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Rundown for April 25, 2013
12:06 PM EST 2 Comments

What The U.S. Knew About Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Questions are being raised about what the CIA and FBI knew about Tamerlan Tsarnaev – the deceased suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings – months and years before the attack.

12:15 PM EST 41 Comments

A Closer Look At The Search For Suspect 2

Former Boston police lieutenant Tom Nolan commends first responders for their overall handling of the marathon bombing and investigation, but he questions the armed house-to-house searches.

12:25 PM EST 11 Comments

What Is A ‘Weapon Of Mass Destruction’?

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction – a pressure cooker bomb – in the Boston Marathon bombings. We take a look at the legal definition of a WMD.

12:35 PM EST 8 Comments

Gene Discovery Could Radically Improve Diabetes Treatment

Scientists at Harvard University’s Stem Cell Institute say they have found a new gene that produces a hormone that could radically improve treatment for type 2 diabetes.

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A Circus ‘Pippin’ Returns To Broadway

Tonight, a revival of the musical “Pippin” opens on Broadway — more than 40 years after the show first debuted. We speak with director Diane Paulus, who has incorporated circus elements into the show.

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Acclaimed Indian Director Mira Nair Takes On Fundamentalism

Director Mira Nair’s latest film, “The Reluctant Fundamentalist,” tells the story of a young Pakistani man with a bright future in the U.S., who becomes disillusioned and is ultimately suspected of being a terrorist.

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June 2 13 Comments

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