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Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough'

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BOSTON (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telli... Full Story

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  • Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough'
    Governor: Closing Boston amid bomber hunt 'tough'

    BOSTON (AP) — Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outside the city had just engaged in a ferocious gun battle with the two men suspected of setting the bombs and that one was dead ad the other had fled.

  • Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy
    Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.

  • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart
    Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

    NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

  • Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review
    Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

    WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

  • Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop
    Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

  • Police raid LA Times building after threat reports
    Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said.

  • APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder
    APNewsBreak: Vengeful note left in 2 boys' murder

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A woman who shot and killed her two young grandsons before committing suicide last year left a note to the boys' parents saying they did not deserve to have the children, according to a police report.

  • MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off
    MIT honors officer slain after bombs went off

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in the gripping hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

  • Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town
    Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

  • Documents detail another delayed GM recall
    Documents detail another delayed GM recall

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30,000 warranty repair claims, according to government documents released Saturday.

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