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Pair sheds new light on L.A.'s claim to neon fame
The brightly illuminated billboard was a traffic-stopping sensation in 1923 Los Angeles, a city just starting its love affair with automobiles. Sitting atop a downtown hotel, the sign was rimmed in glowing blue and spelled out "Packard" in ...
Artist sues over Statue of Liberty stamp image
FILE: This undated file handout image provided by the U.S. Postal Service shows the Lady Liberty first class postage stamp first issued in 2011.AP/U.S. Postal Service LAS VEGAS – An embarrassing mistake involving a Statue of Liberty stamp ...
Black box data recorder recovered after Metro-North train derails in New York
NEW YORK -- The black box data recorder was recovered from a commuter train which derailed as it hurtled around a sharp curve in the Bronx, killing four people and injuring dozens of others, investigators said late Sunday. The device will be ...
Regulations a roadblock to drone delivery
The Amazon CEO is working on a way to use the small aircraft to get parcels to customers in 30 minutes or less. While flight technology makes it feasible, US law and society’s attitude toward drones haven’t caught up with Bezos’ vision.
Artist sues over Lady Liberty stamp mix-up after US Postal Service used image of Vegas replica
The "forever" stamp design released in 2011 was not based on the statue in New York Harbor, as intended, but on a replica outside the New York-New York casino hotel in Las Vegas. Now, the sculptor who made the Lady Liberty of the Las Vegas Strip ...
Carey Mulligan, Star of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ on the Coen Brothers, ‘N Sync Fandom, Lorde, and More
The actress dishes about being an ‘N Sync fan, her go-to karaoke songs, and her turn as Jean Berkey, one half of a folk duo—opposite Justin Timberlake—in ‘Inside Llewyn Davis.’ Her latest film is the drama Inside Llewyn Davis.