Nearly 10,000 mourners jammed the basketball arena on the campus of Baylor University to honor the men who died fighting a fertilizer fire last week. At least 14 people died in the explosion in the little town of West just north of Waco.
Some housing experts say the city's zoning code has discouraged the building of affordable housing by requiring that all apartments be at least 400 square feet. The city is interested in finding ways to rewrite the rules. An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York looks at ways to fix the city's housing shortage.
Regulators are warning some of the nation's largest banks to stop offering loans that are hard to distinguish from those given out by storefront payday lenders. The banks have been offering high-interest-rate, short-term loans to customers with direct deposit as an advance on their paychecks.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is now being held at a federal facility outside Boston where he can be treated for his injuries. Some victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and their families, had been upset that he was in the same hospital as people who had been injured by the blasts.
Herman Blake and his six siblings struggled so much during the '40s that one brother decided to drop out of school and help support the family. A friend of the family stepped in and made sure that didn't happen, despite her own meager means. That sacrifice taught the Blake children the value of an education.
Imagine having to deliver a tribute for someone you've openly excoriated for years. That was essentially the task President Obama had before him in his speech at the dedication ceremony for former President George W. Bush's presidential library in Dallas.
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