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Boston bombing suspect tweeted 'stay safe'

Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has tweeted since the Boston Marathon bombings on what two friends of his tell CNN is his Twitter account.

Boy Scouts to consider lifting ban on openly gay youths

The Boy Scouts of America would no longer deny membership to youth on the basis of sexual orientation, but would maintain its ban on openly gay adult leaders under a proposal it is considering, the group said Friday.

Obama consoles grieving Bostonians, says we'll 'finish the race'

President Barack Obama sought to reassure and inspire Bostonians reeling from the deadly marathon bombing, telling them that America stood with their grieving city and promised: "We'll keep going. We will finish the race."

Family wins $10K after losing 255 pounds

The $10,000 prize caught Jordan Teuscher's attention.

Questions, devastation after deadly Texas explosion

A day after a fiery explosion ripped through the heart of a close-knit central Texas town, many questions remain. What caused the blast, so deafening its ground motion registered as an earthquake?

Suspects described as brothers from Chechnya

The suspects involved in the Boston Marathon bombing were brothers from the Russian Caucasus who moved to Kazakhstan before coming to the United States several years ago, a source briefed on the investigation told CNN.

Updates on the hunt for the Boston Marathon attack suspects

A recap of the developments that began Thursday night:

Police: One Boston bombing suspect dead, another on the run

Police sealed off densely populated portions the Boston metro area early Friday after a violent night of chasing the Boston Marathon terror suspects left one of the men and a police officer dead.

Boston bombing suspect on the loose, police say

Violence terrorized Bostonians overnight, and police believe two suspects involved are the same men who allegedly planted bombs that killed three in the Boston Marathon Monday.

Will Smith steps into 'Focus' as K. Stew drops out

The upcoming con artist comedy "Focus" appears to have changed its casting plans once again. According to Variety, Will Smith is in talks to play the film's lead hustler, a role that was once filled by Ben Affleck.