• Executive dropping off UVA student dies in car crash

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A top executive with a California investment-management firm who was in Virginia to drop a student off at college has died after being struck by a car near campus.

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  • Recent documents in bridge case to remain sealed, judge says

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge hearing the case of two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal has ruled that recent filings are to remain under seal.

  • In this July 29, 2015, file photo, French police officers carry a piece of debris from a plane known as a "flaperon" on the shore of Saint-Andre, Reunion Island. An Australian official says experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 _ a wing flap _ most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives. (AP Photo/Lucas Marie, File)

    Experts use drift modeling to define new MH370 search zone

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Experts hunting for the missing Malaysian airliner are attempting to define a new search area by studying where in the Indian Ocean the first piece of wreckage recovered from the lost Boeing 777 — a wing flap — most likely drifted from after the disaster that claimed 239 lives, the new leader of the search said.

  • In this Aug. 10, 2016, photo, Lowell Frederes poses for a photo along 113th Street in Omaha, Neb. The city had ground-up the asphalt surface of the street saying it was beyond repair and replaced it with a gravel road. After vocal opposition from Omaha residents, the city changed its two-year-old street-grinding policy, and the Mayor announced the city would stop grinding up streets unless requested by residents and would pay half the cost of repaving three stretches of badly deteriorated road. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    Omaha’s answer to pothole complaints: a new dirt road

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For miles and miles Omaha stretches on, one tidy, suburban-style neighborhood after another filled with modern low-slung houses set on spacious lawns with towering oaks and elms.

  • The wreckage ogf an ultralight aircraft stucks in a tree near Degenfeld, Germany Tuesday Aug. 16, 2016. The pilot of an ultralight aircraft in Germany has spent a night stuck up a tree awaiting rescue. Police in the southwestern state of Baden-Wuerttemberg say the unidentified man crash-landed in the tree late Monday about 30 kilometers (19 miles) east of Stuttgart. Rescuers were unable to reach him during the night and planned to resume the rescue operation Tuesday. (Jan-Philipp Strobel /dpa via AP)

    Ultralight pilot spends night in tree awaiting rescue

    BERLIN (AP) — The pilot of an ultralight aircraft in Germany spent more than 12 hours stuck up a tree after rescuers were unable to reach him overnight.