Martin Richard's family would rather not go through the process, which takes an average of 16 years.
Smaller majority gives favorable marks to overall U.S. anti-terror efforts.
The 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee urges action following last Monday's bombings.
After the Boston Marathon bombings froze the campaign in place for a week, candidates are set to resume their activities in earnest with just eight days left before Election Day.
The first major act of terrorism in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001 is something that will reverberate in official Washington for weeks, months and, likely, years to come.
Lawmakers debated how one of the men suspected of setting off bombs at the Boston Marathon should be treated.
Four lessons learned from the week that was.
You could be forgiven for thinking that you had stepped into a time machine this week.
First comes the pause. Then the sputtering restart. Then things return back to normal and less has changed than anyone thought.