WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. builders broke ground on more than a million homes in March, the first time that's happened since June 2008. The gain signals continued strength for the housing recovery at the start of the spring buying season.
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IN THE NEWS: BOSTON MARATHON BLASTS SEND PEOPLE SCRAMBLING ONLINE
UNDATED (AP) -- Social media, cell phones and other electronic devices were pressed into service as people near and far tried to learn the fate of friends and family members after yesterday's Boston Marathon bomb blasts.