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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane that reported losing engine power has crashed into a building at a Kansas airport, sending up huge plumes of black smoke that can be seen for miles around the city.Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement th ...more

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BOSTON (Reuters) - Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said on Thursday. Menino ran New England's largest city for two ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The mayor of Anchorage, Alaska, has vetoed an ordinance passed to protect moose from impaling themselves on fences with metal spikes.KTUU-TV ( ) reports that the ordinance approved last week banned n ...more

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper.Officials in rural Barrett Township canceled the beloved Hall ...more

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Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.This week's collection includes Indian ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Spokeswoman: Thomas Menino, affable yet shrewd as Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71. ...more

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The United States on Thursday condemned a recent outbreak of violence around an oil-rich town in South Sudan, as experts predicted a return to mass violence in the coming weeks.South Sudan has seen near civil war conditions ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is heading to Maine to rally votes for the Democratic candidate for governor, the latest in a burst of campaign appearances Obama is making before next week's midterm elections after months of sitting on the sid ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has matched prices o ...more