Ex-governor at corruption trial: Wife grew anxious

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, right, arrives at federal court with his attorney, Henry Asbill, left, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in Richmond, Va. The defense continues to present it’s case in the McDonnell’s corruption case. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Former Virginia...

Johnny Manziel: ‘I’m The Backup Quarterback’

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel hopes the hype around him calms down. Beaten out by Brian Hoyer to be Cleveland’s starter, the Browns rookie quarterback Manziel said Wednesday that he’s disappointed he won’t be on the field against Pittsburgh in the season...
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Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

This image provided by the Austin Police Department shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry while being booked at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Austin, Texas, for two felony indictments of abuse of power on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin Police...

Guilty plea expected by friend of marathon suspect

BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack, his lawyer said Wednesday. Dias Kadyrbayev, 20, is accused of removing a backpack containing emptied-out...

Obama weighs broader move on legal immigration

Faith leaders and activists participates in a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, asking President Barack Obama to modify his deportations policies. (AP Photo/Luis Alonso Lugo) Faith leaders and activists participates in a...

Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Officials say a police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them. A protester captured...
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Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward’s death

Jeff Burton prepares to qualify for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. A “grieving” Tony Stewart will skip a second straight Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star...
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Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel gestures to a receiver as quarterback Brian Hoyer watches, left, during practice at the NFL football team’s facility in Berea, Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel...
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Findlay Publishing Company accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Findlay Publishing Company President Karl Heminger accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on behalf of the company, after being called out by the Arts Partnership.

High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia — at least for now — after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state’s gay marriage ban. The nation’s highest court...