdo attacks — but that hasn’t shaken her resolve.

A blood-stained message prosecutors say Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on the inside of a boat. The undated photo was presented as evidence to jurors at Tsarnaev's trial in Boston.

The man who escaped the Tsarnaev brothers takes the stand in Boston


Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial heard testimony on Friday from Dun Meng, who made a dramatic escape after his car was hijacked by bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile leaves the federal courthouse in Boston on the first day of the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on March 4, 2015.

Everyone says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev bombed the Boston Marathon — even his own lawyers


The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev opened with the accused bomber’s lawyers admitting that he carried out the crime. Emotions ran high as tapes and memories of the bombing were aired in court.