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Boston Doctors Compare Marathon Bomb Injuries To War Wounds

These days hospitals drill for mass-casualty disasters like the explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon. But when it happened for real, the first response was disbelief. Then the victims began arriving. Doctors say they were confronted with the kinds of IED injuries that U.S. troops have gotten in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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A Day After Blasts, Boston Tries To Get Back To Normal

The day after explosions killed three people at the Boston Marathon, the city is trying to recover. The area of the blasts is a crime scene and people are being kept away from it.
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Investigators Are Tight Lipped About Boston Probe

Investigators are working to determine who is responsible for the explosions at the Boston Marathon. At least three people were killed. Sources told NPR it could take some time before officials can definitively say who was behind this.
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DOJ: Prison Inmate Population Shows Modest Decline

After decades of increasing inmate populations in the U.S., researchers are seeing a slow but steady decline in the number of men and women behind bars. Big states like California, New York and Texas are leading the way in developing alternatives to incarceration — in an effort to trim prison budgets.
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Marathon In Boston Interrupted By Double Blasts

The Boston Marathon is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious marathons.Three people were killed Monday when two explosions occurred near the race's finish line. President Barack Obama warned in a statement that those responsible would feel the "full weight of justice."

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