John Cassidy

New Yorker magazine

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Staff writer at the New Yorker magazine and a columnist for Fortune; author of How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities

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The toll from the Boston Marathon bombings is three dead and 48 still hospitalized with the total number of injured now 264. The surviving suspect's condition is said to be "fair."

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