In the aftermath of Monday's attack on the Boston Marathon, anxious citizens in towns and cities across the country have called in reports of suspicious packages to their local police departments.
Thus far, it does not appear that any of the identified packages in fact posed any immediate danger to people in the surrounding area. Suspicious packages have been reported in New York, N.Y.; Cambridge, Mass.; Cincinnati, Oh.; Kansas City, Mo.; Los Angeles County, Calif.; Newark, N.J.; Seattle, Wash.; and Allentown, Penn., among other localities. read more
After two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon today, many marathoners and spectators are both left without a place to stay and unable to get in touch with friends and family. Please use the following links to find your friends and loved ones and or a safe place to stay in the Boston area.
If you or anyone you know is displaced by the events at today's Boston Marathon fill out this form for a place to stay: http://bit.ly/ZwDLxW read more
Updated Tuesday, 10:42 AM
In the aftermath of the two explosions which occurred at the Boston Marathon on Monday, President Obama, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, and other public officials expressed their condolences to the victims and described the government's response to the attack. Below are excerpts from their public statements. read more
This year, the U.S. government will again fail to collect billions of dollars in taxes from corporations and wealthy individuals who have moved their income into tax havens. And the United States won't be alone; in fact, as much as $20 trillion could be squirreled away in offshore tax shelters around the world. read more
The All In with Chris Hayes team puts out a daily call to the Twitter and Facebook communities for the “awesomest things” they encountered on the Internet.
1. Newsbound's Adam Doster released an interactive feature on the Football concussion crisis we reported on last week. Scientists' findings on the long-term and damaging effects of head injuries could change the American football culture forever. Learn about the evolution of the sport. read more