Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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KING: RUSSIANS DIDN'T GIVE ALL INFO ON BOMBER

WASHINGTON -- A member of the House Homeland Security Committee says the FBI would have carried out a much more intense investigation of two men now suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings if the Russians had informed Washington of "the mother's radicalization" and "the son's radicalization."

New York Republican Peter King said today such information "definitely would have caused the investigation to go further."

Mr. King also told NBC's "Today" show he worries about limits on Moscow's cooperation with Washington in the case, saying "there's a bit of a dance here."

The congressman said Moscow doesn't want to reveal information "that gives us an idea of how they do their intelligence" work, their sources and methods.

STUDENT SHOOTS SELF IN OHIO CLASSROOM

CINCINNATI -- Authorities say a high school student pulled out a gun and shot himself in a classroom at a Cincinnati area high school.

The Hamilton County sheriff's office says the youth was taken to a hospital with a self-inflicted wound. They say there apparently was no threat to other students at La Salle High School, a private school west of Cincinnati.

A shot was reported at the school Monday at around 9 a.m. The school was put in lockdown until police confirmed there was no active shooter.

A school official is urging prayers for the student, but says no other information will be released about him.

TEACHER GIVES STUDENT A KIDNEY

CLEVELAND -- An Ohio girl is recovering after getting a critical kidney transplant -- with the organ donated by her former kindergarten teacher.

Nicole Miller, an 8-year-old first-grader at Mansfield Christian School, got the kidney last week from Wendy Killian, who was her kindergarten teacher last year.

Nicole suffered from a genetic disorder that caused kidney malformation and other problems.

BRANSON'S SPACESHIP FLIES

MOJAVE, Calif. -- A spaceship bankrolled by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson made its first powered flight today in a test that moves Virgin Galactic toward its goal of flying into space later this year. …

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