published Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

10 Things to Know for Today

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    FILE - This combination of undated file photos shows Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19. The FBI says the two brothers are the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, and are also responsible for killing an MIT police officer, critically injuring a transit officer in a firefight and throwing explosive devices at police during a getaway attempt in a long night of violence that left Tamerlan dead and Dzhokhar captured, late Friday, April 19, 2013.
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:

1) NEW HUNT FOR CULPRIT IN RICIN CASE

Officials searched another man's house after officials dropped charges of sending poison-filled letters to the president against Paul Kevin Curtis.

2) TRACKING WHO KNEW WHAT ABOUT BOMBING SUSPECTS

Senators questioned which agencies knew of a trip to Russia by Tamerlan Tsarnaev and whether information was shared.

3) BANGLADESH BUILDING COLLAPSE KILLS DOZENS

At least 70 were killed and about 600 survivors rescued from the commercial building that housed several garment factories in Dhaka.

4) WHAT OLDER AMERICANS AREN'T THINKING ABOUT

The AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll says two-thirds of those 40 and older have done little to no planning for long-term care.

5) HOW SIBLING BONDS MAY HAVE PLAYED ROLE IN BOSTON EXPLOSIONS

Experts say older brothers often have a direct influence over younger ones, which could have steered the younger Tsarnaev brother toward the bombings.

6) CANADA TERROR PLOT SUSPECT DUE IN COURT

Chiheb Esseghaier is to appear in Toronto after denying charges he conspired to derail a New York-Canada train.

7) SOME CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST PHILLY ABORTION PROVIDER

A judge threw out three of seven murder counts, but Dr. Kermit Gosnell could still face the death penalty.

8) DISGRACED CIA DIRECTOR'S NEW JOB

David Petraeus was named a visiting professor for public policy at City University of New York.

9) HOW CHINA IS CHANGING HOLLYWOOD

Beijing is having increasing success pressuring movie producers to deleting movie content it finds objectionable.

10) LAWSUIT: AMSTRONG WAS 'UNJUSTLY ENRICHED'

The Postal Service paid about $40 million to be the title sponsor of the now-disgraced cyclist's teams for six of his seven Tour victories.

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