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Beyond the stories of French WWII POWs? German city grapples with history museum

If walls could talk, what stories would — and should — they tell? In the case of Nazi-built, ex-POW barracks in the German city of Soest, the answer has been complicated by overlapping layers of 20th-...

Beyond the stories of French WWII POWs? German city grapples with history museum

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Poland’s president OKs seizure of WWII site for new museum Poland’s president has signed into law a bill that allows the government to seize the site of the first World War II battle and build a new museum there...
2019-08-02, 23:13

As a WWII vet battles dementia, his family's research uncovers lost stories from his life Carl Thompson, 95, hasn't told a wartime story in years. Newspaper clippings and military records are revealing lost parts of his life to loved ones.        ...
2019-05-26, 02:26

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city of Chennai. That load will provide relief to resid...
2019-07-18, 13:26

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
2019-07-18, 14:13

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a World War II bomb in western Germany to explode without an external trigger. The resulting crater had some residents mistaking the blast for a meteor....
2019-07-01, 20:39

German president asks for Polish forgiveness on WWII anniversary The leaders of Poland, Germany and the US joined around 30 international guests in Warsaw to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II. The German president asked for Poland's forgiveness....
2019-09-01, 17:00

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says there exist no documents or records to show that Poland ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany...
2019-05-21, 15:39

Polish, German presidents open WWII anniversary observances The presidents of Germany and Poland have opened daylong observances of the 80th anniversary of World War II start with a solemn ceremony in a central Polish town that was the first target of Nazi Germany’s deadly bombings...
2019-09-01, 05:39

WWII’s start marked in Poland with German remorse, warning Germany’s president has expressed deep remorse for the suffering his nation inflicted on Poland and the rest of Europe during a World War II observance that brought him and other world leaders to the country where the war started...
2019-09-02, 01:26

Georgia WWII veterans gets French Legion of Honor KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Georgia has been bestowed with a high honor for his valor on the front lines in France. WXIA-TV reports the French Consulate on Thursday awarded Alan Hall with the French Legion of Honor, an award given to French citizens and foreign nationals who ...
2019-06-15, 00:52

Kentucky WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore received the medal Friday in a crowded room at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in W...
2019-06-10, 18:52

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
2019-06-13, 17:39

Meet the Museum of Natural History’s newest guest: a T. rex WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest guest at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is a coveted Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Curators have eagerly sought the skeleton for years. Now, the new addition, dubbed “The Nation’s T. rex,” serves as the centerpiece of a massive...
2019-06-04, 22:26

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan Buddhas, which had towered for 15 centuries in a ...
2019-07-04, 01:26

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
2019-06-28, 20:00

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Asheville, Nort......
2019-05-27, 06:13

German President Asks for ‘Forgiveness’ as He Marks 80th Anniversary of WWII Start Date in Poland (WARSAW, Poland) — Germany’s president expressed deep remorse for the suffering his nation inflicted on Poland and the rest of Europe during World War II, warning of the dangers of nationalism as world leaders gathered Sunday in the country where the war started at incalculable costs. &#...
2019-09-01, 22:39

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-13, 01:00

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid criticism that he holds anti-Israel views...
2019-06-15, 14:39

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings...
2019-09-08, 15:39

Hidden Women of History: Ennigaldi-Nanna, Curator of the World’s First Museum “It belongs in a museum.” With these words, Indiana Jones, the world’s best-known fictional archaeologist, articulated an association between archaeologists, antiquities, and museums that has a very long history.  ...
2019-06-03, 04:39

25 years of Bonn's history museum: Postwar Germany portrayed through objects The Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, one of Germany's most popular museums, opened 25 years ago. Beyond pieces of the Berlin Wall, here's why a dentist's chair is among the exhibits of its permanent exhibition....
2019-06-12, 22:26

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
2019-07-14, 02:39

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Fossil Hall reopens after 5-year renovation Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History opens Fossil Hall to the public on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a major renovation that took 5 years.        ...
2019-06-04, 22:00

French boy thrown from museum's tenth floor on family trip to London The six-year-old thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern on Sunday was a French boy visiting London with his family, according to city police....
2019-08-06, 02:26

Century after Chicago's bloody 'Red Summer' of race riots, city grapples with segregation Chicago was a center of the "Red Summer" of race riots that spread across the United States 100 years ago. The city still grapples with segregation.        ...
2019-07-24, 20:13

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmakers eulogized the civil rights activist as "a mother of the community."...
2019-07-15, 16:52

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair wearing what is described as an elegant dress that ...
2019-05-29, 17:26

Pak Hasn't Acknowledged Presence Of Indian PoWs In Its Custody: Centre Pakistan has not acknowledged the presence of any missing Indian defence personnel or Prisoners of War (PoWs) in its custody so far, despite consistent efforts from India to ensure their release and......
2019-07-11, 10:26

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
2019-07-04, 11:26

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
2019-05-24, 20:52

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification....
2019-06-19, 16:52

Bayern's history meets upstart Leipzig in German Cup final Despite huge contrasts between the clubs, Leipzig will have its chance to beat Bayern Munich in the German Cup final on Saturday        ...
2019-05-24, 16:13

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions        ...
2019-06-06, 22:52

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on June 23 to “discuss the concept of camp in performanc...
2019-06-04, 00:01

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
2019-06-10, 03:01

Karlovic and Lopez serve up oldest match in French Open history "Croatia\u0027s Ivo Karlovic became the first man in his 40s to compete in a Grand Slam singles match for 27 years when he beat fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez at Roland Garros on Tuesday."...
2019-05-28, 17:39

German hiker found dead near Blanc glacier in French Alps The 63-year-old tourist had set off for an early morning hike toward a glacier in the Alps in southern France. Search teams went to look for him when he failed to return....
2019-05-28, 12:26

French Open 2019: Federer, Nadal progress against little known German pair Oscar Otte and Yannick Maden might not have won against Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at the French Open but the German pair who went through qualifying won't soon forget Wednesday....
2019-05-29, 19:39

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31, 23:26

German city offers $1.1M to whoever proves it doesn’t exist BERLIN — A German city that’s been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn’t really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that’s true. Officials in Bielefeld said Wednesday they’ll give 1 million euros ($1.1 million) to t...
2019-08-22, 12:26

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year after the local council narrowly approved a ban. Offic...
2019-06-14, 15:13

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
2019-07-10, 11:00

Film airing on PBS recalls city’s dark deportation history BISBEE, Ariz. (AP) — The darkest, most violent chapter in the history of Bisbee was an open secret for decades in the funky old Arizona copper town 7 miles (11 kilometers) north of the U.S.-Mexico border. But few residents knew the details of how about 1,200 miners, most of them immigrants, were pul...
2019-07-14, 02:39

Man City builds 'first billion-euro' squad in football history Manchester City has become the first club in the history of football to invest more than one billion euros ($1.1 billion) on the transfers of players that make up its current squad, according to research by the CIES Football Observatory....
2019-09-09, 17:13

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and their relatives were seeking multi-million damages against the French agency which certified the Estonia ferry seaworthy, and the German shipbuilder. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs....
2019-07-20, 00:39

With a $2 Billion Factory From China, a German City Lets Others Worry Arnstadt’s embrace of a giant new battery plant for electric cars illustrates Europe’s ambivalence toward Chinese investment: Jobs trump geopolitics....
2019-09-03, 06:52

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ariz., has also played a critical role in space exploration....
2019-07-09, 23:00

German elections: AfD finds rich seam ​in city clinging on to coal​ Far-right party insists it is pro-women as it attacks government’s green agenda before regional pollsIn the 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Doreen Mohaupt has experienced the downsides and the upsides of German reunification.Born in the coal-rich Lusatia Lake District close to the Polish...
2019-08-30, 12:00

German city offers $1.1 million reward to prove it doesn't exist A German city that's the subject of a long-running joke alleging that it doesn't exist is offering a $1.1 million reward to anyone who can prove the conspiracy theory is true....
2019-08-21, 20:39

Lucas Moura earns Spurs draw at Manchester City as VAR history repeats It was an extraordinary finale and, amid all the drama and utter confusion, spare a thought perhaps for those Manchester City supporters who had happily left the stadium, believing they had just seen their team score a dramatic and joyous stoppage-time winner.What they had not accounted for was VAR ...
2019-08-18, 00:39

Explosive Device in French City of Lyon Injures at Least 13 The precise nature of the device was not immediately clear, but President Emmanuel Macron said the explosion in Lyon, in central France, was an “attack.”...
2019-05-25, 01:00

Blast in French city of Lyon injures 8; causes unknown LYON, France (AP) — French local officials say that an explosion in the city of Lyon has caused minor injuries to eight people. Kamel Amerouche, the regional authority’s communications chief, told The Associated Press that the cause of Friday’s afternoon blast wasn’t immediately kn...
2019-05-24, 19:01

Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon PARIS (AP) — French police are hunting a suspect following an explosion that wounded 13 people in a busy pedestrian street Friday in the city of Lyon. Police issued an appeal for witnesses Saturday with a photo of a man with a bike caught on video surveillance. They describe the suspect, wearing lig...
2019-05-25, 12:39

1 Dead, 8 Injured In Knife Attack In French City Of Lyon A 19-year-old man was killed and another eight people were wounded, three seriously, in a knife attack Saturday in the French city of Lyon, a regional official and emergency services said....
2019-08-31, 23:00

French city braces for violence after festival-goer’s death The western French city of Nantes has imposed exceptional security measures amid growing public anger over the drowning of a local man following a violent clash between police and people attending a music festival...
2019-08-02, 22:52

German city offers €1 million prize to prove conspiracy theory it doesn't exist The so-called Bielefeld conspiracy has become somewhat of a joke in popular culture. Now the city is offering €1 million to anyone can prove there is no Bielefeld....
2019-08-21, 17:26

It’s Official: Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city Is the Longest-Running Hip-Hop Studio Album in Billboard 200 History Kendrick Lamar has made hip-hop history. His 2012 studio album, good kid, m.A.A.d city, has appeared on the Billboard 200 chart for the most weeks of any hip-hop studio album ever, pushing Eminem out of that No. 1 spot....
2019-09-17, 19:00

French city shuts down public pools after two women wear burkinis Grenoble authorities say shutdown was requested by lifeguards at the poolDespite the unprecedented heatwave sweeping across western Europe, lifeguards in Grenoble have shut down the city’s two municipal swimming pools after Muslim women went swimming in burkinis.The women went to the pools twice at ...
2019-06-27, 21:13

The Stories Slide Deck: How Stories stack up across social platforms (FB, SNAP) In the last few years, there’s been a major shift as to how consumers interact with social media. Rather than posting content that lives on the platform in perpetuity, users are now posting and viewing more “Stories,” video or images that live for only 24 hours.Business Insider Int...
2019-09-13, 22:00

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to become the main format for social media consumption, providing brands with a massive and vital opportu...
2019-05-27, 23:39

Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open: The 'King of Clay' dominated Dominic Thiem cementing his status as one of the greatest players in the history of men's tennis Clive Mason/Getty Images Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open title on Sunday, defeating Austrian Dominic Thiem in four sets. Nadal and Thiem traded powerful shots early, but as the match wore on, Nadal asserted his dominance and Thiem couldn't keep pace. One rally in the third set showed why Nada...
2019-06-10, 05:52

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the country's burgeoning tourism industry....
2019-07-12, 17:52

NATO Grapples With Collapse of Missile Treaty The imminent collapse of a U.S.-Russia missile treaty is forcing NATO to grapple with a Russian missile system that can target Western European cities—without getting caught in an arms race....
2019-08-01, 12:52

House GOP grapples with abortion messaging after Alabama law Republicans wanted to weaponize abortion against vulnerable Democrats in 2020, but a wave of strict bans across the country has upended their strategy, leaving them scattered and mostly mute.Before Alabama passed its law, Republicans had made clear they would make abortion a central issue in the nex...
2019-05-29, 11:52

Pakistan Grapples With Unprecedented HIV Infections in Children When a doctor sounded alarm bells about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire town. What they found, the World Health Organization said, was unprecedented....
2019-06-09, 15:26

Bahamas grapples with Hurricane Dorian devastation Survivors have described the hard-hit Abaco islands as unsafe and uninhabitable, with hundreds desperate to flee. Prime Minister Hubert Minnis confirmed the death toll at 43, but expects the number to rise....
2019-09-07, 22:13

As D-Day landings fade from memory, a veteran grapples with violence of war Leon Gautier landed on Sword Beach in a hail of enemy fire on June 6, 1944, one of the first wave of French commandos to storm the Normandy beachfront defended by Hitler's troops. Seventy-five years on, he still grapples with the memories....
2019-05-21, 16:26

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, Chief Executive Matt Maloney pushed back on criticism of Grubhub’s tre...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela’s opposition comes under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted...
2019-06-18, 04:13

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption Venezuela's opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia....
2019-06-18, 05:13

MLS and Antifa: America's top flight grapples with political signage ban The lone major North American sports league to ban political statements inside stadiums is finding enforcement isn’t so simpleIf you’ve attended a Major League Soccer match at some point over the past month or so there’s a good chance that you’ll have spotted a certain symbol. At first glance, it co...
2019-08-21, 11:26

'A sort of eco-dictatorship': Shanghai grapples with strict new recycling laws Steep fines and social credit penalties face people violating complex waste sorting rules – but some say the answer is all about pigsFor the last two weeks, Shanghai residents have grappled with a singular question: “What kind of trash are you?”The question is aimed at the city’s daily 22,000 tonnes...
2019-07-12, 02:26

After 75 years, the D-Day landings are fading from memory, but one veteran still grapples with the violence of war REUTERS/Christian Hartmann Allied troops stormed ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944, beginning the long, bloody fight to retake Western Europe. Leon Gautier was one of the first French commandos to hit the beach, and the memories are still with him 75 years later. Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
2019-06-06, 09:00

'Damage has been done': Newark grapples with water crisis echoing Flint’s The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street recreation center. Typically, they would be dri...
2019-08-25, 08:13

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self Defense, which just received its first trailer. The SXSW breakout is one of this writer’s favorite films of 2019 thus far, its clever blend of quirky ...
2019-05-22, 22:39

Hometown of Canadian Teenage Murder Suspects Grapples With Infamy Port Alberni, the birthplace of the two teenagers who the police say went on a bloody rampage, says it is unfair for the town to be tarnished by the crimes....
2019-08-13, 17:13

Hometown of Canadian Teenage Murder Suspects Grapples With Unwanted Infamy Port Alberni, the birthplace of the two teenagers who the police say went on a bloody rampage, says it is unfair for the town to be tarnished by the crimes....
2019-08-13, 15:13

| Hong Kong grapples with protest aftermath as China demands criminal probe Hong Kong grappled with the aftermath of a night of unprecedented anti-government protests which saw parliament ransacked, as Beijing called for a criminal probe into the unparalleled challenge to its authority....
2019-07-02, 23:52

Council on Foreign Relations, another beneficiary of Epstein largesse, grapples with how to handle his donations The prestigious nonprofit eventually revoked the convicted sex offender’s membership — only because he failed to pay his dues, the president acknowledged....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Dem candidates descend on South Carolina, as Biden grapples with backlash over segregationist remarks Democratic presidential candidates are descending on South Carolina this weekend for campaign events to court black voters, as former Vice President Joe Biden grapples with the furor over his comments about his history working with segregationist senators....
2019-06-22, 02:13

House Moves Forward With Spending Bills as Congress Grapples With Looming Fiscal Deadlines The burst of productivity stood in stark contrast to the tenor of the wider negotiations, which are hung up over how much to increase domestic spending....
2019-06-20, 02:26

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its Giant Trash Problem Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost—to the planet. Specifically, I’m talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which is likely made of hard-to-degrade plastics. That’s why Olay—y’know, that bougie stuff your abuelita is always putting on—is dipping its toes in the refilla...
2019-06-07, 02:00

Authors of punk history mainstay Please Kill Me preparing an oral history of Charles Manson and his "girls" First published back in 1996, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Please Kill Me helped kick off a new trend in the world of music journalism, employing the oral history format to allow people—from all levels of fame and success—to tell their own stories about the wild punk scene of 1970s New York. McN...
2019-08-11, 15:52

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
2019-08-07, 07:39

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had. But often, they are erased for their sexuality or...
2019-06-29, 23:39

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
2019-07-13, 23:26

French President Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
2019-07-13, 21:52

Doubts persist over Trump attendance at French G7 summit: French official U.S. President Donald Trump did not confirm he would attend August's summit of the G7 group of rich nations in southwestern France city of Biarritz when he met President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, a French official said....
2019-06-06, 23:39

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so far this year....
2019-08-18, 09:52

WWII Vet Honored For Service (LEX 18)– A Kentucky man was received France’s Legion of Honor Medal Friday for his service in World War II. The medal is France’s highest award for merit. It was given to Lawrenceburg native Alvin Perry for his work defending France’s land in the battle of Normandy. Perry is...
2019-06-08, 02:26

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
2019-06-06, 17:52

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. Lenz is guided by Murphy's Law: Anything that can go wrong, will....
2019-07-03, 20:39

AC company convinced 103-year-old WWII vet to pay $24K, son says World War II veteran Fred Klein thought he was fixing up the house with new air conditioning units. But $24,000 later, he had regrets.        ...
2019-06-08, 21:00

Memorial held for WWII Veteran Pilot TUCSON-On Saturday, a World War II Veteran is being remembered for his service. The memorial was held at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Marana. Ferman Miller served in WWII as a B-17 and a B-29 pilot putting in 20 years of Air Force service with an additional 23 years at the Federal Aviat...
2019-08-11, 06:39

