Marathon bombings

Potential psychological explanations behind bombings

Pictured at left, Marathon bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. At right: Lee Boyd Malvo saw John Allen Muhammad as a father figure. There are some similarities between the Washington, D.C., snipers and the Tsarnaev brothers.

Left: Bob Leonard/AP; Right: Sheila Tezano/Polaris/AP

Psychologists say there are some similarities between Washington, D.C., snipers Lee Boyd Malvo and John Allen Muhammad, and the Tsarnaev brothers.

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Mike Jefferson (left) who ran the Marathon, with Paul Norden at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital.

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