Roseann Sdoia  walking with the assistance of parallel bars   as she  tries out a new   leg  at a prosthetics clinic two months after the explosions. Photograph:  Yoon S Byun/the Boston Globe via Getty Images

Sabrina Dello Russo says the past year has been tough. She struggles to dial a number on her phone, to concentrate, to multi-task or even to co(...)

The first wave of runners starts the 117th running of the Boston Marathon on Monay. Photograph: Dominick/ Reuters

An Irish participant in Monday’s Boston Marathon said he would have been directly in the blast zone if it weren’t for encouragement from a fell(...)

Moments after the explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Photograph: John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe

Dublin runner Gerry Carr crossed the finishing line just before the first explosion. “I was about 100 yards past the finishing line when the fi(...)

Moments after the first explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, smoke is seen in the background where a second explosion occurred. Photograph: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe

President Barack Obama said the full resources of the federal government are being mobilised to investigate the deadly explosions today in Boston a(...)