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  • Cargo ship grounded in windy Chesapeake Bay

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — An evening thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph caused a cargo ship to run aground, coming to rest just a few hundred feet from the beach and drawing plenty of onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning. The Coast Guard said...

  • SpaceX will try again Fri. to launch station cargo

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is shooting for another launch attempt Friday to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. NASA confirmed the launch date Wednesday, two days after a last-minute rocket leak delayed the mission. Stormy weather, however, is forecast for...

  • Veterans clinics approved for NH's North Country

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's U.S. senators say the Department of Veterans Affairs has approved the opening of two health care sites in Colebrook and Berlin. The new Colebrook and Berlin clinics will offer primary care, preventive health care, lab draws, and telehealth...

  • 3 rescued from ship taking on water in New Orleans

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of a tow boat that ran aground Tuesday in Lake Pontchartrain said high waves pushed by a passing storm front broke a line connecting the vessel and a barge it was pushing. The captain had no choice but to run the vessel — the Todd Michael — onto...

  • UN seeks $274 million for Central African Republic

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations and aid groups launched an appeal for $274 million Wednesday to help people who have fled the Central African Republic because of the sectarian conflict there, warning that the dire needs of hundreds of thousands of refugees can't be met with existing...

  • Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website

    Updated: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits at thousands of schools and job training programs. "In just a couple easy steps they can...

  • LIVE video chat Wednesday 1 pm: The Gazette's Dave Philipps, Michael Ciaglo answer questions on Pulitzer Prize win

    Staff reports
    Updated: 37 min ago

    Gazette.com will host a video chat Wednesday at 1 p.m. fresh off The Gazette’s Pulitzer Prize win. The Gazette was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for “Other Than Honorable,” Dave Philipps’ three-day investigative series last year that examined how soldiers injured during war were...

  • NY National Guard soldier charged with rape

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have charged a member of the New York Army National Guard with raping a woman, and investigators say others have come forward claiming they were attacked by the same man. The Washington County Sheriff's Office tells The Post-Star of Glens Falls...

  • Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. The Bluefin 21 sub surfaced early for the...

  • Live fire exercise scheduled at Fort Knox

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    FORT KNOX, Ky. (AP) — A live fire training exercise is scheduled to take place at Fort Knox. The 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment stationed at Fort Benning, Ga., will conduct the training Wednesday at the central Kentucky military post. The exercise is the battalion's annual...

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