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Watertown Residents Cheer Being 'Liberated' By Bomb Suspect's Arrest

After days spent living in apprehension and fear following Monday's bomb attack at the Boston Marathon, residents celebrated the capture of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday night.

Boston Bombings Point To Growing Threat Of Homegrown Terrorism

Most major terrorist attacks against the U.S. have originated abroad. But as details of the Boston Marathon bombings emerge, reports point to two young men of Chechen origin who were seemingly fully integrated into American society.

The Tsarnaev Brothers: What We Know About The Boston Bombing Suspects

Information about brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev has turned from a trickle into a flood this week, after police publicly identified them as suspects. Friends and former coaches say the people they remember don't seem capable of carrying out days of violence.

A 'Tough, Smart, Proud Town' Meets Terror With Determination

The bombing attack at the Boston Marathon Monday could have caused scrambling and panic. Instead, the tragedy revealed the city's character as people rushed to help each other.

A Thank You To Al Neuharth, Founder Of 'USA Today'

He willed the nation's newspaper into life in 1982. And he insisted on some basic rules that sometimes get forgotten.

Boston: A Real-World Test Of Homeland Security

The bombing and its aftermath revealed a massive, highly coordinated homeland security apparatus that can organize a mass casualty disaster or lock down a major American city at a moment's notice. Or both.

After Bombing Suspect Captured, Next Steps Begin

One bombing suspect is dead and the other in custody after a week of investigation that led to a tense manhunt and standoff Friday. NPR's David Schaper joins Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon with the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings aftermath.