Boston Marathon Bombing

Terrorists or Misfits? The Tsarnaevs Were Both

Both explanations for the brothers' alleged actions are correct

Both explanations for the brothers' alleged actions are correct.

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Crackpots for Crock Pots!

Will Wayne LaPierre defend every American's right to build a pressure-cooker bomb?

Will Wayne LaPierre defend every American's right to build a pressure-cooker bomb? 

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Don't 'Bro' Me, Bro!

It's time to retire the meaningless word

It's time to retire the meaningless descriptor.

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There's Nothing Wrong With Properly Politicizing a Tragedy

The unthinkable eventually happens. Why not exploit it?

The unthinkable eventually happens. Why not exploit it?

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Boston: More Like Sandy Hook Than 9/11

A conversation with Olivier Roy on the nature of the alleged Marathon terrorists

A conversation with Olivier Roy on the nature of modern terrorists.

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How One Suspect Shuttered a Whole City

Lockdowns like the one in Boston Friday are usually only for natural disasters

This morning, Boston residents—and people in the neighboring communities of Cambridge, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, and Watertown—awoke to the command that they “shelter in place.” A manhunt for a suspect in the bombing at Monday’s Boston Marathon was underway. Public transportation was suspended, taxis barred from the streets, businesses shuttered, and classes cancelled. Over 650,000 people were told to stay inside. Boston was on lockdown.

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"It Hit Home Because I Am an Amputee"

The Boston Marathon's wounded should look to the race for what they can still achieve

The Boston Marathon's wounded should look to the race for what they can still achieve.

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Sickly-Sweet Caroline

What makes Boston sports fans so annoying also equips them for tragedy

What makes Boston sports fans so annoying also equips them for tragedy.

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The Case for Looking

What we can learn from extremely violent photography

What we can learn from extremely violent photography of the Boston Marathon bombing. 

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Facebooking Through Tragedy

When disaster struck nearby, I logged off Twitter for a different kind of news

When disaster struck nearby, I logged off Twitter for a different kind of news.

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