National Security

  • 1:57pm Apr 20, 2013
    National National

    U.S.-Russia Relations Highlighted In Bombing Aftermath

    U.S.-Russian relations are strained, but in the aftermath of the Boston marathon bombings, the two governments are trying to communicate to help the investigation. NPR's Michele Kelemen talks with Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon about the state of their complicated relationship.
  • 1:32pm Apr 19, 2013
    National National

    Boston Area Suburbs Remain On Lockdown

    FBI and SWAT teams are trying to locate a suspect in Monday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. The other suspect, his brother, was killed earlier in a shootout with police. Dr. David Schoenfeld of Beth Israel Hospital talks about Thursday night's police action in Watertown.
  • 1:32pm Apr 19, 2013
    National National

    Police Search For Marathon Bomber, The Other Is Dead

    The scene in suburban Boston early Friday was chaotic. Steve Inskeep and David Greene talk with NPR's Jeff Brady and WBUR reporter Fred Bever for the latest on the Boston Marathon bombings investigation.
  • 1:32pm Apr 19, 2013
    World News World News National

    Boston Bombing Manhunt Encompasses Boston Suburb

    For the latest on the Boston Marathon Bombing case, David Greene and Steve Inskeep talk to Fred Bever of member station WBUR and Chechen expert Thomas de Waal of the Carnegie Endowment for International peace
  • 2:44pm Apr 18, 2013
    National National

    Investigating Explosions And Chemical Threats

    Explosions at the Boston Marathon, potentially ricin-laced letters intercepted en route to the White House and Sen. Roger Wicker, and an explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas have each prompted investigations. In each case, authorities sift through evidence to construct a timeline of events.
  • 2:46pm Apr 17, 2013
    National National

    Adding Security Along Marathons Would Be Herculean Task

    Marathons are among the most open sporting events. Crowds can press right up against the route as runners wind there way through city streets. But two explosions at the Boston Marathon have raised questions about whether that openness can last.
  • 2:46pm Apr 17, 2013
    National National

    FBI Encourages Public To Turn Over What They May Know

    The Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Boston office Rick DesLauriers hopes someone, somewhere heard something that will point to a suspect in the Boston Marathon attack. Three people were killed Monday in the attack.
  • 2:20pm Apr 17, 2013
    National National

    Public Safety: The Measures Taken To Keep Crowds Safe

    The bombings at the Boston Marathon have lead to heightened security across the world. Organizers of the London Marathon contacted local police to discuss increased security measures. Officials in California monitored its emergency system after the blast.
  • 2:34pm Apr 16, 2013
    National National

    What We Know About 'The Act Of Terrorism' In Boston

    Less than 24 hours after two explosions rocked the finish line at the Boston Marathon and there are still more questions than answers about what happened. Three people were killed and more than 170 were injured. The FBI is investigating the event as an act of terrorism.