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August 23, 2016
Scientists: Puffin chicks starving with less food available
Atlantic puffin chicks on Machias Seal Island in the Gulf of Maine have had the worst breeding season ever recorded, with the ...
July 28, 2016
James Alan McPherson, prize-winning author, dead at 72
James Alan McPherson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning story collection "Elbow Room" and a longtime faculty member at the ...
July 26, 2016
NYPD bee squad ready for sting operations on urban swarms
Daniel Higgins is one cop who knows a thing or two about sting operations. Although the New York Police Department ...
July 14, 2016
Large number of GOP senators skipping Trump's convention
Sen. Steve Daines of Montana will be fly-fishing with his wife. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he has to mow his lawn (yes, ...
July 05, 2016
American folk art show opens at Crystal Bridges Museum
Since its debut five years ago, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has showcased works by well-known American artists ...
June 27, 2016
Judge approves settlement in 'Happy Birthday' copyright case
A judge has approved a settlement that will put "Happy Birthday to You" in the public domain. U.S. District Judge George King ...
June 17, 2016
Memphis charges $10 to enter Beale Street on Saturday night
Tourists and locals who visit the blues bars, dance clubs and barbecue joints on Memphis' Beale Street on Saturday nights now ...
June 16, 2016
US hardware arrives in Cuba to protect Hemingway possessions
Just before noon outside Ernest Hemingway's Havana estate, a metallic screech cut through the chirping of tropical birds and ...
June 08, 2016
Couple sues after town bans front-yard gardens
For 17 years, a South Florida couple grew vegetables in a front-yard garden until a new town ordinance was passed limiting ...
June 08, 2016
Correction: SmallBiz-Small Talk-Pitching QVC story
In a story June 8 about women who pitched their products to QVC, The Associated Press reported erroneously that entrepreneur ...
June 03, 2016
Ex-Navy pilot rescued after 20 hours treading water in Gulf
The Coast Guard has rescued a former Navy pilot who spent 20 hours treading water in the Gulf of Mexico after falling out of ...
May 31, 2016
Teen to historic prison: Al Capone's radio is wrong vintage
A sharp-eyed boy who collects antique radios is taking umbrage with the vintage radio on display inside gangster Al Capone's ...
May 25, 2016
Mount Vernon exhibit looks at Washington as slaveholder
It is the unavoidable Achilles' heel in the reputation of George Washington and so many other Founding Fathers: that men who ...
May 17, 2016
Copperhead snake bites customer at home improvement store
A poisonous snake in a tree has bitten a customer at a home improvement store in North Carolina. A spokeswoman for Lowe's ...
May 13, 2016
San Francisco hotels build beehives for honey, awareness
At the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, there are more than 370 rooms inside and 100,000 bees buzzing above in rooftop hives ...
May 09, 2016
Review: 'Love & Friendship' delights in language, scheming
It was the comedy, not the romance, in Jane Austen's work that drew writer-director Whit Stillman to her unfinished novella ...
May 06, 2016
Colombian fisherman reunited with family after weeks adrift
A Colombian fisherman has been reunited with his wife and family after spending two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, an ...
May 05, 2016
Ta-Nehisi Coates has 2-book deal, 1 for work of fiction
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a prize-winning nonfiction author, journalist and comic book writer. Now he's is taking on fiction.
May 02, 2016
Met fashion exhibit explores dialogue between hand, machine
For decades, argues Andrew Bolton, the star curator of blockbuster fashion exhibits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we've ...
April 13, 2016
Birds aim for Alabama island on soaring journey across South
Officials on Alabama's Dauphin Island say the spring bird migration season is bringing flocks of tourists and nature lovers ...