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April 24, 2013

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1. NEW HUNT FOR CULPRIT IN RICIN CASE

Officials searched another man's house after officials dropped charges of sending poison-filled letters to the president against Paul Kevin Curtis.

2. TRACKING WHO KNEW WHAT ABOUT BOMBING SUSPECTS

Senators questioned which agencies knew of a trip to Russia by Tamerlan Tsarnaev and whether information was shared.

3. BANGLADESH BUILDING COLLAPSE KILLS DOZENS

At least 87 were killed and about 600 survivors rescued from the commercial building that housed several garment factories in Dhaka.

4. WHAT OLDER AMERICANS AREN'T THINKING ABOUT

The AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll says two-thirds of those 40 and older have done little to no planning for long-term care.

5. HOW SIBLING BONDS MAY HAVE PLAYED ROLE IN BOSTON EXPLOSIONS

Experts say older brothers often have a direct influence over younger ones, which could have steered the younger Tsarnaev brother toward the bombings.

6. CANADA TERROR PLOT SUSPECT DUE IN COURT

Chiheb Esseghaier is to appear in Toronto after denying charges he conspired to derail a New York-Canada train.

7. SOME CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST PHILLY ABORTION PROVIDER

A judge threw out three of seven murder counts, but Dr. Kermit Gosnell could still face the death penalty.

8. DISGRACED CIA DIRECTOR'S NEW JOB

David Petraeus was named a visiting professor for public policy at City University of New York.

9. HOW CHINA IS CHANGING HOLLYWOOD

Beijing is having increasing success pressuring movie producers to delete movie content it finds objectionable.

10. LAWSUIT: AMSTRONG WAS 'UNJUSTLY ENRICHED'

The Postal Service paid about $40 million to be the title sponsor of the now-disgraced cyclist's teams for six of his seven Tour victories.

 

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