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Texas Fertilizer Plant In Ruins After Explosion

A fertilizer plant exploded near Waco, Texas, Wednesday night. For an update on the situation, David Greene talks to Tristan Hallman, a reporter at The Dallas Morning News. For now, the area is being treated as a crime scene.
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Texas Area Rattled After Fertilizer Plant Explosion

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday injured dozens of people and killed an unknown number of others. Authorities say it will be some time before they know the full extent of the loss of life.
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Ricin Suspect Described As Conspiracist, Elvis Impersonator

Paul Kevin Curtis, the 45-year-old Mississippi man arrested Wednesday in connection with the possibly ricin-tainted envelopes sent to President Obama and at least one senator, has taken to Facebook in recent years to claim he knows of an organ-harvesting scheme. He's also an entertainer.
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Boston Marathon Explosions: Thursday's Developments

Clues are still being sifted — most notably, perhaps, from video that shows a man setting down a bag and leaving the scene. No arrests have been made. Thursday morning, President Obama is due at an interfaith service in Boston where the victims will be remembered.
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Texas Fertilizer Plant Blast Killed Several, Injured Dozens

As the day dawned, officials said an estimated 5 to 15 people were killed and more than 160 were wounded. It was feared those numbers might go higher. The cause of the fire that led to the explosion at a plant near Waco is under investigation.

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Cleveland Celebrates Superman, Its Hometown Hero

Most people think of Superman as a native of Krypton, or perhaps the rural Kansas village of Smallville. Not so fast, say Clevelanders. The creators of the Man of Steel grew up in the city that steel built, and this year, Cleveland is pulling out all the stops for the superhero's 75th birthday.
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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Unknown Number Killed

The explosion was reported around 7:50 p.m. from West Fertilizer plant in West, near Waco, Texas. Local news reports say that people were trapped in a nearby nursing home and in an apartment building.

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