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Hotel rises as Mexico Beach recovers from Hurricane Michael

Jul. 24, 2022 03:11 AM EDT

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Standing on the deck of the new Driftwood Inn, 3½ years after Hurricane Michael obliterated the old one, Tom Wood spoke of the months after the storm. One of his daughters had urged him and his wife, Peggy, to pocket the insurance money and leave the...

Dunkin' diamond: Dive team retrieves ring from Boston river

Jul. 08, 2022 15:56 PM EDT

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — What could be harder than looking for a needle in a haystack? Probably retrieving a ring from a river. But against all odds, divers with the Cambridge Fire Department managed to fish a Chicago woman's diamond ring from the Charles River after it tumbled into...

Arcia's tiebreaking single in 9th lifts Braves past Giants

Jun. 20, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Orlando Arcia could sense a big moment coming. All he had to do was look at the support he was getting from the Braves' dugout to know he was about to deliver a walkoff hit. “I took those first two fastballs for balls," he said. “Honestly all I was trying to do...

17 years post-Katrina, New Orleans-area protections complete

May. 27, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Seventeen years after Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans, the Army Corps of Engineers has completed an extensive system of floodgates, strengthened levees and other protections. The 130-mile (210-kilometer) ring is designed to hold out storm surge of about 30...

Lewis Hamilton races with his nose stud in at Monaco GP

May. 27, 2022 08:24 AM EDT

MONACO (AP) — Lewis Hamilton kept his nose stud in at the Monaco Grand Prix after motorsport's governing body extended the exemption on drivers wearing jewelry until the end of June. Hamilton had been given a temporary exemption of two races to remove his stud, a process he said...

A look at Queen Elizabeth II's style through the decades

May. 26, 2022 13:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II just might have the hardest working wardrobe on the planet. “Every outfit worn in public is carefully calibrated to inspire or remind, to signal gratitude or respect, to convey a sense of power or familiarity,” wrote The Mail on Sunday in...