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Photos of the day - July 15, 2014Officials say jet, based in Mass., went down near Deerfield. Va.; pilot's fate not known.


2014-08-27 10:05:41 -0600

Queens gunman wounded, in custody after shootout with US Marshals, NYPDNEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges was wounded during a shootout with U.S. marshals who tracked him down in Queens, New York.


2014-08-27 09:52:51 -0600

Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell, left, and her daughter Cailin Young arrive at federal court, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Richmond, Va. The defense in her corruption case is expected to rest today. McDonnell and his husband Bob, the former Virginia Governor, are charged with accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams in exchange for promoting his company's dietary supplements. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose gifts to the family are at the heart of the McDonnells' corruption trial.


2014-08-27 10:35:13 -0600