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    Teachers protest over missing students in Mexico

    Hundreds of protesting teachers demanding answers about the 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 during a confrontation with police, clashed with police in front of the Guerrero state congress building in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Monday. Officials are attempting to determine if any of...

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    Gay marriage

    Weddings, court rulings and confusion defined a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage. But there was also much happiness.

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    Malala's Legacy

    Photos show the condition of education for girls in Afghanistan, where Malala hoped to improve opportunities.

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    Harvest a work-vacation

    in Mapleton, Maine, a half-dozen schools close for up to three weeks each autumn so kids can help to bring in the potato crop. Educators and farmers are clinging to a tradition that give farmers much-needed help and puts money in the pockets of teenagers. An Associated Press photographer visited...

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    Jeter gives Yankees win in New York finale

    Derek Jeter didn’t want to leave. The retiring captain gave New York one more win with a big hit, then took two trips out to shortstop, waving to the adoring crowd each time following his final home game at Yankee Stadium. Soon after his game-winning single in the ninth inning sent the Yankees over...

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    German Oktoberfest begins

    Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow. To the delight of thousands, Munich mayor Dieter Reiter opened the city’s annual Oktoberfest on Saturday with the traditional call of “Ozapft is." Some 6 million people are expected to visit what is billed as the world’s biggest beer party that runs...

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    Scotland: Who won? Who lost?

    Who won and who lost in Scotland’s independence referendum?

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    Slain trooper eulogized

    Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first and could always be counted on for advice and support, his friends and colleagues said at the slain state trooper’s funeral Thursday in Scranton, Pa. Dickson “was no ordinary trooper,” police Commissioner Frank Noonan told hundreds...

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    Miss America Shoes Parade

    As part of the Miss America festivities, thousands lined up on the boardwalk in Atlantic City on Saturday to watch the Shoes Parade. The event included floats, bands and military heroes.

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    Miss America contestants showcase shoes

    The traditional “Show Us Your Shoes” parade on Saturday featured 53 Miss America hopefuls riding down Atlantic City’s boardwalk in convertibles, each sporting creatively decorated shoes to evoke their home state.

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