1. The Boston Marathon bombings might have suspended your faith in humanity. This anecdote will bring it back: A group of soldiers dressed in full combat uniforms -who had already completed the Boston Marathon earlier in the day- ran right into the action, aiding victims, pulling off debris, assisting medics and saving lives. Read about this heroic act at Mother Jones and the New York Times.
3. In response to cable outlets misreporting the apprehension of the Boston Marathon Bomber, Hayes Brown of Think Progress tweeted:
CNN right now: assets.sbnation.com/assets/516980/…
— Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown) April 17, 2013