Arkansas WWII veteran, 99, had this to say to the younger generation A 99-year-old Arkansas World War II veteran who was presented with a series of medals this week has a bit of advice for the younger generation: “Stay in school,” and “Come out with the idea of serving people.”...
2019-08-22, 21:13

Last WWII D-Day witnesses relive painful memories World leaders will honor WWII veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The ceremony is expected to be the last for many of the survivors, now in their 90s. Jake Cigainero reports from Bayeux....
2019-06-06, 01:13

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII to be repatriated The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II are to be repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
2019-07-18, 07:26

WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action. Researcher Justin Taylan said this week that the aircraft lies on coral reef about 70 feet (21)...
2019-05-25, 00:26

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII repatriated to U.S. The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II were repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
2019-07-18, 23:52

Shipwrecks of WWII submarines mysteriously vanish Two submarines wrecked off the coast of Malaysia during World War II have mysteriously disappeared. The pair of Dutch vessels have lain largely undisturbed for nearly 80 years – but vanished late last week. All that now remains of the submarines are broken scraps and their outlines in the sand. The ...
2019-07-10, 22:01

WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday WWII veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (Sept. 12)        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Airman killed in WWII to be buried in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A New York airman who died in World War II will be buried in Southern California 75 years after his bomber crashed in the Pacific. The Press-Enterprise reports that a memorial service for Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Rogers will be held June 5 at the Riverside National Cemetery. Ro...
2019-05-27, 21:13

The Latest: Poland calls for WWII redress during anniversary Poland’s prime minister spoke of the need for redress during observances of the start of World War II as he talked about the losses that Poland suffered during almost six years of Nazi German occupation...
2019-09-01, 13:26

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII ghetto workers: report Almost 900 more ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and that many of those eligible didn't know how to apply for the payments....
2019-09-13, 17:39

How to Find a Family Member's WWII Service Records Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about their experiences in the war that were passed down were often vague outlines of what had actually ha...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Swastika found at cemetery where WWII soldiers are buried JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A swastika has been found in a Jackson County cemetery where World War II soldiers are buried. Jackson Mayor Derek Dobies has reported the vandalism at the Mount Evergreen Cemetery to the police department. Authorities believe it happened before the weekend, possibly early Frid...
2019-06-16, 18:26

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his country from the Nazis. Hitchcock is taking part in ...
2019-06-05, 10:00

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII 'ghetto workers': report Almost 900 more so-called ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and that many of those eligible know how to apply for the payments....
2019-09-13, 12:52

Time to Pay Your Respects to the Plywood Boat that Helped Win WWII As you likely know, it’s the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when 160,000 Allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy, undertaking the largest from-the-sea invasion in the history of human warfare and marking the beginning of the end for the Axis. The actual business of getting over 100,000 soldiers an...
2019-06-06, 20:52

| Thousands evacuated in Germany as WWII bomb found More than 15 000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb, city officials said....
2019-09-03, 00:26

Over 15,000 People Evacuated In Germany After WWII Bomb Found More than 15,000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb, city officials said....
2019-09-03, 05:52

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown with a military escort and will arrive at Tucson Int...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Painting stolen by Nazis in WWII to be returned to Florence An 18th century Dutch painting of a vase of flowers will be returned to the Uffizi gallery in Italy after it was stolen by retreating Wehrmacht soldiers. The German family who acquired it tried to sell it back....
2019-06-29, 18:13

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a half-tonne World War II bomb....
2019-07-07, 17:13

McSally to present Purple Heart to WWII Veteran TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally is set to present a World War II veteran with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster on Tuesday. WWII veteran Walter Ram, 95, is receiving the award after being previously denied. He is a combat veteran and P.O.W. Survivor of Stalag 17B, one of the German POW camps during ...
2019-08-20, 22:52

WWII veteran and POW survivor honored with Purple Heart United States Senator Martha McSally presented 95-year-old Walter Ram with a Purple Heart Tuesday. Ram, a World War II veteran and P.O.W. survivor, began his service enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps at the age of 16. For nearly five years, Ram served as a radio operator and gunner. During his si...
2019-08-21, 04:39

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern France during the invasion. He died in March at age 9...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Frankfurt prepares to defuse WWII bomb, thousands evacuated Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a 500-kilo (1,100-pound) World War II bomb...
2019-07-07, 11:52

1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
2019-07-08, 05:13

What WWII Allies heard on D-Day, before storming Nazis, saving world 75 years ago, General Eisenhower addressed thousands of WWII Allied troops before they stormed Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy, France.        ...
2019-06-06, 14:13

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “without hesitation,” according to a fellow employee....
2019-07-12, 11:13

| Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness 80 years after Germany's attack triggered World War II while his Polish counterpart denounced Russia's recent "imperialist" aggression against its neighbours....
2019-09-02, 13:00

Dutch WWII submarine wrecks disappear from Malaysian seabed Salvagers have removed HNLMS K XVII and HNLMS O 16 – and remains of 79 crewThe wrecks of two Dutch submarines sunk off the Malaysian coast during the second world war have disappeared along with the remains of the 79 men who perished onboard.Researchers discovered just a few remains of HNLMS O 16 an...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's Foreign Ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
2019-07-19, 13:26

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Recreates 1944 Parachute on D-Day Anniversary A US veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings....
2019-06-05, 23:39

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend’s daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday at a Southern California hospital. Born in South ...
2019-06-23, 06:13

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy during the Nazi occupation of...
2019-06-06, 23:52

Germany Asks For Poland's Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII Outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier this morning asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs......
2019-09-01, 14:39

WWII: Poland marks 80 years since first bombs fell on Wielun Until now, the Battle of Westerplatte on September 1, 1939, officially marked the start of World War II. But this year, the 80th anniversary is also being commemorated in Wielun, bombed minutes earlier. Here's why....
2019-09-01, 08:26

The Latest: Pence pays tribute to Poles on WWII anniversary U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is paying tribute to the Polish people at a gathering in Warsaw commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II...
2019-09-01, 15:00

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05, 12:39

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city blocks, the police said....
2019-06-14, 22:39

Risk of nuclear war now highest since WWII, UN arms research chief warns GENEVA — The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War II, a senior UN security expert said Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research, said all states with nuclear wea...
2019-05-22, 19:26

Denmark's prime minister apologizes to children abused during post-WWII era Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has formally apologized to abused care home victims, saying it was one of the country's darkest chapters. For 14 years, victims sought an apology from Denmark for state negligence....
2019-08-13, 22:26

Governor Bevin Recognizes Sacrifice Of Recently Identified KY WWII Sailor FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Governor Matt Bevin issued a statement after the remains of a Kentucky World War II-era sailor killed in the Pearl Harbor attack were identified. Navy Seaman 1st Class Millard Burk, Jr., 19, of Pikeville, died during the attack on Pearl Harbor. On Dec. 7, 1941, Burk w...
2019-06-14, 16:01

WATCH: US brings home soldier remains from WWII battle 76 years later Flag-draped caskets believed to contain the recovered remains of more than 20 service members were carried off of an Air Force cargo plane Wednesday in Hawaii....
2019-07-19, 01:39

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when he was only 18 years old. He served in the Philipp...
2019-05-29, 03:26

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and the Korean War. He was injured in Korea but was n...
2019-05-27, 19:52

Lithuanian Jewish sites shut after threats amid WWII debate Jewish leaders in Lithuania’s capital say they are indefinitely closing the city’s sole synagogue and community center following threats sparked by an emotional debate over the country’s World War II history...
2019-08-07, 15:00

WWII vet rides lawn mower to cafe, celebrates 94th birthday (WAGT) A World War II veteran from New Ellenton, South Carolina celebrated his 94th birthday Tuesday. The celebration was held at Flowers Cafe — a place he drives to every day on his lawnmower. goes every single day. James Cunningham, known as Mr. C, is a staple at the café. “People even say t...
2019-08-22, 04:52

96-year-old WWII vet wows NJ stadium by playing national anthem on harmonica A New Jersey stadium went wild on Sunday when a 96-year-old played a touching rendition of the National Anthem on his harmonica ahead of Memorial Day....
2019-05-27, 08:13

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
2019-06-23, 20:39

Oldest living American WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday Lawrence Brooks — a man considered to be the nation's oldest living veteran from World War II — celebrated a huge milestone in Louisiana last week: his 110th birthday....
2019-09-15, 14:26

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
2019-06-05, 10:26

Mudlark who discovered dog collar tag in Thames raises money for memorial for pets put down in WWII A mudlark's chance discovery of a rusting old dog collar tag has inspired a campaign to dedicate a memorial to the 2.5 million pets that were put down during the Second World War....
2019-08-09, 14:26

