I haven't done this lately. So...
The Catholic Church synod is a soap opera, according to John Allen
Some of the drama: A cardinal (Reinhard Marx) finds the view that doctrine can never change "restrictive," while all-but-ousted Vatican official, Cardinal Burke, is obviously teed off about the synod report, losing his job and Cardinal Marx.
At Newsweek, Michelle McPhee reports on the family and supporters of the surviving suspect in the Boston Maratahon bombing. Not the greatest article--US Magazine level--but still a few interesting tidbits. She says that the wife of the dead brother isn't in the clear.