PHOTOS: Explosions Rock Boston Marathon
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama calls the events in Boston a situation of "senseless loss."
Local authorities are confirming multiple casualties in a pair of explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Addressing the nation from the White House, the President said he has directed the full resources of the government to respond to the crisis. He added, "All Americans stand with the people of Boston." The President cautioned against jumping to conclusions about who was responsible or why. He vowed to "find out who did this" and "hold them accountable."