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Thomas Menino, Boston’s longest-serving mayor, dead at 71

The longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died.

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U.S. economy grows 3.5% in third quarter

A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter.

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Americans may still see some Ebola cases

Americans could continue to see cases of Ebola in the U.S. until the outbreak in West Africa is contained.

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With selfies, tweets, politicians go vote-hunting on social media

In 2014 a multifaceted digital strategy is seen as a prerequisite to getting out the vote.

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Bumgarner rides to the rescue for World Series win

The Giants won their eighth World Series title and the third in five seasons.

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Troops on Ebola mission face quarantine-like monitoring

All U.S. troops returning from the Ebola relief mission in West Africa face a strict, 21-day monitoring period.

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Ford, Chrysler recall vehicles over fire hazards

The Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models are among those being recalled.

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Feds sue AT&T, say it misled smartphone customers

AT&T allegedly didn't tell customers it would reduce speeds if they went over a certain amount of data use in a billing cycle.

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WATCH: NASA rocket explodes after liftoff

An unmanned supply rocket carrying $200 million in supplies and research exploded shortly after lifting off in Virginia.

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Kerry wants Keystone pipeline decision soon

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he would like to make a decision soon on the crude oil pipeline.

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Obama defends U.S. Ebola guidelines

President Barack Obama says policies should not discourage Americans willing to fight West Africa's outbreak.

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U.S., allies stage 13 attacks on Islamic State

Air strikes were stage on Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq.

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NEA president opposes ‘toxic’ tests

The new president of the nation's largest teachers union takes over as new Common Core standards roll out across America.

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School shooter invited victims to lunch

A Washington state student who opened fire in his cafeteria before taking his own life had sent texts to the victims asking to meet at lunch.

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Toyota tops car quality survey

Consumers have ranked Toyota and Lexus among the top car brands and say Chrysler is the worst.

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Fighting Ebola: U.S. isolates troops, Australia implements travel ban

The Army will isolate soldiers returning from West Africa, even if they are not believed to have been exposed to the deadly virus.

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Fight for Senate control may not end on Election Day

With a dozen or so tight races, any state could wind up deciding whether Republicans or Democrats control the Senate.

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Boy, 5, to be tested for Ebola

A boy who arrived from Guinea will be tested for Ebola in New York, while a nurse held in quarantine will be allowed to go home.

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Obama plans executive actions to strengthen manufacturing

A series of executive actions aim to strengthen advanced manufacturing, including a $300 million investment to boost industrial competitiveness.

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Last international forces airlifted from key base in Afghanistan

A fleet of planes and helicopters airlifted the last U.S. and British forces from a key southern province.

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Prep football week 9 scoreboard

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All the scores from around the Northwest Conference.

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NCAA denies Georgia’s appeal of Gurley suspension

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Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) celebrates with linebacker Amarlo Herrera (52) after an NCAA college football game against Tennessee Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 35-32.

The NCAA has upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley.

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Knicks spoil James’ homecoming

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) brings the ball up against Maccabi Tel Aviv in the second quarter of a preseason exhibition basketball game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Cleveland.

The New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

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Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) signs autographs after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State beat Syracuse 59-3.

Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

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Sounders to face F.C. Dallas in conference semi-finals

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FC Dallas's Michel celebrates as he jogs to midfield after scoring on a penalty kick against the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Frisco, Texas. FC Dallas won 2-1.

The Sounders went 2-1 against Dallas in the regular season.