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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...
LIMINGTON, Maine (AP) — Brian Cogill pulls on a green hoodie, slips on his hip waders, dons the hat made from a beaver he caught himself and drives out into the snowy woods in search of his quarry. Tall, husky, barrel-chested, with a bushy auburn beard and a rosy complexion, he...
BOSTON (AP) — Giddy fans of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots chanted "Brady! Brady!" and clambered atop massive snowbanks for better views as players danced and waved their way through Boston in a Wednesday parade celebrating their fourth NFL title. Well-wishers blew...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed during a brief window when they were allowed last year, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday. The Republican governor said he will not appeal a federal ruling last month that the state must...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan will recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed during a brief window when they were allowed last year, Gov. Rick Snyder announced Wednesday. The Republican governor said he will not appeal a federal ruling last month that the state must...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — What does "sexual intercourse" mean in Florida? The state's Supreme Court justices are pondering the question in a case that threatens to weaken a 1986 law requiring HIV-positive people to reveal their infection before having "sexual intercourse." A...