Explosions Rock The Boston Marathon
Two people were killed and several more injured by explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday. Melissa Block talks to NPR's Tovia Smith about the incident.
A Runner Describes The Scene
Co-host Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Peter Sagal, who ran in the Boston Marathon and was near Monday's explosions.
The Next Debt Ceiling Deadline
In the summer of 2011, Congress and the president were embroiled in a high stakes fight over the debt ceiling. At the last minute, they reached an agreement to avoid default. Another showdown over the debt ceiling is possible this summer, but House Republicans say they hope to avoid a repeat of the crisis.
Exoneree Detectives Fight For Those Still Behind Bars
Dallas is home to more than 40 people who've been released from prison for wrongful convictions. Some of those men have formed not just a support group, but a detective agency devoted to getting other innocent people out of prison.
On The Big Screen, The Tax Guy Can Be Your Buddy
On Tax Day 2013, NPR's Bob Mondello surveys the cinematic landscape for films that tackle that most reliable of requirements: the paying and collecting of taxes. One surprising discovery: Hollywood doesn't always make the IRS the heavy.
Law Enforcement Probe Of The Boston Explosions
Co-host Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Dina Temple-Raston about what law enforcement officials are trying to learn about the explosions at the Boston Marathon. She says the FBI has sent counter terrorism officials to the scene.