The Five Things You Need To Know Today

Twin Explosions Rock Boston Marathon Finish Line- Just before 3 P.M yesterday in Boston, Mass., twin explosions rocked the Boston Marathon finish line. As of April 16, 2013, 9:00 A.M, three people were killed with more than 140 people injured. Contrary to other reports, there is still not suspect in custody and no one has taken responsibility for the attack.

Google Person Finer- In the wake of the Boston Marathon Explosions, Google has set up a “Person Finder.” The portal allows people to either choose “They are looking for someone,” or select “I have information about someone else.”

New Drake Song- Leading up to his new album, Nothing Was the Same, Drake has released the appropriately titled “Girls Love Beyoncé.” Check it out here.

Pulitzer Prizes Awarded- The Pulitzer Prizes winner were announced yesterday. The New York Times won four awards, while two were awarded to The Star Gazette, in Minneapolis, Minn. The Pulitzer Prize for Literature was given to The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson. The novel details at North Korean outcast turned model citizen. Check out the full list of winners here.

Brittney Griner Goes No. 1- In what was one of the most anticipated WNBA Drafts in recent memory, Brittney Griner, the towering center from Baylor University was selected number one by the Phoenix Mercury followed by Elena Delle Donne by Chicago Sky and Skylar Diggins selected by the Tulsa Shock. For the complete draft board, check it out here.


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