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Afghanistan to sign U.S. security agreement

Afghanistan will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the U.S. to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year.

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UMass Heroin Victim Was Police Informant

A UMass student who overdosed on heroin last year was working as an informant for campus police

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Florence Man Dead in Williamsburg Crash

A Florence man is dead after a high-speed crash in Williamsburg

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

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Hiker Rescued From Skinner State Park

An injured hiker is recovering after being rescued at night from the mountainside at Skinner State Park

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Macy’s to hire 86K workers for holiday season

The retailer plans to hire thousands more workers than last year.

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Ct. River Cleaner Today

The Connecticut River and its tributaries are much tidier this morning after the weekend's annual source-to-sea cleanup

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Man Drives Car Through Whately Barn

A motorist managed to escape injury after driving his Subaru station wagon through a tobacco barn in Whately

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Clooney caps wedding weekend with civil ceremony

The man once dubbed the world's "most eligible bachelor" bid goodbye to single life and married lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

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Michigan State building $1M robot fish

It's a fishy story but the school says the pricy fish will help research in the Great Lakes.

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Taylor Swift, Metallica to play first U.S. Rock in Rio fest

The annual Brazilian festival is branching out in 2015 with a U.S. version that will boast a wide variety of acts.

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GOP cautions that Senate control would have limits

Some in the GOP fear that conservative activists would have unrealistic expectations if Republicans run both the House and Senate.

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FAA wants to restore Chicago air traffic site by mid-October

The air traffic control site was set ablaze by a field technician, causing delays and cancellations.

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‘Equalizer’ tops weekend box office

The Denzel Washington thriller took the top spot over the weekend with $35 million in ticket sales.

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in Lifestyle

Obesity research takes high-tech twist

Researchers are turning to high-tech tools, like the Fitbit, to find new ways to combat growing waistlines.

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in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Sept. 29.

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in Sports

Ravens, Texans, Lions show early playoff promise

Baltimore, Houston, and Detroit missed the playoffs last season but on Sunday they looked serious about crashing the next postseason party.

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in Sports

Jeter closes career with hit against Boston rivals

Derek Jeter fittingly ended his MLB career with a hit, chopping a high-hopper and beating it out for a third-inning, RBI-single.

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in Sports

U.S. faces Ryder Cup rot

With top Europeans plying their trade on the U.S. PGA Tour, it is the Americans who arrive at the Ryder Cup hoping to produce an upset.

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PHOTOS: George Clooney’s wedding weekend

The Hollywood heartthrob married his fiancée in lavish, romantic fashion.

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Obama: U.S. intelligence underestimated militants in Syria

U.S. intelligence underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become "ground zero" for jihadists worldwide.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

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The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Jeff Goldblum’s bizarre ad

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The "Jurassic Park" actor shows you the benefits of mood lighting, wearing nothing but tiny swim trunks and a bad wig.

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Middle school team runs ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

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Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Fan tackled on field

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An Ohio State fan tried to rush the field in the middle of Saturday's game, but he wasn't counting on a quick-thinking coach.

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Sam Smith shuns the spotlight

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The British pop star plans to keep his private life out of the headlines.