August 28, 2014

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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)
Testimony wrapping up in former Va. governor trialJury to hear last witness in former Va. governor's trial; closing arguments expected Friday
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
A clime lab technician carries a metal detector past bullet holes in the windows of a Wendy's in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Police say a suspect has been killed and a crew member with the "Cops" television show has been wounded in a shootout after police interrupted a robbery at the fast-food restaurant. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Omaha police bullet kills 'Cops' film crew member'Cops' TV crew member hit by Omaha police bullet is 1st to be killed while recording police
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
A bogieboarder flies over a wave a surfer rides underneatch a wave at the wedge in Newport Beach, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Southern California beachgoers experienced much higher than normal surf, brought on by Hurricane Marie spinning off the coast of Mexico. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Huge waves wow throngs in Southern CaliforniaHuge waves wow throngs of spectators, pound coastal communities in Southern California
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Explosion at BP refinery, fire extinguishedExplosion at BP refinery in Indiana, fire extinguished
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif. The Forest Service says it will release a final decision Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, on how much timber to log from the Sierra Nevada's largest wildfire in recorded history. Last year's Rim Fire burned 400 square miles including parts of Yosemite. A debate has since raged about sending burned and dead trees to lumber mills or leave them and let nature take its course. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California environmentalists decry feds' fire planFeds say balance struck in California wildfire dead wood plan, but advocates see tree trouble
The Associated Press2 hours ago

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