Tuesday, April 15, 2014
(Washington, DC) -- Victims and survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings are being honored at the White House this afternoon. Today marks one year since two homemade bombs went off near the finish line of the race, killing three people and injuring more than 260. Vice President Joe Biden is among those taking part in a special midday event marking the anniversary in Boston. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and former Mayor Tom Menino will also attend the tribute at noon, Eastern. At 2:30 there will be a flag-raising ceremony and a moment of silence at the Marathon finish line.