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Aid Flows Into Ecuador After Earthquake
Aid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark.
Officials said the quake killed at least 246 people and injured more than 2,500 along Ecu…
Charlie Sheen Says He’s HIV-Positive
Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen has HIV.
In an interview Tuesday on NBC's "Today," the 50-year-old actor said he tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS about four years ago, but that, thanks to a rigorous drug regimen, he's healthy
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2 Years After Marathon Bombing, State Renews Offer Of Aid
BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is renewing its push to aid those injured and traumatized by the Boston Marathon bombing.
Attorney General Maura Healey said Friday that the state's Office of Victim Assistance is continuing to offer access to experts on mental health, rehabilitation and hearing loss.…
Fishing Relief
Members of the Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are urging the federal Department of Commerce to immediately begin the process of allocating $75 million in fishery disaster funding. The funding was included in a government spending bill that passed in January.
US House Rejects Fishing Crisis-Aid
The U.S. House of Representatives has rejected an amendment to the farm bill that would have made commercial fishermen eligible for the Department of Agriculture's emergency disaster loan program.
Fishing Disaster Declared in New England
The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen.
U.S. Sen. John Kerry said he's secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to include $100 million for fishermen a…

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