Boston Marathon security: How can you keep 26.2 miles safe?

Boston Marathon security: How can you keep 26.2 miles safe?
(CNN) — As 36,000 marathoners get ready to pound the streets of Boston on Monday, authorities have their own mammoth task ahead: trying to keep all 26.2 miles of the course safe. Officials say they have gone to great lengths to make sure nothing like …
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Despite heavy security, Boston Marathon mood is festive
Despite heightened security, the mood was festive at the finish line on Boylston Street. Spontaneous applause broke out as a group of Boston police officers walked near the site of last year's twin bombing and children danced as the Rolling Stones …
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Crackdown on journalists: State security vs human rights
Yet, it also spotlights the alarming upsurge in the use of national security and counter-terrorism laws to silence journalists, by both undemocratic and democratic governments alike. Human rights groups in recent years have warned of the growing misuse …
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