'Biblical' swarm of locusts plague Italian farmlands in worst infestation since WWII A swarm of locusts is plaguing farmlands on the Italian island of Sardinia in what farmers have called the worst infestation since the end of World War II....
2019-06-13, 20:52

Oklahoma military base set to house migrant childern was once a WWII internment camp A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp....
2019-06-13, 06:39

America's first mass shooting: 70 years ago, a WWII veteran killed 13 of his neighbors Howard Unruh displayed the same temperament reflected in many of his modern counterparts — rigid, angry and blaming.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:13

WWII: eighty years on, the world is still haunted by a catastrophe foretold | Peter Beaumont Shock greeted the news that German tanks had rolled into Poland on September 1, 1939. But the slaughter of the continent’s Jews that was to follow had long been signalledOn 1 September 1939, as the massed German divisions began the invasion of Poland, one of the places that would be quickly overrun ...
2019-09-01, 21:52

How France’s champagne makers fooled Nazis — and helped turn the tide of WWII Next time you raise a glass of bubbly, you may want to consider raising one to the Champagne makers themselves. Moët & Chandon. Taittinger. They are among the most well-known brands in the world, but what’s not as well-known is their role during World War II. These producers in France’s Champagne re...
2019-08-16, 13:13

The Invasion of Poland Wasn’t Hitler’s First Aggression. Here’s Why That Move Marked the Beginning of WWII After roughly 1.5 million German soldiers, more than 2,000 airplanes and more than 2,500 tanks crossed the Polish border on Sept. 1, 1939, the British gave Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler an ultimatum: pull out of Poland, or else. Hitler ignored the demand, and two days later, on Sept. 3, 1939, Britain a...
2019-08-31, 19:00

Judge blocks auction of Jewish WWII relic as custody fight rages A judge on Wednesday blocked the auction of a Jewish World War II artifact estimated to be worth millions that a Holocaust-survivor’s son says was improperly put on the block. Rabbi Hyman Rubin — the son of late Rabbi Menacham Mendal Rubin who survived Auschwitz — filed suit Monday to block a ...
2019-09-12, 11:26

Emperor Naruhito voices 'deep remorse' 74 years after Japan's WWII surrender Japanese Emperor Naruhito apologized and expressed deep sorrow to the world Thursday on the 74th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender to Allied forces during World War II....
2019-08-16, 12:52

This Deleted Scene From The Godfather Reveals A Strange Fact About WWII-Era Cars In America A while back I encountered a clip of a deleted scene from The Godfather that caught my attention because of what was being discussed. Sure, there was plenty of mob stuff being talked about, but I was interested in one detail: a new car that came with wooden bumpers. I was confused, but interested, a...
2019-08-02, 04:26

Art theft mystery solved after WWII painting is found in the home of Holocaust survivor A historical treasure that’s been lost for decades, was discovered in a Connecticut home right before it was set to be sold in auction.        ...
2019-09-10, 20:26

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Monument is usually known by another name. ...
2019-09-11, 06:52

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
2019-07-19, 02:52

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
2019-09-05, 03:13

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
2019-05-22, 20:13

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
2019-07-17, 07:39

Coventry City announce groundshare at Birmingham City for next season • League One side fail to reach agreement to stay at Ricoh Arena• EFL ‘reluctantly agree’ club can play home games at St Andrew’sCoventry City have announced they will play their home games at Birmingham City’s St Andrew’s ground next season, after failing to reach a deal to stay at the Ricoh Arena....
2019-06-07, 15:26

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukki and a putrid display from City’s two center halv...
2019-09-15, 10:00

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit said the Nebraska City council had retaliated agains...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging the initiative in court based on the validity of th...
2019-08-12, 06:00

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man in Norwich tonight, and here’s his match report. En...
2019-09-15, 05:13

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 4.43pm BST Norwich make four changes to the team named for the 2-0 defeat at West Ham. Sam Byram, Ibrahim Amadou, Kenny McLean and Alex T...
2019-09-14, 18:26

What would go in the Rihanna museum? The prime minister of Barbados hopes to mark the musician’s legacy with a special exhibitionIt has been three long years since Rihanna last released an album but, in that time, she has become even harder to avoid. Which is saying something when you consider that, between 2005 and 2012, she released ...
2019-07-19, 17:52

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most senior member, having served from 1977 until his death.        ...
2019-05-26, 02:26

Vandals spray paint swastika, deface graves of fallen WWII soldiers in Netherlands A World War II cemetery that is the resting place for hundreds of British and Commonwealth soldiers in the Netherlands was the target of vandals who spray-painted a big swastika and random letters on many headstones....
2019-09-14, 20:13

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getting the burials they rightfully deserve....
2019-07-19, 16:52

Pence, in Warsaw to memorialize start of WWII, pushes allies to 'live up to' defense commitments Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at a ceremony in Warsaw to memorialize the 80th anniversary of the outbreak in World War II, praised the "indomitable spirit, strength, and resilience of freedom-loving" Poles -- and pledged to push NATO members to spend more on defense from future threats....
2019-09-01, 23:52

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distinguished by his pursuits off it — namely, his time as a US spy during World War II. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Morris "M...
2019-07-22, 01:13

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations....
2019-07-11, 19:13

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15, 02:39

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
2019-07-12, 21:52

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the comment Thursday in response to a question about diversi...
2019-08-24, 08:39

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead of waiting for that magic pill, one European city f...
2019-05-26, 06:13

Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum? “Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities....
2019-08-22, 22:52

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
2019-08-19, 19:00

There's a secret way into Egypt's new museum Cairo's spectacular Grand Egyptian Museum doesn't open for another two years. But for $250, there's a way to sneak inside and get a "secret" preview tour....
2019-08-09, 14:52

Whoopi blasts Trump on D-Day anniversary: WWII soldiers didn't avoid combat over 'bone spurs' "View" host Whoopi Goldberg didn't even want to talk about President Trump's visit to Normandy, indicating she was annoyed that someone like him would go there on the 75th anniversary of D-Day....
2019-06-06, 18:52

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used as an internment camp for Japanese-Americans during World War II, has be...
2019-06-12, 07:00

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younger Iraqis....
2019-06-09, 09:52

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
2019-06-10, 18:26

1,500 museums to visit for free on Museum Day More than 1,500 museums and cultural institutions around the country will celebrate Smithsonian Magazine's 15th annual Museum Day on Sept. 21 with free admission to anyone who downloads a special ticket....
2019-09-15, 21:39

Unwanted relic displayed at museum We’ll say this about the Kevin Spacey Acting Comeback Tour—an event we did not sign up for, and would just as soon be left off of, thanks: It’s a hell of a lot fucking weirder than any of the shit Louis CK has been trying to pull. Spacey has, after all, made exactly one major public appearance in t...
2019-08-03, 08:13

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was a mercantile, military and artistic superpower...
2019-09-13, 23:13

The best museum exhibitions of Summer 2019 Some days, summer heat is just a bit too much. Enjoy a little air conditioning and culture on offer at some of America's best summer movie exhibits.       ...
2019-07-12, 02:13

Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.        ...
2019-05-25, 05:52

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial, and come in a variety of colours and sizes Conti...
2019-07-04, 16:00

Taika Waititi's WWII satire 'Jojo Rabbit' wins Toronto Film Festival people's choice award Taika Waititi's World War II satire "Jojo Rabbit" won the audience award – an Oscar bellwether – at Toronto International Film Festival.        ...
2019-09-17, 03:00

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
2019-06-15, 01:52

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 2007, the Shanghai Auto Museum proudly trumpets that...
2019-06-29, 12:00

New leader chosen for National Corvette Museum BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to the Corvette will soon have a new leader. The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors has selected Sean Preston to serve as the museum’s president and CEO. He will succeed the museum’s longtime top executive, Wendell St...
2019-06-28, 11:39

It used to be super easy to steal from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Back in the late 1970s and early ’80s, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, arguably New York’s most esteemed institution, kept its treasured works about as secure as the razor blades at Duane Reade. “Before surveillance, which became sophisticated in 2004, museums were vulnerable,” John Barelli, the Met...
2019-09-08, 11:00

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturday  6 p.m. Tucson Arena The Tucson Sugar Skulls ar...
2019-05-23, 20:26

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,” the suit alleges....
2019-06-20, 01:13

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial past....
2019-09-14, 08:26

Museum Day: More than 1,600 institutions across the country are free Sept. 21 Everything you need to know about Museum Day 2019, when more than 1,600 institutions in all 50 states will offer free admission.       ...
2019-08-21, 23:13

This poster museum has literally the coolest exhibit around Fancy seeing your face on Rosie the Riveter’s body? How about on that Uncle Sam “I Want You” poster? There’s a photo booth for that. You’ll find it at Poster House, the city’s newest and, perhaps, coolest museum: The thermostat is set at 68 degrees, to protect the paper the posters are printed on. T...
2019-08-10, 02:52

