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Golden Retrievers Sent To Help Boston Heal

As Boston begins healing, residents are getting a little help from man's best friend. Five Golden Retrievers: Addie, Isaiah, Luther, Maggie and Ruthie. They're comfort dogs sent by Lutheran Church Charities in Illinois. One of their jobs? Be ready if someone needs a friend to hug.
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Midwest's Floods Aren't Over, But So Far, So Good

Sandbags have held back the cresting Mississippi River north of St. Louis. But from the Dakotas and Minnesota on south, there's growing concern about this spring's floods.
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Boston Bombings: Monday's Developments

Boston and the rest of Massachusetts will observe a moment of silence Monday afternoon to remember those killed and wounded in the bombings one week ago. Meanwhile, the investigation continues. Surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains in serious condition at a Boston area hospital.
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Many Questions Remain About Boston Bombing Case

With the marathon bombing suspect captured and in the hospital, Boston is returning to a new kind of normal. Questions remain about how Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be investigated. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is asking everyone in his state to observe a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. Monday.
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Bostonians Seek Normalcy After Harrowing Week

Monday is the first major work day since police apprehended a man believed to be one of the marathon bombers. The other suspect was killed in a shootout with police on Friday. Much of the Boston-area was locked down on Friday.
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Should Bombing Suspect Be Treated As An Enemy Combatant?

There are many outstanding issues surrounding the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Perhaps one of the most perplexing is how he will be treated by the legal system.What are the legal issues that could influence Tsarnaev's fate?
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Plant Explosion Unites Small Texas Community

In West, Texas, investigators are trying to find out what caused the fire and subsequent explosion at a fertilizer plant last week. Meanwhile, the small town is mourning those killed — most of them first responders.

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