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12:40 PM ET, April 19, 2013


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The Boston Globe:
One suspect in custody, another remains on the loose  —  WATERTOWN — One suspect in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings has been captured, according to an official with knowledge of the investigation.  Another remains on the loose in Watertown after a firefight with police.
U.S. News:
One Boston Marathon suspect killed; second suspect, his brother, on loose after firefight  —  The two marathon bombing suspects.  The man in the white hat is still believed to be at large.  —  With a bomb strapped to his chest, one of the Boston Marathon suspects was killed early Friday …
Adam Serwer / Mother Jones:
Boston Bombing Suspect Posted Video on Al Qaeda Prophecy on YouTube  —  The deceased suspect in the bombing of the Boston marathon, which killed three and injured more than 170, appears to have posted a video extolling an extremist religious prophecy associated with Al Qaeda to his YouTube page.
New York Times:
One Boston Bombing Suspect Is Dead  —  By KATHARINE Q. SEELYE, RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. and JESS BIDGOOD  —  BOSTON — The Boston region was in the grip of a security emergency as police pursued one of the suspects believed to be responsible for the Monday bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Chris Geidner / BuzzFeed:
What We Know About Boston Marathon Bomb Suspects Dzhokhar And Tamerlan Tsarnaev  —  AP and NBC reported that Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev came to the U.S. from or near Chechnya, but both have apparently spent several years in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  —  Dzhokhar Tsarnaev  —  Via:
The Lede:
New, Higher-Resolution Image of Boston Marathon Suspect Emerges  —  Shortly after finishing the Boston Marathon this week David Green, 49, was walking to meet friends when two bombs exploded in front of him as he faced east on the corner of Fairfield and Boylston Streets.
David Weigel / Slate:
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Dead Bombing Suspect: “I Don't Have a Single American Friend”  —  MYSLATE  —  Follow all Blog articles.  —  Follow the Weigel blog.  —  Follow stories by David Weigel.  —  MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate.
Boston Bombing Victim in Iconic Photo Helped Identify Attackers  —  FBI Releases Images of Two Boston Bombing Suspects  —  Minutes before the bombs blew up in Boston, Jeff Bauman looked into the eyes of the man who tried to kill him.  —  Just before 3 p.m. on April 15 …
Bianna Golodryga / ABCNEWS:
Boston Bomb Suspect's Dad Tells Him to Surrender, Warns ‘ Hell Will Break Loose’ if Son Dies  —  The father of suspected Boston Marathon bomber called on his son today to give up peacefully, but warned the U.S. that if his son is killed “all hell will break loose.”
Timothy Burke / Deadspin:
Everything We Know About Tamerlan Tsarnaev, Dead Bombing Suspect  —  Authorities are now confirming the two suspects sought in Monday's Boston Marathon bombing are two Russian-born (as reported by the AP) Chechen brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.  Tamerlan, the older brother, is dead.
Arsen Mollayev /
Boston suspect's father says he's a ‘true angel’  —  You are here  —  Home » Russia » Boston suspect's father says he's a ‘true angel’  —  This photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows a suspect that officials identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev …
Boston bombing suspects identified as Tsarnaev brothers from Russia, near Chechnya  —  The suspects in Boston bombing were identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and his brother Dzhokhar, 19.  The elder brother was killed in the stand-off with the police, while the younger one remains at large.
Patricia Wen / The Boston Globe:
College friend shocked by charge he is Boston Marathon bomber
Discussion: The Hill, Crooks and Liars and The Hill
Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed:
Former Classmates Shocked By Boston Bombing Suspect's Crimes
Rosie Gray / BuzzFeed:
Chechen President Blames American Upbringing For Suspected Boston Bombers
Discussion: Weekly Standard
David Kenner / FP Passport:
Who is Tamerlan Tsarnaev?  —  The suspect in the Boston Marathon …
U.S. News:
Boston on lockdown during marathon manhunt for white-hat suspect
Wall Street Journal:
Boston Bombing Suspect Killed in Shootout
Discussion: Clayton Cramer's Blog
Daily Mail:
Boston marathon bombing suspect KILLED in shoot-out: Second terrorist still on run after gun battle …
Discussion: Power Line and Right Wing News
Boston Globe:
People in Boston, surrounding communities, told to stay indoors as hunt for Marathon bombing …
Talking Points Memo:
NBC's Pete Williams: Other Suspect Identified As Tamerlan Tsarnaev
Discussion: Guardian, Politico and Weasel Zippers
Associated Press:
1 of 2 Mass. bomb suspects dead; suburbs shut down
Discussion: Firedoglake and Quartz
Anna Palmer / Politico:
How Boston is already shaping politics  —  Details are emerging in the Boston Marathon bombing that suggest the case will not only be remembered as a local tragedy, but also one with broad political and economic implications.  —  Authorities believe the two suspects may have ties to Chechnya …
Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
Scary Cruz control
Discussion: Prairie Weather
Dylan Byers / Politico:
MSNBC comes perilously close to Brian Ross-level blunder  —  Chuck Todd may have saved MSNBC from an enormous blunder this morning when he stopped one of the network's analysts from speculating on “the electronic trails” of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
Discussion: Mediaite and Riehl World News
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian / Reuters:
U.S. Boy Scouts set to end ban on gay members : spokesperson  —  (Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America called to end a long-standing ban on openly gay members, a spokesman said on Friday, but the organization's board must still vote in May on whether to ratify the resolution.
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