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Rock superstar Tom Petty dies at 66

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:27pm
Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as "Free Fallin,' "Refugee" and "American Girl," has died. He was 66....
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Tom Petty a rock classicist from the beginning

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:27pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Given the leather jacket and sneer Tom Petty wore on the cover of his 1976 debut, many people assumed he was one of those cheeky punks bent on tearing down the walls of rock 'n' roll....
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Butker's field goals send Chiefs to 29-20 win over Redskins

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:27pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- After Harrison Butker missed the first field-goal attempt of his NFL career, Chiefs coach Andy Reid walked over to the rookie and prepared to instill a little bit of confidence....
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Rock superstar Tom Petty dies; sold 80 million records

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:26pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Rock superstar Tom Petty has died at age 66....
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Butker's field goals send Chiefs to 29-20 win over Redskins

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:26pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an earlier miss and helping Kansas City to a 29-20 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night....
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Family, friends mourn, honor loved ones who were killed

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:26pm
They were school teachers and youth football coaches, real estate agents and local business owners....
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Witness and survivor accounts from the Las Vegas shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:26pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It was a night of music that turned to chaos and horror. There were 22,000 country music fans at the outdoor Las Vegas concert when the shooting started. Police said 59 people died and 527 were injured when a shooter rained gunfire down on them from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel. Here are the accounts of survivors and their loved ones, interviewed by The Associated Press....
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Brother: Las Vegas gunman was wealthy real-estate investor

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:26pm
MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) -- Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a wealthy real-estate investor, recently shipped his 90-year-old mother a walker and liked to play high-stakes video poker in Las Vegas....
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In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas renewed Democrats' calls Monday for gun safety legislation, but their pleas fell on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress. At the same time GOP legislation aimed at loosening gun rules stood in limbo, facing an uncertain future....
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He 'saved my life and lost his': Las Vegas shooting victims

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:26pm
A registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife, a doctor, from gunfire. The only son of a Canadian couple who is now left childless. A California middle school special education teacher engaged to be married....
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As calendar flips to October, the MLB postseason from A to Z

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:26pm
All those home runs by Aaron Judge, all those wins by the Los Angeles Dodgers, nicely done. Except none of that matters now - a sinker that bounces to the backstop, a liner that hooks barely foul, the whole script flips....
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Bodyguard gives harrowing account of Benghazi attack

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A diplomatic security agent testified Monday that after militants stormed the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, he turned to U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was hiding in a safe room, and said, "When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting."...
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Witness and survivor accounts from the Las Vegas shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:26pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It was a night of music that turned to chaos and horror. There were 22,000 country music fans at the outdoor Las Vegas concert when the shooting started. Police said at 59 people died and more than 500 were injured when a shooter rained gunfire down on them from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel. Here are the accounts of survivors and their loved ones, interviewed by The Associated Press....
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Trump sticks to somber script, refuses to join guns debate

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump stuck to a somber script Monday after at least 58 people were shot dead in Las Vegas, condemning the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history as an "act of pure evil" and declaring the nation would unite behind the survivors. He refused to get into a new debate over gun control....
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He 'saved my life and lost his:' Las Vegas shooting victims

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:25pm
A registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife, a doctor, from gunfire. The only son of a Canadian couple who is now left childless. A popular secretary at a New Mexico High School....
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Las Vegas hotel gunman's motive a mystery

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:25pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The motive behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history remained a mystery Monday as police sought to learn more about the apparent "lone wolf" gunman who opened fire on thousands of concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel....
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The Latest: Suspect's dad faced Oregon racketeering charge

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:23pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump leads moment of silence for Vegas victims

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and the shootings in Las Vegas (all times local):...
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: 58 dead, 515 hurt in Las Vegas shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:22pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A suspected "lone wolf" gunman sparked the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history when he opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more, police said Monday....
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