#FreeJahar: When Conspiracy Theorists and One Direction Fans Collide

Up until last week, "One Direction Infection," a Tumblr blog created and maintained by an eighth grader we'll call Claire, looked like any other 14-year-old's Tumblr: a bright pink background, a default font that resembles cute handwriting, an embedded MP3 player playing Daddy Yankee and Jesse McCartney, and scores of… » 4/25/13 3:39pm 4/25/13 3:39pm

Report: Boston Bombing Suspect Was A 9/11 Truther

The AP just published a story that sheds some light on how the elder Boston Marathon bombing suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, reportedly came to adopt a very radical worldview in the years leading up to he and his brother Dzhokahr's attack on the Boston Marathon. » 4/23/13 5:27pm 4/23/13 5:27pm

Yeah, So, There Was a Team Named the Boston Bombers

Until last week, the Boston Bombers were the city’s only semi-pro women’s basketball team, one of more than 40 national organizations affiliated with the Women’s Blue Chip League. They held tryouts in Jamaica Plain, fostered regular player-development clinics, and maintained a summer league. They also, like any sports… » 4/23/13 12:22am 4/23/13 12:22am

This Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Twitter Account

Our friends at Gawker have found the real Twitter account used by Dzhokhar Tsaranev. His handle is @J_tsar, and it is listed under a simplified version of his name, "Jahar." The account has been active since the day of the marathon bombing, but as far as we can tell, his feed offers little insight other than the fact… » 4/19/13 12:49pm 4/19/13 12:49pm

Everything We Know About Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, The Still-At-Large Suspect

Police are still looking for 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who remains at large after his older brother and alleged accomplice Tamerlan was killed in a shootout last night. This is everything we know so far about Dzhokhar. » 4/19/13 10:46am 4/19/13 10:46am

Scenes From The Watertown Manhunt

A manhunt for the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, spilled into Watertown, Mass., late last night. After Tamerlan was killed a shootout, a search for Dzhokar continued into this morning. These are photos that were taken from the scene of the ongoing manhunt last night and… » 4/19/13 9:40am 4/19/13 9:40am

People Covering A Marathon Bombing Are Being Told To Stick To Sports

The Boston Marathon is a sporting event, and so it stands to reason that sports media outlets are covering the fatal bombing near the race's finish line yesterday. This does not sit well with the internet's "stick to sports" brigade, which will not rest until sports are stuck to, stubbornly. » 4/16/13 2:28pm 4/16/13 2:28pm