The last stretch of the Boston Marathon course will never feel the same. But on Wednesday, those few blocks of Boylston Street in Boston re-opened to the public for the first time since the blasts on April 15th.
Over the weekend, runners gathered in Bethlehem to run the city's first-ever marathon. While the realities of the Israeli-Palestinian situation and the Boston Marathon attacks influenced the events, the races went off without any problems.
As investigators gather information about the Boston marathon bombing suspects, one focus is whether the suspects were influenced by online militant websites. Host Marco Werman talks with Rita Katz, of SITE Intelligence Group.
The traumatic events in the Boston area in the past week affect people in different ways. Survivors and witnesses might face life-time scars. Another group of people are also vulnerable: Refugees from violent trouble-spots now living in the Boston area.
For some young Muslim-Americans who've come of age in a post-9/11 America, the week since the Boston Marathon bombings has been a reminder of the tense climate for Muslims in the US after the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Laure Mandeville is now chief US correspondent for the Le Figaro. She came to Boston over the weekend to speak with members of the Chechen community here, and to friends and neighbors of Boston bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.