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12 Dead In Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast, Authorities Say

The Texas Department of Public Safety says the bodies of 12 people were recovered after the Wednesday night explosion, and 200 people are hurt. Rescuers are still searching houses for victims.
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Boston Area Is At A Standstill As Police Search For Suspect

Steve Inskeep and David Greene get an update on the Boston Marathon bombing case from NPR's Jeff Brady. Commenting on the suspects is Matt Rojansky, deputy director of the Russia and Eurasia program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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Police Press On With Search For Suspect

The scene in suburban Boston early Friday was chaotic. Police were going house to house in Watertown as they searched for "suspect No. 2" in the bombings.
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Breaking Down Senate's Immigration Overhaul Bill

The new Senate proposal to overhaul immigration policy is more than 800 pages long. Host Michel Martin gets a crash course on some of the details and what they mean for immigrants and the rest of the country. She's joined by immigration lawyer Sonia Ansari and Matt Barreto from the polling group, Latino Decisions.
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How To Lock Down A City

Fast breaking developments in the marathon bombing manhunt put the city of Boston on lockdown. Host Michel Martin checks in with Boston resident Neil Minkoff, and gets perspective on keeping a major city safe during a manhunt from former London police official, Brian Paddick.
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Are We Better Off Being More Connected In A Tragedy?

The Barbershop guys weigh in how social and traditional media helped - and hurt - in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. They also discuss the new Jackie Robinson film '42.' Host Michel Martin hears from culture critic Jimi Izrael, freelance journalist Corey Dade, sports editor Dave Zirin, and Bostonian and healthcare consultant Neil Minkoff.
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Guantanamo Study Gets Replies

Listeners sound off on the program's hottest conversations as editor Ammad Omar joins host Michel Martin for Back Talk. This week listeners respond to a study that says the U.S. tortured detainees after 9/11.

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