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Massive Tornado Destroys Area Near Oklahoma City; At Least 51 Killed [UPDATED]

An enormous tornado with a debris cloud two miles wide tore through the metropolitan area just south of Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon.

UPDATE 9:28 p.m. EST: At least 51 people were killed in the storm, including seven children from Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City. The news station reported that 75 student and staff were inside the school when the storm struck. Officials said Monday night that the search of the rubble remaining of the school had turned to a recovery mission.

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What Are the Best States for Retirement?

You’ve put the kids through college and paid off the mortgage, so now it’s time to kick back and relax.

So, where should you spend your golden years?

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NASA to Pay an Absolutely Ridiculous $70 Million Per Seat to Fly to the International Space Station

Hitching a ride usually only costs some gas and toll money.

But you’ll have to dig really deep into your pockets for a ride into orbit.

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The Top 10 Most Tornado-Prone Cities

Tornado season is starting in many parts of the country. Is your town or city at risk?

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Three New Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing Taken Into Custody [UPDATED]

UPDATE 2:25 p.m. EST: The suspects' names are Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Robel Phillipos. From The Boston Globe:
Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, both 19 and of New Bedford, were charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice by plotting to dispose of a laptop computer and a backpack containing fireworks belonging to bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the US attorney’s office said in a statement.

Robel Phillipos, 19, of Cambridge was charged with making false statements to law enforcement officials in a terorism investigation, prosecutors said.
12:10 p.m. EST: According to Boston.com, the three suspects went to school at UMass-Dartmouth with Dzhokar Tsarnaev and may have helped him in the days immediately following the bombing, which was on April 15. Two of the suspects have been charged with overstaying their student visas.

The Boston Police Department announced that it has taken into custody three new suspects as a result of its ongoing investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Boston Guy Was Trapped With One-Night-Stand Because of Friday’s City-Wide Lockdown

The city of Boston suffered through a terrible ordeal this week after the Boston Marathon bombings and their subsequent suspect manhunt created surreal scenes on both Monday and Friday. Bostonians were intermittently given orders to clear the streets and stay at home so that police and first responders could do their jobs

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Boston Marathon Bombers: One Suspect Captured; One Dead [UPDATED]

The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing has been captured. Dzokhar Tsarnaev was taken into police custody Friday night -- five days after the bombing that left three dead and left more than 100 injured, police said. The 19-year-old was apprehended after a manhunt that began Thursday night with the fatal shooting of an MIT officer and extended into the evening hours on Friday.

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FBI Releases Video Footage and Photos of Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombings [VIDEO]

Authorities have released video and close-up images of two young men carrying backpacks that are being sought for questioning in the Boston Marathon Bombings.

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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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Patton Oswalt Offers Up Amazing Words of Comfort After Boston Marathon Tragedy

The comedian and actor delivered and uplifting message on his Facebook page we all needed to hear after the tragic bombing during the Boston Marathon.

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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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Boston Marathon Explosion Video of Heroic Police and By-Standers Rushing to Help Victims

No doubt we will see video from next to the explosions and reactions from the blocks around, but this short video of police, marathon medical personnel and by-standers rushing INTO the aftermath is what makes America great.

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