Our early headlines:
— Boston Bombings: Monday's Developments; (our running coverage).
— Midwest's Floods Aren't Over, But So Far, So Good.
— Book News: E.L. Konigsburg, 'Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler' Author, Dies.
Other stories making headlines:
— "Plant Explosion Unites Small Texas Community." (Morning Edition)
— "5 Dead In Shooting South Of Seattle." (The Associated Press)
— Taliban Takes Hostages After Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing. (CNN.com)
Related details from NPR's Sean Carberry in Kabul: "The Turkish government says there were eight Turks, an Afghan interpreter, and two pilots on board the civilian charter flight."
— In China, "Rescue Teams Blast Roads Amid Aftershocks" Following Weekend's Earthquake. (BBC News)
— "Fliers On Watch For Delays From FAA Furloughs." (USA Today)
— "Hearing To Continue Monday In Ricin Letters Case." (The Associated Press)