Boston

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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When two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring 176, the Department of Homeland Security’s designated “center of excellence” for developing explosive detection technology was closed for the day. Why? Because the center is co-directed by Northeastern University, which, like just about everything else in Boston, was closed for Patriots' Day.

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The Return of the Tourniquet

What we learned from war led to lives saved in Boston

What we learned from war led to lives saved in Boston.

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Running in Defiance

How the Boston Marathon helped the fights for equal rights

How the Boston Marathon helped the fights for equal rights.

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Newspapers in a Time of Need

Boston's papers shined after Monday's bombing. Then again, so did social media.

Boston's papers shined after Monday's bombing. Then again, so did social media.

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"There Is No Finish Line"

What the runners did when the bombs went off

What the runners did when the bombs went off.

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It's Impossible to Make Marathons Safe

The Boston bombing was a tragedy we can't prevent

The Boston bombing was a tragedy we can't prevent.

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The Fallen Man

Marathons push ordinary people to be extraordinary. One photo from Monday's bombing made that clear.

Marathons push ordinary people to be extraordinary. One photo from Monday's bombing made that clear.

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Barney Frank doesn't want to leave Washington just yet, after all. Driving back to Massachusetts, he explained why.

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D.C. changed, but the Washington Post didn't. Can Metro coverage save it now?

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