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FILE - In this May 25, 2006, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., attends a hearing at the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Washington. He was 80. His funeral is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at the Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Rutland, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Friends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to WashingtonJeffords remembered by family and friends for taking Vermont roots to Washington
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell arrives at federal court with her attorney William Burck in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense on Wednesday and is expected to continue Thursday. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Ex-Va. governor: CEO's loans not inappropriateFormer Virginia Gov. McDonnell says he did not think businessman's loans were inappropriate
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Dentist at center of hepatitis scare cedes licenseDentist whose dirty clinics led to testing of thousands for HIV, hepatitis surrenders license
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This undated file photo shows Han Tak Lee in Pennsylvania. After 24 years in prison, a U.S. district judge vacated Lee's state conviction and sentence on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, agreeing with a magistrate's conclusion that the science underpinning the case has been discredited. On Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, the 79-year-old Lee is scheduled to be released from a state prison in rural central Pennsylvania and then appear at a federal court hearing to determine the conditions of his release. (AP Photo/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Todd Buchanan, File) PHIX OUT; TV OUT; MAGS OUT; NEWARK OUT
1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set freeMan freed from prison after 24-year-old arson conviction overturned in daughter's death
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, left, embraces Dr. Bruce Ribner, medical director of Emory’s Infectious Disease Unit, after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was released from the hospital Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreakUS Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers and aid for African countries fighting outbreak
The Associated Press2 hours ago

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