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Members of Congress run Boston Marathon

Members of Congress run Boston Marathon

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Reps. Joe Kennedy III and Stephen Lynch and Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema joined more than 35,600 runners competing in Monday's Boston Marathon.
Gabrielle Levy
Sean Collier remembered one year after Boston bombing

Sean Collier remembered one year after Boston bombing

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19 (UPI) -- Memorial planned at MIT to honor officer allegedly killed in shootout with suspected Boston Marathon bombers.
Danielle Haynes
UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 19, 2014
By United Press International
Judge: Tsarnaev can see autopsy photos of Boston Marathon bomb victims

Judge: Tsarnaev can see autopsy photos of Boston Marathon bomb victims

BOSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Dzokhar Tsarnaev can examine autopsy photographs of the three people killed in the Boston Marathon bombing, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Frances Burns
Man arrested for placing backpacks at Boston Marathon finish line

Man arrested for placing backpacks at Boston Marathon finish line

BOSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- A man dressed in black chanting "Boston strong! Boston strong!" was arrested Tuesday for dropping two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Ananth Baliga
Boston police investigate unattended backpacks near marathon finish line

Boston police investigate unattended backpacks near marathon finish line

BOSTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Boston authorities have evacuated part of Boylston Street near the finish line.
Kate Stanton
Muslim community takes action to eradicate violent extremism

Muslim community takes action to eradicate violent extremism

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- A Muslim coalition Monday rolled out the first national outreach campaign to help community leaders mitigate threats of violent extremism among its members.
Mallory Black and Michelle Kim, Medill News Service
Boston remembers marathon bombing one year later

Boston remembers marathon bombing one year later

BOSTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Boston is preparing for memorial services and tributes to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing on the one-year anniversary of the attack.
Aileen Graef
New Jersey man sets out on 224-mile run to Boston to honor marathon bombing victims

New Jersey man sets out on 224-mile run to Boston to honor marathon bombing victims

BOSTON, April 14 (UPI) -- New Jersey man Larry Grogin will run 224 miles to the Boston Marathon to honor bombing victims and raise money for the Camp Hole in the Wall charity.
Evan Bleier
Boston bombers had six more bombs, were headed to Times Square

Boston bombers had six more bombs, were headed to Times Square

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- A congressional report found the actions of local law enforcement after the Boston bombing helped prevent a second, potentially worse attack.
Gabrielle Levy
Man injured in Boston Marathon bombing sues Glenn Beck for defamation

Man injured in Boston Marathon bombing sues Glenn Beck for defamation

April 1 (UPI) -- A Saudi student who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has filed a defamation lawsuit against conservative TV host Glenn Beck.
Frances Burns
Obama honors World Series champions Red Sox

Obama honors World Series champions Red Sox

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama welcomes the 2013 World Series champions, the Boston Red Sox, at the White House on Tuesday.
Gabrielle Levy
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Lawyers say older brother was asked to be FBI informant

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: Lawyers say older brother was asked to be FBI informant

March 29 (UPI) -- Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said the FBI tried to recruit older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev as an informant.
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FBI agent cleared in shooting of Todashev

FBI agent cleared in shooting of Todashev

March 21 (UPI) -- Prosecutor cleared of wrongdoing the FBI agent who shot, killed Ibragim Todashev, a Chechen man connected to the brothers accused of Boston Marathon bombing.
Gabrielle Levy
Boston bombing survivor dances again

Boston bombing survivor dances again

March 19 (UPI) -- Adrianne Haslet-Davis hasn't danced in public since the Boston Marathon bombings almost a year ago cost her the lower part of her left leg.
Gabrielle Levy
Boston Marathon organizers announce enhanced security measures

Boston Marathon organizers announce enhanced security measures

BOSTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Organizers of the Boston Marathon announced enhanced security for April's race in response to the bombings that killed three and injured hundreds last year.
Gabrielle Levy
Snowden to tech leaders: 'We need you to help us'

Snowden to tech leaders: 'We need you to help us'

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10 (UPI) -- Edward Snowden told tech leaders at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, their help was needed to protect civil liberties.

Al-Qaida launches terrorism magazine, Resurgence

LONDON, March 10 (UPI) -- An English-language magazine from al-Qaida seeks to exploit a sense of depravity from Muslims living in Western society, a terrorism analyst said.
Boston Athletic Association won't allow military to march in this year's marathon

Boston Athletic Association won't allow military to march in this year's marathon

BOSTON, March 5 (UPI) -- They're a familiar sight to anyone who's been to the Boston Marathon, but the fatigues-clad military ruckers have been barred from this year's race.
Gabrielle Levy
Federal officials search for friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Federal officials search for friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

BOSTON, March 4 (UPI) -- U.S. counter-terrorism officials are searching for a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber after she traveled to Chechnya last year, an official said.
Boston bombing suspect made 'statement to his detriment'

Boston bombing suspect made 'statement to his detriment'

March 1 (UPI) -- Prosecutors want to keep measures in place restricting visitations for suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev after he made a compromising statement in front of an FBI agent.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com

New security rules issued for 2014 Boston Marathon participants

BOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- People who like wearing costumes while running won't be able to in this year's Boston Marathon, security rules issued by the Boston Athletic Association said.

Lindenwood University student gets probation for drunken bomb threat

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A St. Louis woman was given probation for phoning a bomb threat to Lindenwood University, where she was a student, because she didn't do her homework.

Event to officially mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings

BOSTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The Boston Athletic Association said Thursday there will be an invitation-only tribute event to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.

Judge sets November trial date for accused Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A federal judge in Boston refused Wednesday to give Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers the months of preparation they sought, setting a November trial date.
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