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BOSTON (AP) — Rita Jeptoo successfully defends Boston Marathon women's title, becomes 7th 3-time winner. ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the deadly bombing."I showed up, I'm b ...more

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PROVO, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors are getting more time to determine what charges to file against a Utah woman accused of killing six of her babies and storing their bodies in her garage.Thirty-nine-year-old Megan Huntsman was in court Monday weari ...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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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The United Auto Workers announced Monday it is withdrawing its 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 La ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A 17-year-old charged with attempted murder in the beating of a Detroit-area motorist has waived his right to a probable cause hearing and will move his case directly to trial court.Bruce Wimbush Jr. waived the hearing Monday. The ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says a third of small businesses in tri-state Superstorm Sandy disaster areas reported financial losses a year later.The findings were released Monday. The online poll was conducted from Oct. ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A struggling public library in Rhode Island is getting help from actor Alec Baldwin — again.Officials at the Adams Memorial Library in Central Falls say Baldwin will headline a fundraiser June 7 at Fete in Providence. Att ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Spencer, a revered Southern author still active in her 90s, has won a $30,000 short story prize.The 92-year-old Spencer has won the Rea Award for lifetime achievement in short fiction, the Dungannon Foundation announced ...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