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NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. Now the pre-Civil War card that's been in the same family for over 150 years is going on...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly transgender...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A spectacular fire destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium on Monday evening and prompted the temporary evacuation of a two-block area, the fire chief said. Fire crews found flames shooting twice the height of the structure when they were called to the...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor has called on creditors to postpone bond payments and restructure the U.S. territory's $72 billion in public debt as the government closes out its fiscal year Tuesday amid growing uncertainty about the island's economy. Gov. Alejandro...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul met with southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Monday during a question-and-answer session in the town of Mesquite with about 50 supporters and activists interested in land rights. The meeting northeast...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A fire official in Oregon says a spectacular fire has destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium and prompted the temporary evacuation of a nearby two-block area. Eugene-Springfield Fire Chief Randy Groves said the stadium's dry, seasoned lumber caused the...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the changes...
Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It's mainly because so many people are getting in the water. Six shark attacks were recorded in June in North Carolina waters, and the two most recent victims...
Many stroke patients have a new treatment option — if they seek help fast enough to get it. New guidelines endorse using a removable stent to open clogged arteries causing a stroke. The guidelines, issued Monday by the American Heart Association, are the first time the group has...