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New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

New bridge helping ease Chicago rail congestion

CHICAGO — A new railroad overpass in Chicago is helping untangle the worst choke point in the nation's rail network, speeding up passenger service and freight trains hauling everything from crude oil to electronics, officials said Thursday.

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Some investors losing patience with Amazon

Some investors losing patience with Amazon

Disappointing holiday sales forecast triggers selloff, casts shadow on strategy.

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How humidity factors in massive air-bag recall

How humidity factors in massive air-bag recall

Questions and answers about the hazard of exploding air-bag mechanisms.

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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.

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US journalist says body was 'at war' with Ebola

US journalist says body was 'at war' with Ebola

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full protective suits and hoods.

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Law lets IRS seize accounts on suspicion

Law lets IRS seize accounts on suspicion

ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa — For almost 40 years, Carole Hinders has dished out Mexican specialties at her modest, cash-only restaurant. For just as long, she deposited the earnings at a small bank branch a block away — until last year, when two tax agents knocked on her door and informed her that t…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

A B-29 bomber, passes over the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain as it flies from Baton Rouge, La., en route to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Phot…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

Wear is seen on the engine cowling of a B-29 bomber before its flight from Baton Rouge La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

A crew member aligns a prop on a b-20 bomber after it arrived at New Orleans Lakefront Airport from Baton Rouge, La., Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo/Ger…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

The Industrial Canal is viewed from the window of a B-29 bomber, as it approaches New Orleans Lakefront Airport on a flight from Baton Rouge, La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and th…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

Crew member Caren Landis talks to other crew members as the B-29 bomber they are flying turns to final for landing enroute from Baton Rouge, La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

David Fisher, Sr., who was a radioman on a B-29 bomber during World War II, sits at the radio station on a B-29 bomber, as it flies from Baton Rouge, La., en route to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

Charles Chauncey, who flew 35 missions in a B-29 bomber during World War II, sits in the gunner position of a B-29 as it flies from Baton Rouge, La., en route to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air …

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

David Fisher, Sr., right, poses for a photo with Kenneth Romero, his son-in-law before Fisher flew in the plane from Baton Rouge La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National Wo…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

Sun reflects off of an instrument panel in a b-29 bomber before its flight from Baton Rouge, La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

The sun reflects on a gun turret atop a B-29 bomber, as it flies enroute from Baton Rouge, La., en route to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo/…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

A propeller and engine of a B-29 bomber is reflected in sunlight before its flight from Baton Rouge, La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo…

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

A crew member of a B-29 bomber performs a walk around before its flight from Baton Rouge La., to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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WWII airmen fly again in storied B-29

WWII airmen fly again in storied B-29

BATON ROUGE, La. — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian’s final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded over Burma in 1945.

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

Stacy Fisher Brown takes a photo with her father David Brown, Sr., as he boards for a flight on a B-29 bomber from Baton Rouge, La. to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Fisher was a radio man on a B-29 during World War II. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put o…

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