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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level.It was sudd ...more

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WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say an officer from Minnesota who was shot after making a traffic stop died of his wounds.The slain Mendota Heights officer was identified as 47-year-old Scott Patrick.Patrick was shot about 12:20 p.m. W ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The government's key witness in the corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife testified Wednesday under the cloak of immunity, saying he gave them money because it was a business relationship, not because ...more

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a Kansas foster parent with murder in the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car.Seth M. Jackson made his first court appearance Wednesday to hear the charges against him. A criminal ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City Wednesday, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that pu ...more

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LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A soccer referee who was fatally punched by a player during a recreational game in suburban Detroit did not expect the attack, one of the player's teammates testified Wednesday.Dr. Jamal Saleh testified during a probable-ca ...more

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston and Florida State teammate Chris Casher were held at gunpoint by campus police nearly two years ago while hunting squirrels with a pellet gun, police say.Officer Anthony Gioannetti re ...more

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The son of a North Carolina-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia.Jeremy Writebol in Wichita, Kansas, told NBC's "Today" show Wednesday that he's been able to talk with Nancy Writebol as she f ...more

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TOPSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — It was a scary moment on a highway north of Boston when an ax smashed through the windshield of a car.Massachusetts State Police say the ax bounced out of a landscaper's dump truck at about 11 a.m. Wednesday on southbound ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Despite criticism over how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has handled sex abuse claims involving priests, the archbishop says he will not resign.Archbishop John Nienstedt made his comments in a colu ...more