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Conflicting Reports Regarding a Possible Arrest in Boston Bombings [UPDATED]

2:45 p.m. (EST): The Boston Police Department has announced that "there has not been an arrest in the Marathon attack." Investigations are ongoing.

2:35 p.m.: CNN is retracting their previous report that an arrest has been made in the Boston Marathon bombings. Other sources are reporting that officials are close to identifying a suspect after reviewing area surveillance video, but no arrests have been made.

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Darren McCollester, Getty Images

How to Avoid Scammers When Looking to Donate in the Aftermath of the Boston Bombings

Many of us are looking for ways to donate to the victims of Monday's Boston Marathon bombings. Unfortunately, there are already scammers looking to take your money. Watchdog groups are warning of potential online schemes looking to profit from the tragedy.

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Buzzer Beaters: Athletes Helping Out in Wake of Boston Bombings, and More

Today's top sports stories:

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Alex Trautwig, Getty Images

Boston Sports Teams – What’s Next After the Boston Marathon Bombings?

The Boston Red Sox will wear black arm bands to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. There will also be a moment of silence before the game in Cleveland tonight.

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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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Boston Bombings: Live Coverage

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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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Boston Marathon Explosions: How You Can Help

Three people were killed and more than 100 injured Monday (April 15) after two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Rescue organizations have gathered to help and at the the tragic scene...but how can you help?

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35th Anniversary of the Blizzard of 1978: How Will it Compare to This Week’s Storm?

As we get ready for a major winter storm, with predictions of some areas getting up to two feet of snow and wind gusts over 50 mph, let's look back and compare what happened 35 years ago this week. It became known as the 'Blizzard of '78.'

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January 15 is the Anniversary of the ‘Great Molasses Flood’ of 1919 in Boston

It was the 'Great Molasses Flood' of 1919 in Boston, Massachusetts. It was January 15th in the early afternoon and the temperature was warm for that time of year, 45 degrees, up from the single digits just a couple of day before. The United States Industrial Alcohol Company had two and a half million gallons of molasses brewing fifty feet above the street that was slated to make rum. No one expected what happened next.

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