Boston Marathon Bombing

UPDATE: 2:20 PM EST Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old accused of setting off a pressure cooker bomb during the 2013 Boston Marathon, has been found guilty on all 30 counts. Tsarnaev was deemed responsible for the deaths of Krystle Campbell, Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, and Sean Collier. Story developing… ——— A verdict has been reached in the Boston Marathon […]

Olympic champion Gabby Douglas and her family are coming to a TV near you. According to reports, Gabby and family will be featured in a new Oxygen reality show debuting later this year. As of now, the working title is Douglas Family Gold. Gabby and her mom will be producers. Congrats to the Douglas family. Fans […]

This week marks the beginning of the Boston Marathon bombing trial, as a court decides on a potential jury to decide if the surviving suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is guilty for his role in the tragic 2013 incident that killed three and left hundreds of people injured. A total of 18 people will be chosen out of more than 1,200 for 12 […]

The U.S. continued to lead airstrikes against Islamic State (ISIS) militants on Thursday, targeting Syrian oil installations and killing nearly 20 people overnight. The airstrikes, which hit the militants’ main revenue stream, mark the third day of a U.S.-led air campaign meant to curb ISIS in Syria. Read about it here…[AP] The trial for accused Boston […]

An audio supervisor for the TV series Cops was killed while filming a police shoot-out at a fast-food restaurant robbery in Omaha, Neb. Bryce Dion, 38, is the first crew member to be killed while filming police, according to the show’s production company. Read about it here…[WSJ] The sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect […]

Citigroup Inc. announced that they will pay $7 billion to settle an investigation into shoddy mortgage-backed securities the bank sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. The banking giant confirmed the deal on Monday and will take a $3.8 billion charge in the second quarter in connection with the settlement. Citi will release its earnings […]

In response to an op-ed written by former Vice President Dick Cheney and daughter Liz that said no president had done worse in office than Barack Obama, (former) White House press secretary Jay Carney had this to say: “Which president was he talking about?” Epic. “It’s always good to hear from former Vice President Dick Cheney,” he added. […]

On Monday morning, the Boston Marathon started off like any other. Jubilant runners in bright clothing stretched to prepare for the 26.2 miles ahead of them. Family members, non-runners and friends alike gathered on the sidelines to cheer on the athletes. That unmistakable Boston pride enveloped the city. But this year, in the wake of last […]

As the country remembered the Boston Marathon Bombings one year later, a man was arrested last night for planting fake bombs in the racing area. According to Deadspin, Kayvon Edson was walking around the marathon’s finish line chanting “Boston Strong,” a saying the city adopted after last year’s tragic bombing, which killed three and injured 260. Wearing an […]

Boston Marathon survivor and dancer, Adrianne Haslet-Davis, recently left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC’s “Meet The Press.” Haslet-Davis  – who lost her foot in the bombing – said that she asked the national news program not to mention the bombing suspect’s name but they did anyway, which prompted her to […]

Search teams surveying the southern Indian Ocean for signs of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing March 8 may have another solid lead. Teams have detected yet another signal that investigators hope is coming from the black boxes on Flight 370. The latest ping brings the total of signals heard by team in just a […]

Talk about making a statement. The first round of guests who will be seated with First Lady Michelle Obama when President Barack Obama delivers his 2014 State of the Union Address on Tuesday has been released, and it looks like Jason Collins and Boston Marathon bombing survivors have made the cut. Collins’ attendance is set […]