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What We Know About 'The Act Of Terrorism' In Boston

Less than 24 hours after two explosions rocked the finish line at the Boston Marathon and there are still more questions than answers about what happened. Three people were killed and more than 170 were injured. The FBI is investigating the event as an act of terrorism.
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The Kindness Of Strangers After The Tragedy In Boston

In the hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, social media was alight with offers of assistance — from restaurants inviting guests to pay what they could, to Bostonians offering couches and inflatable mattresses to anyone who needed a place to stay.
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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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