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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — There are vintage jeans. And then there are jeans from the American Wild West that are up for auction. A Maine auction house is putting up for bid a bona fide pair of Levi's blue jeans bought in 1893. Daniel Buck Auctions & Appraisals says the jeans...
NEW YORK (AP) — Forty years ago, the world's top two marathon runners were each handed an envelope with a check in it for $3,000 — secret rewards for helping raise the profile of the very first five-borough New York City Marathon. "It was an instant hit, a 'Wow!'" says George...
NICHOLS, S.C. (AP) — Nearly a month since floodwaters consumed this Mayberry-like hamlet in rural South Carolina, few have returned. The fear is that many never will. Nichols wasn't directly hit by Hurricane Matthew, but its location 50 miles inland from Myrtle Beach, between...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Mix a heaping of Anthony Weiner-like sex scandals, a dash of a Donald Trump-like clash with the establishment, and a sprinkling of Marion Barry-style political comebacks and you get the potential next mayor of Virginia's capital. Joe Morrissey made national...
NEW YORK (AP) — There was never any doubt Juana Alvarez's 18- and 20-year-old American-born daughters would be taking part in the election this year. Alvarez did her best to see to that. "I had two people I wanted to get registered and I registered them," Alvarez, a 39-year-old...
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court could decide as early as Saturday if it will take up an appeal of an Arizona ballot collection law that was blocked after Democrats argued it hindered minorities from voting. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday blocked the new...
DENVER (AP) — A judge ruled that Colorado voters can post ballot selfies on social media sites, differing from recent federal court decisions on the laws just before Election Day. U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello ruled late Friday that Colorado can't enforce an 1891 law...
BOSTON (AP) — A member of the New England Mafia has pleaded guilty to charges he lied to authorities investigating the 1993 slaying of a Boston nightclub owner. Robert DeLuca entered guilty pleas on Friday to one count of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false...
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two New York City police sergeants have been shot and wounded in a gunbattle with a robbery suspect. The New York Police Department's top spokesman says the robbery suspect was killed in the exchange of gunfire Friday in the Bronx. Spokesman...