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Terrifying explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Tax avoidance schemes of the rich and famous.

Coming to a workplace near you: fines for being fat?

J.C. Penny has borrowed $850 million from a credit line, suggesting a particularly bad start to its year.

Venture capitalists rethink their big bets on China.

Facebook billionaire Sean Parker  is spending millions to create a “whimsical backdrop for his fairy-tale wedding.”

Intel tries to secure its footing beyond PCs.

Tumblr has a leadership vacuum.

Carlyle Group says more African investment deals are imminent.

Genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies agrees to a $13.6 billion buyout by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Relaxing music, because, let’s face it, after a day like today, we need it.

Photo: NBC video image, care of Reuters