CVS and Walgreens are among the retail chains that plan to ban sales of the current Rolling Stone magazine with Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover on the cover. New England-based grocery store chain Tedeschi Foods also plans to ban sales of the magazine in its stores.

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Boston Bomber Suspect was Unarmed

According to the Huffington Post, two U.S. officials confirmed to the Associated Press that 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was unarmed when he was found hiding in a boat on Friday, April 19. No gun was found in the boat, according to the AP.

This contradicts the blatant lies told by Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, who said his officers and SWAT team members "exchanged gunfire" with the suspect. Davis' exact words were:

“Over the course of the next hour or so we exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who was inside the boat, and ultimately the hostage rescue team of the F.B.I. made an entry into the boat and removed the suspect, who was still alive."

He was wrong on both counts; there was no gunfire exchanged and the FBI did not enter the boat or remove the suspect.

A photo taken by a CBS cameraman during the standoff clearly shows Tsarnaev exiting the boat under his own power.

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Boston military imposed lockdown

Martial law is defined as temporary military control over designated regions on an emergency basis.

On Friday, April 19 -- four days after 2 bombs ripped through the finish line at the Boston Marathon, Martial law was imposed on the residents of Boston by military authorities searching for a skinny 19-year-old kid.

Boston residents were forced to remain inside their homes -- or ordered to evacuate their homes at gunpoint. The cost to shut down the entire city of Boston, including buses, trains, schools, grocery stores, gas stations and shopping malls, will tally in the hundreds of millions of dollars. The massive military show of force failed to find Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by the time the day-long lockdown was lifted.

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Michelle Obama visits Heather Abbott

First Lady Michelle Obama took time out of her busy schedule to visit the maimed victims of last Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon.

Mrs. Obama was in town with her husband, the president, to attend an interfaith prayer service for the victims. 3 people died in the bombings and scores more were injured.

The first lady quietly visited victims in local hospitals including the same hospital where Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is currently being treated for his injuries under heavy guard.

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Boston suspect captured

The massive manhunt for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar "Jahar" A. Tsarnaev, is over. The 19-year-old fugitive was captured without incident in Watertown, Mass., near Boston Friday night.

"Your mayor is proud of you," Menino tweeted to the Boston police force.

"In our time of rejoicing, let us not forget the families of Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, Krystle Campbell and Officer Sean Collier," the Boston police tweeted.

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Tamerlan and Johar Tsarnaeva

The grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombers says her sons were set up by the FBI. In an emotional telephone interview with RT (Russia Today) in Moscow, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva said emphatically that her sons, Dzhokhar "Johar" A. Tsarnaev, 19, and Tamerlan Tsarnayev, 26, were innocent.

She said the FBI had her youngest son under surveillance "for years" and that neither of her sons spoke of "Jihad" in her home. "I am a hundred percent sure that this is a set up. My two sons are really innocent," she told RT.

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Boston suspect

Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, also known as Boston bombings suspect #2, is still on the loose after gunning down an MIT campus police officer and wounding a Boston officer early Friday. Dzhokhar's brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, referred to by the FBI as suspect #1, was killed in the gunfight last night.

Dzhokhar's father reportedly urged his son to turn himself in. The grieving man who already lost one son, said "all hell would break loose" if Dzhokhar is killed by police.

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev by Johannes Hirn

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, of Chechnya, was identified as suspect #1, the man seen wearing the black hat in FBI photos. Tsarnaev died of multiple gunshot wounds during a gun battle with Boston police early Friday morning.

Tsarnaev and bombing suspect #2, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, both entered the country legally. They lived in Cambridge, MA, near Boston, for about a year.

According to Slate.com, photographer Johannes Hirn created this photo essay of Tsarnaev, who was a trained boxer and competed in the National Golden Gloves competition in Salt Lake City, UT.

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Boston suspects

Within hours after The FBI distributed photos and videos of 2 male suspects being sought in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, 1 bomber was dead and the other still on the loose.

The man known as suspect #1, wearing a black Bridgestone golf cap in the FBI photos, was dead of gunshot wounds and shrapnel injuries during a harrowing police chase in Boston late last night. Suspect #2 is still on the loose after stealing a police SUV, according to Boston news affiliates who report the suspect threw grenades, IED's and shot at police who returned fire.

