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Boston Suspects' Chechen Family Traveled Long Road

Updated: 04/21/2013 - Their father and former neighbors from Kyrgyzstan -- home to many Chechens who were deported from their native villages by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin -- tell of a family often on the move in search of safety and a better life... By all accounts, the younger brother had many friends, but his older brother felt alienated from American society and in recent years had turned increasingly to Islam.

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CBS' Twitter Accounts Hacked; Man Hijacks Texas Bus; Fire, Snow, Floods

Posted: 04/21/2013 - Two CBS News Program Twitter feeds "compromised"... On Saturday night both accounts were suspended and inaccessible.... Police: Man hijacked bus before killing himself... Southern CA fire forces evacuation of 200 homes... Sheriff: 5 snowboarders killed in Colo. Avalanche... Floodwaters approaching several towns in Midwest...

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More Information in Boston Bombing Aftermath

Posted: 04/21/2013 - Police: Suspects used carjack victim's ATM card... Gov: Bombing suspect seriously hurt but stable... Public defenders will represent bomb suspect... ICE arrests 2 in Mass. town tied to bombing case...

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US Providing Syrian Rebels $123M More in Aid

Updated: 04/21/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the additional money will double the nonlethal assistance to the Syrian opposition as well as increase humanitarian aid. The United Nations estimates that the fighting has killed more than 70,000 people, many by the Assad government as it tries to repress the uprising.... Some Arab states are supplying the rebels with arms, and Britain and France are leading a push to modify the European Union's arms embargo on Syria to permit weapons transfers to the opposition. The embargo is to expire at the end of May unless it is extended or revised....

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This Date in History: Texas Independence; Red Baron Shot Down; Fake Boston Marathon Winner

Posted: 04/21/2013 - On April 21, 1836, an army of Texans led by Sam Houston defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto, assuring Texas independence.... In 1918, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the German ace known as the "Red Baron," was killed in action during World War I.... In 1980, Rosie Ruiz was the first woman to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon; however, she was later exposed as a fraud. (Canadian Jacqueline Gareau was named the actual winner of the women's race.)... In 1963, The Beatles met The Rolling Stones at England's Crawdaddy Club.... In 1974, the country duo of Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton performed together for the last time....

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Boy Scouts Considers Partial Lift of Gay Ban

Posted: 04/19/2013 - Under pressure over its longstanding ban on gays, the Boys Scouts of America is proposing to lift the ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult leaders.

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Texas Town Gathers to Pray After Plant Blast

Updated: 04/19/2013 - Worshippers came by the hundreds to pray at a non-denominational church service honoring the victims of a Central Texas fertilizer plant blast.

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IL Severe Weather Damage

Posted: 04/18/2013 - Mother Nature wreaked havoc in many parts of the Tri-States Wednesday evening.

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Oklahoma: Dark Clouds Loom As Storms Move In

Updated: 04/18/2013 - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for much of southwestern, central and northeastern Oklahoma as a storm system moves into the state.

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