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NTSB recovers recorders after NYC gear collapse

Federal investigators have recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders of a plane whose front landing gear collapsed, sending it skidding along the tarmac at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport.

Grants, scholarships key to paying for college

WASHINGTON — Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long have played in helping foot the bills, according to a report from loan giant Sallie Mae.

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Anthony Weiner admits to more lewd photos

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted on Tuesday to sending additional explicit photos and texts to a woman he met online — correspondence she says began months after he resigned from Congress for similar behavior.

 
Pope’s Brazil security questioned after mob scene

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian security forces blamed each other on Tuesday for the mob scenes that erupted around Pope Francis when he was dogged by a frantic crowd of faithful Catholics after his arrival in the country.

 
Cop who leaked bombing suspect photos disciplined

A state police photographer who released photos of the bloodied Boston Marathon bombing suspect during his capture was placed on restricted duty Tuesday.

 
William, Kate show off newborn royal baby boy

A beaming Prince William and his wife, Kate, emerged from a London hospital on Tuesday with their newborn baby boy, presenting the world with a first glimpse of the prince who is third in line to the British throne.

Picking a royal name that can define an era

Now that Prince William and his wife Kate have a baby boy — the third in line for the throne — they must choose the name for a royal who may take Britain into the 22nd century.

Man accused of threatening TV anchors over Arias coverage

PHOENIX — Arizona authorities say they’ve arrested a New York man accused of making threats on Twitter against two Turner Broadcasting anchors who infuriated him with their coverage of the Jodi Arias trial.

Locals raise a glass to newborn British prince

Raise your glasses, shout out cheers and sing a British pub song — the royal family got 8 pounds 6 ounces bigger on Monday.

Boy saved from dune moving about, on regular diet

A 6-year-old boy who survived being buried for three hours after a sand dune collapsed is moving around the Chicago hospital where he is recovering and could be released soon, his doctor said Monday.

 
Wisconsin man who killed neighbor teen gets life term

MILWAUKEE — A 76-year-old Milwaukee man who fatally shot his unarmed teenage neighbor was sentenced to life in prison Monday, days after telling the court he killed the boy for justice because he believed he stole his shotguns.