"We believe this man to be a terrorist," said Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. "We believe this to be a man who's come here to kill people."

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Boston bombing persons of interest

A Boston track coach and his teenage student are denying their involvement in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

The men stepped forward to identify themselves after photos of them wearing backpacks went viral online Wednesday.

The Smoking Gun identified the men as Yassine Zaimi, a 24-year-old track coach and Salaheddin Barhoum, a 17-year-old high school runner who works at Subway and posted photos to Facebook of his trip Monday. They were on Boylston Street, they say, to watch the race.

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Obama Orders First Boston bombing suspect deported

Abdul Rahman Ali Alharbi, the Saudi national who was taken into custody moments after 2 bombs rocked the Boston Marathon, is being deported back to Saudi Arabia.

On Thursday, FOX News announced that Ali Alharbi, 20, was being deported back to Saudi Arabia on “national security grounds." Ali Alharbi entered this country on a student visa.

The deportation announcement came hours after President Obama met with the Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister at the White House. The meeting was not originally on Obama's schedule, according to Fox host Sean Hannity. The Saudi national's hasty deportation is being called "highly unusual".

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CNN drops the ball

CNN drops the ball

From CNN Anchor John King reading the news off his cell phone, to bungling contributor Fran Townsend citing sources who probably don't exist, CNN dropped the ball again.

Yesterday, CNN reported that an arrest had been made in Monday's bombings that rocked the Boston Marathon. 30 minutes later, the once mighty news leader retracted its report, leaving millions of viewers wondering if CNN still employs editors who fact check the news before it goes out over the air.

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Boston marathon bombings persons of interest

The FBI has released photos of 2 persons of interest in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings that left 3 people dead and 183 injured.

Local 2 News in Boston emphasized that authorities are seeking the public's help in identifying the men seen in these photos. The FBI bulletin does not describe the men as suspects in the bombings.

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Boston Marathon bombings

A suspect has been arrested in the Boston Marathon bombings that left 3 people dead and 183 people injured on Monday. The FBI ID'd the "dark skinned" man in CCTV video footage taken from a camera outside the Lord & Taylor department store near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. According to The Boston Globe, the FBI have video footage of the bomber dropping a bag containing an IED bomb near the spot of the 2nd of 2 explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon.

The photo above shows the Boston police reacting to the first explosion near the finish line while smoke plumes from a 2nd bomb can be seen in the background behind them.

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Boston Marathon looters

The headline on the front page of MSN's NOW website reads: "Are these people looting after the Boston bombings?" Isn't it funny how the media approaches the despicable subject of looting differently when the looters are of a different race? If the people seen in this news footage ripping open boxes and walking away with armfuls of jackets and blankets aren't looting, what are they doing? Listen to the news reporters describing the looting as "picking up" jackets and blankets.

"In the post-tragedy spirit of focusing on the best of humanity, we'd like to think they’re not actually stealing," MSN NOW writes, as they pull the wool further over their eyes. The fact that the shameless thieves are looting while injured people writhe in agony just yards away from them makes their actions even more contemptible.

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Jeff and Carlos Arrendondo

Jeff's dad

One of the iconic photographs to emerge from the carnage of the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday shows a man with horrific leg injuries sitting in a wheelchair. Both his legs were blown off below the knees. The victim is in shock, his face drained of blood. A civilian wearing a cowboy hat runs alongside the wheelchair, holding onto one end of a tourniquet that is tied around the victim's left leg to staunch the bleeding from his severed femoral artery. That tourniquet is the only thing preventing the victim from bleeding to death.

Almost immediately after the explosions rocked Boston and the world, we knew both of their names thanks to the speed of social media.

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Boston Marathon bombing

Two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon today, leaving many spectators injured.

CNN reports the bombs exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street as thousands of people gathered to view the annual race.

"I was turning the corner. I was near the Hynes (Convention) Center. I saw two explosions. I just turned around and ran. It was a fireball -- a huge fireball," one runner told CNN. A viewer uploaded the above photo to Twitter.com. The photo shows a fireball and a plume of smoke just after one of the bombs exploded.

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