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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.

43 minutes ago
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.

Today at 01:41AM
App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

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

Today at 12:11AM
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 29
Charles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium.

Sep 29
Chiefs lead Patriots 27-7 after 3 quarters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles returned from a sprained right ankle to score three touchdowns, helping the Kansas City Chiefs to a 27-7 lead over the New England Patriots after three quarters Monday night.

Sep 29
Chiefs lead Patriots 17-0 at halftime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles returned from a sprained right ankle to score two touchdowns Monday night, helping the Kansas City Chiefs to a 17-0 halftime lead against the New England Patriots.

Sep 29
1 hurt in car, train crash west of Boston

ACTON, Mass. (AP) - Police say a collision between a car and an MBTA commuter rail train in Acton has injured a woman in the car, which was heavily damaged.

Sep 29
Chiefs lead Patriots 7-0 after first quarter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles pronounced himself healthy in his return from an ankle injury, scoring from a couple yards out and giving the Kansas City Chiefs a 7-0 lead over the New England Patriots after the first quarter on Monday night.

Sep 29
Candidates for governor meet in first TV debate

BOSTON (AP) - The five candidates seeking to become the state's next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts on Monday with Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker working to draw sharper distinctions between their candidacies.

Sep 29
Backers of bottle-deposit program: Pull TV ads

BOSTON (AP) - Supporters of a Nov. 4 ballot question that would expand the Massachusetts bottle-deposit law to include bottled water and other non-carbonated beverages say opponents are trying to mislead voters.

Sep 29
Berry out for Chiefs, Dennard out for Patriots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are missing Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry and the New England Patriots are without cornerback Alfonzo Dennard for their game Monday night at Arrowhead Stadium.

Sep 29
A look at city council pay in other US cities

The Boston City Council is considering boosting its annual pay from $87,500 to $112,500. Here's a look at what councilors earn in other U.S. cities:

Sep 29
Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons

NEW YORK (AP) - Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.