A member of the bomb squad inspects an object after a controlled detonation at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. (Michael Dwyer/AP)

Man with hoax device arrested at Boston Marathon

Police say a man acting suspiciously dropped a backpack containing a rice cooker near the finish line.2nd backpack found nearby»

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