Somebody hacked into the Twitter account of the Associated Press, no less, and put out word that there were explosions in the White House that injured the president. That sent the stock market into a tailspin, but it recovered when the story turned out to be a hoax.
Charges have been dropped for the Elvis impersonator who was accused of sending ricin-laced letters to the president, a senator, and a judge. Investigators have another suspect, a rival of the first one.
The surviving Boston Marathon bomber was charged for the federal crime of using weapons of mass destruction. He will not be treated as an enemy combatant. He was read his rights. The charge indicated that he may face the death penalty. (Massachusetts does not have the death penalty–though state legislators unsuccessfully tried to re-instate it for the bomber–but the federal government can still execute people.)