1. Watch Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s press conference here:
2. The big updates:
NYPD: Suspects had 5 pipe bombs, and one pressure cooker bomb for detonation in Times Square.— BuzzFeed News
NYPD: Boston bombing suspects decided on Times Square “spontaneously” — while they were in the car on the way to NYC.— BuzzFeed News
NYPD: No specific information about a specific target in Times Square.— BuzzFeed News
NYPD is actively investigating who Dzhokhar Tsarnaev visited on prior trips to NYC.— BuzzFeed News
- Donald Trump responded to the father of a fallen Muslim American soldier who criticized him at the DNC, saying, "I've made a lot of sacrifices."
- Luke Aikins became the first skydiver to successfully jump out of a plane without a parachute. He landed on a net 🌎💪
- Sixteen people died after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in Texas Saturday.