7:55am

Fri April 19, 2013
The Two-Way

A Timeline Of The Boston Manhunt

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 7:53 pm

Police with guns drawn search for one of the Boston Marathon suspects early Friday in Watertown, Mass.
Mario Tama Getty Images

A timeline of how events unfolded overnight in the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. We'll update as new information is released.

  • Approximately 5:20 p.m. ET on Thursday: The FBI releases images of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. Suspect No. 1 is wearing a black hat, and suspect No. 2 is wearing a white hat. The FBI urges people to call in with any information.
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7:45am

Fri April 19, 2013
Explosions At Boston Marathon

Terrorism Expert Weighs In On Monday's Bombing In Boston

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 10:32 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

There's so much we do not know about the Boston Marathon bombing, but here are some things that we do know. Police have focused on two suspects who were found on video images from the scene of the bombing. They chased those two young men last night, shot it out with them. A police officer is dead. A police officer is wounded in the Boston area. One of the suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, is reported killed, a second one still at large, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, both of them described as being from Chechnya.

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7:44am

Fri April 19, 2013
The Salt

Frozen Food Gets Ready For Its Image Upgrade

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 8:33 am

Are you thinking healthy and nutritious?
Bebeto Matthews AP

Alarmed by a nation that increasingly equates fresh with healthy, the frozen food industry has a message for you.

"What we call fresh in the supermarket is really better termed raw," says Kristin Reimers, a registered dietitian and manager of nutrition for ConAgra Foods. "A lot of times, those vegetables have been transported for days, and then sit. It could be a matter of weeks between when they're picked and consumed."

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6:28am

Fri April 19, 2013
KALW Almanac

Friday April 19, 2013

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5:42am

Fri April 19, 2013
Around the Nation

Boston-Area Residents Told To Shelter In Place

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 10:32 am

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. And we have special coverage right now of the unfolding events in Boston following the Boston Marathon bombing. I'm David Greene.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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5:42am

Fri April 19, 2013
Around the Nation

Massive Manhunt Underway To Track Bombing Suspect

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 7:45 am

Steve Inkseep and David Greene talk to NPR's Tom Gjelten about the latest in the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombings. Dr. David Schoenfeld of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston talks about one of the bombing suspects being taken to that facility. That suspect died, the other is on the run.

5:42am

Fri April 19, 2013
Europe

Boston Marathon Bombers Described As Chechens

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 7:45 am

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Corey Flintoff in Moscow for reaction to news that Boston Marathon bombing suspects are from Chechnya. One suspect has been killed and the other is on the run. Authorities have encouraged Boston-area residents to shelter in place.

4:13am

Fri April 19, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Two Authors Make 'Time' List Of '100 Most Influential People'

Hilary Mantel attends the Costa Book of the Year awards in London, England.
Stuart Wilson Getty Images

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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2:38am

Fri April 19, 2013
Shots - Health News

With Bird Flu, 'Right Now, Anything Is Possible'

Originally published on Fri April 19, 2013 6:27 pm

A health worker collects pigeons from a trap at People's Square in Shanghai, China, earlier this month. So far, workers have tested more than 48,000 animals for the H7N9 flu virus.
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An international dream team of flu experts assembled in China today.

Underscoring the urgency that public health agencies feel about the emergence of a new kind of bird flu, the team is headed by Dr. Keiji Fukuda, the World Health Organization's top influenza scientist.

Before he left Geneva, Fukuda explained the wide-open nature of the investigation in an interview with NPR.

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12:53am

Fri April 19, 2013
The Two-Way

'The Hunt Is Over:' Police Apprehend Marathon Bombing Suspect

Originally published on Sat April 20, 2013 4:11 am

Police officers guard the entrance to Franklin Street in Watertown, Mass., where Boston Police say they have captured the second suspect in the marathon bombings.
Matt Rourke AP

(We most recently updated this post at 11:10 p.m. ET on Friday. See this note about how we cover news such as this. For our running post about developments on Saturday, go here.)

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