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Breaking: Fatalities in Boston

Monday, April 15, 2013

Boston police now report two dead and 22 injured in two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Breaking: Marathon Bombing

Monday, April 15, 2013

Two bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon at Boylston Street. CBS News is showing a still photo of the flash as one of the explosions occurred. Windows were blown out and there is debris in …

Tax Day, Supremes Pass, Braless

Monday, April 15, 2013

Deadline: Today is tax day. Returns must be postmarked by midnight. National: The Supreme Court this morning chose not to hear a case about whether there is a Constitutional right to carry a handgun. The case stems from a New …

Mystery Meningitis, GitMo Hunger Strike

Sunday, April 14, 2013

 Mystery: A 33-year-old West Hollywood man has died of meningitis, raising alarms that a quick and deadly disease might be stalking gay men. Brett Shaad was described as fit and healthy only days before he died. At least 22 cases …

Kerry in China, Kobe Bryant Out

Saturday, April 13, 2013

World: Secretary of State John Kerry is in China urging leaders to put a lid on the bellicose rhetoric coming from their neighbor Kim Jong-un in North Korea. They also agreed to work toward eliminating nuclear weapons from the Korean …

A Nuke for Mini Me

Friday, April 12, 2013

L’il Kim’s L’il Nuke: North Korea might know how to make a small nuclear warhead that could be delivered by ballistic missile, US defense intelligence analysts have concluded. Word of this was released by a Colorado Congressman who may have …

Federal Cuts Coming, Maine Hermit Found

Thursday, April 11, 2013

 National: Shortly after submitting his budget plan, President Obama signed an order imposing $91 billion in automatic cuts for 2014 if Congress doesn’t make a deal. So far Congress has done nothing to avert the $89 billion in cuts already …

Guns Kill Gun Control, Art Collector Donates

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Merry Go Round: The Senate appears to be reaching a deal under which background checks on gun buyers would be extended to gun shows and online sales. A bill is moving toward a vote over the dead bodies of …

Sequester Hits Home, Mousketeer Annette Dies

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

 National: The federal budget sequester and its $85 billion in cuts is beginning to hit home … all over the country. The Huffington Post collected 100 news stories about layoffs by military bases, cutbacks and closings at food pantries and …

Margaret Tatcher Dies, Fashion Faux Pas

Monday, April 8, 2013

Breaking: Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher died suddenly of a stroke today. She was 87. Sometimes known as the Iron Lady, she was a staunch conservative who led Britain for 11 years beginning in 1979. She’s credited with breaking …