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Police investigate unattended backpacks left at Boston Marathon finish line

cbsnews.com — BOSTON - A suspect was taken into custody Tuesday night after two unattended backpacks were found at the Boston Marathon finish line on the anniversary of the bombings, police said. The area near the finish line was evacuated night after the backpacks were spotted there, CBS Boston reported.
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RT @CBSNews: Police say suspect in custody after 2 unattended backpacks left at Boston Marathon finish line on bombing anniversary http://t…
RT @CBSNews: Police say suspect in custody after 2 unattended backpacks left at Boston Marathon finish line on bombing anniversary http://t…
RT @jessicatighe: Update: "@CBSNews: Police say suspect in custody after unattended backpacks left at Boston Marathon finish line. http://t…
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Missing child found stuck inside claw machine

cbsnews.com — LINCOLN, Neb. -- A little boy is safe after an unexpected play date inside a claw machine. A 24-year-old woman called 911 on Monday night to say her 3-year-old son had disappeared from her Lincoln home, CBS affiliate KOLN reported. She said he had slipped out of the unlocked apartment while she was in the bathroom.

Mass murder rocks western Canadian city of Calgary

cbsnews.com — CALGARY, Alberta - A University of Calgary student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party Tuesday that the police chief called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
RT @CBSNews: Canadian city of Calgary rocked by what police are calling the worst mass murder in its history cbsn.ws/1ewiaUu
RT @CBSNews: Canadian city of Calgary rocked by what police are calling the worst mass murder in its history cbsn.ws/1ewiaUu

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search grinds on underwater as family members protest lack of info

cbsnews.com — PERTH, Australia -- As a robotic submarine dove into the ocean to look for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. The Bluefin 21 sub surfaced early for the second time in as many missions, this time after experiencing technical difficulties.

U.S. cleric inspiring jihadists in Syria?

cbsnews.com — Syria's civil war is now in its fourth year. On Wednesday, a British university will put out the first report detailing the remarkable number of Westerners who have joined the fight -- including Americans. Many of them are inspired by fiery speeches on the internet.
Our piece on groundbreaking, new report by @ICSR_Centre on Western jihadists in Syria + the American inspiring them cbsn.ws/1eGFmja

Police confirm car accident killed South Dakota girls, Cheryl Miller and Pamella Jackson, both 17, missing since 1971

cbsnews.com — ELK POINT, S.D. - May 1971 -- two South Dakota girls, both 17, and headed to an end-of-school party, drove off a gravel road into a flooded creek. Last fall, a drought brought their long-submerged Studebaker into view.
This is an interesting story.>>>>>Mystery of S.D. girls missing 42 years finally surfaces cbsnews.com/news/mystery-o…

Ferry with 450 people on board sinking off South Korea

cbsnews.com — Rescue operation under way as boat carrying mostly high school students on school trip tilts to one side; some passengers told to jump into water
RT @CBSNews: Rescue operation under way as South Korean ferry with 450 on board, mostly high school kids, sinks off coast http://t.co/isPgy…

When it comes to jobs, mathematicians are No. 1

cbsnews.com — Want one of the best jobs in the nation? Then do the math -- and do a lot of it. According to a new report, mathematicians, statisticians and actuaries are now three of the four best jobs to be had.

Aging planes being used to battle wildfires

cbsnews.com — As wildfire season quickly approaches and with much of the West crippled by drought, Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., is calling on the Pentagon to use military planes as air tankers. John Blackstone reports.

Boston photographer and subjects help each other heal

cbsnews.com — lt;p>Veteran Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki took more than 200 photos when the bombs went off at the Boston Marathon. <br></p><p>He was especially haunted by the images he took of 17-year-old Sydney Corcoran and her 48-year-old mother, Celeste.<br></p> In this photo, Sydney Corcoran is comforted on the sidewalk at the site of the first bomb at the finish line on Boylston Street on April 15, 2103.

Miley Cyrus hospitalized in Kansas City

cbsnews.com — Pop star tweets her regrets to fans after canceling Kansas City show; she reportedly suffered "horrible reaction" to medication
Who was the idiot who gave her antibiotics for the flu? RT @CBSTopNews: Miley Cyrus hospitalized in Kansas City cbsn.ws/1hH00z7

Boston, one year later: Runners, rescuers and survivors share their stories

cbsnews.com — The city of Boston will pause today to remember the three people killed, and the more than 260 injured in last year's marathon bombings. "CBS This Morning" spoke with four of those who were there that day: a Boston police officer, the marathon's finish line coordinator, a survivor of the second bomb, and a Boston Herald reporter caught between the blasts just before he could finish his run for charity.
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Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy inspects cattle for damage by feds

cbsnews.com — RENO, Nev. - A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry protesters over a decades-long dispute about rangeland rights. U.S.
Anti-gov't rancher Bundy cites Constitution in his definance of federal courts and BLM (created by act of Congress) cbsn.ws/1ilVg1q

On Jackie Robinson Day, Hank Aaron allegedly gets more hate mail

cbsnews.com — On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson broke Major League Baseball's color barrier, and the league now marks every April 15 as a day of celebration of diversity and tolerance in its sport. Baseball may still have a ways to go, however, and that is not just with its shocking decline in African-Americans playing the sport.
Plus ça change… "Atlanta Braves get new flood of Hank Aaron hate mail, report claims” cbsnews.com/news/atlanta-b… ht: @MichaelWinship

For sale: Homes for $1,000

cbsnews.com — But note, they're in the bankrupt city of Detroit, which is auctioning off the houses as part of its battle against blight