A grim hunt for answers in wake of attack

Five-year-old boy remains in critical condition

A doctor gave updates today on some of the injured, and the lid of one of the pressure cookers was reportedly found on the roof of a building near the blast site.

Suspicious letter mailed to Obama

The letter containing a “suspicious substance” comes a day after a letter was mailed to Senator Roger Wicker that tested positive for poisonous ricin.

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At trauma centers across Boston Monday, doctors and nurses were pulled from treating routine chest pain and twisted ankles.

Opinion on the bombings


How do you tell a child about the Boston Marathon blasts?

This is school vacation week, and kids are expecting a week of heightened fun. How do you reconcile that with the terrible events of Monday?


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Fans can expect to see increased police presence at sporting events after the attack at the Boston Marathon.

Boston set to ramp up security for sporting events

When the Bruins host the Sabres Wednesday in the city’s first game since the attacks, fans can expect security to be extremely tight.