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
2019-08-30, 15:13

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesday morning when two bullets struck the vehicle. Aut...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design With a New Museum BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German city of Dessau marked the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design Sunday with the opening of a new museum featuring a collection of exhibits and objects that tie in with the movement’s iconic buildings. Chancellor Angela Merkel told a crowd at t...
2019-09-09, 10:00

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond’s silver Aston Martin in the lobby of Washington’...
2019-05-27, 12:52

Why a Plan to Redefine the Meaning of ‘Museum’ Is Stirring Up Controversy When you visit a museum, chances are you think more about the items you’re there to see than about the museum itself — much less about the meaning of museums in general. But while art and antiquities are what draw millions of curious visitors to museums each year, that last matter has lo...
2019-09-09, 20:00

Math museum has some crazy, cool next-level origami When you have eight different shades of paper and fold four differently colored sheets together at a time, how many unique squares can you create? Charlene Morrow poses that question as she stands in front of an origami patchwork she made with 228 sheets of paper. That work, “Subtle Uniqueness...
2019-08-25, 02:00

Prosecutor: Boy lifted, thrown from UK museum in single move A youth court in London has ordered a British teenager held on an attempted murder charge for allegedly throwing a 6-year-old boy from a viewing area at the top of the Tate Modern art museum...
2019-08-06, 21:26

Donors anxious over stalemate at Poland’s Jewish museum A Jewish association says private donors to Poland’s renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government’s failure to extend the term of its director...
2019-07-16, 13:00

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum fosters hope The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is where Japanese and people from all over the world come to reflect on the horror of nuclear weapons and the healing that has taken place since the August 6, 1945, bombing....
2019-08-06, 00:26

A glimpse behind the scenes of Giza’s Grand Egyptian Museum Egypt’s vast, much-delayed museum is scheduled to open in 2020. But while Tutankhamun’s treasures are being readied for tourists, some critics see the building as a vanity projectIn the vast, shade-dappled atrium of Egypt’s new Grand Egyptian Museum, construction work surrounded a colossal statue of...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The surprisingly eclectic Bauhaus style shaped the 20th century....
2019-09-08, 19:13

The Latest: Trump baby blimp could be heading to a museum The Museum of London says it wants to acquire a rubber inflatable depicting President Donald Trump as a giant screaming baby that has featured in protests against the U.S. leader around the world since its debut in London last year....
2019-06-03, 11:39

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
2019-06-15, 03:26

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Rare albino porcupine spotted at Maine museum A mysterious hairy, white creature found on the lawn of the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine this week was later determined to be a rare albino porcupine. ...
2019-07-21, 03:39

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great symbol of freedom. Here, kids can clamber over and s...
2019-05-25, 02:01

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
2019-05-28, 19:52

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
2019-06-07, 17:39

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
2019-07-24, 22:26

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
2019-07-22, 17:39

Air museum in Indiana plans building for Cold War-era bomber BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) — The aircraft museum at northern Indiana’s Grissom Air Reserve Base is working to raise $300,000 toward a building to protect and display one of the few surviving Cold War-era B-58 Hustler bombers. Grissom Air Museum leaders plan an exhibit space resembling one of the h...
2019-05-28, 16:39

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to museum officials, who are looking for a new location to expand the facility's nuclear testing exhibits....
2019-06-16, 03:00

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finished, and we’ve been treated to an advance look ahea...
2019-07-10, 12:52

Someone Wanted A Johnny Manziel Jersey Bad Enough To Steal One From A Museum The Texas A&M campus police asked for help Thursday afternoon identifying a “person of interest” in the theft of the uniform of NFL bust and CFL flameout Johnny Manziel, last seen having a cup of coffee with the now defunct Alliance of American Football. The uniform was reportedly stolen from A&...
2019-09-13, 03:52

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago this month....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Holocaust historians divided over Warsaw ghetto museum Director hits back at critics who say the institution, backed by Poland’s populist party, will distort wartime historyThe museum of the Warsaw ghetto is not due to open for several years, but is already shaping up to be one of the most contentious museums in Europe.Backed by Poland’s populist govern...
2019-06-22, 22:26

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS1....
2019-06-28, 18:26

Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting Friday, which is Flag Day. The flag...
2019-06-13, 17:13

Louisville Slugger Museum Introduces More Interactive Tour LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The Louisville Slugger Museum is introducing some new cool upgrades. Visitors can now get a more interactive experience by touching and holding the lumber that will become a Louisville Slugger baseball bat. The tour starts with a video that follows the process of manu...
2019-06-12, 11:52

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum ‘Cool Summer Nights’ WILDCARD Cool Summer Nights 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday Desert Museum The Desert Museum’s ‘Cool Summer Nights’ are in full swing. Visitors can experience the park after dark until 10 p.m. There will be animal presentations, food, arts and crafts and adult beverages available. Arizon...
2019-07-12, 00:13

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
2019-07-01, 23:52

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discovery Channel — threw in something a bit more o...
2019-06-11, 17:52

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
2019-07-01, 23:52

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe all at the same time. The website, aptly named Us...
2019-07-04, 19:39

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fuelled fresh debate over the the country’s colonial past by deciding it will no longer use the term Golden Age to describe the 17th century when it was ...
2019-09-13, 19:13

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in place...
2019-05-21, 15:26

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that hid art banned by Stalin This museum in a bleak outpost has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutches by an electrician. But now it needs a rescue of its ownI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Culture in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, as officials explain what sounds like ...
2019-05-21, 18:13

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th century collection of Russian businessman Sergei Shchukin going on show in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. The exhibition, ‘Sh...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Portugal parliament condemns plan for dictatorship museum Portugal's parliament voted on Wednesday to condemn a plan by a the hometown of the late dictator Antonio Oliveira Salazar to open a museum dedicated to his New State regime after complaints from former political prisoners and anti-fascist activists....
2019-09-11, 20:39

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
2019-07-15, 17:26

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it....
2019-07-15, 18:13

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12, 03:52

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
2019-05-25, 03:39

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has ruled....
2019-05-21, 15:39

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum encourages visitors to bring pencils, notebooks, back...
2019-07-04, 23:39

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up with police on an anti-drug and -violence program &...
2019-07-15, 05:01

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Kacey Musgraves’ museum exhibit gives her time to reflect Kacey Musgraves hadn’t taken much time to reflect on her career until she saw it chronicled behind museum glass. The Texas singer is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. (July 2)        ...
2019-07-03, 15:52

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
2019-06-12, 20:26

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Engineers....
2019-06-13, 01:39

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
2019-07-21, 00:13

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
2019-07-18, 19:39

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
2019-05-21, 15:39

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal greenhouse encrusted with coral, a new museum of und...
2019-07-18, 15:52

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating its 3,000-year-old sphinx of Pharaoh Ramses II fro...
2019-06-12, 19:13

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still bears a rust mark, the consequence of a bloody fing...
2019-05-27, 12:52

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos collection — included ribbed body stockings and vinyl m...
2019-07-20, 18:39

Bank of America Cardholders Get Free Museum Admission This Weekend Summer may be “over” now that the long Labor Day weekend has passed, but that doesn’t mean you have to hold off on fun weekend excursions until the spring. If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, you may be able to visit a nearby museum for free. Bank of America cardholders can get into ...
2019-09-04, 03:00

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned hedgefunders....
2019-08-07, 20:00

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on Sunday, in the first large Extinction Rebellion event in Brisbane.Protesters, many dressed as endange...
2019-05-26, 08:13

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at 9 a.m., on Friday –the exhibit is composed of art...
2019-06-21, 19:52

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:52

Sneak peek: National Museum of the U.S. Army opening in 2020 The National Museum of the United States Army will be open to the public on June 4, 2020 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.       ...
2019-08-29, 10:52

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Amsterdam museum presents results of 5-year Chagall research New research shows that for much of Russian-French modernist painter Marc Chagall’s life, which took him from a tiny village in rural Russia to St. Petersburg, Paris and New York, he remained remarkably faithful to eight pigments in his colorful works...
2019-09-13, 15:13

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth to a female cub through an artificial insemination...
2019-06-15, 03:52

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was also a community activist who teamed up with local...
2019-07-16, 05:13

Holocaust Museum digitizing letters from Anne Frank’s father YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank’s father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum ahead of the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim’s birth. Museum historian ...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in plain sight for three decades....
2019-08-05, 20:13

Swedish museum to return exhumed skulls of 25 Sami people Eleven institutions still have remains of indigenous people, taken for controversial researchThe skulls of 25 Sami people are to be reburied in the northern Swedish graveyard from which they were exhumed in the 1950s, in a ceremony acknowledging historic injustices suffered by the country’s indigeno...
2019-08-07, 16:13

