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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.... 4/18/2014 1:09 PM

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.... 4/18/2014 4:08 PM

Little-known Democrat tries to unseat Scott Walker
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin Democrats and their allies who are trying to take out Republican Gov. Scott Walker have invested all their hopes in Mary Burke, a Harvard-educated political newcomer whose father started Trek Bicycle when she was a teenager.... 4/18/2014 4:03 PM

Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings that have wounded three people.... 4/18/2014 3:03 PM

Clock ticking for states to adopt health exchanges
CHICAGO (AP) -- For the more than 30 states that defaulted to the federal government under President Barack Obama's health care law, time may be running out to decide whether to create their own state-run insurance exchanges.... 4/18/2014 3:15 PM

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.... 4/18/2014 4:34 PM

Former Blue Angels commander relieved of duty
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Navy officer was relieved of duty Friday because of unspecified alleged misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels precision flying team, the service said.... 4/18/2014 4:39 PM

AP PHOTOS: Sailors return from 9-month deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Thousands of sailors were greeted Friday by cheerful friends and family who packed a pier at Naval Station Norfolk to welcome them home from a nine-month deployment.... 4/18/2014 4:32 PM

Boston prepares for huge wave of marathon visitors
BOSTON (AP) -- With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.... 4/18/2014 4:14 PM

American identifies cleric in US terrorism case
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Seattle man told a jury Friday that an Egyptian cleric on trial on terrorism charges is the "very angry" imam he met in London years ago.... 4/18/2014 4:10 PM