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  • A member of the bomb squad inspects an object
  • Police say a man was taken into custody near the Boston Marathon finish line who had a rice cooker in his backpack.
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  • Tributes held on anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Survivors, first-responders and public officials observed a moment of silence on the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
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  • sinking passenger ship in South Korea
  • The South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast.
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  • Attorney General Eric Holder.
  • The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., to pay tribute.
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  • Charlotte Ponce, 11, waits with her mom Sharon Ponce at Beaumont Childrens Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., April 15, 2014. (Chris Clark/The Grand Rapids Press/AP Photo)
  • An 11-year-old girl who was brutally mauled by a pet raccoon when she was a baby has undergone a groundbreaking surgery.
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  • Pasenger on Southwest Airlines flight detained.
  • A man was removed from a Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight.
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  • American Airlines
  • Police in the Netherlands say they've arrested a teenage girl who's suspected of tweeting a threat against American Airlines.
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  • An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
  • Family members of a boy and his grandfather who were killed at a suburban Kansas City Jewish center say the pair were ambushed.
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  • Florida woman recovering after bear attack
  • Florida wildlife officials have killed four bears after an attack on a woman in a suburban subdivision.
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animal, animals in peril, national/world
  • A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by systems engineer Cheryl Mierzwa in Quincy, Mass., Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
  • Search crews are sending a robotic submarine to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in hopes of finding the missing Malaysian airliner.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, search and rescue, navy, national/world
  • Pope Francis, center, celebrates a Palm Sunday mass in St. Peters Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
  • Pope Francis tossed aside his prepared homily on Palm Sunday -- instead speaking off-the-cuff to a crowd in St. Peter's Square.
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  • A crowd gathers at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston for a Sports Illustrated photo shoot before the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • A magazine photo shoot for a cover marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has drawn thousands of people.
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  • Megan Huntsman said that between 1996 and 2006, she gave birth to at least seven babies at her home and that all but one of them were born alive.
  • A woman accused of killing six babies that she gave birth to told investigators that she either strangled or suffocated the children.
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  • IRS
  • Tax Day tomorrow could be a good day for some folks, but you have to act fast.
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  • An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting in Overland Park, Kan., Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
  • Two of the three killed in attacks at Jewish-affiliated facilities near Kansas City have been identified as a man and his teen grandson.
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  • State officials in Mexico now say at least 36 people are dead after a passenger bus slammed into a broken-down truck.
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  • Kathleen Sebelius.
  • Outgoing Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius is blasting the Obama administration's health care website's launch.
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  • Federal land managers released all 400 head of cattle rounded up Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.
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  • A fragment of papyrus.
  • A Harvard professor says scientific tests suggest a fragment of papyrus mentioning Jesus had a wife is more likely.
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religion, national/world
  • Tana Clymer
  • An Oklahoma City girl has sold a 3.85-carat diamond she found at an Arkansas park for $20,000.
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  • Barack and Michelle Obama.
  • The White House says President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid just over $98,000 in taxes.
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  • Kaufman family being rescued at sea, on a raft with rescuers
  • There is now an estimate on how much it cost to rescue a San Diego family with a sick child off the coast of Mexico.
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  • A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon takes off from Perth Airport on route to rejoin the on-going search operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, Thursday, April 10, 2014.
  • Australia's PM says searchers hunting for the missing Malaysian jetliner are confident signals that have been picked up are from the jet's black box.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, search and rescue, navy, national/world
  • Kathleen Sebelius.
  • Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration.
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barack obama, white house, national/world
  • Alex Hribal, the suspect in the stabbings at the Franklin Regional High School near Pittsburgh, is taken from a district magistrate after he was arraigned on charges in the attack on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Export, Pa.
  • Police are continuing to seek the motive in a stabbing spree that occurred at a high school in Pennsylvania yesterday.
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crime, national/world
  • Kaufman family being rescued at sea, on a raft with rescuers
  • A Navy warship carrying a family whose sailboat broke down in the Pacific Ocean with a sick toddler arrived on Wednesday in San Diego.
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  • Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.
  • Police say 22 people were stabbed or slashed by a teenage boy in a knife attack at a suburban Pittsburgh high school.
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crime, national/world
  • Britains Prince George plays during a visit to Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Wednesday, April 9, 2014
  • Prince George went on his first official playdate, while visiting New Zealand with mom and dad on Wednesday.
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