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(AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Rod Aydelotte). A person looks on as emergency workers fight a house fire after a nearby fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in West, Texas. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Rod Aydelotte). A person looks on as emergency workers fight a house fire after a nearby fertilizer plant exploded Wednesday, April 17, 2013, in West, Texas.

1. Massive blast at Texas fertilizer plant

The explosion at a small town near Waco killed 5 to 15 people, injured more than 160 and could be heard for miles.

2. Investigators hope image leads them to Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Department store surveillance video captured a man dropping a bag near the site of the marathon bombings.

3. President heads to Boston

Obama is attending an interfaith service after Monday's bombings killed three, wounded more than 170 and put the nation on edge.

4. Miss. man arrested for mailing suspected ricin

The Mississippi man accused of mailing poison letters to the president and a U.S. senator wrote online about a government conspiracy to ruin his reputation.

5. Gun control dies in the senate

Republicans lead a rejection of tighter background checks and other measures despite pleas from families of Newtown victims.

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