President Barack Obama boards Marine One to fly to Camp David yesterday at Andrews AirForce Base. Photograph: Getty

President Barack Obama’s top national security advisers met at the White House last night to discuss the potential threat of terrorist attacks that ca(...)

Garrett Plath (left), 20, and Kyle Senechal (centre), 21, both of North Attleborough, protest outside the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home. Photograph: Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was the subject of a massive manhunt and died after a gun battle with police(...)

A makeshift memorial for victims today near the site of the Boston Marathon bombings at the intersection of Boylston Street and Berkley Street. Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

US Republican lawmakers questioned today whether the FBI had fumbled the case of one of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, alleging it w(...)

US president Barack Obama speaks to reporters from the White House in Washington following the capture of the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The capture of a second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings “closed an important chapter in this tragedy,” President Barack Obama said thi(...)

The FBI has released photographs of two suspects in the investigation into Monday’s Boston Marathon bombings.

The FBI has released video footage and a series of photographs showing two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. Two men, dressed in (...)

US president Barack Obama being briefed on Boston Marathon explosions. Photograph: @whitehouse photo

US president Barack Obama said those responsible for the attacks feel the “full weight of justice”. The US president told a news confer(...)

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(...)