The parents of the boy who was the youngest to die in the attack on the Boston Marathon asked federal prosecutors to abandon their effort to sentence the bomber to death, in a statement on the front page of the Boston Globe on Friday (April 17).Read More »
Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got to see the blood-stained message that prosecutors say he wrote on the inside of a boat he was hiding in before his violent capture, explaining his reasoning for killing innocent people.Read More »
I don't think Rolling Stone needed to choose a rock star glamor shot of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the cover of an issue devoted to helping us understand "the complexities of the issue" of the terrorist's life.Read More »
On the evening of the Boston bombings, my cousin called to deliberately inject me with a dose of fear.
I'm a Muslim and was traveling to give a speech on "Ending Religious Violence: The Journey to Peace."Read More »
Tragic events like the Boston Marathon bombing rip lives apart. An understandable reaction might be anger at God. In fact, this is one of the media discussion points of how the Tsarnaev brothers became radicalized. Perhaps there were disappointments. Perhaps these disappointments caused them to turn to religion.Read More »
In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings that left three dead and more than 260 injured, perhaps none face more significant adjustments or a longer road ahead than the 14 amputees who lost a limb.Read More »