- Mississippi musicians to be honored with marker in Nashville Updated: May-21-15 4:07 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Mississippi Country Music Trail marker will be placed June 4 in Nashville to honor Magnolia State musicians who performed on Music Row and at the Grand Ole Opry over the decades.
- New nominees gird for Pennsylvania high-court campaign Updated: May-20-15 2:56 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Party endorsements and money made the difference in who was nominated for state Supreme Court in Pennsylvania's primary election.
- Parties pick 5 endorsed candidates for state's highest court Updated: May-19-15 11:25 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Democrats and Republicans demonstrated Tuesday that party endorsements count as they nominated five party-backed candidates for the state Supreme Court.
- George Harrison guitar from 1963 brings $490,000 at auction Updated: May-17-15 5:47 am
NEW YORK - A guitar George Harrison played at a time when Beatlemania was taking flight has sold for nearly half a million dollars at a New York auction.
- Nun who kissed Elvis helps answer abbey's prayers Updated: May-16-15 11:46 am
- Ohio governor's letter to Nixon made public Updated: May-09-15 2:58 pm
DAYTON, Ohio - Potential president candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich first got to the Oval Office as a teen after writing a persuasive letter.
- AP EXPLAINS: Japan's long wait to address US Congress Updated: Apr-29-15 12:56 am
WASHINGTON - Washington honors America's closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress, but Wednesday's speech by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will be the first by a Japanese leader. That's striking considering the tight U.S.-Japan alliance in the 70 years since World War II ended. British, South Korean and German leaders have been invited multiple times. So have two Liberian presidents and a Latvian one - more than 100 invitations overall since the war. So why not Japan? The answers have to do with underlying friction that has been a part of U.S.-Japanese relations and, more recently, frequent changes of Japanese leaders.