HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — When John Fetterman goes to Washington in January as one of the Senate’s new members, he’ll bring along an irreverent style from Pennsylvania that extends from his own personal dress code — super casual — to hanging marijuana flags outside his current office in the state Capit
SEMINOLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say tattoos have helped identify a body found 22 years ago in Alabama’s Styx River as that of a Texas man who helped other migrants find work.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State corrections officials are looking to a launch a prison tattoo program in hopes of curbing bloodborne diseases as inmates ink themselves with homemade tools.
From tattoos to clothing to furnishings, more people are adorning their bodies and homes with themes from nature.
Patriotic messages in the form of tattoos and billboards have become popular in war-torn Ukraine. One tattoo parlor in Lviv has seen customers from different parts of the country.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2010 season of the Ohio State University football team, vacated after a memorabilia-for-cash scandal, should be restored because of recent changes allowing college athletes to be compensated, a state lawmaker argues.
A Michigan woman soon will celebrate a milestone birthday. How old? Well, look at her decorative upper arm.
What’s one thing that is less visible at the Winter Olympics than the Summer Games? Tattoos. With athletes bundled in fleece, nylon and Lycra, there is decidedly less skin showing on the slopes and ice, compared to warm-weather sports contested in shorts, tank tops and swimsuits.
The European Union is imposing restrictions on the inks that tattoo artists can use as of Wednesday.
When Gabriel Boric is sworn in as Chile’s president he’ll not only be the youngest to lead the South American country but also the first in Latin America to sport several tattoos.
ALLENTOWN, Pa, (AP) — Instead of waiting and hoping for more parishioners to show up in an era of declining church attendance, an Allentown pastor plans to bring prayer and Bible study to the community — through local tattoo shops.
MILLSBORO, Del. (AP) — Delaware health officials say they have shut down an unregulated tattoo parlor in Millsboro.
The Rolling Stones are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their album “Tattoo You” with a remastered collection that includes nine previously unreleased tracks.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Blake Cashman’s right forearm tells his story in black ink.

Tattooed images and words are sources of inspiration, with the most recent addition providing a constant reminder:
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A unique tattoo has helped police identify a body found this week on Tumamoc Hill in Tucson.
TOKYO (AP) — Taboo in much of Tokyo, tattoos are everywhere at the Olympics.

There’s the lion on British swimmer Adam Peaty’s shoulder.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish government on Friday presented its digital coronavirus passport enabling people to travel abroad or, in Denmark, go to the hairdresser, a tattoo parlor, dine inside a restaurant or wherever else it is needed.
Pope Francis has kissed the tattoo of an Auschwitz survivor during a general audience. Lidia Maksymowicz, a Polish citizen who was deported to Auschwitz from her native Belarus, showed the pope the number tattooed on her arm by the Nazis, and Francis leaned over and kissed it Wednesday.

When his tattoo removal shops in Lawrenceville and Penn Hills reopened last spring after state-ordered business shutdowns to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, Wes South noticed sales quickly surpassed what he expected from pent-up demand.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska will reopen a series of federally funded grant programs to help small businesses and nonprofits that are struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov.
NÜRBURG, Germany (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo’s first podium finish for Renault comes with a special bonus. He gets to choose a tattoo for his boss.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida county commissioner is firing back at an anti-mask critic who took to social media, claiming to show the official’s hypocrisy for pushing coronavirus safety precautions on the public while letting her COVID-19 positive daughter defy them.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — After mothballing its old Confederate-themed state flag, Mississippi could choose a new one with a magnolia, a shield with wavy lines representing water, or an “edgy” representation of the Mississippi River snaking along the state’s western border.
NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a tattoo to commemorate the chaos of 2020? Now’s your chance.

Tattoo parlors and other personal care businesses like nail salons will be allowed to welcome customers in New York City starting Monday, as it enters Phase 3 of reopening.
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont tattoo artist who has long offered free removal or covering of hateful skin art like swastikas, SS lightning bolts or the words “white power” says he’s seen an uptick in business recently following George Floyd’s death.
LONDON (AP) — Millions of people in Britain will be able to go to the pub, visit a movie theater, get a haircut or attend a religious service starting July 4, in a major loosening of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Nearly three months after they were closed because of the coronavirus, Louisiana’s bars, spas and tattoo shops can begin restarting operations Friday, as the state continues to loosen its virus-related restrictions.
BOSTON (AP) — New Patriots kicker Justin Rohrwasser says a tattoo on his arm is not representative of a loosely organized right-wing militia group that has adopted the symbol.
ATLANTA (AP) — As the global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday, countries took cautious steps toward easing lockdowns imposed amid the pandemic, but fears of a surge in infections made even some outbreak-wounded businesses reluctant to reopen.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government Thursday eased restrictions on blood donations from gay men and other key groups because of a drop in the nation’s blood supply triggered by the coronavirus outbreak.