– The FBI has identified two brothers from Chechnya as suspects in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing as well as last night’s shooting at MIT. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed in a shootout with police early this morning. His younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is reportedly still at large.
– A Korean-American woman is suing CVS Pharmacy for $1 million in damages after a CVS employee listed her first name as “Ching Chong” on her receipt. Oh brother…last time I checked “you hurt my feelings” was not an actionable tort.
– In El Salvador, a seriously ill pregnant woman whose fetus is nonviable needs an abortion to save her life. Unfortunately, abortion is illegal under all circumstances in the majority Catholic country, and the woman is awaiting a court decision on whether she may terminate her pregnancy. Goddammit.
– A Texas woman claims to have found a ghost couple in a photo she took with her cell phone. Ah, the wonders of Photoshop.
– Icelanders now have an app that will prevent them from accidentally hooking up with relatives–users can simply bump their phones together to see if they’re related. (Apparently, accidental incest happens so frequently in Iceland that there is an official database tracing lineages, from which the app derives its data.)
– Montana’s governor has signed a bill formally legalizing homosexual sex in the state. (The anti-sodomy law has remained on the books–although it hasn’t been enforced–since it was struck down by the Montana Supreme Court 16 years ago.)
– And finally, 30 Things That Will Test If Your Smile Still Works.