President Barack Obama will speak from the White House Friday night following the capture of a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation.

President Obama comments on Boston Marathon explosions on Tuesday (White House)

Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been holed up in a boat in a Watertown, Mass., neighborhood. His older brother was killed earlier Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.

Obama was briefed on the situation throughout the day by Attorney General Eric Holder, FBI Director Robert Mueller and other national security officials.

 

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