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Major Police Operation Underway in Boston Suburb [UPDATED]

6:55 AM ET:  The AP is reporting that the suspects are from Chechnya, and have lived in the US for at least one year. The surviving Boston bomb suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Ma. NBC News is reporting that both suspects are brothers. Sources say that the men may have military experience, according to law enforcement officials.

6:30 AM ET: CNN is reporting that officials are worried that the suspect who remains at large could have explosives on his body. An official tells the network that the suspect killed overnight had explosives on his body.  As a result, city officials have suspended all public transportation for the time being. Those in Watertown and the surrounding neighborhoods are being urged to shelter in place until further notice. Many colleges have cancelled classes for the day.  Businesses are being told not to open. 

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Letter Sent to Obama Contained Dangerous Toxin Ricin

The FBI is on high alert, and police are out in force in Washington, D.C.

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Photo Shows 8-Year-Old Boston Victim With ‘No More Hurting People’ Sign

A heart-wrenching photo of 8-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombing on Monday, shows the boy holding a hand-drawn sign that says, "No more hurting people. Peace."

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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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Expert Says Attorney General’s Action Against Arlene’s Flowers Could Go to State Supreme Court

The Washington Consumer Protection Act has been on the books for a number of years. After voters approved gay marriage last year provisions in it will be put to the test.

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Facebook Fad, What does the Two Pink Lines on a Red Background Mean

Today I woke up as usual and went straight to Facebook to see how the world had changed overnight. Well other than a few memes and some tired parents the world stayed pretty much the same, except for a new logo I hadn't ever seen popping up as a few new profile photos.

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What is the Definition of Sequester and What it Means for Us on March 1

According to About.com Sequestration is a term used to describe the practice of using mandatory spending cuts in the federal budget if the cost of running the government exceeds either an arbitrary amount or the the gross revenue it brings during the fiscal year.

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‘Argo’ Wins Best Picture at the 2013 Oscars

'Argo' was named Best Picture at the 2013 Oscars this Sunday.

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Daniel Day-Lewis Best Actor 2013 Oscars
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Daniel Day-Lewis Wins Best Actor at the 2013 Oscars

Daniel Day-Lewis took home the Best Actor trophy at the 2013 Oscars for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln.'

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US Postal Service to Cut Saturday Delivery

Beginning in August of this year you will no longer receive mail on Saturday. The United States Postal Service made the announcement today due to major cuts.

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Name of 9th Bus Accident Victim Released

News Release from: Oregon State Police

NAME OF 9TH VICTIM RELEASED RELATED TO INTERSTATE 84 FATAL BUS CRASH

 

The name of the 9th victim is released today in relation to the December 30, 2012 fatal bus crash that killed 9 people and injured 38 others along Interstate 84 east of Pendleton, Oregon. Eight of the injured are reportedly still being treated in a hospital.

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4 Dead in Aurora, Colorado – Hostage Situation Shocks Grieving Town

The same Colorado community that witnessed the horrible movie theater shootings last fall at the premier of Batman suffered another mass shooting incident this morning. A hostage situation in a home near Denver resulted in three people dead plus the alleged shooter gunned down by police

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