10 Things to Know for Thursday, May 2


UPDATED: Thursday May 2, 2013 6:43 AM

1. FRIENDS OF BOSTON SUSPECT ARRESTED
 
The three are accused of discarding a backpack containing hollowed-out fireworks - allegedly an attempt to keep the younger Tsarnaev out of trouble.
 
2. US GOVERNMENT: JUDGE WAS 'ONE-STEP' OVER THE LINE
 
The Justice Department says it plans to appeal the ruling that struck down age limits for Plan-B, saying he exceeded his authority.
 
3. DETAINED AMERICAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN NORTH KOREA
 
Kenneth Bae was ordered to serve hard labor for crimes against the state in a case that complicates strained ties between Pyongyang and Washington.
 
4. OBAMA VISIT TO MEXICO AIMS TO BREAK GROUND IN IMMIGRATION
 
The AP's Jim Kuhnhenn reports the president needs a growing economy in Mexico and a president able to secure the border to sell his immigration overhaul in the U.S.
 
5. MORE FUNERALS AND RISING DEATH TOLL IN BANGLADESH
 
Rescuers find more bodies in the debris of the collapsed garment factory, raising the death toll to 430, as a mass Muslim funeral is held for unidentified victims.
 
6. WHAT KIDS HAVE MORE OF
 
A study says 1 in 20 now have food allergies, a 50 percent increase from the late 1990s.
 
7. HOW COLONISTS SURVIVED THE 'STARVING TIME'
 
Recently discovered bones of a 14-year-old girl show clear signs that she was eaten - the first solid evidence of cannibalism in 17th-century Jamestown, Va.
 
8. DISFIGURED WOMAN REVEALS NEW FACE
 
More than 30 surgeons worked to replace Carmen Blandin Tarleton's skin, muscles and nerves after a 2007 lye attack by her former husband.
 
9. WHY MOUNTAIN DEW AD WAS PULLED
 
A 60-second that depicted a battered white woman on crutches being urged to identify a suspect out of a lineup of black men was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes.
 
10. KRIS KROSS RAPPER DIES OF SUSPECTED OVERDOSE
 
Chris Kelly, half of the 1990s kid rap duo who made "Jump" one of the decade's most memorable songs, died in Atlanta at age 34.

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