Officials take stock of bombing response as suspect is moved

After suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was moved to a federal prison hospital in Ayer, Governor Patrick defended his response to the manhunt.

The Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in Roxbury held Friday prayer, with clergy of other faiths present.

Essdras M Suarez/Globe staff

Boston Muslims gather, saddened and shaken

For many area Muslims, the feeling of being besieged by scrutiny hasn’t lifted since the Marathon bombings.

Congress is briefed on radical Islamists in Northern Caucasus

Terrorist groups in the Northern Caucasus pose little immediate threat to the US, harboring most of their ill will for Russia.

// At Russian festival, pride interlaces with sadness

Organizers of an arts and culture festival in Newton said they were horrified to learn that the Marathon bombing suspects were from Russia.

Opinion | Michael Craig Miller

// Testing the brain of Tamerlan Tsarnaev

One case is not going to satisfy our curiosity, but we do have an opportunity now to examine important and interesting evidence that is there for the taking.

Back Bay stores secure US loan aid

Small businesses that suffered financial losses because of the Boston Marathon bombings will be able to apply for federal loan assistance.

Trooper Ed Mathurin, the tactical flight officer the night of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture, described the operation at Plymouth Airport Friday.

Copter’s camera could see Boston bombing suspect

The helicopter team searching for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was stunned to see his silhouette in a boat as they flew over Watertown.

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Miss. man arrested in poison letter case, FBI says

Everett Dutschke was arrested at his home in connection with letters, allegedly containing ricin, that were sent to the president and other officials.

James “Whitey” Bulger.

‘Whitey’ Bulger wants immunity ruling vacated

James “Whitey” Bulger made his first public appearance in months, before a new judge at the South Boston courthouse.

Celtics (from left) Chris Wilcox, Jason Terry, Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett headed off the court knowing their season could come to an end on Sunday.

Dan Shaughnessy

Celtics look like they’re done

After their 90-76 loss to the Knicks on Friday, it looks like this series is not coming back to Boston next week.

Opinion on the bombings


The bombing suspects stood near an SUV that had been carjacked. The victim had escaped earlier.

Tsarnaevs’ carjacking victim: Quick thinking saved lives

The 26-year-old deserves Boston’s praise and thanks because his calm under pressure may well have prevented further tragedies.


President Obama spoke Friday at a Planned Parenthood meeting in Washington, calling some of the new laws “absurd.”

Obama voices criticism of tough new abortion laws

President Obama assailed conservatives who have sought to restrict access to abortion and contraception, saying “you want to make sure you’re still living in 2013.”