Sentencing a terrorist to death plays right into his hands and only serves to encourage those who would follow in his lethal footsteps.
Social critic Wendy Kaminer says, for better or worse, it's no longer an athletic event -- it's an icon.
The four-time Boston marathoner and host of NPR's "Wait, Wait... Don’t Tell Me" talks selfless running, coping with tragedy through humor and much more.
Contrary to the divine wisdom of Dr. Phil, a detailed analysis suggests life is neither marathon nor sprint.
A few days after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured, poet Wendy Drexler walked the Watertown streets to look for the house with the boat where he’d been hiding.
Terrorism authority Jim Walsh on what it’s like when your professional expertise infiltrates your personal space.
Sometimes we're called upon to grapple with feelings of forgiveness and empathy alongside feelings of anger and defiance.
The anniversary of the Marathon has re-triggered feelings some caregivers and first responders thought they had worked through months ago.
What the Marathon attacks taught me about the relationship between modern technology and being human.
The first anniversary of the marathon attack has Anita Diamant thinking about the families of those who lost their lives.
Lessons from the 2013 Boston Marathon medical response.
A year has passed since the bombing at the Boston Marathon, but what exactly does that mean?
The best way to honor last year's finish line is to cross this year's.
Let’s use the Marathon anniversary to reflect on lessons learned.
Worrying is folly. It represents a flailing effort to gain, or to pretend to gain, some power over the unpredictable comings and goings of life.
Everyone has his or her own response to horror, disaster and tragedy. This is Lynda Morgenroth's personal post-Marathon bombing pledge.
I’m sure the city will craft a carefully considered, permanent tribute somewhere, but I’d like to sing a note of praise for the spontaneous, temporary shrine that appeared near the...
The anniversary of the Marathon may make people feel as if it's time for closure, but the truth is each person recovers from loss at a different pace.
During the manhunt for the Marathon bombing suspects, people in and around Boston were told to "shelter in place." Leah Hager Cohen recalls the strangeness of it all.