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Miranda Rights And Tsarnaev: Ex-U.S. Attorney General Weighs In

John Ashcroft, who helped create the legal framework during the most recent Bush administration for prosecuting those accused of terrorism. He says U.S. officials are correct to invoke a public safety exception and not read Dzhokhar Tsarnaev his Miranda rights.
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Boston Update: Officials Wait To Question Suspect; Memorial Held Sunday

As investigators wait to interview wounded Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the site of the twin attacks is still being processed for evidence. Nearby, mourners and well-wishers have left a pile of flowers, notes and mementoes in the days since the attack.
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Boston, Bombs And Lessons From Israel

The Boston bombings rocked the nation, making it hard to remember that the country has been largely terror-free at home for more than a decade. In comparison, Israel endured the equivalent of a Boston Marathon bombing every week in 2002.
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Amid Terror, Congress Stumbles On Legislative Battles

Last week began with President Obama hopeful about prospects for gun control and immigration legislation to advance, but the President's focus quickly turned to terrorism and consoling a shaken nation, as gun control legislation floundered in the Senate. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin talks with NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson.
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Runners Honor Victims Of Marathon Bombing

Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin takes a moment to note how racers around the country honored the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing in their races on Saturday.
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Amputee Community Helps Bomb Victims Cope With Injuries

Many of the surviving victims of the Boston bombings lost limbs in the blast, and will not have to cope with that loss. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin speaks with Lindsay Ess, a quadruple amputee who wanted to let those affected know that there is life after limb loss.

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