Terrorism

Associated Press

The Aftermath of a Train Station Terror Attack in China

Officials say a separatist group is responsible for a knife attack Saturday that killed 29 and injured 130. 

Associated Press

The Boston Marathon's New Security Rules Warn Away Would-be Race Crashers

Anyone caught sneaking past the starting line or onto the path mid-race will be in trouble.

REUTERS

The Sochi Threat Matrix, Deconstructed

Russia has 40,000 police and military staff on the ground for the Olympics. Will it be enough?

REUTERS

Russia's Terror Attacks Don't Mean We Should Treat Mass Transit Like Airports

City buses and trains are vulnerable to terrorists, but trying to make them safer would ruin them.

Elena Olivo

Why It's Easier to Sympathize With Boston's Police Chief than New York's

A few months after the marathon bombing, Ed Davis talks about civil liberties with more nuance than Ray Kelly.

REUTERS

Why We Can't Actually Make Shopping Malls Impervious to Terror Attacks

If this discussion sounds familiar, it's because we've had it before.

Stockholm Artists Protest Obama by Putting Guantanamo Hoods on Statues

Street artists decry the "hypocrisy" of the President's plea for military action in Syria.

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Cities Might Not Be as Prepared as They Think for a Bioterrorism Attack

Smallpox maliciously released in London would spread to several countries before governments could intervene, a new model predicts.

AP

New York Takes Aim at Terrorism With Odorless Gas Release in Subway

There was more gas than usual on the New York City subway system Tuesday morning, if that's even possible.

Reuters

How Toronto's Muslim Community Helped Catch the Would-Be Train Bombers

Religious groups can be capable -- and sometimes incredibly deft -- at policing extremists within their own ranks.

Reuters

The Psychology of a Citywide Lockdown

People around Boston didn't stay inside Friday because the city forced them to. And this distinction matters.

The Geography of the Boston Marathon Manhunt

Much of last night's action took place in Cambridge and Watertown, a western suburb of Boston.

Reuters

Boston, Suburbs on Lockdown; a 'Terrifying Scene'

All transit has been suspended; residents urged to remain in their homes. Police are conducting a door-to-door manhunt for second bombing suspect.

Reuters

'Boston, You're My Home'

Makeshift memorials from around the city.

Boston Office of Travel and Tourism

What It Feels Like to Be a Boston Alum Right Now

There are millions of men and women wandering around America who spent the best years of their lives in this city.

Reuters

Why the Boston Marathon Is an Especially Sinister Target for Terror

The bombings have turned all the cues and surroundings of this time of year upside down.

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There Is Almost Definitely Camera Footage of the Boston Marathon Attackers ... Somewhere

The city of Boston is blanketed with security cameras. But finding the right shots is a little like looking for a needle in a hay stack.

Reuters

A World Without Trash Cans?

Early reports suggest at least one of the bombs used in yesterday's Boston Marathon attack was hidden in a garbage can. There's a case to be made for removing them all.

Reuters

Major U.S. Cities Remain on High Alert Following Boston Marathon Attacks

New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C. have stepped up police presence on transit, at tourist attractions, and near hotels.