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    A suspicious backpack left near the Boston Marathon finish line caused the area to be cleared Tuesday, April 15, 2014. A suspicious backpack left near the Boston Marathon finish line caused the area to be cleared Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

    Boston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon site Video included

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    Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line. More>>



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    Tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing anniversary Video included

    The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute on the first anniversary of the bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute on the first anniversary of the bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
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    The three people killed and more than 260 injured a year ago Tuesday at the Boston Marathon are remembered.
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    I-Team: Still little known about bombing suspect's widow Video included

    Katherine Russell, widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, stands during a hearing in district court Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Wrentham, Mass., on charges of driving with a suspended license, speeding and driving an unregistered car. Katherine Russell, widow of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, stands during a hearing in district court Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in Wrentham, Mass., on charges of driving with a suspended license, speeding and driving an unregistered car.
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    A year later and the mystery still swirls around Katherine Russell, the Rhode Island widow of bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. More>>

    Cowboy hat hero at Boston Marathon remembers bombing Video included

    An emergency responder and volunteers, including Carlos Arredondo, in the cowboy hat, push Jeff Bauman in a wheelchair after he was injured in one of two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) An emergency responder and volunteers, including Carlos Arredondo, in the cowboy hat, push Jeff Bauman in a wheelchair after he was injured in one of two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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    A year later, the man in the cowboy hat who saved a stranger reflects on the Boston Marathon bombing. More>>

    MADD won't accept donation in social host deal Video included

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    Jayne Donegan told to  make a $5,000 contribution to MADD, and in exchange, police will drop an accusation she served alcohol to minors. Now MADD says they won't accept the donation.
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    Marathon survivor who lost leg ready to move on Video included

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    Heather Abbott says she hopes this year's Boston Marathon will bring closure and a new memory of the event. More>>

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    • MADD won't accept donation in social host deal

      MADD won't accept donation in social host deal

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-04-16 03:07:36 GMT
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      Jayne Donegan told to  make a $5,000 contribution to MADD, and in exchange, police will drop an accusation she served alcohol to minors. Now MADD says they won't accept the donation.
      Jayne Donegan told to  make a $5,000 contribution to MADD, and in exchange, police will drop an accusation she served alcohol to minors. Now MADD says they won't accept the donation.
    • Boston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon site

      Boston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon site

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:33 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:33:55 GMT
      A suspicious backpack left near the Boston Marathon finish line caused the area to be cleared Tuesday, April 15, 2014.A suspicious backpack left near the Boston Marathon finish line caused the area to be cleared Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
      Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
      Police say they've taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line.
    • Tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

      Tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 23:14:13 GMT
      The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute on the first anniversary of the bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.The family of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard place their hands over their hearts as they stand with former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, right, during a tribute on the first anniversary of the bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
      The three people killed and more than 260 injured a year ago Tuesday at the Boston Marathon are remembered.
      The three people killed and more than 260 injured a year ago Tuesday at the Boston Marathon are remembered.
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    • Slideshow: Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

      Slideshow: Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:40:12 GMT
      People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
      A day of tributes and a moment of silence will mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
      A day of tributes and a moment of silence will mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
    • Slideshow: Revisiting Boston bombing sites

      Slideshow: Revisiting Boston bombing sites

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:18:57 GMT
      This combination of May 7, 2013 and April 10, 2014 photos shows Kevin Brown placing a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, and people walking through the same square at lunchtime nearly a year later.This combination of May 7, 2013 and April 10, 2014 photos shows Kevin Brown placing a Teddy bear at a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Copley Square, and people walking through the same square at lunchtime nearly a year later.
      A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the city's landscape bears few reminders of the explosions.
      A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the city's landscape bears few reminders of the explosions.
    • Slideshow: Lunar eclipse

      Slideshow: Lunar eclipse

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-04-15 14:04:03 GMT
      Lunar eclipse April 15, 2014Lunar eclipse April 15, 2014
      The moon moved completely in the earth's shadow, causing a Blood Moon eclipse.
      The moon moved completely in the earth's shadow, causing a Blood Moon eclipse.
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    • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

      Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks

      The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were hurt, and the first responders, doctors and nurses who helped them.
      Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's...
    • New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

      New York police disband unit that spied on Muslims

      The New York Police Department says it has disbanded a special unit whose efforts to try to detect terror threats in Muslim communities through secret surveillance sparked outrage.
      A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.
    • Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters

      Detroit makes deal with retired cops, firefighters

      The city of Detroit has reached a deal with retired police officers and firefighters that would preserve current pensions.
      The city of Detroit reached a deal with a group of retired police officers and firefighters that would protect pensions but trim annual cost-of-living payments - the first major agreement with retirees in the bankruptcy...
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    • Slideshow: Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

      Slideshow: Boston Marathon bombing anniversary

      Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:40 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:40:12 GMT
      People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)People photograph a banner reading "Boston Strong" as it hangs at Rowes Wharf on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
      A day of tributes and a moment of silence will mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
      A day of tributes and a moment of silence will mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
    • Roger Williams Park Zoo opens Outback Trail exhibit

      Roger Williams Park Zoo opens Outback Trail exhibit

      Monday, April 14 2014 6:04 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:04:55 GMT
      Visitors can discover the land down under in the zoo's Outback Trail.
      Visitors can discover the land down under in the zoo's Outback Trail.
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