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Military: Jet in Virginia crash based in Massachusetts

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DEVELOPING: An Air Force F-15C has crashed in the mountains of western Virginia and the pilot's status is unknown.

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No deaths linked to troubled VA hospital

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A probe into long waits for treatment at VA facilities in Phoenix did not find that the shoddy care caused patient deaths.

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American fighting with ISIS killed in Syria

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An American suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants has been killed, U.S. officials say.

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American freed by Syrian militants overcome with emotion

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A U.S. writer released from two years in the captivity of insurgents in Syria is doing well and is excited to be free, his mother says.

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Obama woos vets with health care, home loans

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The President sought to make amends with veterans, announcing expanded mental health care and lower home loan costs for military families.

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Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

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A thief broke in but didn't get the jewelry and electronics that most burglars seek.

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Father-daughter team traps blue lobster

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A Maine teenager and her father have landed a one-in-two-million catch - a blue lobster.

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Doll ‘hospital’ fixes toys

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In an age of mass-produced plastic dolls, this Australian shop helps repair children's favorite toys.

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Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

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A Virginia man faces drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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Man drives stolen shopping cart to probation meeting

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Police say a man rode a stolen electric shopping cart this week to meet with his probation officer.

Lifestyle

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Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town red

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The streets are awash with red pulp as thousands of people pelt each other with tomatoes in the annual "Tomatina" battle.

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California to require ‘kill switches’ on smartphones

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Phones will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if lost or stolen in an effort to stem an epidemic of theft.

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CDC: E-cigarettes may tempt non-smoking teens to start

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Once teens have tried e-cigarettes they are more inclined to give regular cigarettes a try, U.S. researchers say.

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‘Obstacle course’ workouts break fitness routines

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Tired of treadmills? Bored with bicep curls? It may be time to scale a wall, climb a rope and drag a tire.

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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

Viral Videos

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7 smartphone photography tricks

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Upgrade from the selfie with these seven awesome photo tricks.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Taser photoshoot

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Ever wonder what it looks like when people get shocked with a stun gun? Have a seat in this photo booth and see for yourself.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

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The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

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The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

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WATCH: The making of an Emmy

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Go behind the scenes to see the craftsmanship behind the making of an Emmy statuette.

Sports News

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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

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Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended by the NFL one year for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party

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Despite boasting 34 grand slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old.

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CBS Sports to air all-women sports talk show

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CBS said Tuesday the weekly hour-long, prime-time program on the cable channel will be the first of its kind.

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Houston Astrodome’s future could be as waterpark

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The newest proposal for repurposing the landmark envisions turning the stadium into the world's largest indoor park.

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Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

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Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.

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New AP award to recognize top NFL assistant coach

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The Associated Press will recognize the NFL's top assistant coach with a new award beginning this season.

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Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

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Critics of the NFL's arbitrary policy toward domestic violence say it's time for the league to crack down on players who hurt women.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Aug. 27.

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Local News

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Attempted Murder in Charlottesville

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Man accused of tampering with his wife's breathing machine

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Petco Armed at Gunpoint

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Charlottesville police have no detailed description of the gun-wielding suspect

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UPDATE: Military Jet Based In Massachuetts Crashes In Western Augusta

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A military jet based in Massachusetts crashed Wednesday morning in western Augusta County.