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

She's watched over this WWII soldier's grave for 74 years. He was a mystery to her, until now. For 74 years, Mia Verkennis, has tended the grave of Pfc. Joseph Geraci, of Rochester, in her Dutch village. She recently contacted his family.        ...
2019-05-27, 18:13

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
2019-06-20, 00:52

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at least 291 dog tags and other items. Visit Business I...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Kevin Spacey reads poem about dejected boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
2019-08-03, 18:01

Comic-Con's Jean-Luc Museum Teases the New Frontier of Star Trek: Picard Decades after disembarking from the Starship Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) is finally returning where no one has gone before with Star Trek: Picard. The upcoming San Diego Comic-Con panel promises a new look at the series (and hopefully Picard’s dog). But, for those wanting a dee...
2019-07-20, 05:13

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that has been hidden in plain sight in a South African museum collection for 30 years.The fossilised bones had been misidentified as a peculiar specimen of ...
2019-08-05, 14:26

‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ exhibit launches at the Brooklyn Museum For seven decades, French designer Pierre Cardin has been an architect of avant-garde chic, inventing everything from bubble dresses to his own fabric. Taking inspiration from space exploration and technology, he conjured gravity-defying gowns with orbiting tiers, “Computer” coats with origami-esque...
2019-07-06, 00:26

Paw-sitively beautiful photo released of Desert Museum’s ocelot ‘kitten’ TUCSON – One of Pima County’s cutest fuzzballs is growing up.While she may be a tad bit bigger, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s ocelot “kitten”, Ida Zigglebaum still overloaded Tucson with her cuteness on Thursday after the 98-acre zoo shared her latest photo on Facebook...
2019-09-14, 00:26

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by reselling old tickets and keeping sight-seers’ entrance ...
2019-07-11, 01:00

British Museum to return looted Afghan artefacts found at Heathrow Buddhist heads likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made wooden crates at Heathrow are to be returned to Afghanistan where they will be star museum exhibits.The B...
2019-07-08, 18:52

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades.Among highlights is a 1947 passenger aircraft tha...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Kevin Spacey reads poem about forsaken boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
2019-08-04, 03:13

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
2019-06-15, 21:00

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than 2018's jam-packed affair), owing perhaps to Sony'...
2019-06-16, 19:39

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall...
2019-05-26, 07:26

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thur...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Dutch painting stolen by Nazi soldier returned to Florence museum The “Flower Vase” is a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, an early 18th-century artist whose exquisitely detailed still-life works were highly sought in his day....
2019-07-19, 21:39

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
2019-06-22, 01:39

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
2019-07-16, 04:13

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milwaukee highway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway in Milwaukee, police said....
2019-08-22, 09:52

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. An Agence Fran...
2019-07-18, 09:00

‘Stranger Things’ cast pranks fans at wax museum with Jimmy Fallon Madame Tussaud’s “Stranger Things” attraction came to life Wednesday. The young cast of Netflix’s hit sci-fi series teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to prank unsuspecting visitors at the Times Square venue on last night’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” “Eve...
2019-06-27, 19:39

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
2019-05-29, 04:39

Our favorite gaming studios, expos, museum exhibits—in a photo blowout When we publish galleries dedicated to gaming exhibitions, events, and landmarks, it's not a way to put off writing work. For one, we have to write all of the freaking captions (and also try to make some of them equal parts funny and informative). There's also the matter of a bunch of trained writer...
2019-08-24, 22:52

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution....
2019-05-28, 21:52

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London sai...
2019-07-18, 20:52

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
2019-06-12, 22:26

AP Top Stories May 21 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 21st: McGahn a no-show for testimony, faces contempt vote; Activists protest a new wave of abortion bans; Rough weather hits Southern Plains; New Coke, from 1985, makes a comeback with `Stranger Things.' (May 20)        ...
2019-05-22, 01:26

AP Top Stories 12 P Here's the latest for Thursday, September 12th: House approves guidelines to impeach President Trump; Activists protest fossil fuels ahead of Democratic Presidential debate; Historic flooding in Spain; Hillary Clinton stops by exhibit dedicated to emails.        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

AP Top Stories May 29 Here's the latest for Wednesday May 29th: Tornado damage near Kansas City, Tornado confirmed in Pennsylvania; Oklahoma floods threaten farm crops; more        ...
2019-05-29, 13:39

AP Top Stories May 20 P Here are the top stories for Monday, May 20th: Trump battles House judiciary panel over McGahn testimony; 500 white collars workers at Ford being laid off; New Chicago mayor vows to combat gun violence; Milkshake tossed at pro-Brexit pol in UK.        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

AP Top Stories May 30 P Here's the latest for Thursday May 30th: President Trump criticized Muller over public comments, New Hampshire abolishes death penalty, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister calls for 'firmness' against Iran, Merkel receives honorary degree from Harvard.      ...
2019-05-31, 07:39

AP Top Stories May 22 Here's the latest for May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia.        ...
2019-05-22, 13:39

AP Top Stories May 21 Here's the latest for Tuesday May 21st: Iran's president says he is seeking wartime executive powers; Severe weather and more        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

AP Top Stories May 22 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: More House Democrats want impeachment proceedings; Protests follow presidential election results in Indonesia; Republicans keep US House seat in Pennsylvania special election; Massive floods in Oklahoma.        ...
2019-05-22, 12:39

AP Top Stories 21 A Here's the latest for Wednesday, August 21st: Trump insists US has strong gun background checks; Australian court upholds convictions against Cardinal Pell; Facebook launches new privacy tool; San Francisco airport bans sale of some plastic bottles.        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

AP Top Stories May 25 P Here's the latest for Saturday, May 25th: Trump began Japan visit by needling the US ally; Baghdad offers to mediate tensions between US and Iran; Pence tells West Point grads they should expect combat; Colombian conservationist breed native frogs.        ...
2019-05-26, 02:26

AP Top Stories 27 P Here's the latest for Thursday, June 27th: SCOTUS places hold on Trump administration's census citizenship question; Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to NY state charges; Chancellor Merkel has second shaking bout; Europe braces for "exceptional" heatwave.       ...
2019-06-28, 00:39

AP Top Stories 9 P Here's the latest for Sunday, June 9th: Protesters flood Hong Kong streets; Japan's finance minister warns of global growth disruption; Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter returns to Sunday school after surgery; Last of D-Day commemoration events.        ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

AP Top Stories May 28 P Here's the latest for Tuesday May 28th: A swarm of tornadoes tore across Indiana and Ohio; Missouri's only abortion clinic may close; hospital bombed in opposition held Idlib, Syria; and a rare all white panda was photographed in China. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-29, 04:13

AP Top Stories May 28 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 28th: 'Large and dangerous' tornado hits Dayton, Ohio area; Severe storm in Indiana; Stabbing attack in Tokyo; President Trump ends Japan trip.        ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

AP Top Stories May 31 A Here's the latest for Friday May 31st: Trump says he'll put tariffs on Mexican imports; Surveillance video shows large group crossing US-Mexico border; Flooding in Arkansas; Raptors win Game 1 of NBA Finals.        ...
2019-05-31, 14:39

AP Top Stories Aug 27 P Here's the latest for Tuesday August 27th: Epstein accusers pour out their anger in court; Firefighters struggle to contain Amazon fire; Puerto Rico braces for rain, power outages as storm nears; No-deal Brexit could make travel with pets tougher.        ...
2019-08-28, 03:00

AP Top Stories May 24 P Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions; Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Minister May; A crack has formed in the WWII memorial; SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come.        ...
2019-05-25, 01:00

AP Top Stories 18 P Here's the latest for Tuesday June 18th: Pompeo assures US military presence in Persian Gulf only a deterrent; Shananan withdraws Secretary of State nomination; Merkel better after shaking episode; Einstein's handwritten manuscript donated to museum.        ...
2019-06-19, 01:52

AP Top Stories May 27 Trump says China wants to make a trade deal; National Weather Service says twister in Reno, Okla. had winds up to 165 mph; more        ...
2019-05-27, 22:26

AP Top Stories Aug 30 P Here are the top stories for Friday, Aug. 30th: Trump declares emergency ahead of hurricane; Fla. residents urged to heed any evacuation orders; British PM voices Brexit warning; Dallas lawman made famous by JFK assassination dies at 99.        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

AP Top Stories May 23 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 23rd: Violent tornado hits Jefferson City, Missouri; Evacuations in Oklahoma due to floods; Pentagon has plans for more troops in Mideast; Man rescued from ledge of burning building.        ...
2019-05-23, 14:26

AP Top Stories 10 P Here's the latest for Tuesday, September 10th: John Bolton out as national security adviser; At least 31 killed, dozens injured during Iraq Ashoura procession; Train derails in Illinois; Sequel to "The Handmaid's Tale" book released.        ...
2019-09-11, 05:39

AP Top Stories Here's the latest for Thursday, May 23: Missouri authorities checking on residents after tornado; Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump trading words; Wikileaks founder facing more charges; American Taliban released from prison.        ...
2019-05-24, 05:52

