Boston Bombing

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Killed In Dubai Ferrari Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombing has been killed in a car accident in Dubai. Victoria McGrath, a university student in Boston, was...

Is Execution the Most Effective Punishment for the Boston Bomber?

Tom Beetham | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK
Tom Beetham

Tsarnaev's crimes are inexcusable, and I am the first to say he will probably never be fit to walk the streets as a free man. But if there's one thing you shouldn't fight a fire with, it's more fire.

Inspiring Boston Bomb Survivor 'Relieved' To Have Leg Amputated, Even Throws It A Party

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Rebekah DiMartino was at the finish line with her son Noah, and now-husband, Pete DiMartino, when the bomb went off at the Boston Marathon last year, ...

Boston Marathon Sets Off One Year After Terrorist Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.04.2014 | UK

One year on from the terrorist attack that left three dead and 260 injured, thousands of runners lined up on Monday to take part in the Boston Maratho...

Boston Bombing Halloween Costume Results In Internet Fury

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Tech

A woman who dressed as a victim of the Boston Marathon bombing has become the target of a vast - though unsurprising - online backlash. Identified ...

Was The Boston Bombing Suspect A White Supremacist?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK

One of the Boston bombing suspects was in possession of extreme right-wing material in the build up to the attack, it has emerged. A BBC investigat...

VOTE: What Was Your Favourite Picture Of The Week?

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker and Gareth Richman | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

The best pictures of the week are chosen by YOU voting on our interactive slideshow. This week started of the same as last week...waiting for the r...

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Arrives In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

The young man suspected of orchestrating the Boston Marathon bombing has arrived in court on Wednesday, where he will face survivors of the tragedy. ...

Boston Bombings Suspect's Army Of Teenage Fans Insist He's 'Too Beautiful To Be A Terrorist'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

An online movement calling to free Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is gathering pace – thanks to an army of teenage girls who believe he i...

Visual Data Mining From Crowdsourcing: From Augmented Reality to Augmented Security?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

There is a constant deluge of images being uploaded online every second as we speak. On social networks like Facebook and Google+, and online forums like Reddit and 4chan, millions of photos are being uploaded by users who click them with the now ubiquitous smartphone cameras.

College Friends Of Boston Bombing Suspects Arrested

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK

Men arrested over the Boston Marathon bombing are accused of destroying a rucksack belonging to one of the suspects. College friends of suspect Dzh...

Three 'Additional Suspects' Held Over Boston Bombing

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

Three more people have been arrested in the Boston Mararthon bombing investigation, police have announced. A tweet from Boston Police confirmed the...

Labour Urged To Axe Livingstone After Boston Bombing Comments

PA | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Politics

Ken Livingstone did not "directly blame" the US for the Boston bombings, Labour insisted after Tory demands for him to be axed over controversial comm...

Cameras Cameras Everywhere

William Davie | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
William Davie

There's a programme from the US that my parents like to watch called Person of Interest. My blog post today is not about Person of Interest. It's about an interesting point raised in it. Namely, does the government have a right to spy on you if this means preventing crime?

'America Took My Kids Away'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

The mother of Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has said she does not accept her sons carried out the attacks and said she wished...

WATCH: Joe Biden Pays Tribute To Boston Police Officer Killed In Hunt For Bombers

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

US Vice President Joe Biden has led tributes to the police officer who was killed during the hunt for the Boston marathon bomber. Biden spoke at th...

Body Found Is ‘Very Possibly' That Of Missing University Student Wrongly Identified As Boston Bombing Suspect

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Police searching for missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi have located a body. A man's body was pulled from Boston's Providence River o...

'My Kids Are Not Boston Bombers They Have Been Set Up'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK

The mother of the Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has claimed that the FBI called her years ago with concerns that her eldest m...

Reddit Manager Apologises For Boston 'Witch Hunt'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Tech

The general manager of Reddit has apologised for the online community's controversial attempt to crowdsource the search for perpetrators of the Boston...

Dzohkhar Tsarnaev Formally Charged..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and could face the death penalty Dzo...

Is Twitter a Good Source of Breaking News?

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Tech
Jamie Bartlett

Following the Boston bombings, anyone following the relevant feeds and hashtags would have seen a surge of contradictory stories and speculation, some important and true, others later exposed as nonsense. Twitter is both an enormous rumour mill, and invaluable source of valuable information. I could end this article here, but academics have been studying this question in detail since at least 2010, so I'm about to get a little technical.

Boston on 'Lock Down'

Camilla Barker | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Camilla Barker

By the time this story comes out, the events that followed will be plastered across the front pages of newspapers the world over. Well done, Boston, we kept 'wicked' calm and 'carried the hell on'. As exhausted and drained as we all are, we can now rejoice in the fact that our city is safe again.

FBI Questioned Boston Bomb Suspect In 2011

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK

The FBI was reportedly in contact with one of the Boston bombing suspects, raising questions about whether the attack which killed three people at the...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Captured

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

The 19-year-old surviving suspect of the Boston bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has been found hiding in a boat propped up in a suburban back garden. ...

Is This The Twitter Account Of 'Johar', The All-American Kid Accused Of Boston Bombing?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK

A Twitter account purportedly belonging to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the second suspect accused of the Boston marathon bombings, was last used two days after...