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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. He was 71.

Menino, who served more than 20 years as mayor and presided ...

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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.

Political Attack Ad Sparks 24th District Dispute

Congressional candidate Chris Mitchum said an ad for Rep. Lois Capps misrepresented what he said in an interview.

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Former President Bill Clinton Speaks to Voters in Oxnard

Former President Bill Clinton is in Oxnard Wednesday morning for a "get out the vote rally" supporting Congresswoman Julia Brownley.

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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 official business.

The Park Service told CNN on Wednesday it ...

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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 Security inspector general on Aug. 9, months after he w...

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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 Chiefs of Staff, Hagel said.

Initially the measure will ...

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White House hacked

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

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CNN

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 GOP gubernatorial nominee Allan Fung, the straight-talkin...

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Lindsey Graham jokes about whites, Baptists

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham uses the "F-word" to describe the government, and…

Political Attack Ad Sparks 24th District Dispute

Congressional candidate Chris Mitchum said an ad for Rep. Lois Capps misrepresented…

Former President Clinton rallies voters in Oxnard

Bill Clinton Speaks in Oxnard

Former President Bill Clinton was in Oxnard Wednesday morning for a "get out the…

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Christie to heckler: 'Sit down and shut up'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tells a heckler to "sit down and shut up."

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Obama on Ebola: America 'not defined by fear'

President Obama urged state officials not to panic about Ebola, saying America is…

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Texas polling place featured Democratic dart board

The Young Republicans of Galveston County are apologizing for a dart board at a…

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out…

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The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first…

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Santa Maria Police Report Stolen Car Inside Garage

Santa Maria Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious house fire…

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Danny Duffy Fans Gather to Watch World Series Finale

Game Seven of the World Series Wednesday night did not go the way Danny Duffy fans…

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Military Plane Crash Near Point Mugu

The civilian pilot of a privately owned Hawker Hunter aircraft died when his plane…

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Father of Los Osos Woman Found Dead in Nevada Speaks Out

"Margay touched so many lives, and was so outgoing and gregarious", says Jeff…

Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

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Rescue Mission Needs 800 Turkeys for Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may be five weeks away, but the Santa Barbara Rescue Mission is in…

Goleta Woman Raises Thousands For Friend

Goleta Woman Raises Over $22,000 For Friend With Stage 4 Breast Cancer

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a Goleta woman decided to raise…

Students Learn About Agriculture In Kinderpatch

Students Learn About Agriculture in ‘Kinderpatch’

In the spirit of the fall season, hundreds of kids from Orcutt and Santa Maria…

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Partial solar eclipse on Thursday at sundown

The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a…

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Beijing Marathon competitors brave smog

If running a 42 kilometer foot race was not tough enough, Sunday's Beijing…

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DiCaprio, Netflix team up for documentary

What do you get when you combine gorillas, Leonard DiCaprio and Netflix?

A hit, the…

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