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Paul Revere, Sam Adams 220-year-old time capsule opened | PHOTO GALLERY

Brass box contained coins, newspaper articles, documents and other artifacts from 1795

Items from the brass box, which includes a piece of silver engraved with the signatures of Paul Revere and sam Adams, will be on display at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts before being returned to the state house cornerstone.

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ESPN anchor Stuart Scott dies of cancer at 49

Stuart Scott, one of ESPN's best-known "SportsCenter" anchors, has died at 49 after battling cancer for several years, the sports programmer announced Sunday.

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Keurig recalls more than 7 million brewing machines

Keurig said it would recall about 7.2 million hot beverage-brewing machines that could overheat and cause injury by spraying hot liquids on users.

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Musician Joe Cocker dead at 70

Joe Cocker, the British singer who had numerous hits in the 1970s and '80s including a barrel-throated rendition of "With a Little Help From My Friends," has died.

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Auburn football player Jakell Mitchell shot and killed; arrest made

Auburn freshman football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell was shot and killed Sunday morning at an apartment complex near the Auburn University campus.

U.S. adds 321,000 jobs in Nov., most in nearly 3 years

A burst of U.S. hiring in November — the most in nearly three years — added 321,000 jobs and provided the latest evidence that the United States is outperforming other economies throughout the developed world.

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Flu vaccine may be less effective this winter

The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.

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Rolling Stones' sax player Bobby Keys dies

Rolling Stones' saxophone player Bobby Keys, who also performed on recordings with John Lennon and Eric Clapton, has died at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. He was 70 years old.

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Cyber Monday gets online shoppers hyped

After a busy holiday weekend in shopping malls, millions of Americans are expected to log on and keep shopping on the day dubbed Cyber Monday.

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Ohio State football player found dead with self-inflicted gunshot wound

Police say an Ohio State football player who disappeared shortly after sending a text message about his concussions was found dead Sunday in a dumpster, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Fires burn in Ferguson, chaos erupts in streets | PHOTOS

Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown’s death turned violent.

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Grand jury won't indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in shooting death of Michael Brown

Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the August death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Lawmakers, activists weigh in on immigration reform announcement

On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced plans to use executive action to address immigration.

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Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

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Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.