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#Boston Marathon

# boston-marathon - Monday 22 April, 2013

Boston bombings suspect 'awake and responding to questions' - networks

ABC and NBC say Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose throat is severely injured, is writing his responses to questions from investigators.

# boston-marathon - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Authorities unsure if they'll ever be able to question Boston suspect

Boston City Mayor Tom Menino has said that authorities do not know if they will ever be able to question Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

North Caucasus rebels deny link to Boston attack

The website message said that rebels were “not waging any military activities against the United States of America”.

From The42 18 of the best pics from today's London marathon Review

18 of the best pics from today's London marathon

Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede won the men’s race, while Priscah Jeptoo triumphed in the women’s event.

From The42 Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon Inspirational This post contains videos

Days after the Boston bombings, this man is competing in London Marathon

Keith Luxon is running in his 72nd long-distance event today.

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.

# boston-marathon - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Column: I’m running in the London marathon and I’m proud I’ll be able to pay my respect to the Boston runners

Jenny Conlon says it’s difficult to understand why an event of achievement like the Boston Marathon would be targeted in such a way. Training for a marathon is one of the most challenging things you can do and it makes you realise that life is for living, she writes.

Czech ambassador issues statement to avoid confusion with Chechnya

Petr Gandalovič issued the statement following the Boston Marathon bombings, saying that he was “concerned to note in the social media a most unfortunate misunderstanding”.

From The42 Stadium chants 'U-S-A', sings 'Sweet Caroline' as Boston suspect arrested Boston Marathon This post contains videos

Stadium chants 'U-S-A', sings 'Sweet Caroline' as Boston suspect arrested

Dzokhar Tsarnev’s arrest prompted celebrations at Citi Field last night.

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Meet the Texan marathon runner who had two near misses this week

Joe Berti, who completed Monday’s Boston Marathon before witnessing the massive explosion at a fertiliser plant in Texas two days later, has said that he feels blessed that both he and his family are sill alive.

Barack Obama: 'All in all, this has been a tough week'

The US president reacted to the dramatic apprehending of the second suspect in the Boston bombings and the explosion at a Texas fertiliser plant at a press conference in the White House earlier.

Boston police: 'We're exhausted, but we have a victory here tonight'

At a hastily arranged press conference, visibly delighted police paid tribute to the work of their colleagues and gave more details about a dramatic showdown in Watertown.

Second suspect in Boston bombings in custody after boat drama

Police operation in the Boston suburb of Watertown leads to the capture of second suspect in the marathon bombings.

LIVE: Local TV covers the manhunt for the Boston Marathon suspect Boston This post contains videos

LIVE: Local TV covers the manhunt for the Boston Marathon suspect

Watch live coverage from the local ABC affiliate, WCVB, as it covers the manhunt for the ‘white hat’ bombing suspect.

# boston-marathon - Friday 19 April, 2013

UPDATED: Massive manhunt underway for ‘dangerous’ second Boston bomber

‘Suspect one’ who has been identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was shot dead by police during a shootout on Thursday night.

From The42 Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down Bigger Worries

Red Sox and Bruins games postponed following Boston lock-down

With a bombing suspect at large and public transport shut down, sporting matters have taken a back seat.

'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in Boston Bombings This post contains videos

'We're ashamed': Bombings suspects' uncle urges nephew to turn himself in

“Yes, we’re ashamed. They’re the children of my brother,” Ruslan Tsarni told a throng of reporters outside his home in Montgomery Village in Maryland today as the manhunt continues.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings Boston This post contains videos

Criticism after Aussie TV host draws ‘Irish’ link to Boston bombings

David Koch of Channel Seven says Boston’s Irish population may link the Marathon bombings to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

# boston-marathon - Thursday 18 April, 2013

FBI release video and photos in Boston Marathon investigation Boston Marathon This post contains images

FBI release video and photos in Boston Marathon investigation

The FBI has released video and images of two men as part of a public appeal for information about Monday’s attack which killed three people.

Obama tells Boston bombers: 'We will find you'

No claim of responsibility and no arrests have been made in connection with the twin bombings, though investigators are focused on two suspects.

Barack and Michelle Obama to honour bombing victims at Boston service

Meanwhile, investigators have found images of a potential suspect but have dismissed reports that an arrest has been made.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Thursday.

From The42 Boston remembers marathon victims with this hair-raising national anthem Boston Marathon This post contains videos

Boston remembers marathon victims with this hair-raising national anthem

Emotions ran high ahead of last night’s NHL match between the Bruins and the Sabres.

# boston-marathon - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Boston Police say no arrest in marathon bombings, FBI criticises media

It is also reported that authorities have an image of a suspect carrying and possibly dropping a black bag at the scene of the second bombing on Monday.

From The42 Stephen Colbert pays tribute to the Boston Marathon victims Speech This post contains videos

Stephen Colbert pays tribute to the Boston Marathon victims

He highlighted the generosity of several of the marathon runners, who went on to donate blood right after finishing the race.

Family Guy pulls episode featuring deaths at Boston Marathon

The episode had aired last month – and separately included clips of both deaths at the Boston Marathon, and of an explosion.

Column: Downtown Boston is a crime scene and I’m sitting in my office a few miles away

Having just moved to the US, Jan Schneider had planned to go watch the Boston Marathon. Luckily, other things came up and he never made it. Here’s his account of living in the aftermath of the Boston bombings.

Pics: Protesters, supporters and mourners at Margaret Thatcher's funeral Margaret Thatcher This post contains images

Pics: Protesters, supporters and mourners at Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Big Ben’s bell was silenced as Margaret Thatcher’s coffin was driven through the streets of London.

From The42 Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing Tribute

Red Sox honour victims of Boston Marathon bombing

“Even though we might not be in Boston right now, we carry this with us”, said manager John Farrell.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Wednesday.

Names of Boston bombing victims emerge as Obama plans sombre visit

Barack Obama will attend an interfaith service in Boston tomorrow, as details emerge of the victims – including an 8-year-old.

# boston-marathon - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Boston, from Heartbreak Hill to Heartbreak Marathon

Stephen O’Byrnes, a veteran marathon runner who completed the Boston Marathon ten years ago, explains how bombing the finishing straight is a particularly wicked and cruel act.

From The42 Snapshot: Hooperman pays tribute to Boston Marathon victims Support

Snapshot: Hooperman pays tribute to Boston Marathon victims

The club tonight showed their support for those who suffered from the tragedy.

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Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Boston bombs said to be made from pressure cookers

The pressure cookers are believed to have been packed with shards of metal, nails and ball bearings.

London Marathon runners asked to wear black ribbons

The race will go ahead as planned this Sunday after a period of silence to mark the tragic events at the Boston event yesterday.

From The42 Here's Sports Illustrated's powerful Boston Marathon cover Boston Marathon

Here's Sports Illustrated's powerful Boston Marathon cover

The famous weekly sports magazine captures one of the day’s most iconic images.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…