ChlumskyAnna Chlumsky, star of the HBO comedy “Veep”, calls in at 10:50am ET / 7:50am PT to talk about season two of the hit show

• Sexy Liberal John Fugelsang joins us in from the New York Bureau at 11am ET / 8am PT for Fridays With Fugelsang

• The two brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly attacks on the Boston Marathon had originally planned to set off their bombs on July 4, a law enforcement official said.

U.S. President Obama gave his blessing on Thursday to a new security arrangement with Mexican leader Enrique Pena Nieto, in which Mexico will make reducing violence a priority over hunting drug cartel kingpins in the war against organized crime.

• President Barack Obama said Thursday he was comfortable with his administration’s decision to allow over-the-counter purchases of a morning-after pill for anyone 15 and older.

Rhode Island became the final state in New England and the 10th in the country to legalize gay marriage after independent Gov. Lincoln Chafee on Thursday signed a bill that will allow same-sex marriage.

• Southern California firefighters early Friday were fiercely battling a growing, brush-fueled wildfire that had reached the beach in Ventura County and was pushing toward the upscale city of Malibu, officials said.