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DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An Air Force jet based in Massachusetts crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday, shaking the ground and frightening residents, and officials said the pilot's status was unknown.No injuries were reported on ...more

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Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.Insurance companies can exclude ...more

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007.A jury last month awarded the money to former Bridgeport ...more

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STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot his wife and wounded himself at a hospital in southern New Jersey.Camden County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Jason Laughlin says the shooting happened Wednesday at Kennedy University Hos ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Aug. 23 about the declining number of gay bathhouses The Associated Press reported erroneously that Todd Saporito, the CEO of Ohio-based Flex Spas, ran the Gay Games that were held in Cleveland. Saporito held events at his ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.The new assessment was considerably m ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A former Jasper Johns assistant has told a New York judge he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist's Connecticut studio over state lines.James Meyer, of Salisbury, Connecticut, was Johns' studio assistant for over 2 ...more

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DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Military officials: Jet in Virginia crash was based in Massachusetts; status of pilot unknown. ...more

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By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former assistant to renowned American contemporary artist Jasper Johns pleaded guilty on Wednesday to selling nearly two dozen of his works without Johns' knowledge. James Meyer, 52, pleaded guilt ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — George Barrett, a longtime Tennessee civil rights lawyer known for handling a case that ultimately desegregated the state's public colleges and universities, has died. He was 86.Barrett died Tuesday at a hospital, several ...more