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# boston - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect had links to slain Islamists

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during his capture, was known to have been in contact with a Dagestan militants.

# boston - Monday 29 April, 2013

Mother of Boston Marathon suspects insists: 'My sons are innocent'

Zubeidat Tsarnaeva has herself started drawing the attention of law enforcement, as she insists her family are innocent.

# boston - Saturday 27 April, 2013

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?

# boston - Friday 26 April, 2013

Boston bombing suspect moved to prison

He has been moved to a prison medical centre, reports say.

# boston - Thursday 25 April, 2013

From The42 Boston Magazine's stunning marathon cover Tribute

Boston Magazine's stunning marathon cover

“We will finish the race” is the message from Massachusetts.

# boston - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Boston bombing highlights problems tracking 'lone wolves'

Counter-terrorism experts have warned that attempting to thwart attacks by radicals working in isolation is a practically impossible task.

# boston - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse USA

Boston bombing most closely followed news story since Wall Street collapse

Study of American media finds it fifth in the top stories for public since 9/11.

Boston bomb suspect blames brother

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators his brother was the leader in last week’s deadly attacks, and that no international terrorist groups were involved.

# boston - Monday 22 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added dogs comforting people

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Update: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged in hospital bed, faces death penalty

His first hearing in US federal court has been scheduled for Thursday, 30 May.

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 - Sunday 21 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Ricky the toy poodle

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

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”.

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Video shows how police found Boston bombing suspect

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in a serious condition in a Boston hospital, under armed guard.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

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 - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added iPhone dominoes

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

Nothing found following reports of 'suspicious device' at Boston's South Station

The station was cleared as a precautionary measure.

Interpol issues global security alert at US request

Meanwhile, security staff are out with sniffer dogs checking the location of the finish line for the London Marathon, which takes place tomorrow.

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?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

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

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.

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 - 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.

The Evening Fix... now with added ways to test if your smile still works

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

'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 9 at 9: Friday

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

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 - 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.

Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy held without bail in Boston

Aisling Brady McCarthy has been charged in connection with the death of a child who was found injured in her care.

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.

Irish nanny due in court today to face murder charge over child's death

Aisling Brady McCarthy has been charged in connection with the death of a child who was found injured in her care.

# boston - 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.