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Ricin Found In U.S. Senate
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Man Arrested for Sending Ricin-Laced Letters to President, Senator

Federal authorities have arrested Paul Kevin Curtis, 45, for allegedly sending letters containing the deadly poison ricin to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker (R.-Miss.) earlier this week.

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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explodes; Mass Injuries Reported

An explosion in West, TX, just outside of Waco, spread fires across multiple buildings and injured an unknown number of people earlier tonight.

The explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Plant shortly before 8 PM CT

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NBC’s ‘Revolution’ Finale Rescheduled Following Boston Bombing Preemption

In the wake of the terrible, ongoing events out of the Boston Marathon Monday, NBC opted to delay airing of its newest 'Revolution' episode "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," both for extended news coverage and the episode's potentially sensitive involvement of a nuclear bomb. Now, NBC has announced the entire 'Revolution' schedule to shift back a week, putting the acclaimed NBC drama's first finale in June, and potentially hurting its chances for renewal.

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How Newspaper Front Pages Covered the Boston Bombings

Yesterday's twin bombings at the Boston Marathon dominated the front pages of newspapers everywhere. We gathered a few from the Newseum for you to take a look at how various publications across the country shared the story.

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Former Patriots’ Guard Joe Andruzzi Rescued Boston Marathon Explosion Victims

After playing for the New England Patriots from 2000 to 2004, guard Joe Andruzzi was already loved in Boston, but now he's a certified hero. After yesterday's deadly explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Andruzzi, who was at the scene as an observer hosting an event for his cancer foundation, left no doubt that he's an even larger star off the field than he was on it

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Warner Bros.

Weekend Box Office Report: ’42′ is Number One

Well, it looks like we have an answer to the question of whether or not audiences are interested in a historical, racially charged baseball movie. Brian Helgeland's '42' opened at the top of the box office this weekend, instantly breaking the record for biggest opening for a baseball movie. Sure, it's a minor record to break, but a record is a record.

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Marvel Studios

New Movies Releases – May 2013

The month of May 2013 kicks off the summer blockbuster season for movies, and there are lots of reasons to get your butt to the ice cold multiplexes, which always crank the AC to Arctic levels in the warm months. Take in a shoot 'em up, a big budget actioner or a comic book flick.

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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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Goldin Auctions

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells For $2.1 Million

A 1909 baseball card of Honus Wagner soldfor a record $2.1 million, the auction house that conducted the sale said Saturday. One of only 50 cards of its kind in existence, the T-206 American Tobacco Company card fetched $2,105,770.

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Rogert Ebert Trivia
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert passed away this week. He was an amazing man who not only provided people with his opinions on movies, he planted the notion that movies could be more than just observed in the minds of countless people. And he was entertaining. (Proof: This review of 'Deuce Bigelow: European Gigolo.') He also led a fascinating life, so we put together some trivia to give you an idea of the greatness that was Roger Ebert.

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