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ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — With the Memorial Day holiday just around the corner, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase...
HONOLULU (AP) — Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning. The Cameron Crowe film starring Bradley Cooper, Rachel...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw. Vanya Shivashankar was one of the stars of the show, heavily promoted in ESPN's coverage. Her older sister, Kavya, won the bee in...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle's owner was found and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said. Police Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego Sunday with more than two hours of music. In front of a sold-out crowd at Petco Park, the stalwart foursome rocked hit after hit from their 50-year catalog. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died. Jerry Stiller and son Ben Stiller say Meara died Saturday. She was 85. No...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said. Police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely detonated some unidentified contents from a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended near the Capitol building and that the driver has been arrested. Sgt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press...
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has acquitted a Chicago man of animal cruelty charges filed after the man posted a video of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into the financial records and other documents of the powerful...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her...
NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner has been hearing from players around the WNBA who would like her to change her...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law...
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Congress wrestles over renewing the bulk collection of Americans' phone records, federal law...