Morning Maddow: April 16

Updated
 

A runner’s view of the 2nd explosion at the Boston Marathon.

What we know right now.

The 8-year-old boy killed at the Marathon is identified.

The 78-year-old marathon runner who was knocked down by the first blast finished the race.

Meet the distraught mother whose two sons each lost a leg.

The Senate begins debate on gun background checks today amid word that the Manchin-Toomey amendment may be changed to suit rural states.

The Senate Immigration bill will be unveiled today, but the gang of eight’s press event has been canceled.

Mississippi’s only abortion clinic gets a temporary reprieve from being shut down.

A nonpartisan, independent group releases a report today concluding that the U.S. engaged in torture after 9/11.

Coverage of the Kalamazoo oil spill wins a Pulitzer.

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Morning Maddow: April 16

Updated