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A Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding out in a boat parked in a backyard Friday and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the nation and paralyzed the Boston area with fear.
At the L.A. Times book festival, one attendee said there's more police than ever, while another said she's looking for suspicious packages in every trash can.
Much has been made of the fact that the suspects in the Boston bombings are ethnic Chechens, with links to the volatile North Caucasus region of Russia. Russian reaction to the story, however, appears to be as complex as the region's turbulent history.
The former president made an appearance with his favored mayoral candidate, who worked for his administration.