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RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — As one of the year's busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina's Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier...
CHICAGO (AP) — With their brightly colored mats spread along a sidewalk, Tameka Lawson's yoga students try to follow her instructions: concentrate on their breathing and focus on the beauty of their surroundings. But this is Englewood, one of Chicago's most dangerous...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Arizona's largest city has gone four months without any measurable rain, and neighboring New Mexico is in the midst of four years of severe drought. But you'll still see and hear fireworks sparkle and pop during the days around July 4, despite the...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The blood is not the most jarring part of the photograph taken shortly after the bomb blew off Marine Gunnery Sgt. Brian Meyer's leg and hand. It's his smile. The bomb technician had asked a team member to take the picture. He knew his defiance in the face of...
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Those who come to the Hamptons — known for its swanky cocktail parties and sweeping vineyards — looking for alcohol-fueled parties on the beach could soon be out of luck. East Hampton lawmakers are close to an alcohol ban at Indian Wells Beach — a...
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — It was some 80 years ago that Lou Gehrig and the 12-year-old son of a songwriter got bored with talk of music and opted to play catch instead. The legendary New York Yankees slugger and the boy were fast friends and next time they tossed the ball around...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a section of the facade inside an underpass of the Brooklyn Bridge has collapsed, injuring five people. It happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday in Brooklyn during a passing thunder shower. A fire department spokesman says the collapse involved a...
DENVER (AP) — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican Attorney General John Suthers asked a federal court Wednesday to issue an injunction declaring Colorado's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. But they want the court to delay implementation of the ruling until...
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge rejected pleas for leniency Wednesday and handed down the maximum sentence for a then-12-year-old boy who opened fire in a Roswell middle school gym earlier this year, injuring two students. State District Judge Freddie Romero ordered the...