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  • Handmade quilt stores W.Va. family's memories

    Marie Jones was a minute or so into the history of the handmade quilt she was showing a visitor when her daughter, Lois Dittman, made a discovery.


  • ** FILE ** George Zimmerman smiles as attorney Mark O'Mara questions potential jurors for Zimmerman's trial in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Fla., on June 20, 2013. (Associated Press/Orlando Sentinel)

    George Zimmerman painting fetching almost $100K on eBay

    Bids on eBay for a painting by George Zimmerman of a blue American flag have hit the six-figure range — a dramatic upswing from the opening amount at 99 cents.


  • R. Kelly autobiography vivid despite guarded tone

    Let's get this out of the way up front: R. Kelly's autobiography does not discuss what really happened with the sex tape that almost sent him to prison. It does not include a single word about Aaliyah, the late singer Kelly allegedly married when she was 15. Other tantalizing incidents and individuals are glossed over. A tell-all, this is not.


  • ** FILE ** Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales participates in an exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Spc. Ryan Hallock)

    Wife defends soldier accused in Afghan rampage

    he wife of a U.S. soldier accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians says her husband showed no signs of PTSD before he deployed, and she doesn't feel as if she'll ever believe he was involved in the killings.


  • ** FILE ** Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales participates in an exercise at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System, Spc. Ryan Hallock)

    Lawyer: Afghan killings suspect recalls little

    Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales remembers little about the night he is accused of slaughtering 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime shooting rampage, his lawyer says.


  • Girl, 9, who faced online taunts in 2010 dies

    A 9-year-old Detroit-area girl whose battle with Huntington's disease drew attention after she was taunted online by a neighbor has died.


  • Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates pauses during an interview with the Associated Press in his office at the Pentagon on Monday, June 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Gates urges patience with Pakistan

    The United States is disappointed and suspicious that militants in Pakistan apparently were tipped off that American intelligence officials had discovered two of their suspected bomb-making facilities, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said Monday.


  • Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, left, shakes hands with Canadian Capt. Nancy Silver, while U.S. Ambassador to Canada David Jacobson looks on, upon his arrival in Ottawa, Canada, Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2010. Gates is in Canada to attend trilateral meetings with his counterparts from Canada and Mexico. (AP Photo/Dept. of Defense, Cherie Cullen)

    Gates faults Congress for 'crisis on my doorstep'

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates is accusing Congress of dumping what he calls a "crisis on my doorstep" by holding the Pentagon to last year's spending levels.


  • ** FILE ** Gen. Raymond T. Odierno

    Pentagon belt-tightening will cut jobs

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday that tough economic times require that he shutter a major command that employs some 5,000 people around Norfolk, Va., and begin to eliminate other jobs throughout the military.


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