PHOTOS: U.S. Newspapers Lead with Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line

On the morning after two bombs blew up near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, newspapers around the country devoted their front pages to images of bloodied runners and chaos.

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On the morning after two bombs blew up near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, newspapers around the country devoted their front pages to images of bloodied runners and chaos. The Boston Metro leads with a heartwarming image of a reunited family, while the Reno Gazette-Journal leads with the basic question on everybody’s mind now: “Why?” The Chicago Tribune’s Sports section ran a moving tribute to Boston sports teams. To see how other U.S. and international newspapers have chosen to represent the tragedy on their front pages, visit the Newseum’s website.

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KerrySanders
KerrySanders

If America reacted the same way toward Boston as we do toward our own violence in the Middle East, publishing any pictures of the carnage would have been banned.

Just sayin'.