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Dad And Daughter Experience Fertilizer Plant Explosion [VIDEO]

The Dad who was filming thought he was just recording a huge fire at the plant, what he didn't know was it was about to explode.

CNN reported last night that a fertilizer plant exploded near Waco around 8:50 pm

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Conflicting Reports Regarding a Possible Arrest in Boston Bombings [UPDATED]

2:45 p.m. (EST): The Boston Police Department has announced that "there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack." Investigations are ongoing.

2:35 p.m.: CNN is retracting their previous report that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Other sources are reporting that officials are close to identifying a suspect after reviewing area surveillance video, but no arrests have been made.

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Letters Containing Ricin Sent to President, Two Senators [UPDATED]

1:10 p.m. (EST): A third letter, this one sent to Senator Joe Manchin (D.-W.V.), has been found to contain ricin.

12:45 p.m. (EST): FBI spokesman Paul Bresson has confirmed that the substance found in the letter to the president was ricin.

The Secret Service says that a letter containing a suspicious substance and addressed to President Obama was received on Tuesday at a White House mail facility. This comes just after a letter sent to Senator Roger Wicker (R.-Miss.) was found to contain the poison ricin.

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Montana Runners’ Eyewitness Accounts of Boston Marathon Tragedy

None of the Montana runners participating in the Boston Marathon were injured when two explosions rocked the area near the finish line, but several were nearby.

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The Boston Marathon Bombing: How To Help

After a tragedy everyone wants to help, and there are a lot of ways you can help.  But you need to be careful where you start to send your money.  Sadly some people try to cash in on tragedy.  If you see a random Facebook post that says "text this number and you can donate to help the victims," be a little leery.  The best ways to donate are to go to a legitimate donation website.  

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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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