Reports: Hot-air balloon catches fire in Virginia

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a hot-air balloon has possibly caught fire and crashed in Virginia and three people are unaccounted for. Several local news media outlets quoted Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller as saying that authorities received a...
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Manzielmania rocks Cleveland hard

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, from Texas A&M, laughs during his introductory news conference at the NFL football team’s facility in Berea, Ohio Friday, May 9, 2014. The Browns selected Manziel with the 22nd overall pick in Thursday’s draft. (AP...

Marine Corps to review raid on law offices

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military criminal investigators raided Marine Corps defense counsel offices at Camp Pendleton, opening files during a 2½-hour search and potentially compromising scores of cases, the attorney who oversees Marine defense lawyers in the region said Friday....

Arkansas judge strikes down gay marriage ban

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A judge on Friday struck down Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage, saying the state has “no rational reason” for preventing gay couples from marrying. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled that the 2004 voter-approved...
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Raiders go QB route for Fresno State’s Carr

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the opening of the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Friday, May 9, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the opening of the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Friday, May 9, 2014, in New...

Windy rainstorms expected

The National Weather Service says showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds will move across parts of northwestern Ohio and the western basin of Lake Erie between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. today. Expect wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph, and possible hail, the weather service said. Lightning...
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Gov. Herbert: Uphold laws during ATV protest

In this April 24, 2014 photo, Pueblo III-period cliff dwellings created by the Anasazi or Ancestral Puebloan peoples between 1150 and 1300 A.D. in Recapture Canyon near Blanding, in Utah. The Bureau of Land Management closed it to motorized use in 2007. Recapture Canyon is home...
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Texans open second round with UCLA guard

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the opening of the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Friday, May 9, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the opening of the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Friday, May 9, 2014, in New...
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Texans open second round with UCLA guard

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the opening of the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Friday, May 9, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the opening of the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Friday, May 9, 2014, in New...
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No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney joins Texans

Houston Texans No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jadeveon Clowney, a defensive end from South Carolina, is all smiles as he meets the press during an introductory NFL football news conference Friday, May 9, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Houston Texans No. 1 overall NFL...