The Top National News Stories of 2013

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  • President Obama Inaugurated for a Second Term
  • Hadiya Pendleton is Shot and Killed in Chicago
  • Three Killed in Boston Marathon Bombing
  • Midwest Tornado Killed 23 People in Oklahoma
  • Paula Deen’s Racist Language Lands Her in Trouble
  • Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Part of Voting Rights Act
  • 071513 national trayvon martin zimmerman verdict
  • Detroit Files for Bankruptcy
  • Stop and Frisk Violates Constitutional Rights of Minority Citizens: Judge
  • A Commentator Courts Controversy
  • March on Washington Anniversary Commemorated
  • NAACP President Steps Down
  • Shooting at Navy Yard Shocks a Nation
  • The Government Shuts Down
  • Cory Booker Elected Senator
  • A Banner Year for Black Films
  • Complaints of Profiling in Department Stores Creates a Firestorm
  • Shooting at LAX
  • A Shooting Stirs Detroit
  • A November Election with Significant Races

Three Killed in Boston Marathon Bombing

During the Boston Marathon, three people were killed and more than 170 were injured as a result of a bombing on April 15, reigniting national fears about terrorism. Police pursued two suspects. One, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed and the other, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, was later charged.  (Photo: AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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