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Full coverage: Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath

Twin blasts near the finish line kill three people and leave scores injured. A tense investigation and manhunt yields two suspects, brothers, one of whom is killed in a firefight that leaves an MIT police officer dead. The other suspect is found and taken into custody.

  • Boston Marathon bombing report questions police tactics during chaotic manhunt

    Boston Marathon bombing report questions police tactics during chaotic manhunt

    A report analyzing the response to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings largely praised first responders and paramedics for life-saving measures taken at the site of the explosions, but also raised questions about decisions made by police officers during the chaotic manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers....

  • Mark Wahlberg, CBS making Boston Marathon bombing film 'Patriots' Day'

    Mark Wahlberg, CBS making Boston Marathon bombing film 'Patriots' Day'

    Mark Wahlberg and CBS Films are teaming to make "Patriots' Day," a feature film chronicling the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the ensuing manhunt for the perpetrators, the studio announced Tuesday. The film will be based on the firsthand account of former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis,...

  • Jury sees Boston bomber's writings on Islam and 'killing innocent people'

    Jury sees Boston bomber's writings on Islam and 'killing innocent people'

    Minutes after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured hiding in a boat in Watertown, Mass., two Boston police bomb technicians climbed into the craft searching for explosive devices. Instead they stumbled upon writings he had scribbled on the left side of the hull. Pictures of those writings were shown...

  • Victims in Boston Marathon bombings tell jurors about chaos, carnage

    Victims in Boston Marathon bombings tell jurors about chaos, carnage

    The tall, well-built man, dressed in a hooded sweater and carrying a black backpack, bumped into Jeffrey Bauman in the throngs of spectators at the Boston Marathon finish line. Bauman, who had come to cheer on his girlfriend, immediately thought the solitary man looked out of place. Not realizing...

  • Boston Marathon bombing jury is chosen, allowing trial to begin

    Boston Marathon bombing jury is chosen, allowing trial to begin

    Ten women and eight men, all of them Boston-area residents, were selected Tuesday afternoon as jurors and alternates to hear the case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- the trial at last getting underway after two months of jury selection and repeated attempts to move the case...

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