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BOSTON (AP) — A large police presence greeted runners and spectators filtering in Monday morning for the Boston Marathon, a year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs near the finish line killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing an appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagen's assembly plant in Tennessee.In a statement released one hour before the scheduled start of a National Lab ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The notion of introducing a new food to the American public is almost inconceivable in an era of TV chefs, global cuisine and foodie websites.But that's what happened 50 years ago at the 1964 New York World's Fair in Queens, N.Y. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be pressuring businesses, according to a quarterly survey from the National Association of Business Economics.During the first quarter of the year, 31 percent of businesses surveyed ...more

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — A car slammed into a packed Florida church just as its annual Easter concert was about to begin, injuring 21 people as it barreled through the brick outer wall and several rows of pews, Fort Myers police said.The Lexus se ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHO HAS HARSH WORDS FOR SOUTH KOREA FERRY CREWPresident Park Geun-hye says the captain and some crew members of the sunken ship comm ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen."Doesn't even remembe ...more

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The Associated Press-GfK poll on confidence in scientific concepts was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications March 20-24. It is based on online interviews of 1,012 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative Knowled ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airli ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.Use of the drug in that setting is hardly rampant ...more