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Pilot in F-15 crash was decorated combat veteran
BOSTON (AP) -- The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday.... 8/29/2014 12:12 PM

Prosecutor: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Prosecutors urged jurors on Friday to focus on two questions at the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen: Why did a businessman give the couple more than $165,000 in gifts and loans, and why did the McDonnells accept?... 8/29/2014 11:15 AM

New challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax forms
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many Americans.... 8/29/2014 1:02 PM

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.... 8/29/2014 1:00 PM

Shelley Sterling: Ballmer eager to own Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order she convinced him the team was worth an unprecedented $2 billion.... 8/29/2014 10:26 AM

Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.... 8/29/2014 7:46 AM

In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.... 8/29/2014 9:22 AM

Suds, faith found at California laundromat
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Over the long months that Victoria Mitchell lived in her car with her infant daughter, there was one bright spot in her life: doing laundry.... 8/29/2014 1:54 AM

Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history.... 8/29/2014 10:15 AM

Victim's family feels sorry for girl who shot him
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.... 8/29/2014 12:20 PM