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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 (http://bit.ly/1zNrnSm ) 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

AP News - 28 mins ago

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

AP News - 29 mins ago

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 Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Arkansas, has matched prices o ...more