Church bells ring out as Boston remembers bombings

The church bells rang out in Boston following a moment of silence honouring those affected by the marathon bombings a year ago today.

As an American flag was raised the crowd, including Vice President Joe Biden, sang the National Anthem.

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'Man charged' after security alert at Boston Marathon vigil

Local reporters say a man has been charged after a security alert at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, one year after a deadly bombing there. Unattended backpacks were found and destroyed by a bomb squad.