Items tagged with Boston-Marathon
Yesterday’s terror in Boston was an awful reminder that we aren’t as safe as we thought. Someone managed to plant at least two bombs near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and reports indicate that among the dozens injured, three were killed, including an 8-year-old boy. (I personally had friends--parents of two young children--who were standing at that spot just 15 minutes or so before the explosion.) But it could have been much, much worse; NBC News reported last night that the size of the “backpack bombs” could have delivered a payload that reached as far as 150... Read more...