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This photo provided by London, KY Sheriff's office shows Ernest Chris Chumbley of London, Ky.  Chumbley, 48, was charged Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, with murdering his wife but said he was only complying with her request to end her suffering from cancer.  (AP Photo/London, KY Sheriff's office)

Man tells 911 he killed cancer-stricken wife

LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man called 911 just minutes after killing his wife, sobbing and confessing to a dispatcher that he fatally shot the cancer-stricken woman, and asking to take a last look […]

08/29/2013

President Barack Obama gives a thumbs up as he greets the crowd after speaking about affordable college education during a town hall meeting at Binghamton University, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Vestal, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Obama weighs which Dems to help in key races

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has no plans to campaign on behalf of the underdog Democrat in an uphill battle against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and is weighing how much help to give […]

08/23/2013

Caleb Newton, who lives in Spotsylvania County, Va., poses June 3, 2013 with the 17 pound 6 ounce northern snakehead fish that he caught in Aquia Creek. He has filed paperwork with the International Game Fish Association to have the fish registered as a world-record holding catch. (AP Photo/The Free Lance-Star, Griffin Moores)

‘Frankenfish’ hooked in Virginia a world record

SPOTSYLVANIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man who caught a fish known as “Frankenfish” has set a world record. Caleb Newton hooked the 17-pound, 6-ounce northern snakehead in a creek in northern Virginia during a […]

08/07/2013

Sept. 9, 1966 black-and-white file photo of Sen. Harry F. Byrd, Jr, D-Va. (AP Photo/Henry Griffin, File)

Former Sen. Harry Byrd Jr. of Virginia dies

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Sen. Harry F. Byrd Jr., the Democrat-turned-independent who began his career as a staunch segregationist and preached fiscal restraint in Washington long before it became fashionable, has died. He was […]

07/30/2013

U.S. Department of Defense (AP Photo)

US Air Force combat aircraft no longer grounded

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force said many of its combat air forces would start flying again on Monday after being grounded since April because of budget cuts. The grounding affected about one-third […]

07/15/2013

Union soldiers re-enact Civil War camp

Visitors flock to remember Gettysburg battle

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) – People are flocking to the Gettysburg battlefield in droves for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s defining conflict, with many visitors seeking to honor ancestors who fought there as soldiers. […]

07/02/2013

US Vice President Joe Biden (AP Photo)

Biden rouses Va Dems, gives GOP a tea party label

RICHMOMD, Va. (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket […]

06/29/2013

(AP Photo)

Customers settle bills forgotten in Boston blasts

BOSTON (AP) — Amid the chaos and fear in the moments after the Boston Marathon explosions, many restaurant customers fled without settling their tabs. Rattlesnake Bar and Grill owner Tony Castagnozzi understands the gravity of […]

05/28/2013

This FBI photo of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 1 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, was killed during shootout with police in Watertown, Massachusetts. (AP Photo)

Uncle: Marathon bombing suspect buried in Virginia

BOSTON (AP) – Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was buried in a cemetery in Virginia with the help of a faith coalition, his uncle said Friday. The secret burial this week ended a frustrating […]

05/10/2013

Obama: Sexual assault in military is a ‘betrayal’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says military personnel who engage in sexual assault are betraying the uniform they are wearing. He says he has directed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to “step up our game […]

05/07/2013

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