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Muslims Fear Backlash After Suspects Faith Revealed

All week, since the Boston marathon bombings, many Muslims have been praying that the attackers were not of their faith. Now that family members have confirmed the two young men were indeed, Muslim, many are bracing for a backlash.

Witness To A Manhunt In Your Own Backyard

Franklin Street in Watertown, Mass., was the epicenter of the massive manhunt for the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks to a resident of Franklin Street about what it was like.

In Boston, The Search For Answers Begins

Now that one suspect in the Boston bombings is captured and the other dead, the quest for answers begins and investigators look for motives. Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Gjelten about what's next for Boston.

The Search For Answers In Boston: Why? How? Anyone Else?

With the capture Friday night of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old surviving suspect in the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the story moves into a new phase — one of trying to answer critical questions. In particular, are there more bombs and are other people involved?


Two Decades Later, Some Branch Davidians Still Believe

Twenty years ago, federal agents clashed with David Koresh's Branch Davidian community near Waco, Texas. The standoff ended with a raid and fire in which some 80 children, women and men perished. It's remembered as one of the darkest chapters in American law enforcement.

Officials Seek Answers In Aftermath Of Deadly Plant Explosion

The search for survivors has ended, and investigators are trying to figure out what led to fiery explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, on Wednesday. At least 14 people are confirmed dead, many of them first responders.