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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 3:40 PM

Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) -- Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one, many merchants and elected officials say.... 8/29/2014 1:53 PM

Final arguments unfold at ex-governor's trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife took bribes and used their political muscle to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement because they were in deeply in debt and couldn't refuse the more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer dresses and a Rolex watch, prosecutors said Friday.... 8/29/2014 4:06 PM

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa - once more of it can be made.... 8/29/2014 1:12 PM

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 2:41 PM

At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials.... 8/29/2014 4:24 PM

Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When asked how much money she wanted to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling handed a piece of paper to her lawyer with two numbers: $1.5 to $2.... 8/29/2014 2:16 PM

Daughter: Joan Rivers is in 'serious condition
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.... 8/29/2014 3:15 PM

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

Ohio State hears from ex-band director's backers
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Angry backers of Ohio State's fired marching band director made a splashy showing at a trustee meeting Friday, playing their horns, wearing T-shirts supporting him and urging the board to keep discussions on the matter open.... 8/29/2014 1:58 PM