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Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox, reflects on marathon bombing

DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and resilience” in the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon bombing. ...

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Prosecutor to examine shooting of man tied to Boston bombings

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The top prosecutor in Orlando said Thursday, Aug. 8 that he will review what led to the fatal shooting of a Chechen immigrant during questioning by the FBI and other agents over the man’s ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. State Attorney Jeff ...

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Sports unite a city going through nightmares

It’s hard to understand why people want to cause harm to others. On Monday, April 15, two suspects set off bombs near the finish line at the Boston Marathon. Lives were lost, hundreds were injured, and a nation was struck at one of its most vulnerable positions: a public event ...

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Boston bombing suspects captured

>>Associated Press WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — Police say the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings exchanged gunfire with law enforcement for an hour while holed up in a boat before being captured. Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says the suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (JOH’-kahr tsahr-NY’-ev), was hospitalized late Friday in ...

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Obama honors bombing victims in Boston

ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON — President Barack Obama sought to inspire a stricken city and comfort an unnerved nation Thursday, declaring that Boston “will run again” and vowing to hunt down the perpetrator of the twin blasts that brought mayhem and death to the Boston Marathon. “If they sought to intimidate ...

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