AP Top Stories May 31 P Here are the top stories for Friday, May 31st: Trump threatens to slap new tariffs on Mexico; Mo. judge issues order to keep abortion clinic open; Search continues for river victims in Budapest; Normandy readies for 75th anniversary of D-Day.        ...
2019-06-01, 03:52

AP Top Stories May 28 On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
2019-05-28, 16:13

AP Top Stories 5P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, September 17th: Cokie Roberts dies; Purdue Pharma in bankruptcy court; R Kelly in court; New York skyscraper hits 1550 feet.        ...
2019-09-18, 05:00

AP Top Stories May 27 P Here's the latest for Monday May 27th: Trump, Abe at odds over NKorea missile tests; VP Pence lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; Oklahoma Governor tours tornado damage; Fiat-Chrysler propose merger with Renault.        ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

AP Top Stories May 24 A Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces she's resigning; Trump tells intelligence to cooperate with investigation of Russia probe; Power outages after Jefferson City tornado; Tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas.        ...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
2019-05-29, 17:39

Guests wore blackface, pith hats to ‘Africa party’ at museum in Belgium Belgium’s racist colonial past was on full display at an Africa-themed party over the weekend that featured blackface, pith helmets and voodoo-like skulls on sticks, according to a new report. The sold-out event was hosted Sunday by the company Thé Dansant and held at the Royal Museum for Cent...
2019-08-08, 17:26

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

A Tiny Drone Carrying a Deconstructed GoPro Captured This Incredible Dinosaur Museum Fly-Through It’s one thing to pilot a drone along a picturesque coastline, capturing breathtaking footage you could never get on the ground. But it takes an entirely different level of skill to pilot a drone through intricate dinosaur skeletons inside a museum. So how do you squeeze a flying camera through suc...
2019-06-04, 20:52

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emerged as central to realising them.In February 1981,...
2019-08-17, 08:39

The Stranger Things kids freaked the fuck out of people at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum When you’re a kid starring in Stranger Things, you’re used to freaky stuff, so it probably would take a lot to scare you. In fact, you might be more interested in scaring other people. So it’s not too surprising than when the young Stranger Things cast—Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Sadie Sink, ...
2019-06-28, 06:26

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
2019-05-25, 05:52

Deadly Fires Stun Rio: A Boys Soccer Dorm, a Storied Museum, and Now a Hospital At least 11 patients were killed in a fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital, once again raising questions about hazardous building conditions in the city....
2019-09-13, 21:13

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
2019-07-22, 17:39

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has always been on a mission: to let the world know that...
2019-06-08, 16:13

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.       ...
2019-07-12, 19:26

A museum canceled its Robert Mapplethorpe show — and decades later, it’s finally trying to make amends “How do you come to terms with a significant ghost from your past?” Thirty years after the Corcoran’s decision, a new exhibition relives the fallout....
2019-06-12, 20:26

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and...
2019-05-25, 20:13

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
2019-07-18, 17:13

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
2019-05-25, 12:52

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports. Ronn Jermaine Bell, who lived in one of the Loui...
2019-07-17, 03:52

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says ‘I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time’ “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
2019-06-10, 21:52

AP Top Stories June 12 Here's the latest for Wednesday June 12th: Trump, Biden trade insults; Japanese Prime Minister going to Iran; Woman charged with illegally entering Mar-a-Lago can act as own attorney; Alleged accomplice charged in David Ortiz shooting.        ...
2019-06-12, 13:13

AP Top Stories July 3 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 3rd: Iran threatens more uranium enrichment; Airstrike hits Libyan migrant center; Asylum seeker ruling goes against Trump administration policy; Military vehicles in DC ahead of July 4th celebrations.        ...
2019-07-03, 15:52

AP Top Stories September 11 P Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Sept. 11th: Americans observe 18th anniversary of 9/11; Trump seeks to ban e-cigarette flavorings; Chinese businesswoman convicted for trespassing at Mar-a-lago; Hong Kong crowd cheers bottle feat.        ...
2019-09-12, 04:13

AP Top Stories June 21 President Trump's response to Iran's downing of a US drone: Joe Biden to meet with black leaders, Texas police officer was shot and killed; more        ...
2019-06-21, 14:26

AP Top Stories July 2 A Here's the latest for Tuesday July 2nd: Texas plane crash voice recorder found; Border Patrol chief says employees who violated standards will be held accountable; Man deported from US allowed to return; DC prepares for July 4th.        ...
2019-07-02, 15:52

AP Top Stories June 1 P Here are the top stories for Saturday, June 1st: Virginia Beach shooting victims remembered; Momentum for North American trade deal runs into Trump turbulence; DOJ readying an investigation of Google; Plant rescue mission underway in Queensland.        ...
2019-06-02, 04:13

AP Top Stories July 1 P Here's the latest for Monday July 1st: Police begin clearing Hong Kong legislature protest; Migrant girl recalls poor care at US border center; Trump not boosted by strong American economy; Robotic art fetches over $1 million at debut show        ...
2019-07-02, 01:52

AP Top Stories Sept. 7 P Here are the top stories for Sat, Sept. 7th: Hurricane Dorian hits North Carolina. Search and rescue teams trying to reach isolated communities in the Bahamas. Authorities report first known death associated with vaping. Pope Francis in Madagascar.        ...
2019-09-08, 12:00

AP Top Stories June 10 P Here's the latest for Monday June 10th: Helicopter crashes into NY building; Justice agrees to release key Mueller evidence to Congress; Canada plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 and tree gifted by France dies in quarantine.        ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

AP Top Stories June 20 A Here's the latest for Thursday June 20th: Official says Iran shoots down US drone; Sacramento police officer shot and killed; Hope Hicks refuses to answer questions; Severe weather northeast of Dallas.        ...
2019-06-20, 15:52

AP Top Stories September 16 Here's the latest for Monday September 16th: 49,000 UAW members strike against GM; Oil prices spike after attack in Saudi Arabia; Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy; more.        ...
2019-09-16, 14:39

AP Top Stories September 6 P Here's the latest for Friday September 6th: Hurricane Dorian heading for Canada; Hundreds trying to escape devastated Bahamian island; Fed Chair says he doesn't expect recession; Paul McCartney celebrates his children's book.        ...
2019-09-07, 05:26

AP Top Stories July 8 A Here's the latest for Monday July 8th: Jeffrey Epstein expected in court; Californians warned to prepare for earthquakes; Iran says it will enrich uranium beyond 2015 limits; WWII bomb diffused in Germany.        ...
2019-07-08, 14:39

AP Top Stories September 14 P Here's the latest for Saturday, September 14th: White House: bin Laden son killed in US operation; Yemen rebels claim drone attacks on Saudi oil sites; Clashes during a pro-Beijing rally in Hong Kong; Conservationists ship nine black rhinos to Serengeti.        ...
2019-09-15, 04:52

AP Top Stories July 6 P Here's the latest for Saturday, July 6th: Crews assess damage after the big California earthquake; Explosion at Florida shopping plaza injures at least 21; Duke and Duchess of Sussex's baby christened; Contemporary sculptures take over London park.        ...
2019-07-07, 00:52

AP Top Stories September 15 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 15th: GM workers to go on strike; Saudi oil production cut in half by attack; NY governor to order partial e-cigarette ban; Wildfires damage homes in Australia.        ...
2019-09-16, 02:26

AP Top Stories July 5 P Here are the top stories for Friday, July 5th: Trump administration still looking to put citizenship question in 2020 census; Body of missing Utah college student found; U.S. adds 224,000 jobs in June; Chicago aquarium celebrates arrival of Beluga calf.        ...
2019-07-06, 03:39

AP Top Stories June 11 P Here's the latest for Tuesday June 11th: Attorneys General sue to block T Mobile and Sprint merger; Trump and Biden hold dueling Iowa rallies; Botswana legalizes gay sex; extraordinary crystal cave opens to the public in Spain.        ...
2019-06-12, 03:52

AP Top Stories June 23P Here's the latest for Monday, June 23: President Trump beins his UK visit; A man who threw a five-year-old boy from a Mall of America balcony is sentenced; Actor Kevin Spacey makes an unexpected court appearance; "Jeopardy's!" 32-time champion loses.        ...
2019-06-04, 00:52

AP Top Stories June 19 A Here's the latest for Wednesday June 19th: Trump officially begins re-election campaign; Protests outside Trump rally; Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan steps down; Phoenix holds community meeting on videotaped police incident.        ...
2019-06-19, 13:00

AP Top Stories September 1 Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 1st: Hurricane Dorian barrels through the Bahamas; Seven killed in west Texas shooting rampage; Pence affirms commitment to Ukraine; Deadliest airstrike in Yemen this year.        ...
2019-09-02, 17:00

