Investigators are following every lead after yesterday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. Host Michel Martin speaks with Don Borelli, a former FBI special agent on terrorism, to hear how investigators piece together a crime like this, and determine who is responsible.
For the first time, China gives numbers for its ground, air and naval forces. It also slams the U.S. for its shift to Asia.
A day after three people were killed and over 130 injured by two bombings at the Boston Marathon, the search for answers is well underway. The FBI has taken charge of the investigation and is appealing for any video, audio and still images taken by spectators. But sifting through all the submissions in an organized fashion presents a significant challenge.
Of all the programs in the federal budget, Section 8 housing doesn't have much fat to cut. The program provides rent vouchers to families earning an average of less than $13,000 a year. But sequestration has left housing authorities with a stark choice: Eliminate some vouchers altogether, or ask people to contribute more.
Yahoo has bought Summly, Snip.It, and Jybe among other small startups you may never have heard of. The strategy, basically is: Smart people will develop smarter products. Shares are up more than 50 percent under Mayer, but analysts say it has nothing to do with her or Yahoo's main business.
Adam Johnson took the fiction prize for The Orphan Master's Son, his sharp take on life in the authoritarian regime under Kim Jong Il.
News of the deadly bombing attack on the Boston Marathon is echoing in Oklahoma City, where residents will observe the 18th anniversary Friday of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The events include a marathon, which organizers say will still take place.
Eight-year-old Martin Richard was killed. His mother Denise and sister Jane were critically injured. It's one of the first tales of tragedy to emerge from the explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon.
Morning Edition co-hosts Steve Inskeep and David Greene discuss the investigation of Monday's Boston Marathon explosions with Roger Cressey, a former counterterrorism investigator and member of the National Security Council, and NPR's Dina Temple-Raston.
Save yourself some hassles by checking with your doctor before the test to make sure the office will bill the insurer for the procedure as preventive screening rather than a diagnostic test.