Obama briefed on unfolding bomb investigation

18.	President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2013, following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
18. President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 15, 2013, following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says President Barack Obama is being briefed on developments in the investigation into the bombings at the Boston Marathon.

It said in a statement that the president’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, Lisa Monaco, was briefing Obama overnight about the news unfolding in Boston and the nearby community of Watertown.

One bombing suspect is dead and a second remains at large.

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