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  • Social Media Key in Boston Marathon Response Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 11:18 AM ET
    " MIT stands with victims and families. A hacked Green Building, displaying a U.S. Flag, faces Boston."

    As news of the blasts spread Monday, people in the area turned to social media to share updates and let loved ones know they were OK.

  • Boston Marathon Probe: Gathering Evidence Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    A young girl cries with her mother during the vigil for eight-year-old Martin Richard, from Dorchester, who was killed by an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 16, 2013 at Garvey Park in Boston, Massachusetts

    Authorities scouring the scene—on the ground and on rooftops—were able to gather significant evidence into the Boston Marathon bombing. Here are images of some of what they found.

  • McCaffrey: Bombs 'Not Sophisticated, Foreign-Made' Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:36 PM ET
    McCaffrey: Bombs 'Not Sophisticated, Foreign-Made'

    Security consultants say the entire calculus of protecting a marathon has changed, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn; and Gen. Barry McCaffrey, ex-National Security Council member, weighs in. "[These bombs] were not sophisticated foreign-made intelligence provided devices," says McCaffrey.

  • Guiliani: Speculation on Attacks Would Be a Mistake Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:29 PM ET
    Giuliani on Boston: We've Prevented Many Attacks

    Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani, who guided his city through the Sept. 11 attacks, said any speculation in the case of the Boston marathon attacks would be a mistake.

  • Boston Marathon Bombings Aftermath Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Boston Marathon Bombings Aftermath

    Two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday; 3 people died, and 176 people were hospitalized due to injuries, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Social Media & the Boston Bombings Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 2:57 PM ET
    Social Media & the Boston Bombings

    Social media has made an impact after the Boston bombings. There were more than 1.5 million tweets mentioning Boston just after 4:30 ET.

  • Too Complacent About Safety? Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 2:53 PM ET
    Too Complacent About Safety?

    The tragedy at the Boston Marathon on Monday was a terrible reminder of our safety. David Ropeik, Ropeik & Associates, shares his opinions.

  • White House: Boston to be Handled As 'Act of Terror' Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 2:04 PM ET
    White House: Boston to be Handled As 'Act of Terror'

    The finish line of a marathon is a high for runners, and of course that all changed in Boston yesterday, with CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Scenes From the Boston Marathon Bombing Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:19 PM ET
    Police officers with their guns drawn hear the second explosion down the street. The first explosion knocked down a runner at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.

    Scenes from the Boston Marathon bombing catastrophe, one of the nation's worst attacks since Sept. 11, 2001.

  • Officials: Explosives May Have Been Triggered By Timer Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    Officials: Explosives May Have Been Triggered By Timer

    President Obama expressed confidence the FBI and other agencies are investigating the deadly Boston Marathon bombing, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Boston Tragedy Cause Investors to Pause Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 10:45 AM ET
    Boston Tragedy Cause Investors to Pause

    Lawrence Glazer, Mayflower Advisors, explains why yesterday's tragic events may cause some people to re-evaluate their investment plans.

  • Boston on High Alert After Marathon Explosions Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    Boston on High Alert After Marathon Explosions

    CNBC's Scott Cohn talks to an eyewitness at Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon.

  • Terror in Boston Update: No Suspect in Custody Yet Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 6:07 AM ET
    Terror in Boston Update: No Suspect in Custody Yet

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest details on Monday's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon, as federal, state and local authorities continue their investigations.

  • Boston Police Searching Everywhere Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:53 PM ET
    Boston Police Searching Everywhere

    Boston Herald Columnist Joseph Battenfield says Boston police are still searching for other devices just in case.

  • 2 Explosions In Boston on Patriots' Day Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:39 PM ET
    2 Explosions In Boston on Patriots' Day

    Former FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker says his sources confirmed there was shrapnel in the explosives that went off at the Boston Marathon.

  • President's Response to Boston Attack Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:39 PM ET
    President's Response to Boston Attack

    CNBC's John Harwood reports law enforcement has not yet figured out exactly what happened at the Boston Marathon today.

  • McCann: We Can't Jump to Conclusions Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:32 PM ET
    McCann: We Can't Jump to Conclusions

    Fformer Chief of Security of the United Nations Michael McCann, discusses which tactics he thinks are most in need of investigation in the Boston Marathon explosions.

  • NBC: 8-Year-Old Killed In Boston Explosions Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:30 PM ET
    NBC: 8-Year-Old Killed In Boston Explosions

    One of the 2 people killed at the explosions at the Boston Marathon was an 8-year-old child, reports NBC's Katie Davis.

  • Very Eery Day In Boston: Bruno Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Very Eery Day In Boston: Bruno

    Boston Reporter Jackie Bruno offers insight on the site of where the explosions happened near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. "This is not what Boston is like after the marathon, it is a ghost town," she says.

  • Holland: Boston Officials Did Marvelous Job Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    Holland: Boston Officials Did Marvelous Job

    Michael Holland of Holland & Company, offers insight on the reaction from security after the explosions near the finish line at the Boston Marathon.

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