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  1. Caught FBI Most-Wanted Fugitive Nabbed FBI

    1. FBI Most-Wanted Fugitive Nabbed

    One of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted fugitives has been captured. On Monday, police in Nicaragua detained Eric Justin Toth, a former Washington, D.C., elementary-school teacher accused of possessing and producing child pornography. Toth was fired in 2008 after child pornography was discovered on a school camera, and he soon disappeared. He was detained near the border of Nicaragua and Honduras. There had been a $100,000 reward offered for any information that would lead to his arrest.

    April 22, 2013 4:27 PM

  2. Boston Attacks Bomb-Building Info Came From Web Bob Leonard/AP

    2. Bomb-Building Info Came From Web

    With Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev alert, investigators are beginning to piece together the events leading up to last week's tragedy. Tsarnaev reportedly told officials Monday that he and his brother acted alone, and that his brother Tamerlan was the driving force behind the plot, which was religiously motivated. He has also said the bombs were made per instructions found on the Internet. The suspect is unable to talk due to a gunshot wound in his neck, but is communicating via writing.

    April 22, 2013 9:23 PM

  3. CONNECTION? Tsarnaev’s Ex-Friends Suspect Him in 2011 Murder Glenn DePriest/Getty

    3. Tsarnaev Supected in 2011 Murder

    Members of Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s social circle found it odd when he did not attend the funeral of one of his closest friends, Brendan Mess, who was one of the victims of a gruesome triple murder in 2011. But now that the late Tsarnaev is one of the main suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, some of them wonder if his decision to skip his friend’s funeral was a sign that he was involved in the murder. “Tam wasn’t there at the memorial service, he wasn’t at the funeral, he wasn’t around at all,” said a mutual friend of Tsarnaev and Mess. “And he was really close with Brendan. That’s why it’s so weird when he said, ‘I don’t have any American friends.’ He was somebody who was in contact with Brendan on a daily basis.” Tsarnaev took his six-month trip to Russia—which is now being investigated—after Mess’s murder. Prosecutors are also reportedly investigating a link between the 2011 murder and Tsarnaev.

    April 22, 2013 11:58 AM

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    4. Canadian Terror Plot Thwarted

    Canadian police, working with the FBI and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, have arrested two men in Ontario and charged them with conspiring to carry out a terrorist attack. The duo was allegedly plotting to attack a passenger train in Canada. The suspects have no connection to the Tsarnaev brothers, who have been accused of carrying out a deadly attack in Boston last week, but they are accused of getting help from al Qaeda elements in Iran.

    April 22, 2013 2:24 PM

  5. Backlash Anti-Gay Violence Rocks France Charles Platiau/Reuters, via Landov

    5. Anti-Gay Violence Rocks France

    On Tuesday, France is expected to pass legislation legalizing same-sex marriage--becoming the 14th country to do so. The country has been rocked by protests and violence against the bill, including a number of arrests. Despite the bitter conflict in the streets, the final vote is expected to pass smoothly with President François Hollande's voting majority. The French public supports equal rights for same-sex couples, but last week the area around Parliament saw nightly demonstrations and clashes with riot police.

    April 22, 2013 10:14 PM

  6. 'Nobody Left to Crown' Folk Singer Richie Havens Dies Brad Barket / Getty Images

    6. Folk Singer Richie Havens Dies

    Richie Havens, the folk singer and guitarist who was the very first performer to take the stage at Woodstock in 1969, died of a heart attack Monday at age 72. Havens, who has released more than 25 albums, returned to Woodstock for its 40th anniversary in 2009, and performed at Bill Clinton’s inauguration in 1993. His last album, Nobody Left to Crown, was released in 2008. “I really sing songs that move me,” Havens once told The Denver Post. “I’m not in show business; I’m in the communications business. That’s what it’s about for me.”

