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.
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How it all ended is a story of remarkable drama, bravery, and terror, and all thanks to police and fire officials.
Authorities are investigating whether the officer was wounded by friendly fire in the shoot-out with the bombing suspects, a State Police spokesman confirmed.
Emotionally scarred from the Marathon bombings, the 2013 elite runners are split on whether they will run in Boston again.
Admirers see the candidate for US Senate as a policy wonk able to think big, skeptics see him as a self-promoting maverick.
About 33 percent of the flights at Logan International Airport were delayed, compared to 21 percent during the same period last week.
Michelangelo’s agitation and intelligence are on full display in a remarkable show of his drawings at the Museum of Fine Arts.
Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino came to support local businesses, closed for more than a week while Copley Square remained a crime scene.
Heather Abbott said having her lower leg amputated a week after the Marathon bombing was her best option for resuming her active life.
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?”
The Patriots traded the 29th overall selection for picks in the second (No. 52), third (83), fourth (102), and seventh (229) rounds.
Stephen F. Lynch has mistakenly accused US Senate primary foe Edward J. Markey of voting against the creation of the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
President Obama consoled a rural Texas community rocked by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, telling mourners they are not alone in their grief.
A garment factory building collapsed Wednesday, killing at least 275 people in Bangladesh, a day after police had ordered it evacuated.
The multinational energy management company is investing millions to build a global research and development center by December.
John Tiffany’s “The Glass Menagerie,” starring Cherry Jones as Amanda Wingfield, is going to Broadway with its original cast.