AP Top Stories September 2 Here's the latest for Monday September 2nd: Hurricane Dorian hits for Bahamas, heads for US; Evacuations ordered in 3 states; Texas shooting investigated. New tariffs in effect.        ...
2019-09-02, 17:00

AP Top Stories July 4 P Here's the latest for Thursday, July 4: Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Southern California; Washington celebrates July 4 with a Trump twist; Michigan Congressman leaves the GOP; Joey Chestnut snarfs 71 hot dogs for win.        ...
2019-07-04, 23:52

AP Top Stories September 1 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, September 1st: Hurricane Dorian barrels through the Bahamas; Seven killed in west Texas shooting rampage; Pence affirms commitment to Ukraine; Deadliest airstrike in Yemen this year.        ...
2019-09-02, 10:52

AP Top Stories September 11 Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Sept. 11th: Americans observe 18th anniversary of 9/11; Trump seeks to ban e-cigarette flavorings; more        ...
2019-09-12, 15:26

AP Top Stories July 4 A Here's the latest for Thursday July 4th: DC, Trump prepare for July 4th; Trump says administration still plans citizenship question on census; Police shoot, kill man at gas station near Cleveland; Harris clarifies views on busing.        ...
2019-07-04, 13:39

AP Top Stories June 12 P Here are the top stories for Wednesday, June 12th: House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress; Donald Trump, Jr. testifies on Capitol Hill; Trump to send more troops to Poland; Protests turn violent in Hong Kong.        ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

AP Top Stories July 1 A Here's the latest for Monday July 1st: Trump back at White House after Asia trip; Plane crash kills 10 at airport near Dallas; Massive bomb in Afghanistan; Protests in Hong Kong.        ...
2019-07-01, 16:52

AP Top Stories July 17 Here's the latest for Wednesday July 17th: House votes to repudiate Trump; Republican Mark Sanford mulls presidential bid; more        ...
2019-07-17, 13:26

AP Top Stories June 8 P Here's the latest for Saturday, June 8th: Trump's threatened tariffs on hold after deal with Mexico; Mnuchin to hold 1-on-1 chat with PBOC Gov. Yi; US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran; Insects as an alternative source of protein.       ...
2019-06-10, 18:39

AP Top Stories August 23 A Here's the latest for Friday August 23rd: Protests start in France ahead of G7; Bernie Sanders introduces climate plan; Sacramento light rail accident injures more than two dozen; Wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California.        ...
2019-08-23, 23:13

AP Top Stories September 9 P Here's the latest for Monday, September 9th: President Trump says talks with the Taliban are 'dead'; UK's House of Commons Speaker to step down; U.S. Coast Guard worked to rescue missing cargo crew members; Shiite Muslims mark holy day of Ashoura.       ...
2019-09-10, 03:13

AP Top Stories July 14 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 14th: New Orleans avoids worst of storm; Dozens dead in Nepal flooding; France celebrates Bastille Day; New York interrupted by power outage.        ...
2019-07-15, 22:39

AP Top Stories August 23 P Here's the latest for Friday August 23rd: Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer; US stocks fall sharply as US-China trade war escalates; Seth Moulton ends campaign; Extracted eggs may stop extinction of northern white rhino.        ...
2019-08-24, 09:00

AP Top Stories August 24 P Here's the latest for Saturday, August 24th: Emmanuel Macron hosts G7 leaders dinner; Protesters and riot police clash in Hong Kong; Huge fires continue to rage in the Amazon; Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa.        ...
2019-08-25, 04:26

AP Top Stories August 25 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, August 25th: Iran makes surprise visit to G7; Helicopter/plane collide mid-air; Large gas explosion in Maryland; Vintage bomb evacuates beach.        ...
2019-08-26, 06:00

AP Top Stories August 26 A Here's the latest for Monday August 26th: Trump says China called to make trade deal; Hong Kong police say protesters arrested; NYC jewelry store robbed; Dave Chappelle hosts benefit concert for Dayton survivors, victims' families.        ...
2019-08-26, 22:00

AP Top Stories August 28 Here's the latest for Wednesday August 28th: Tropical Storm Dorian approaching Puerto Rico; Oxycontin settlement reportedly discussed; Brazilians concerned about respiratory illnesses from Amazon fires; Portland, Oregon fire intentionally set.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:13

AP Top Stories June 23 The latest for Sunday, June 23rd: Trump: "not looking for war" with Iran but would be "obliteration" if there is; 11 people dead in Hawaii plane crash; Motorcycle crash victims remembered; Firefighters rescue ducklings with YouTube video (Jun 23)        ...
2019-06-24, 08:39

AP Top Stories July 15 Reaction to Pres. Trump's controversial tweets; Financier Jeffrey Epstein is due in court; Barry leaves areas of the south under flash flood watches; more        ...
2019-07-15, 20:00

AP Top Stories August 26 P Here's the latest for Monday August 26th: The G7 summit wraps up in France; Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay millions for its role in opioid crisis; Harvey Weinstein's case delayed until January; Thousands fill London streets for Notting Hill Carnival.        ...
2019-08-27, 02:13

AP Top Stories August 27 Here's the latest for Tuesday August 27th: Judge rules against Johnson & Johnson in opioids case; Tropical storm approaches Caribbean; White House clarifies President Trump's statements on Kim Jong Un; Ruth Bader Ginsburg appears in Buffalo.        ...
2019-08-27, 17:39

AP Top Stories August 29 Here's the latest for Thursday August 29th: Hurricane Dorian approaches southeastern United States; Dorian did limited damage in Caribbean; Iranian Foreign Minister accuses U.S. of economic terrorism; Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of presidential race.        ...
2019-08-29, 15:39

AP Top Stories August 21 P Here are the top stories for Wed., August 21st: Trump takes swipe at Danish prime minister; Trump moves to forgive student debt of disabled vets; DHS announces plans to end limits on child detention; Czechs protest, remember 1969 Soviet invasion.        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

AP Top Stories August 22 Here's the latest for Thursday August 22nd: Trump says no payroll tax cut; Inslee out of presidential race; Planned Parenthood leaves federal program, warns of consequences; 10 escaped California plane fire.        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

AP Top Stories June 29 P Here are the top stories for Saturday, June 29th: Trump, Xi hit reset button on trade but slog awaits; Possible Trump, Kim DMZ meeting a 'good thing'; Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies; London Tower Bridge celebrates 125th birthday.       ...
2019-06-30, 05:00

AP Top Stories July 16 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, July 16th: GOP defends Trump on tweets; DOJ won't charge officer in choke hold death; Epstein accuser speaks out; USA celebrates Apollo 11 mission anniversary.        ...
2019-07-17, 01:26

AP Top Stories June 21 A Here's the latest for Friday June 21st: Trump reportedly approved strike on Iran, called it off; Biden to meet with black leaders; Police officer killed in South Texas; Migrant children in a Border Patrol facility described neglect for lawyers.        ...
2019-06-22, 03:39

AP Top Stories August 30 A Here's the latest for Friday August 30th: Hurricane Dorian could become a category 4 storm; Dorian expected to reach Florida on Monday; Hong Kong activists arrested, out on bail; Justice Dept. Inspector General report on James Comey.        ...
2019-08-30, 17:39

AP Top Stories June 28 P Here are the top stories for Friday, June 28th: Avowed white supremacist sentenced in Charlottesville attack; Democrats criticize Trump for Russia 'meddling' remarks; Supreme Court to rule on DACA case; Hundreds gather for Stonewall 50th anniversary.        ...
2019-06-29, 02:26

AP Top Stories July 16 Here's the latest for Tuesday July 16th: House Democrats plan vote on resolution condemning Trump comments; Biden unveils health care overhaul; more.        ...
2019-07-16, 15:52

AP Top Stories September 10 Here's the latest for Tuesday September 10th: Special US House election in North Carolina; British parliament suspended; South Korea says, more        ...
2019-09-10, 14:52

AP Top Stories June 22 P Here's the latest for Saturday, June 22nd: Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’; Trump postpones nationwide immigration enforcement sweep; 11 aboard skydiving plane killed in Hawaii crash; Miniature nail art of babies in the womb.        ...
2019-06-23, 04:13

AP Top Stories June 10 A Here's the latest for Monday June 10th: Trump defends agrement with Mexico; Former Red Sox player David Ortiz recovers from gunshot wounds sustained at a bar; Islamic State expands its footprint; "Hadestown" wins eight Tony Awards (June 10)        ...
2019-06-10, 22:13

AP Top Stories August 29 P Here are the top stories for Thursday, August 29th: Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida; Trump cancels trip over storm threat; Public health warnings about vaping; Pig farmer gets a fat fine.        ...
2019-08-30, 06:52

AP Top Stories June 17 P Here's the latest for Monday June 17th: Trump admin weighs response to Iran uranium enrichment claim; Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi dies after court hearing; Heiress Gloria Vanderbilt dies; NASA announces new 'