An armored vehicle is driven near Mount Auburn and Melendy streets in Watertown.
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A heavily armed Boston police officer stands guard in front of the Taj Hotel on Tuesday.
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A U.S. soldier patrols at Grand Central station in New York on Tuesday. Safety concerns led to stepped-up security at public places and events after the bombings in Boston.
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Metro SWAT members hang off the back of a truck as they prepare to search the School and Walnut Street neighborhood in Watertown on Friday.
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SWAT team members search for the remaining Boston Marathon bombing suspect at an apartment building. One of the two suspects died after a chase and shootout earlier Friday. The second was captured late Friday night.
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A National Guard helicopter takes off in Watertown, Mass., after landing in a shopping mall as part of search operations for one of the bombing suspects.
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A police officer stands at alert in tactical gear in Watertown on Friday.
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Members of the Massachusetts National Guard wait on Boston Common for orders Monday evening after the deadly explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
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A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs that exploded during the Boston Marathon on Monday.
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SWAT team members search for the remaining Boston Marathon bombing suspect at an apartment building. One of the two suspects died after a chase and shootout earlier Friday.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspects are ethnic Chechens with links to the volatile North Caucasus region of Russia. Moscow's reaction to that fact appears to be as complex as the region's turbulent history.
With the house-to-house search over and the living and dead largely accounted for, the town of West, Texas, began the transition from shock and disbelief to communal grieving.
On Friday night, mourners gathered at St. Mary Church of the Assumption to remember the dead. Many of the dead were first responders who were fighting a roaring fire for 30 minutes before the explosion, which was felt 80 miles away in Fort Worth.
Texas Sen. John Cornyn caused a stir when he suggested that there might be many more people missing than thought.
Gunfire and explosions have been heard in the Boston suburb of Watertown, Mass., and police have converged on the area. The events there follow the shooting death late Thursday of a campus police officer at the nearby Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
While the nation’s attention is focused on the unfolding events following Monday’s explosions at the Boston Marathon, Oklahoma City bombing survivors, victims’ family members and others gathered Friday morning for the annual remembrance of that disaster.
After 18 years, the service follows a routine: bag pipes, one second of silence for each of the 168 people who died, a few comments, and then the reading of the names of those killed in the blast.
Hans and Torrey Butzer, along with their partner Sven Berg, designed the Outdoor Symbolic Portion of the memorial while living in Berlin in 1997. As Americans living in Germany, Hans Butzer says that blended environment guided their artistic vision for the project.
House Democrats started off the week by gathering members of their caucus and supporters of an expansion to the Medicaid insurance program. House Minority Leader Scott Inman (D-Del City) says Oklahomans have sent approximately $27 billion in taxpayer dollars to the federal government.
“We come together as a community of Oklahoma citizens today and call upon our governor and our legislative leaders to just bring some of those $27 billion back to Oklahoma to take care of those people who desperately need healthcare.”