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  NBC News: New FBI report reveals Boston bomber designs

'Occasional acts of terrorism' expected by most in future, poll shows

  Lehigh University's Dr. James Peterson, The Daily Beast's Tina Brown and NBC News' Tom Brokaw join a conversation on the latest developments in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings and why most Americans expect "occasional acts of terrorism" in the future.

How the Boston bombing could influence the gun debate

NBC News has confirmed that the Tsarnaev brothers did not have gun permits or petitions to carry weapons. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is underage to carry a firearm under Massachusetts law Full story

Father of bombing suspects asks for proof

  In an emotional interview with NBC News, the father of the two brothers suspected of setting off two bombs at the Boston Marathon insisted his son Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was an innocent child and brother Tamerlan a gifted boxer who was “very religious” and homesick. NBC’s Adrienne Mong reports.

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  How long can feds use 'public safety exception' with Tsarnaev?

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is still in intensive care in a Boston hospital, but a debate over his Miranda rights and if he should be considered an enemy combatant is heating up. NBC News' Pete Williams has more information.

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): Anzar Tsarnaev (father), Zubeidat Tsarnaev (mother), Maret Tsarnaev (aunt)
): Anzar Tsarnaev (father), Zubeidat Tsarnaev (mother), Maret Tsarnaev (aunt)

ID : Anzar Tsarnaev , Zubeidat Tsarnaev , Maret Tsarnaev hold a press conference.Adrienne Mong / NBC News

NBC News correspondents Pete Williams and Kerry Sanders during the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings and their aftermath.