4. The Boston Herald reported that by Sunday night the Save Sgt. Sean Murphy page had received 21,000 likes. By Monday morning, more than 45,000 people had liked the page, many of whom believed Murphy was a “true hero.”
Murphy (left) poses with Jeff Bauman who lost both his legs in the Boston bombing.
- The U.S. Justice Dept. will seek the death penalty for Dylann Roof, the suspect in last summer's Charleston church shooting.
- The Afghan Taliban has picked an extremist scholar as its successor to leader Mullah Mansour, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week.
- Twitter will no longer count links, @names, and GIFs toward its 140-character limit. You can also retweet yourself now.