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Since the 2001 terror attacks, surveillance cameras on buildings, light fixtures and utility poles have popped up like mushrooms after a summer rain.
Washington-area hospitals have learned a lot since the attacks on the Pentagon. And they say they are prepared to handled another mass-casualty event.
Despite heading-off many potential terrorist events in the years since Sept. 11, 2001, the bombing at the Boston Marathon points out local, state, and federal law enforcers can't prevent every attack.
"I run for Boston." So many marathoners have declared that line over the years while training to achieve a qualifying time for what is considered the Holy Grail of American marathons.
I qualified to run the 2013 Boston Marathon. Up until this past February, the plan was for my husband and daughters to make the event a family trip where they would cheer me at the finish line like they have for other races.
Marathon day in Boston is a day traditionally filled with eager runners, packed bars and sidewalks overflowing with supporters, signs and cheers. But the 117th Boston Marathon deviated drastically from tradition.
After the bombings in Boston, Southwest Airlines is letting passengers reschedule their flights.
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