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This handout photo from the Twitter account of Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz. shows Alan Gross arriving at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. The US and Cuba have agreed to re-establish diplomatic relations and open economic and travel ties, marking a historic shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island after a half-century of enmity dating back to the Cold War, American officials said Wednesday. The announcement came amid a series of sudden confidence-building measures between the longtime foes, including the release of American prisoner Alan Gross, as well as a swap for a U.S. intelligence asset held in Cuba and the freeing of three Cubans jailed in the U.S. Gross' wife Judy is at center. (AP Photo/Sen. Jeff Flake)
Analysis: 53 years on, time right for US, CubaAnalysis: Cuba and US move to end half-century feud
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This undated photo provided by the Ohio House of Representatives shows Rep. Jim Buchy. he Ohio House is expected to consider a bill that would shield the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs. Buchy is one of the bills sponsors. The bill is among several the House planned to vote on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 as lawmakers finish work for the two-year legislative session. The Senate passed it last week. (AP Photo/Ohio House of Representatives)
Lethal injection drug bill clears Ohio LegislatureOhio bill shielding names of companies that provide lethal injection drugs clears Legislature
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes a statement on jobs and economic outlook, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, at the Federal Reserve in Washington. The U.S. economy is finally doing better, and the Federal Reserve may be ready to acknowledge that fact.   (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Fed to be 'patient' about a rate hike; stocks soarFed promises 'patient' approach in determining when to raise interest rates
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The facade of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Global stocks were mostly lower Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 as oil prices tumbled again while investors waited for a U.S. Federal Reserve statement on monetary policy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Stocks gain most in more than a year on Fed, oilStocks log biggest gain in more than a year on Fed's 'patient' pledge; energy sector jumps
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Former Colombian Senator and victim of the Colombian armed conflict Piedad Cordoba, listens in during a press conference after a meeting with the revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and members of Colombia's government peace negotiation team, at the peace talks in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014. Cordoba is part of the fifth and last group of victims that will meet with both groups of negotiators during the ongoing peace talks in Cuba. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Cubadebate)
Colombian rebels announce unilateral cease-fireColombian rebels declare historic unilateral cease-fire with their government
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A fresh setback for efforts to cure HIV infectionNew setback for HIV cure efforts; 6 transplants didn't work like the Berlin patient's did
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A poster for the movie "The Interview" is taken down by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Sony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 releaseSony cancels 'The Interview' Dec. 25 release after theaters pull showings following threats
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FILE - In this photo taken Oct. 16, 2013 in North Conway, N.H., local and state police with FBI agents set up a road block questioning drivers on the road in North Conway, N.H., where a 14-year-old would have walked home from school.  Nathaniel Kibby has been indicted on charges he kidnapped the 14-year-old girl, imprisoned her and sexually assaulted her over nine months. Two courts on Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014 released indictments on 200-plus counts charging Kibby with kidnapping, sexual assault and criminal threatening, among others. He has been jailed on $1 million bail since his arrest. (AP Photo/FILE)
Charges: Stun gun, zip ties used on abducted teenCharges: Stun gun, zip ties, shock collar used on kidnapped teen who was sexually assaulted
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Indictments in West Virginia chemical spill caseFederal charges against 6 people in WVa chemical spill that left 300,000 without water
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  • Playgrounds may be included when Loudoun builds future elementary schools

    At a joint committee meeting this month between members of the Loudoun County School Board and the Board of Supervisors, officials agreed to examine the possibility of including playgrounds in construction costs for planned elementary schools. Committee members also indicated that they would consider providing playgrounds for the four county public elementary schools that do not have them: Frederick Douglass in Leesburg, Moorefield Station in Ashburn, Cardinal Ridge in South Riding and Meadowland in Sterling. The Washington Post, Mon, Dec 15 2014 @ 01:54 PM
  • Virginia Attorney Gets 9 Years for DUI, Manslaughter

    A once-prominent Tysons attorney is headed to prison for almost a decade after driving drunk and killing an Ashburn, Virginia, couple. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports on the nine year sentence for Mark Sgarlata, who pleaded guilty to manslaughter and drunken driving. NBC Washington, Fri, Dec 12 2014 @ 10:10 PM
  • New Year's Eve Racing Traditions Continue

    New Year's Eve 5K 10K races offers hope for housing and shelter services. More than $5,000 in awards and prizes! December 11, 2014 - Ashburn, VA: The fifth annual Ringing In Hope : A New Year's Eve Celebration race will be held December 31st, 2014 at Brambleton Town Center. Patch.com, Fri, Dec 12 2014 @ 04:01 PM
  • Mass. Fugitive Wanted for Intent to Murder Located in Sterling

    A man wanted on charges in Massachusetts, including intent to murder, was apprehended Sunday in Sterling, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Patch.com, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 03:03 PM
  • 85% of arrests, details about investigations go unreported in Loudoun and Leesburg

    The six men knew exactly what they were looking for when they broke into businesses in Ashburn's Piccadilly Plaza on Sept. Loudoun Times, Wed, Dec 17 2014 @ 06:07 AM
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