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DNA Shows Cleveland Suspect Is Girl's Father, State Says

Also: The local prosecutor reportedly may seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro, and also might file charges for every day of kidnapping and every act of sexual violence, among other offenses.

FBI Says Data About Probe Of Bombing Suspect Was Shared

Although Boston's police chief says his department didn't know the FBI had investigated Tamerlan Tsarnaev's possible ties to extremists, the bureau says that information was entered into a database that local authorities could access.

Florida Man Fleeing From Cops Attacked By Alligator

Police in Pinellas County, Fla., pulled over Bryan Zuniga at a traffic stop, but he ran away. His already bad day got worse because as he fled, he was attacked by an alligator. Police later arrested him at the hospital, where he was being treated for his wounds.

Sophia, Jacob Top Popular Baby Names List

The Social Security Administration has put out its list of the most popular baby names from last year. Topping the list for girls: Sophia. For boys, it's Jacob.

Former Air Force Pilot Has Cautionary Tales About Drones

Congressional hearings are beginning to shine a light on the drone program that for the past 12 years has been cloaked in secrecy. NPR's Kelly McEvers talked to a former Air Force pilot who operated drones for several years.

Lawmakers Want Answers About Flaws In Terrorism Task Force

Congress has held the first hearing into last month's Boston Marathon bombing. It reinforced the narrative that the federal government failed to share information with Boston area authorities.

Immigration Bill Remains Largely Intact After 1st Hearing

A Senate panel began working through hundreds of amendments to the bipartisan immigration bill Thursday. Most were filed by Republicans hoping to slow down, weaken or kill the legislation. And of the most contentious, which would allow same-sex spouses of Americans to apply for green cards, will likely not come up until next week at the earliest.