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Full Justice Dept. resources probing Boston bombs

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Attorney General Eric Holder has directed the full resources of the Justice Department be deployed to investigate the bombs that exploded at the Boston Marathon.

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Red Cross offers web database to find loved ones in disaster

Posted: 04/15/2013 - The Red Cross has created a central website to allow people in disaster areas in the United States to register their current status, and for people concerned about their loved ones to access that information.

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Boston police: 3rd explosion at library

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Boston police say there's been a third explosion in the city, following two blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed two people and injured many others.

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Witnesses describe aftermath of bomb explosions at marathon

Updated: 04/15/2013 - One runner says he saw at least two dozen people with very serious injuries at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, after the twin explosions there. The runner, a Rhode Island state trooper, says the injuries included missing limbs.

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US soldier being sentenced in espionage case

Posted: 04/15/2013 - A sentencing hearing for a soldier who pleaded guilty to attempted espionage and other charges has begun at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska.

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'Nothing surprises me anymore,' says runner from Ky.

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Fifty Kentuckians were among those participating in Monday's Boston Marathon which was was rocked by two explosions. "Nothing surprises me any more after being in Afghanistan," said Varinka Ensminger, who has been a Lexington Police officer since 2005.

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Japan wants tsunami boat back from N. California

Posted: 04/15/2013 - A small boat that washed up in Northern California after the massive 2011 tsunami that hit Japan has been claimed by a city that was devastated in the disaster.

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Court: Can human genes be patented?

Updated: 04/15/2013 - The Supreme Court seems worried about the idea of companies getting patents for genes found inside the human body.

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Newtown parents back study for clues to violence

Posted: 04/15/2013 - The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking scientific answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence.

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Ohio nursing home on federal watch list

Posted: 04/15/2013 - A suburban Cincinnati nursing home is on a federal watch list, following inspections that found problems including sexual abuse of a female patient with dementia.

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Abbott Laboratories recalls blood glucose meters

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Abbott Laboratories is recalling its FreeStyle InsuLinx Blood Glucose Meters after finding that they display and store incorrect test results for dangerously high blood sugar levels.

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Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

Updated: 04/15/2013 - Dish Network is offering to buy Sprint Nextel Corp. in a cash-and-stock deal it values at $25.5 billion, saying its bid is superior to that of Japanese phone company SoftBank.

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