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BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Just before the floodwaters of Superstorm Sandy inundated Krista Sperber's home, she had her two young children grab what they could from their rooms and hop in the car for a ride to a relative's home away from the coast. She figured they'd be gone for a few...
ATLANTA (AP) — An attorney said Wednesday that it was his client who found Bobbi Kristina Brown face-down in a bathtub last week and called 911, not Brown's partner. Maxwell Lomas, 24, of Duluth, Georgia — not Nick Gordon — found Brown on Jan. 31 at a townhome in suburban...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Feb. 2 about late actor Robin Williams' estate, The Associated Press misidentified Allan Mayer. Mayer is a spokesman for the children, not a lawyer. A corrected version of the story is below: Robin Williams' children and wife have gone to court in...
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Hometown friends and fans of "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee are struggling to reconcile a publisher's sensational announcement — that her decades-old manuscript for a sequel had been rediscovered and will be released — with the image of the...
SEATTLE (AP) — A captive killer whale that has been performing for decades at the Miami Seaquarium deserves the same protection as a small population of endangered orcas that spend time in Washington state waters, the federal government announced Wednesday. But the National...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland has reached a possible settlement in its trademark dispute with the maker of Pabst Blue Ribbon, the beer rejuvenated by the city's turn-of-the-century hipsters. The disagreement stemmed from the brewer's use of an iconic downtown sign to promote a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A high-security federal laboratory made a frightening mistake in sending certain Ebola samples to a lab with fewer safeguards, but an investigation concludes that the samples probably did not contain live virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on...
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A man who sometimes held his coat together with safety pins and had a long-time habit of foraging for firewood also had a knack for picking stocks — a talent that became public after his death when he bequeathed $6 million to his local library and...
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Hometown friends and fans of "To Kill A Mockingbird" author Harper Lee are struggling to reconcile a publisher's sensational announcement — that her decades-old manuscript for a sequel had been rediscovered and will be released — with the image of the...