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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A batch of letters hand written by "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has sold for more than $12,000. A statement from the Los Angeles-based Nate D. Sanders Auctions says 38 letters from the deceased novelist to friend Felic Itzkoff went for $12,...
On Oct. 29, 2012, Superstorm Sandy devastated coastal areas of New Jersey and New York, causing billions of dollars in damage, and killed dozens of people in the U.S. and Caribbean. Here's a look at where things stand with the region's recovery five years later: DAMAGE: New...
Five years after Superstorm Sandy was supposed to have taught the U.S. a lesson about the dangers of living along the coast, disaster planning experts say there is no place in America truly prepared for climate change and the tempests it could bring. That is true even in New...
NEW DELHI (AP) — The toddler was cheerful, healthy and eating well and her prospective parents eager to hear her voice a year ago, the manager of the Indian orphanage where Sherin Mathews was adopted remembers. So she wants answers about what happened before the girl's body was...
BOSTON (AP) — The public is getting a look at thousands of secret government files related to President John F. Kennedy's assassination, but hundreds of other documents will remain under wraps for now. The government was required by Thursday to release the final batch of files...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Freriks remembers being a kid and gazing up from the bottom of the Grand Canyon at the intimidating, steep walls looming thousands of feet overhead. He dreaded the long hike back to civilization and never imagined he would one day run up the trail snaking...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night with a hefty cache of others. "I have no choice," Trump...
PHOENIX (AP) — The drug company founder charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors and pharmacists to widely prescribe an opioid cancer pain drug for people who didn't need it came to the U.S. for postgraduate studies and for a time was listed among Arizona's...
HONOLULU (AP) — A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn't start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea. From there, things got worse. Much worse. About a...