    April 22, 2013 5:55 PM

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  8. CRACKING DOWN NYC to Raise Cigarette-Buying Age Mark Lennihan/AP

    7. NYC to Raise Cigarette-Buying Age

    The New York City Council is considering upping the legal age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21, Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced Monday. She’s counting on City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley, fellow City Council members, and health advocates to support the proposed law, despite arguments from opponents that as legal adults, 18-year-olds should be able to decide for themselves whether they want to smoke. If this proposal passes, New York would be the biggest city to ban tobacco purchases for those younger than 21. “With this legislation, we’ll be targeting the age group at which the overwhelming majority of smokers start,” Quinn said.

    April 22, 2013 12:28 PM

  9. OBIT The Divinyls’ Chrissy Amphett Dies at 53 Lisa Maree Williams/Getty

    8. The Divinyls’ Chrissy Amphett Dies at 53

    Australian rocker Chrissy Amphlett died Sunday at age 53 after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. The Divinyls lead singer achieved international stardom with the early 1990s hit “I Touch Myself” and became notorious for wearing a school uniform and fishnets on stage. “Chrissy’s light burns so very brightly. Hers was a life of passion and creativity,” her husband, Charley Drayton, said in a statement. “With her force of character and vocal strength, she paved the way for strong, sexy, outspoken women.”

    April 22, 2013 10:21 AM

  10. UNDER THE INFLUENCE 3 Doors Down Bassist Charged in DUI Tim Sharp/AP

    9. 3 Doors Down Bassist Charged in DUI

    Apparently hard cider, Lortab (also known as hydrocodone) and Xanax are Robert Todd Harrell’s “Kryptonite.” That’s what the 3 Doors Down bassist had in his system when his car clipped a pickup truck on a suburban Nashville interstate, sending the truck out of control, into a guardrail, and into an embankment. Its driver, Paul Howard Shoulders, was killed, and Harrell has been charged with vehicular homicide.

    April 22, 2013 6:20 AM

  11. Disorderly Conduct Reese Witherspoon: I'm Sorry Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

    10. Reese Witherspoon: I'm Sorry

    Reese Witherspoon is "very sorry" for refusing to sit still in the car after her husband was pulled over for drunk driving in Atlanta early Friday morning. She's also "deeply embarrassed" that she accused the cop who pulled them over of not being a real police officer, and threatened him with the power of her celebrity—of which he was not aware or, if he was, not impressed. "I clearly had one drink too many," Witherspoon, who was arrested for disorderly conduct, admitted in a statement Monday. "I was disrespectful to the officer who was just doing his job. The words I used that night definitely do not reflect who I am. I have nothing but respect for the police and I'm very sorry for my behavior." 

    April 22, 2013 9:29 AM

  12. Averted Dutch Police Arrest Former Student After Shooting Threat Marcel Antonisse/AFP/Getty

    11. Dutch Police Arrest Former Student After Shooting Threat

    Dutch police stopped a potential school shooting by checking the Internet message board 4chan, and not for the first time. Police in Leiden arrested a former student of the British School after reading posts threatening to "shoot my Dutch teacher and as many students as I can." The anonymous poster included a picture of a pistol and ammunition with his message. More than 20 schools were shut down after the message was found. In 2009, Dutch police arrested an 18-year-old man for threats he made on 4chan. Minutes before a shooting at a Virginia mall this month, details of the attack were posted to 4chan.

    April 22, 2013 9:49 AM

  13. TERRIFYING Tsarnaev Carjacking Victim Speaks Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (AP)

    12. Tsarnaev Carjacking Victim Speaks

    The man who says he was the victim of a carjacking by the Tsarnaev brothers said on Monday that he was spared because he “wasn’t American.” The man, who asked that his identity not be revealed, told NBC News that he had been taken hostage Thursday night while the brothers were on the run when the FBI had posted photos and videos identifying them as the suspects in the Boston marathon bombing that killed three and injured more than 170. On the deadly run, they allegedly killed an MIT police officer before hijacking the man’s car and then releasing him—and then led police on a wild chase before Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed by police and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, fled. Dzhokhar was later captured and is now recovering at a Boston hospital.

    April 22, 2013 12:48 PM

  14. Justice Boston Suspect Charged With Using WMD

    13. Boston Suspect Charged With Using WMD

    Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston bombing, has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and could face the death penalty. He’ll face those charges in civilian court, rather than a military tribunal. “Under U.S. law, United States citizens cannot be tried in military commissions,” White House Press Secretary Jay Carney told reporters. Sen. Lindsey Graham and other Republicans have been pushing for enemy-combatant status.

    April 22, 2013 1:03 PM

  15. interrogation Tsarnaev Awake, Answering Questions Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in ambulance on Friday night. (Robert Ray/AP)

    14. Tsarnaev Awake, Answering Questions

    The country is waiting for answers in the wake of the Boston tragedy, and they may soon be provided. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is awake and answering questions from his hospital bed, according to a law enforcement official. The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has a neck wound and is unable to speak, but is answering in writing. His condition has stabilized, but is still serious. Earlier, Boston Commissioner Ed Davis told CBS that the Tsarnaev brothers "were going to attack other individuals."

    Should he face justice as an enemy combatant?

    April 21, 2013 9:48 PM


    15. Taliban Kidnaps Nine Foreigners

    An Afghan pilot and nine foreign nationals were captured by the Taliban on Sunday, when the private helicopter they were using to deliver food and other items to Kabul from a NATO base in Khost province malfunctioned and was forced to make an emergency landing in eastern Afghanistan. They were immediately surrounded by Taliban insurgents, and the seven Turkish engineers, two Russian pilots and one Afghan were taken hostage. Via text message, the Taliban told news outlets it was responsible for forcing the aircraft to land. Tribal elders have been enlisted by local officials to help rescue the hostages.

    April 22, 2013 7:00 AM

  17. IT’S A BARGAIN! NYC’s Priciest Home Is on the Market Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

    16. NYC’s Priciest Home Is on the Market

    In the market for a new home? For just $125 million, you could be the proud owner of New York City’s most expensive home. The 16-room penthouse at the Pierre hotel on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue takes up three floors and comes complete with six bathrooms, five fireplaces, and four terraces. Stock-market analyst Martin Zweig purchased the sprawling pad for $21.5 million in 1999 and enjoyed it for a good 14 years before he died in February.

    April 22, 2013 7:05 AM

  18. NOT SO SMOOTH Border Patrol Car Crash Kills Five Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty

    17. Border Patrol Car Crash Kills Five

    A Chevrolet Tahoe blew past an immigration checkpoint in Vail, Arizona, on Sunday night, instigating a car chase with Border Patrol that ended a deadly crash killing at least five people and injuring 12 others. It’s unclear how many people exactly were inside the van: Pima County’s Rural/ Metro fire chief said 22 passengers were onboard, while U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the van carried 18. “Preliminary reports indicate that the driver of the Tahoe lost control on the exit ramp and rolled the vehicle, resulting in multiple fatalities and injuries,” the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency said in a statement.

    April 22, 2013 6:18 AM

  19. GET READY Feds Prepping Tsarnaev Charges Kevork Djansezian/Getty

    18. Feds Prepping Tsarnaev Charges

    Federal prosecutors in Boston on Monday were preparing charges—possibly including the death penalty—against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Marathon bombing that killed three and wounded more than 170. On the case is U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz, who is known for her conviction record—and for coming down too hard on defendants. She is perhaps best known for the case against Aaron Swartz, the Reddit co-founder who killed himself last year after possibly facing years in prison on charges relating to allegedly stealing documents online. Tsarnaev, 19, is likely to be charged in federal court, possibly with using weapons of mass destruction to kill people. He reportedly is awake and answering questions, although he still cannot speak due to an injury to the throat.

    April 22, 2013 9:46 AM

  20. viral Bird Flu Kills 20 in China Sushanta Das / AP Photo

    19. Bird Flu Kills 20 in China

    Not again. According to the World Health Organization, avian influenza has killed 20 people in China, after two more died since the outbreak began in late March. There are 102 cases currently, 70 of which are being hospitalized. "Until the source of infection has been identified, it is expected that there will be further cases of human infection with the virus in China," WHO said in a statement.

