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A 'Tough, Smart, Proud Town' Meets Terror With Determination

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Boston April 15th Enrico Rava, Javier Girotto et. al.
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Flames engulf the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, on April 20, 1993. A 51-day standoff at the compound ended in a fire and the deaths of about 80 sect members, including two dozen children. Susan Weems /AP hide caption

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Two Decades Later, Some Branch Davidians Still Believe

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Hundreds Of Years Old, These Songs Tour Like New

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In this image taken from a cellphone video, the father of the Boston bombing suspects, Anzor Tsarnaev, talks to the media about his sons, in his home in Makhachkala, the Dagestani capital, on Friday. AP hide caption

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Suspects' Chechen Roots Draw Eyes To Russia

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Caroline Shaw, who composed the piece Partita for 8 Voices for her vocal group Roomful of Teeth, is the youngest-ever recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for music. Dashon Burton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Moment With Pulitzer-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw

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