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Boston Comic-Con fans asked to leave 'weapons' home

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The producers of Boston Comic-Con asked costumed customers to leave their backpacks and prop weapons at home when the show opens Saturday.

NHL: Pittsburgh at Boston, ppd.

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Friday's game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins was postponed for a day because of the search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
MLB: Kansas City at Boston, ppd.

MLB: Kansas City at Boston, ppd.

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The game scheduled for Friday between the Kansas City Royals and Boston Red Sox was postponed due the manhunt for a suspected Boston Marathon bomber.

Students help principal finish marathon

TROY, Mich., April 19 (UPI) -- A Michigan principal whose Boston Marathon run was interrupted by the bombing was able to cross a finish line days later with the help of her students.
Dad says Boston suspects were framed for bombing

Dad says Boston suspects were framed for bombing

MOSCOW, April 19 (UPI) -- The father of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects told reporters in Russia Friday he suspected his two sons had been framed.
Boston Marathon bombings suspect on Twitter: 'stay safe people'

Boston Marathon bombings suspect on Twitter: 'stay safe people'

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Cryptic and mundane messages were posted on the Twitter account a high school friend said belongs to Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Classmates say bombing suspect was a regular kid

Classmates say bombing suspect was a regular kid

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19 (UPI) -- Classmates who remember Dzhokhar Tsarnaev from high school say he was a quiet, popular kid who competed on the wrestling team.
FBI visits sister of Boston bomb suspects

FBI visits sister of Boston bomb suspects

WEST NEW YORK, N.J., April 19 (UPI) -- A New Jersey woman said Friday she was a sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects and was devastated by the idea her brothers were involved in the attack.
Bombings put spotlight on Chechnya conflict

Bombings put spotlight on Chechnya conflict

WASHINGTON, April 19 (UPI) -- The identification of two Chechen brothers as Boston bombing suspects has put the spotlight on a conflict U.S. leaders have said is an internal Russian matter.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect studied engineering

Boston Marathon bombing suspect studied engineering

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev studied engineering and trained to be a boxer, a Boston University profile said.
Mitt Romney: President Obama gave 'superb' address at service

Mitt Romney: President Obama gave 'superb' address at service

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Former Republican U.S. presidential nominee Mitt Romney gave President Obama high marks for his remarks on the Boston Marathon bombings victims.

Lutheran Charities 'K-9 Comfort Dogs' visit marathon shooting victims

BOSTON, April 19 (UPI) -- Some dogs of the Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog program were taken to visit hospital patients injured in the Boston Marathon bombings, a minister said.
FBI releases photos of two Boston Marathon bombing suspects

FBI releases photos of two Boston Marathon bombing suspects

BOSTON, April 18 (UPI) -- The FBI released photographs of two men identified as suspects in the bomb attack at the Boston Marathon and appealed for the public's help in identifying them.
Texas fertilizer plant explodes; search and rescue under way

Texas fertilizer plant explodes; search and rescue under way

WEST, Texas, April 18 (UPI) -- Emergency responders in West, Texas, searched for survivors Thursday, one day after a fertilizer plant fire and explosions caused scores of casualties.
N.Y. Post defends identifying 2, later cleared' as Boston 'bag men'

N.Y. Post defends identifying 2, later cleared' as Boston 'bag men'

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- The New York Post said it stands by a Thursday story in which it calls two men pictured at the Boston Marathon "bag men" even though both have been cleared.
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SWAT teams drive down School Street in Watertown, Massachusetts during a massive manhunt for one of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects on April 19, 2013. Monday's Boston Marathon bombing left three dead and over 170 injured. UPI/Matthew Healey
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Two pressure cooker bombs exploded without warning during the 2013 Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, killing 3 people and injuring 183 others. The bombs were placed near the finish line, along Boylston Street. They exploded at 2:50 p.m. EDT (18:50 UTC), about 12 seconds apart. Doctors treating the injured have removed small metallic objects from them, including nails.

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