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The Boston Marathon bombings showed a different side of Boston. Not one for touchy-feely, Boston has found its own ways to grieve and remember on the one-year anniversary.

Obamacare’s next chapter: More insurance firms opting 'in' than 'out'?

8:35 pm ET - Early indicators signal more competition among private insurance firms in the Affordable Care Act exchanges in the next cycle, a shift expected to help curb the rate of Obamacare price increases.


Nevada rancher vs. federal agents: a very old conflict suddenly made new (+video)

6:46 pm ET - The Bureau of Land Management promises to pursue the matter of illegal grazing in the courts, and militia groups who support the Nevada rancher say they’ll protect him from any federal raid.

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Russian aircraft buzz US Navy destroyer: How big a deal?

6:34 pm ET - The incident took place over the weekend in the international waters of the Black Sea – ‘a long way from US Navy bases and at the front doorstep’ of the Russian military, a naval analyst says.




In Upper Egypt, police avert eyes from ethnic bloodshed (+video)

2:31 pm ET - In Aswan, inter-tribal and ethnic tensions run high. Dozens died last week in two days of clashes while the Egyptian police focused on breaking up a local Islamist demonstration.

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Decoder Buzz How did John Boehner's opponent get his campaign ad to go viral? Humor. (+video)

3:04 pm ET - The latest viral campaign video spoofs an ad for a virility drug. Not bad for a French teacher trying to unseat House Speaker John Boehner. Humor has been a staple of 2014's best political ads.

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Pakistan's Islamic seminaries pair science with the Quran

9:31 am ET - Pakistan has thousands of private madrassas that have been criticized for not teaching secular subjects to students who graduate with limited job prospects. Some later join militant groups.


USA Update Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Robot sub back at work after false start (+video)

11:46 am ET - The Bluefin-21 sub had to abort its first mission because it reached a patch of ocean exceeding its maximum depth capacity. But it's now resumed its search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

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Family Dollar: Is bad news for store good news for US economy? (+video)

11:18 am ET - Family Dollar is closing 370 US stores and will open fewer new ones. After booming during the recession and its aftermath, Family Dollar could feel the pinch of Americans feeling richer, some say.

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First 'cyber' Pulitzer honors publishers of NSA leaks for public service (+video)

7:39 pm ET - In awarding the Pulitzer to The Washington Post and The Guardian US for their reports on information leaked by Edward Snowden, the committee is highlighting the importance of the cyber realm.

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Boko Haram rears its head in Nigeria's capital with deadly bomb blasts (+video)

12:31 pm ET - The strike on a busy bus terminal, which left more than 70 people dead, flies in the face of the government's assertions that it has contained the insurgency.

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