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Obama Calls Boston Bombings 'An Act Of Terrorism'

President Obama said the FBI is investigating Monday's twin bombings at the Boston Marathon "as an act of terrorism." Meanwhile, law enforcement officials are asking the public to submit photos and videos from the scene. And Boston Mayor Tom Menino said that as the city grieves the victims it is also proud of those who helped in the explosions' aftermath.
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Former Terror Expert: 'Very Confident' Case Will Be Solved

Investigators are following every lead after yesterday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. Host Michel Martin speaks with Don Borelli, a former FBI special agent on terrorism, to hear how investigators piece together a crime like this, and determine who is responsible.
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'Letter From Birmingham Jail' 50 Years Later

Tuesday marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter From Birmingham Jail, one of the most iconic documents of the civil rights movement. Host Michel Martin explores the letter's historical significance, and what it means 50 years later.
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Sequester And Budget Add Up To Education Confusion

Host Michel Martin talks with NPR education correspondent Claudio Sanchez about how the competing forces of sequestration and the president's budget proposal are affecting schools.
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Single Moms Make It Work

In this week's segment on parenting, host Michel Martin talks to three single moms to find out what they've learned by raising children alone. Martin is joined by Lori Gottlieb who wrote about single parenting for Working Mother magazine, Stacia Brown, blogger at Beyond Baby Mamas, and regular 'Moms' contributor Aracely Panameno.
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Faith Community Comforts Bostonians

The city of Boston is coming together for prayer vigils and reflections following yesterday's explosions at the Boston Marathon. Host Michel Martin talks with Bishop Gayle Harris, of The Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, about how Bostonians are handling the shock and the faith community's response.
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China Gives Breakdown Of Its Military, Criticizes U.S.

For the first time, China gives numbers for its ground, air and naval forces. It also slams the U.S. for its shift to Asia.
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Shattered Family: Blast Killed Boy, Wounded Mom & Sister

Eight-year-old Martin Richard was killed. His mother Denise and sister Jane were critically injured. It's one of the first tales of tragedy to emerge from the explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon.
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Investigating The Boston Marathon Bombings

Morning Edition co-hosts Steve Inskeep and David Greene discuss the investigation of Monday's Boston Marathon explosions with Roger Cressey, a former counterterrorism investigator and member of the National Security Council, and NPR's Dina Temple-Raston.

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