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A partial solar eclipse appears over the Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
'A primal experience': Americans dazzled by solar eclipseThe moon is blotting the sun from the sky in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century
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This undated photo provided by Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., shows Eva Echevarria. A Los Angeles jury on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to Echevarria, a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc in the company's iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene. The verdict in the lawsuit brought marks the largest sum awarded in a series of talcum powder lawsuit verdicts against Johnson & Johnson in courts around the U.S. (Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. via AP)
Record $417M award in lawsuit linking baby powder to cancerA Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Blake Davis, 10, of Coral Springs, Fla., looks through solar glasses as he watches the eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
The Latest: Car strikes 2 women watching eclipse, 1 diesAuthorities say two women watching the eclipse while standing on a sidewalk in Kentucky were struck by a car, and one has died
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, file photo, Jerry Lewis accepts the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences during the Oscars telecast during the 81st Academy Awards, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. Lewis, the comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died. Lewis died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, according to his publicist. He was 91. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
Coroner: Jerry Lewis death was from end-stage heart diseaseAuthorities in Las Vegas say Jerry Lewis died of heart disease, but the wording of his death certificate is different from what was reported earlier
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, newly acquired Buffalo Bills receiver Anquan Boldin makes a catch during passing drills at NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y. Boldin abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday, Aug. 20, by saying the team respects Boldin's decision to retire. (Jaime Germano/Democrat & Chronicle via AP, File)
Boldin turns focus from NFL to bridging racial divisionsAnquan Boldin says a violent, racially charged protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, caused him to re-assess his priorities and led to the Buffalo Bills receiver's decision to retire after 14 NFL seasons
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
An American flag is flown off the stern of The USS John S. McCain docked at Changi naval base after its accident Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 in Singapore. The USS John S. McCain was docked at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull (blocked by berth) after an early morning collision with the oil tanker Alnic MC as vessels from several nations searched Monday for missing U.S. sailors. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
The Latest: Divers assessing damage on USS John S. McCainThe U.S. Navy says divers are assessing the damage to the hull of the USS John S. McCain after a collision ripped a gaping hole in the ship's side near the waterline
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Members of the Cleveland Browns kneel during the national anthem before an NFL preseason football game between the New York Giants and the Cleveland Browns, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
Group of Browns players kneel during anthemGroup of Cleveland Browns players kneel during national anthem
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, Jim Kirk, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Chicago Sun-Times, discusses the announced sale of the Sun-Times to the investment group ST Acquisition Holdings LLC in Chicago. The Los Angeles Times announced Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 that Kirk was named interim editor. Ross Levinsohn, former Yahoo and Fox executive, was named publisher and chief executive of the Times. They replace Davan Maharaj, who was editor and publisher. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
LA Times ousts editor-publisher and other top managersThe Los Angeles Times' parent company is bringing in a new publisher, editor and other top newsroom managers in a shake-up it says is part of a plan to move one of the nation's flagship newspapers more quickly into the digital age
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
U.S. Air Force Col. Mark Henderson of Mississippi videoing giraffes at Nashville Zoo on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in early stages of the eclipse in Nashville, Tenn. Henderson would later send information to scientists studying animal reaction. (AP Photo/Seth Borenstein)
Eclipse science: From galloping giraffes to solar wispsFrom zoo visitors to professional astronomers, people across the United States gathered science from total solar eclipse
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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  • Loudoun County Republican Wants Confederate Statue Moved

    A prominent Republican on Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors is now on board with moving the county's statue of a Confederate soldier sitting outside the county courthouse in Leesburg. Supervisor Ron Meyer told WMAL the county needs to ask for permission from the General Assembly to move the statue, and then he would like to see it placed in a nearby battlefield. WMAL-AM Washington, Mon, Aug 21 2017 @ 12:23 PM
  • Breaking and entering trial begins for accused serial burglar

    Theodore Roosevelt Bailey, 62, of Capitol Heights, Md., is linked to numerous residential burglaries in Fauquier and Loudoun counties, according to law enforcement. Fauquier.com, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 04:50 PM
  • Republican supervisor calls on county to relocate Confederate statue in Leesburg

    In wake of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer has become the first Republican member of the Board of Supervisors to publicly call for the Confederate statue on the courthouse grounds in Leesburg to be moved. Loudoun Times, Sat, Aug 19 2017 @ 10:41 AM
  • Police patrols stepped up near Leesburg Confederate monument

    The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has increased patrols and surveillance around the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds Friday following the vandalism of Leesburg's Confederate monument. Loudoun Times, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 03:31 PM
  • Shelter Animals Can Be One Viral Photo Away From Adoption

    McMuffin is available for adoption from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. The first photo was taken by summer campers. NBC Washington, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 02:33 PM
  • Office worker gets 3.5 years for poisoning coffee with soap

    A Virginia woman has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for poisoning her coworkers' coffee with Windex and dish soap. Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman announced the sentence Thursday for 33-year-old Mayda Rivera Juarez of Sterling. Star Tribune, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 10:10 AM
  • Coffee machine poisoner jailed

    Mayda Rivera-Juarez and the coffee machine in which she poured Windex and Ajax to poison her co-workers. A 33-YEAR-OLD woman who poisoned co-workers by pouring window cleaner and washing up liquid into the office coffee machine has been sent to prion. NEWS.com.au, Fri, Aug 18 2017 @ 12:47 AM
  • Sculpture put in removed statue's spot toppled

    Marcus Martin, right, hugs his fiance Marissa Blair, left, during a memorial for Heather Heyer Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Va. Martin pushed his fiance out of the way of the vehicle that killed Heyer last Saturday. The Miami Herald, Thu, Aug 17 2017 @ 08:29 PM
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