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Boston bombing suspect responding to police

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The surviving suspect of the Boston bombing was awake and responding in writing to questions on Sunday evening, news sources reported.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is recovering from bullet wounds in the neck and leg after his capture on Friday, CBS News said. He was pulled wounded and bloody from under a boat in a backyard in Watertown after his brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, died in a gun battle with police earlier that day.

A law enforcement official told USA Today that Tsarnaev is providing "substantial" information to investigators, though they declined proving any specifics about the information and questions.

Fire official: two trapped NC children may be dead

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Two children were trapped under dirt at a residential construction site in North Carolina on Sunday, and are not expected to be found alive, news sources reported.

The father of the kids called 911 around 6 p.m. to report the accident, but despite a quick response from rescue crews, the 7-year-old and the 6-year-old remain trapped, ABC news said.

Denver Fire Department public information officer Dion Burleson told the Associated Press that the rescue mission has become a recovery mission, meaning the boy and girl are believed to be dead, the Fremont Tribune reported.

News sources said recovery crews are expected to work into Sunday night as officials do not know how far down the children were trapped.

Ohio SUV crash kills six teens


Six people were killed Sunday morning when a sports utility vehicle crashed into a guardrail, flipped over and fell into a swampy pond in northeast Ohio, news sources said.

The Honda Passport was speeding when it veered to the left of the road and crashed, the CBS News reported. There was a total of eight teenagers inside the car.

Investigators said the car sunk into the swamp with five people trapped in the car, all of whom died, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. A sixth was found under the car when it was taken out of the water. The two survivors called 911 after they escaped the car.

A makeshift memorial was erected around the crash site for the families and friends of the victims, news sources said.

Florida home over sinkhole demolished

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Demolition crews razed a Florida home on Sunday after a man died when he fell into the sinkhole under the home, news sources reported.

Jeffrey Bush, 37, fell into a hole that opened in his bedroom floor Thursday night, and his brother, Jeremy, was unable to pull him out, Tampa Bay Online said. As a result, the home was torn down Sunday morning to avoid any more deaths from the sinkhole.

Jeremy Bush lived in the house with his girlfriend, Rachel Wicker, and their two-year-old daughter, with whim he spent the day praying and collecting as many items from the house as they could, according to Fox News. Neighbors joined them on the lawn to lend support as the house was torn down.

Thousands protest Keystone pipeline

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Environmental activists marched in a crowd numbering around 35,000 on Sunday to protest the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, news sources reported.

The crowd marched past the White House to ask President Barak Obama to reject the creation of this pipeline, which would run from Texas to Canada, in order to slow the climate change, according to the Washington Post.

If approved, the pipeline would carry oil, but protesters ask Obama reject the plan in order to comply with his inaugural agreement to actively prevent climate change, CBS News said.

Michelle Obama attends Chicago shooting victim's funeral

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The funeral for 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton drew hundreds of people on Saturday, among whom was the first lady, news sources reported.

Pendleton, whose high school majorette squad performed in President Barak Obama's inaugural celebration last month, was shot in a street violence incident about a mile from Obama's family home, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Despite the presence of Michelle Obama and several other dignitaties, Pendleton's mother, Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, worked to make the focus of the funeral about the celebration of Hadiya's life rather than politics and gun violence, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The Pendleton family told news sources they appreciated all the support they were receiving following Hadiya's death.

Four arrested for nudity ban violation in San Francisco

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San Francisco police arrested four citizens on Friday who were protesting the city's public nudity ban by stripping down, news sources reported.

The three men and one woman were taken into custody entirely naked after they disrobed on the steps of San Francisco City Hall along with other protesters "in various states of undress," the Huffington Post said.

The protesters argued that the recent ban goes against their rights to freedom of expression, and police gave the four protesters a 15-minute warning before giving them a citation for breaking the ban, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

The ordinance prohibits most public nudity with the exception of certain permitted public events and went into effect on Friday, the day of the protest, according to the Huffington Post.

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