Two apparent explosions have rocked the finish line at the Boston Marathon, about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line. The explosions occurred as thousands of runners finished running 26.2 mile course at the 117th Boston Marathon. NPR's Tovia Smith provides an update.
Vietnam has sent what analysts believe could be the remains of a member of the American military who died in the country during the Vietnam War. After a repatriation ceremony at the airport in Da Nang Sunday, the remains were sent to Hawaii for examination and possible identification.
Today is 'Tax Day,' and that means misery for lots of people. Tell Me More wants to lighten things up with some tax humor. The Capitol Steps are a political satire troupe in Washington D.C., and their repertoire includes some songs poking fun at taxes.
Tell Me More is celebrating National Poetry Month with the 'Muses and Metaphor' series, where listeners submit their own poems via Twitter. Today's poem comes from renowned poet Elizabeth Alexander, who tweeted the poem First House Fly.
During a time of paralysis in Washington, states are taking the lead on a whole host of issues, from guns and gay marriage to education and tax policy. Of course, not everyone applauds the laws they pass. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart recently called states the "meth laboratories of democracy."
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