    April 21, 2013 3:51 PM

  21. AGGRESSIVE AR Republican: ‘Out of Line’ Lawmakers Should Be Shot Justin Sullivan/Getty

    20. AR Republican: ‘Out of Line’ Lawmakers Should Be Shot

    Chris Nogy, whose wife, Leigh, serves as Arkansas’s Benton County Republican Party secretary, wrote an essay for the April issue of the party’s newsletter suggesting that part of the beauty of the Second Amendment is the right to threaten lawmakers with whom you disagree. For example, he wrote, Republicans who voted in favor of Medicaid expansion might have acted differently if they believed their constituents “would have no problem simply walking up and shooting them if they got too far out of line and stopped responding as representatives.” Nogy isn’t crazy, he knows this you can’t just shoot a lawmaker. But “if we can’t shoot them we have to at least be firm in our threat to take immediate action against them politically, socially and civically if they screw up on something this big,” he wrote. “Personally, I think a gun is quicker and more merciful, but hey, we can’t.” The Benton County Republican Party has already condemned Nogy’s letter.

    April 22, 2013 7:02 AM

  22. INTERCEPTED Boston Suspects: More Attacks Planned? Bob Leonard/AP

    21. Boston Suspects: More Attacks Planned?

    Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev may have had further attacks planned beyond the Boston Marathon, authorities told The New York Times on Monday. When police first encountered the two bombing suspects, they were armed with ammunition, explosives, and several guns, and the driver of the Mercedes-Benz they hijacked said the brothers told him they were heading to New York. But Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis insisted on CBS’s Face the Nation on Sunday that police “have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene—the explosions, the explosive ordnance that was unexploded, and the firepower that they had—that they were going to attack other individuals.”

    Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev face justice as an enemy combatant?

    April 22, 2013 6:57 AM

  23. DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE Seattle Shootout Leaves Five Dead Ted S. Warren/AP

    22. Seattle Shootout Leaves Five Dead

    Officers received an emergency call to an apartment complex in the southern Seattle suburb of Federal Way around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. By the time they arrived, a gunfight was already underway, and by early Monday morning, five people had been shot and killed, including a suspect who was likely hit by police fire. All eight officers who fired their weapons at the scene are now on customary administrative leave as the investigation proceeds. It’s still unclear what sparked the shooting, but Federal Way spokeswoman Cathy Schrock said, “We’re gonna continue to go door to door in hopes that we can find some additional witnesses, and hopefully we won’t be finding any more victims.”

    April 22, 2013 6:15 AM

  24. PSA Doctors: Don't Take The Cinnamon Challenge Riou/SoFood, via Corbis

    23. Doctors: Don't Take The Cinnamon Challenge

    Because videos of people choking and screaming isn’t enough to deter bored teens, doctors are making it official: don’t take the cinnamon challenge. In a report published in Pediatrics today, doctors warn that trying to swallow spoonfuls of cinnamon can result in choking, breathing problems, and even collapsed lungs. Apparently the dare is so popular that poison control centers received over 200 calls related to it last year, and at least 30 teens needed medical attention. YouTube is littered with videos of kids trying to take the dare, only to belch out a cloud of red spice. "It's not cool and it's dangerous," warns a 16-year-old who was hospitalized for four days after choking on cinnamon.

    April 22, 2013 11:07 AM

  25. Spell Check Graham: Tsarnaev Misspelling Eluded FBI Bill Clark / CQ-Roll Call Group / Getty Images

    24. Graham: Tsarnaev Misspelling Eluded FBI

    How did dead Boston terror suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev manage to travel to Russia last year without the FBI knowing? According to Sen. Lindsey Graham, it’s because his last name was misspelled. “He went over to Russia, but apparently, when he got on the Aeroflot plane, they misspelled his name,” Graham said Monday. “So it never went into the system that he actually went to Russia.” It’s still unclear, however, where his name was misspelled, or if it was purposeful. Graham also didn’t say why Tsarnaev’s passport and U.S. Customs and Border Protection information wasn’t entered into government records.

    April 22, 2013 2:17 PM