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Why I Won’t Discuss the Boston Marathon Tragedy

Kids, I think we all are a little taken aback by what happened yesterday afternoon in Boston. I heard about it a little after it happened Monday afternoon, and I wrestled with myself about it all afternoon. But I made a decision.

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Mr. Rogers on Tragedy

How to Talk to Kids in Wake of Boston Marathon Tragedy

As a parent, the hardest part of coping with any tragedy—be it a national or personal one—is finding the words to explain the unexplainable to your children, society's most innocent members.

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Rebecca Elliot

Boston Marathon Runners Don’t Let Terror Attack Stop Their Wedding

Robert Watling and Kelli Johnston are a speedy pair. In fact, Watling proposed to Johnston last October after they completed the Chicago Marathon, which was one of the many 26.2 mile races the couple had completed together.

Given their shared history of racing together -- their first date was a 5K race -- getting married after the Boston Marathon seemed like the natural thing to do.

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Red Cross

Boston Marathon Explosions: How You Can Help

Three people were killed and more than 100 injured on Monday afternoon when two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Rescue organizations have gathered to help and at the the tragic scene, but how can you help?

The Huffington Post has put together a helpful list of ways:

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Boston Globe

Twin Explosions at Boston Marathon Finish Line [UPDATED]

9 p.m. (EST): The final press conference of the day with Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis and various other officials just concluded. The FBI is now leading investigations of the events. Davis confirmed that three people were killed in today's blasts.

CNN is reporting that one of the victims killed was an 8-year-old boy. The Wall Street Journal had reported that as many as five other unexploded devices were found around Boston, but investigators now doubt that they were actually bombs.

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Last-Minute Tax Tips: Filing an Extension, Payment Plans, What Happens if You Don’t Pay

Today, April 15, is Tax Day, and while most of you have filed your 2012 returns, surely some of you out there are going down to the very last minute ... or maybe even a bit beyond. Here are a few important reminders:

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This tornado touched down in eastern Mississippi. (NBC)

Brutal Storms Rip Through South and Midwest, Killing 3; Now Headed East

A very strong spring storm dumped ice and snow throughout the Midwest on Thursday, and tornadoes tore through much of the South. The storm is now heading for the East Coast.

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Firefighters Held Hostage in Ga
WSBTV

Gunman Dead After Holding Five Firefighters Hostage in Georgia

The man who held five firefighters hostage in Suwanee, Ga. earlier on Wednesday has been shot and killed by SWAT members. Four hostages are slightly injured, but authorities say they should be OK.

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NBC

Multiple People Stabbed at Lone Star College in Houston

As many as 14 people were injured, some of them stabbed, on Tuesday morning at Lone Star College, just outside Houston. Police have arrested one suspect.

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What Are the 10 Most Popular Cars in the World?

Can you guess the most popular car in the world? The answer may surprise you.

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