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  • April 19, 2013  

    The manhunt for Boston Marathon bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev came to an end Friday evening in the suburb of Watertown, Mass. Ray Suarez talks to WGBH reporter Phillip Martin, Farah Stockman of the Boston Globe and Bruce Gellerman of WBUR about how police found and captured the suspect, plus a sense of relief across Boston. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2013  

    Family, friends and acquaintances have come forward to describe the two Tsarnaev brothers, suspected of bombing Boston’s Marathon. Ray Suarez talks to Farah Stockman of The Boston Globe and WBUR Public Radio’s David Boeri about the city’s extreme security measures, as well as what reporters know about the lives of the suspects. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2013  

    Authorities are examining whether the Tsarnaev brothers had become ideological militants and whether they acted alone or had accomplices. Jeffrey Brown talks to New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt, Mark Hosenball of Reuters and Bruce Hoffman, director of the Center for Security Studies at Georgetown University. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2013  

    The city and suburbs of Boston were put on lockdown and residents were told to stay in their homes after an early morning shootout in Watertown, Mass., between police and two bombing suspects. One of the suspects, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed, and a police officer was killed earlier that night. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013    

    Update: (8:40 a.m. EDT, April 19th) the FBI has released this image of suspect 2, who is believed to still be at large in the Boston area. The AP has identified this suspect as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge. … Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013    

    President Barack Obama honored victims of Monday’s marathon bombings at an interfaith service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston on Thursday. BOSTON — President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation … Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013    

    A women bicycles through a polluted Beijing on Jan. 23. Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images. Lost amid the high power diplomacy over North Korea’s nuclear threats, but perhaps provoked by the more immediate risks to Chinese citizens breathing dangerously foul … Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013    

    The drone debate usually centers around U.S. use of the unmanned aircraft in other countries, such as Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen, to target terrorists. But how are drones used in the United States and how far are we from miniature helicopters flying up to our windows and peeking in? Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013  

    A fire and resulting explosion at a fertilizer plant has ravaged the small Texas town of West. The massive blast, which occurred around 8 p.m. local time, left surrounding streets in ruins. Ray Suarez reports on the continuing search for survivors and the mounting toll of dead and wounded. Continue reading

  • April 18, 2013  

    The explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant has left scores injured and killed a still unconfirmed number of people. Although the cause of the explosion is yet unknown, authorities say there is no evidence of foul play. Ray Suarez talks with KERA Public Radio’s BJ Austin for more on the investigation and the search for survivors. Continue reading