A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes several sporting events, the Orthodox Christians’ celebration of Christmas, the possible start of a hunger strike in India and the release of international trade numbers.
Police killed one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing during a shootout and were engaged in a house-to-house search for a second suspect on Friday in the Boston metropolitan area. Much of Boston was under a virtual lockdown as police searched the region. The manhunt for 19-year-old bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev ended with his capture on a boat parked on a residential property on Franklin Street in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Much of Boston is on lockdown, gay marriage vote sparks violence in France, Hindus prepare for the festival commemorating the birth Rama and more in today’s daily brief.
Residents of the Northeastern United States are dealing with the aftermath of a blizzard that pummeled the region on Saturday, dumping up to 40 inches of snow. At least nine people were killed and thousands were without power, Reuters reported on Sunday.