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Your week in review: May 3

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New suspects in the Boston bombing attacks, a gay NBA player and the lifting of the One World Trade Center spire made headlines this week. New suspects in the Boston bombing attacks, a gay NBA player and the lifting of the One World Trade Center spire made headlines this week.
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(RNN) - Police said they arrested three people in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing attacks. Two of the students were roommates with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the attacks. Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, from Kazakhstan, were charged with obstruction of justice. Robel Phillipos, a U.S. citizen, was charged with making a false statement. Officials do not believe they helped planning the attack, but that they tried to cover up the crime after the fact.

NBA player Jason Collins has come out, saying he is gay. He is the first active openly gay athlete in the NBA.

The Food and Drug Administration announced that the morning-after pill would be available for women and girls 15 years old and up without a prescription. The Department of Justice is filing an appeal against a New York judge who had ordered the FDA to lift the age restriction on the pill. Currently the age limit is 17.

Construction workers raised a 408-foot spire to the top of One World Trade Center in New York. Once completed, the building will be the tallest in the Western Hemisphere at 1,776 feet.

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