INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana group devoted to telling the state's story will auction works by John James Audubon next spring to raise money to acquire and store items more relevant to its mission.
The Indiana Historical Society paid $4,000 for "The Birds of America" in 1933 and $900 for "Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America" in 1951. The two sets together are expected to fetch at least $3.3 million at the Sotheby's auction in April.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Things are coming up roses for a scrappy New Jersey beagle who survived a dog pound gas chamber.
Daniel will be among eight shelter dogs riding on a float in the Rose Parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif.
The 2-year-old beagle mix was 6 months old on Oct. 3, 2011, when he was scheduled to be put down at the animal control facility in Florence, Ala. He was placed with 17 other dogs in a stainless-steel box roughly the size...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A $5.8 million agreement has been reached to settle lawsuits over a 2010 desert off-road race crash that killed eight people and injured 12 on federally owned land in California, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Attorney Katherine Harvey-Lee, who represents three injured spectators and the father of one person killed, said the deal was reached in mediation on Tuesday.
The crash occurred when a truck competing in the California 200...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says the U.S. economy's slow recovery from the Great Recession has been subpar for several reasons, including the extensive damage from the housing bust and tight budgets at all levels of government.
But he also blamed the anemic pace of the recovery on "some bad luck," saying Europe's debt troubles slowed the global economy at a critical time.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Standing amid giant piles of snow in the shadow of MetLife Stadium, Super Bowl organizers said Wednesday that they're prepared to deploy thousands of trucks and tons of salt to prevent snowy weather from interfering with the biggest football game of the year.
Officials held the press conference to assure the public that snow or ice will not hinder the game on Feb. 2, when it will debut as the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl in NFL...