Carjacking victim describes harrowing night

The 26-year-old filled in some of the missing pieces between the death of MIT police officer Sean Collier and the shoot-out with the bombing suspects.

Police say the Marathon bombing suspects fired on them in Watertown from behind the SUV they had stolen in a carjacking.

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Police say the Marathon bombing suspects fired on them in Watertown from behind the SUV they had stolen in a carjacking.

Times Square was next target, officials say

If not for a firefight with police in Watertown, N.Y. Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said, the brothers might have followed up their attack with another in New York.

Mass. antiterror units in the dark on brother

The Boston Regional Intelligence Center and the Commonwealth Fusion Center were never informed that FBI agents had looked at Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s activities.

Kevin Cullen

Valor, devotion brought Watertown drama to end

How it all ended is a story of remarkable drama, bravery, and terror, and all thanks to police and fire officials.

Friendly fire may have wounded MBTA officer in shoot-out

Authorities are investigating whether the officer was wounded by friendly fire in the shoot-out with the bombing suspects, a State Police spokesman confirmed.

Winners Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo said their memories of the race are overshadowed by the carnage that came after.

Boston Marathon winners divided on returning

Emotionally scarred from the Marathon bombings, the 2013 elite runners are split on whether they will run in Boston again.

Daniel B. Winslow has served in all three branches of state government, including as a judge in Wrentham District Court.

Daniel Winslow cuts an independent path

Admirers see the candidate for US Senate as a policy wonk able to think big, skeptics see him as a self-promoting maverick.

A long line of passengers waited to go through a security checkpoint at Reagan National Airport in Washington on Thursday.

FAA furloughs lead to increased delays at Logan, elsewhere

About 33 percent of the flights at Logan International Airport were delayed, compared to 21 percent during the same period last week.

Michelangelo’s “Madonna and Child,” part of the Museum of Fine Arts exhibit of the artist’s drawings.

Art Review

Drawing from the master, Michelangelo

Michelangelo’s agitation and intelligence are on full display in a remarkable show of his drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Opinion on the bombings


The day after the Marathon bombings, a man in London carried newspapers featuring the story.

What will novelists say?

The central question for writers and critics resembles the one investigators are now asking: “Are we writing an immigrant tragedy or a narrative of international terrorism?”


political notebook

Obama consoles Texas community

President Obama consoled a rural Texas community rocked by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, telling mourners they are not alone in their grief.

Nation & World

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People gathered in Savar, Bangladesh, on Thursday as rescuers looked for survivors and bodies at the site of a building that collapsed Wednesday.

From factory’s rubble, cries for help

A garment factory building collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 275 people in Bangladesh, a day after police had ordered it evacuated.


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