Policing the streets with military hardware

Sep 29, 2016
Craig Atkinson's documentary "Do Not Resist" looks at the militarization of American law enforcement.
Riot police block off a ramp to a highway during a demonstration against police brutality in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 22, 2016 following the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police two days earlier and two nights of riots.
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Skechers a winner this Boston Marathon

Apr 21, 2014
Meb Keflezighi ran more than 26 miles in 2:08:37. Wearing Skechers.

Rolling Stone's Boston bomber cover prompts backlash

Jul 17, 2013
The magazine's decision to put the Boston Marathon bombing suspect on its cover has sparked rebukes from retail outlets and government officials.

Why many businesses skip 'terrorism insurance'

Four in ten businesses choose to skip extra insurance for acts of terrorism, why?

Can you trademark a rallying cry like 'Boston Strong'?

Apr 23, 2013
"Boston Strong" was a phrase that came out of the uprising of goodwill for the city after the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, some are trying to trademark it. Can it be done?

We're watching you: Surveillance cameras are a hot ticket item, after Boston

Apr 23, 2013
After Boston, surveillance cameras are hot sellers, and it's not just businesses that are buying.

Boston manhunt ends, bombing suspect captured

Apr 19, 2013
WBUR's Curt Nickisch on the developments Friday night in Boston.

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How do you lock down a city like Boston and how much does it cost?

Apr 19, 2013
With a manhunt for bombing suspect, the city of Boston came to a standstill. A look into the mechanics of locking down a major metropolitan area and how much it costs.

During lockdown, a Watertown business stayed open, thanks to a tenacious CEO -- and the cloud

Apr 19, 2013
While most of the Boston area was on lockdown due to a manhunt for a Boston Marathon bombing suspect, one company, athenahealth, kept their doors open virtually.

Watertown, Boston suburbs on lockdown as search for suspect intensifies

Apr 19, 2013
As a manhunt for one of suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings intensifies this morning, authorities are asking residents of Watertown, MA., and other towns nearby to stay in their homes. Public transit has been suspended and businesses are being…