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Captured

I really don’t have anything to add. This 19-year-old male was captured. From Boston.com: Four days after two deadly explosions turned the finish line of the Boston Marathon into a scene of bloody chaos, the 19-year-old college student believed to be responsible for placing the bombs was taken into custody Friday night, bringing a sense of relief and justice to a shaken region. Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev of Cambridge was pulled from his hiding place in a boat parked behind a house on Franklin Street shortly before 8:45 p.m. Friday in this community just outside Boston. “We are eternally grateful for the

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George Zimmerman charged with second degree murder

This is not a time to do the happy dance. This is the time where we need to stay focused. We need to continue to follow this case. Who cares if George Zimmerman is arrested today and released tomorrow? What we want is for the facts of this case to come out. We want justice to be done. If George Zimmerman truly acted in self-defense and the facts support that, then I’m okay with the results. If, on the other hand, the facts point to something different, then we need to head in that direction. Let justice be done. From TPM:

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Joplin hit with huge tornado; death toll over 100 (updated)

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy This is so, so sad. From St. Louis: A massive tornado that tore through the southwest Missouri city of Joplin killed at least 89 people, but authorities warned that the death toll could climb Monday as search and rescuers continued their work at sunrise. City manager Mark Rohr announced the number of known dead at a pre-dawn news conference outside the wreckage of a hospital that took a direct hit from Sunday’s storm. Rohr said the twister cut a path nearly six miles long and more than a half-mile

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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