March 11th, 2010
02:29 PM ET

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  1. Gooby

    Someone tell me why Homeland Security didn't check the area for bombs???

    April 15, 2013 at 5:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Deek

      If you have half a brain, don't read these will lose faith in Americans...It is truly sad how many idiots are out there!

      April 15, 2013 at 11:18 pm | Report abuse |
  2. P.S.

    Who is the guy on top of the building above the explosion – you can see this person in the first picture shown on the news

    April 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Teresa Segal

      That's what I've been wondering too? Who is he?

      April 16, 2013 at 1:29 am | Report abuse |
  3. max albritton

    Just curious as to why this is a terrorist attack, but the shooting and murders of American servicemen and Fort Hood was a "workplace shooting"?

    April 15, 2013 at 9:08 pm | Report abuse |
  4. hey

    do we know if the bombing was islamist or pro-gun related? canadians have recently been involved in foreign bombings – is there any indication a canadian was involved?

    April 15, 2013 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Nick

      really... you think canadians... come on man if anything we are all for you to catch these idiots!!! Prayers go out to the Boston people...KEEP STRONG !!!!

      April 19, 2013 at 8:47 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Mike

    All the reports I'm seeing on tv are telling us that there three dead, but in the afternoon edition of the NY Post they have a artical stating there were 12 that died and they have a 20 year old saudi-araiban national under guard at an undisclosed Boston hospital.

    April 15, 2013 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Bill K.

    Please don't use the phrase "Blaze of Glory" in live CNN reporting!

    April 19, 2013 at 11:30 am | Report abuse |
  7. carole

    Why is the media using the term "blaze of glory" over and over again? I think a term like "hail of bullets", or "complete maelstrom" would be more appropriate, especially if they would like to actually see this guy apprehended alive? Every time I hear "blaze of glory" regarding the possible end actions of this suspect I just want to scream! What are they thinking?

    April 19, 2013 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
  8. Steven

    Would you PLEASE get your on-air personalities to stop saying, "blaze of glory." The phrase they're looking for is, "blaze of infamy." Or does CNN really believe these murders are praise and glory worthy?

    April 19, 2013 at 11:35 am | Report abuse |
  9. Theresa Caffey

    I think 3 are dead in the bombings, which were 12 seconds separated from each other. There may have been a typo....

    April 19, 2013 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  10. djmsek

    If the guy has disappeared from above ground then he must be in the sewer system or something, I've been watching all day and was shocked to see all those cops walking over manhole covers and not a single one thinking to pull the cover and look! If the FBI is reading I hope they snap and start sending dogs down there, there's really no other explanation....

    April 19, 2013 at 4:35 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Alberta

    I hope they'll find the other suspect. They uncovered the truth so fast! How did they do it?

    April 19, 2013 at 4:43 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Det.Mich

    Are the police checking inside those big ol garbage cans? Good place to hide till the garbage man takes you away, eh?

    April 19, 2013 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
  13. khillman

    hate to say it CNN but CBS was ahead of you in reporting for this story

    April 19, 2013 at 10:52 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Susan

    I would like to know why CNN is not covering the baby murdering "doctor" Gosnell's trial which is incredibly more coverage worthy than the idiot Arias trial. Don't you think the public has a right to know that tax payer money is being spent to provide late term abortions and many of these babies are born alive and then murdered?? Please do your job and report this atrocity to the public.

    April 20, 2013 at 12:45 am | Report abuse |
  15. rayhays

    Has this been noticed?? The Boston finish line bomb was planted directly behind the RUSSIAN FLAG. This would seem to be a symbolic gesture pointing towards Chechen terrorists. To my knowledge, nobody has mentioned this.

    April 20, 2013 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
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