The number of names on the U.S. central database used to track potential terrorists has grown to 875,000 from 540,000 only five years ago.
The Boston marathon bombing suspects planned to drive to New York with their remaining arsenal of explosives and launch an attack on Times Square, the city’s mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday.
The Boston bombing suspect has reportedly told investigators that he and his brother acted alone motivated by religion.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, is reportedly awake and responding in writing to questions from authorities.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured on Friday night after he had been found in a boat at a home in Watertown.