CBSnews: The surviving Boston bombing suspect is conscious and responding in writing to authorities.
Fox: An Oregon judge held a juror in contempt for texting during video evidence in an armed-robbery trial.
AP: Parts of the Midwest were soaked by heavy rains this week, with some towns hurriedly building sandbag levees to protect homes and businesses.
NBC.com: Boston and its suburbs, universities and transit system were on total lockdown Friday as police hunted for marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- on the loose after his accomplice brother was killed
Pentagon Post: Google is working to increase Chrome browser use for businesses.
WSJ.com: The world’s poorest people are now concentrated most heavily in Sub-Saharan Africa.
AP: Lance Armstrong’s former team manager believes cycling has entered a new era after months of controversy caused by the disgraced former seven-time Tour de France winner.
Washington Post: Authorities intercepted a letter addressed to President Obama that contained a substance that tested positive for the toxin ricin.
AP: Dubai police force will add a nearly $250,000 Ferrari to an existing Lamborghini as the flagship of its fleet.
CBSnews.com: As FBI investigators search for new leads as to who was behind the deadly Boston Marathon bombings, it seems al Qaeda is equally perplexed.
CBS: Police and federal agents appealed to the public for amateur video and photos that could lead to clues about the Boston Marathon bombing.
BBCnews: The epicentre of the 7.8-magnitude quake was near the south-east city of Khash, close to the Pakistani border.
CNN.com: A national poll indicates that more than eight in ten Americans support an eventual pathway to citizenship for some undocumented workers.