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NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date.The plaza will be closed to the pu ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor's mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2014 5:54 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Douglas McAuthur McCain, an American killed in Syria while fighting with the Islamic State group, was part of a growing number of Americans and other foreigners recruited by terror groups to help them wage war in the Mideast.W ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2014 4:53 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may have also been gang-related. A third victim who w ...more

AP News - Aug 27, 2014 10:36 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A U.S. journalist said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined and big-hearted" people were behind efforts to secure his release from a Syrian extremist group.Peter Theo Curtis, who was ...more

AP News - Aug 26, 2014 8:14 PM

WEST LIBERTY, Ky. (AP) — Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.About 60 miles away, inside in a federal courtroom Tuesday in Le ...more

AP News - Aug 20, 2014 5:31 PM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An anesthesiologist said he would no longer act as an expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods, creating another hurdle for corrections departments scrambling to find workable execution systems.Mar ...more

AP News - Aug 19, 2014 11:54 PM

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a journalist at heart, once s ...more

AP News - Aug 19, 2014 3:59 PM

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened central Pennsylvania interstate testified Tuesday that they intended to do some damage during a night of mayhem last month but did not anticipate their actions wou ...more

AP News - Aug 19, 2014 1:41 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman whose beaten body was found stuffed in a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali was repeatedly and violently abused by the daughter who has been arrested in her killing, according to police reports.A Chic ...more