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Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical

More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast‑growing populations of...

Va. governor: Blessing more didn't die in tornado

Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov....

Wine collector set for sentencing in New York

A California wine collector the government has characterized as a prolific wine counterfeiter who sold at least $20 million in fake wine is set for...

JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins

President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins. The slain president's profile debuted on the half dollar 50...

Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift

The U. S. Mint has re‑designed the John F. Kennedy half dollar coin to better match the former president's likeness. (July 24)

Musician Nas finds his family tree in PBS series

When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity. But it hit him...

Uruguayan creates chess game for multiple opponents

It no longer takes two to play chess – or at least according to a new version of the game invented by Uruguayan Gabriel Baldi, where up to four...

Hello Kitty designer defends cute character as cat turns 40

The flamboyant designer of Japanese cartoon and global mega‑brand Hello Kitty defended the cute cat against new rivals Thursday as the character...

Grace blends with danger in obscure art in Haiti

JACMEL, Haiti (AP) — Two men pivot and slide in a forest clearing, their bodies weaving before a handful of spectators in what could be a graceful...