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One man is dead after a fire early Thursday morning in Montgomery County.

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Longest-serving Boston mayor, Thomas Menino, dies at 71

Thomas Menino, who retired this year as the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer, according to his spokeswoman Dorothy Joyce.

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Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

When President Barack Obama visits Maine on Thursday, he won't come within 300 miles of the nurse protesting her state-mandated Ebola quarantine.

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie once again flashed the pugnacious attitude that's made him a gladiator to some and a bully to others on Wednesday, telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

On any given weekend, lobbyists in Washington head for the airport to jet off to luxurious locations across the country.

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Gillespie rallies supporters in 9th District

Time is short, and he's running from behind, but Republican Senate Candidate Ed Gillespie says he can win. He rallied supporters on Wednesday during a swing through southwestern Virginia.

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Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

A luxury log cabin in the mountains of Wyoming has become the subject of a federal probe after it was revealed Vice President Joe Biden and other top officials had stayed there while not on…

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

David Nieland, who helped draw attention to what he said were shortcomings in the government's probe of a Secret Service prostitution scandal, resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland…

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a typo led to a deleted tweet.

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

A 21-day quarantine for all military personnel serving in Ebola stricken areas of West Africa was approved by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Wednesday.

The quarantine was pushed for by the Joint…

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Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's top advisers.

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Christie on possible Ebola suit: 'Whatever'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former U.S. attorney, said he had no qualms about a possible lawsuit from the recently quarantined nurse in his state.

Campaigning Tuesday in Rhode Island for…

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South Korea: Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who recently disappeared from public view for about six weeks, had a cyst removed from his right ankle, a lawmaker told CNN.

South Korea's National Intelligence…

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A limited role for Obama in final campaign

President Barack Obama's final campaign isn't turning into much of a victory lap.

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Poll: US grim on economy ahead of midterms

Americans' view of the economy is increasingly dour -- though a majority expect things to turn around next year, a new poll shows.

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Judge nixes Noriega's 'Call of Duty' suit

A California judge has dismissed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's lawsuit against the creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise.

"This court concludes that Noriega's right…

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GOP's Gillespie needles Warner in pro-Redskins ad

Republican Senate challenger Ed Gillespie is needling Democratic Sen. Mark Warner for not being an advocate for the Washington Redskins' team name.

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Ann Romney blasts Democrat for sexist slur

Ann Romney, the wife of former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, condemned South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's Democratic challenger after he mistakenly called her a "whore" --- and then…

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Appeals court to hear Pittsylvania County board prayer case

A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments over the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors' practice of opening meetings with a prayer.

Christie on Ebola policy: 'We're not moving an inch'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tried to stamp out criticism Tuesday of his policy to quarantine health care workers returning from Ebola hot zones, describing his rule as "common sense" and…

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Poll: Gillespie trims Warner's lead; only 45% believe CDC's Ebola statement

Republican Ed Gillespie has narrowed the lead of Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner in the U.S. Senate race, according to a Roanoke College poll released Tuesday.

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Longest-serving Boston mayor, Thomas Menino,...

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Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

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Politicians live it up and have lobbyists pay

Ed Gillespie rallies supporters in Christiansburg

Gillespie rallies supporters in 9th District

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Biden stay in cabin prompts Parks review

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DHS investigator resigned after sting

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Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

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Hagel announces Ebola quarantine

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Christie on possible Ebola suit: 'Whatever'

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South Korea: Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

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A limited role for Obama in final campaign

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Poll: US grim on economy ahead of midterms

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Judge nixes Noriega's 'Call of Duty' suit

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GOP's Gillespie needles Warner in pro-Redskins ad

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Ann Romney blasts Democrat for sexist slur

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