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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Forget the bottle, a record number of people are experiencing Kentucky bourbon from the barrel, touring distilleries where they can sniff, sip and see whiskey crafted from the source. Tourism in the heart of bourbon country, on the upswing for years,...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A group of Wyoming lawmakers is bucking the U.S. trend of stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Fine utilities if they provide energy produced by wind or the sun. Blustery Wyoming ranks among the top states for wind-energy...
BOSTON (AP) — A story shared on social media that claims a Boston man lost his testicles in an explosion while trying to fill a scuba tank with marijuana smoke is false. The story shared by the Boston Leader website describes an incident on Sept. 15 in which a 27-year-old man...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A relic from America's first space tragedy is finally going on display this week, 50 years after a fire on the launch pad killed three astronauts. The scorched Apollo 1 capsule remains locked away in storage. But NASA is offering visitors at Kennedy...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors dropped a criminal charge against the playboy grandson of the Italian founder of Fiat Automobiles accused of falsely claiming he was being held against his will by an escort in New York City. The Manhattan district attorney's office said Wednesday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday against a man who spent a quarter-century behind bars in an infamous tourist killing before getting his conviction overturned. Johnny Hincapie's eyes moistened as prosecutors said they wouldn't retry him in a case that once...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on protesters who climbed a crane at a construction site a few blocks from the White House (all times local): ___ 10 a.m. Protesters have unfurled a giant orange and yellow banner that says "RESIST" from a 270-foot crane at a construction site just...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say they believe seven protesters who climbed a 270-foot crane at a downtown Washington construction site just blocks from the White House are associated with the environmental group Greenpeace. Capt. Robert Glover of the Metropolitan Police Department...
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least seven protesters are climbing a crane at a downtown Washington construction site that's just a few blocks from the White House. Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Aquita Brown says police responded to the area of 15th and L streets in northwest...