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Twin Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line [UPDATED]

9 p.m. (EST): The final press conference of the day with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and various other officials just concluded. The FBI is now leading investigations of the events. Davis confirmed that three people were killed in today's blasts.

CNN is reporting that one of the victims killed was an 8-year-old boy. The Wall Street Journal had reported that as many as five other unexploded devices were found around Boston, but investigators now doubt that they were actually bombs.

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41 Runner’s Names From Montana Who Ran in the 2013 Boston Marathon

The country was shocked this afternoon when reports came in of explosions at the Boston Marathon. We watched the devastating aftermath with confusion, hope, and extreme sadness for those injured. Responders rushed to the scene to aid dozens of injured athletes and bystanders. This annual race is a national gathering which included 41 athletes from Montana. 

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Stabbing At Texas College – 14 Wounded

At least 14 people at Lone Star College's CyFair Campus were wounded today (Tuesday) in a mass stabbing incident.  Early reports are saying the suspect stabbed the victims with an X-Acto knife.  The school was put on lockdown, and the suspect has been apprehended

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U.S. Navy Shoots Down Drone With A Laser [Video]

The US Navy has been working on laser technology for a few years now, and it has paid off.  This Video is from last year and shows a drone being shot out of the sky by a laser beam.  It seems we are getting closer and closer to Sharks with laser beams attached to their heads!

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Why is Barack Obama Apologizing For His Comment On Kamala Harris’ Looks?

President Obama was at a fundraiser event in Northern California addressing the audience and he made the statement " is the best looking Attorney General." Reports indicate that the crowd reveled in the comment's lightheartedness but Obama's critics were soon to raise their eyebrows. 

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Montana Judge to Retire After Racist Obama Email Uncovered

Montana's chief federal judge will retire following an inquiry into an email he forwarded that included a racist joke involving President Barack Obama.

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What Will Happen if Bees Continue to Die? [VIDEO]

A year ago, scientists linked nerve-agent pesticides to the recent collapse in the bee population. California commercial bee keepers have reported a 40% - 50% drop in number of bees. France and Italy are among countries who have banned such pesticides. If the bees continue to die off, will we be able to pollinate our millions of acres of crops in the United States? 

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9-Year-Old Girl Walks Miles to Get Help After Car Accident

A courageous 9-year-old girl climbed out of the wreckage then walked for miles to try to find help after the car she and her father were in fell 200 feet down an embankment very early Sunday morning. She is currently recovering in a hospital outside Los Angeles. Her father did not survive the crash.

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Winning $338 Million Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in New Jersey

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - One winning ticket for Saturday night's drawing of the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot was sold in New Jersey.

The New Jersey Lottery released a statement that the grand prize winner was sold in that state for an annuity of $338,300,000 - or $211,026,552

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What Are the Best Cities for 2013 College Graduates?

After getting their diplomas, a lot of college graduates decide to head to the big city to try and make it big.

The question that arises, though, is which city is the right one?

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Seven Marines Killed, Others Injured, at Nevada Training Site

An explosion during a training exercise Monday Night caused the deaths of seven Marines and injured seven others at the Hawthorne Army Depot outside of Reno, Nevada.

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Police Shoot, Kill Kurt Myers, Ending Standoff in Herkimer, New York

State Police have shot and killed Kurt Myers, the suspect in shootings that killed four people and injured two others in Herkimer and Mohawk, New York.

Shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday, State Police, FBI and a K-9 unit entered the former Glory Days bar in Herkimer where Myers had been in hiding for nearly 16 hours and had at times exchanged fire with police.

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