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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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How To Avoid A Colonoscopy Billing Kerfuffle

Save yourself some hassles by checking with your doctor before the test to make sure the office will bill the insurer for the procedure as preventive screening rather than a diagnostic test.
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Oklahoma City Marathon Will Proceed, Organizers Say After Boston Attack

News of the deadly bombing attack on the Boston Marathon is echoing in Oklahoma City, where residents will observe the 18th anniversary Friday of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The events include a marathon, which organizers say will still take place.
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IMF Lowers 2013 Economic Growth Forecasts

The International Monetary Fund has lowered its projections for global economic growth, including in the United States, citing sharp cuts in government spending and the struggling eurozone.
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The Cruelest Month: Boston Blasts Join List Of Dark Incidents

The Oklahoma City bombing, the Columbine school shootings and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are among the infamous and sometimes horrific moments that have occurred during the month of April.

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