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NEW YORK (AP) — Property from the estate of noted horticulturist, philanthropist and heir to the Listerine fortune Rachel "Bunny" Mellon is going on the auction block this fall. Over 2,000 paintings, jewelry, furniture and decorative objects are estimated to bring more than $100...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal court has denied a request from a dying Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of killing a nun in 1980 and hoped to spend his final days in his Ohio hometown. The Rev. Gerald Robinson's attorney previously told the court the priest has been in a...
BOSTON (AP) — The annual Boston Pops Fourth of July outdoor concert and fireworks show, one of the city's signature events, has been moved up a day because of potential heavy rain ahead of Hurricane Arthur. The celebration is being rescheduled for Thursday, to what appears to be...
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting the governor to warn vacationers along the coast not to risk their safety by trying to salvage their picnics and barbecues...
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...
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...