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Fugitive Afghan officers fear death at home

BOSTON (AP) - The three Afghanistan National Army officers who disappeared during a training exercise on Cape Cod before being caught trying to cross into Canada in Niagara Falls, New York, fear they will be killed if sent home.

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Dozens of items left behind at Big E

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - With 1.5 million visitors, a few people are bound to lose something at the Eastern States Exposition.

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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Researchers in Massachusetts have created an app that teaches basic computer programming to kindergartners.

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Audit: Feds overpayed state $106M for Medicaid

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts should be required to refund the U.S. government nearly $106 million for Medicaid reimbursements that were improperly submitted by the state, according to a new federal audit.

Sep 30
Clutterbuck leads Islanders to 5-3 win over Bruins

BOSTON (AP) - Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.

Sep 30
Islanders-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Boston, Bergeron 1 (Marchand), 6:45. Penalties_Donovan, NYI (interference), 6:52.

Sep 30
Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte honored by Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Oprah Winfrey and performer-activist Harry Belafonte were among those honored at Harvard University on Tuesday at its annual celebration of African American culture.

Sep 30
EIU joins Garoppolo hype with jersey offer

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) - It didn't take long for New England Patriot quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo's (gah-RAH'-puh-lohz) alma mater to take advantage of the buzz around the quarterback's first NFL appearance.

Sep 30
Saugus man denies misleading police

LYNN, Mass. (AP) - The father of one of three teenagers charged in connection with the sexual assault of an incapacitated 16-year-old girl that was posted on social media has pleaded not guilty.

Sep 30
Divorce law out of sync with same-sex marriage

NEW YORK (AP) - Cori Jo Long, 31, and Brooke Powell, 30, did everything right before they married. They fell in love slowly, based on years of friendship stretching back to high school. They planned their nuptials carefully for about a year, choosing to travel from Texas to New Hampshire in 2010 as same-sex marriage spread.

Sep 30
2 Massachusetts colleges get federal grants

BOSTON (AP) - Two Massachusetts colleges are among 24 nationwide to share in a $75 million Education Department to foster innovation in college value and efficiency.

Sep 30
Dem lawmaker: Low confidence in Secret Service

WASHINGTON (AP) - Massachusetts Democratic Congressman Stephen Lynch says he has very low confidence in Secret Service Director Julia Pierson's ability to protect the White House.

Sep 30
PAC drops marketing firm over reporter flap

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A conservative political action group is severing ties with a content marketing firm after some Missouri reporters were offered $250 per article to write for a "Grow Missouri" blog.

Sep 30
Judge hearing Hernandez bid to suppress evidence

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts prosecutor in the murder case against former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez testified Tuesday against his lawyers' efforts to suppress cellphone evidence, saying they had agreed to turn the phone over to investigators.

Sep 30
3-alarm blaze damages old Quincy City Hall

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a three-alarm fire inside Quincy's old City Hall may have been started by thieves after copper piping.

Sep 30
Massachusetts pilot to be buried in Colorado

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - A Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed in the crash of an F-15C fighter jet will be buried at the Air Force Academy in Colorado.

Sep 30
Marathon bombing suspects' sister faces NYC judge

NEW YORK (AP) - A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on allegations she threatened to "put a bomb" on a perceived romantic rival.

Sep 30
Advocates demand chain remove lottery machines

BOSTON (AP) - A public health group is calling on Star Market to remove lottery scratch ticket machines from its Massachusetts stores.

Sep 30
NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

Sep 30
NFL says Chiefs safety should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer.

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL says Chiefs safety should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer.

Sep 30
Slide, prayer by Chiefs player brings big buzz

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over New England.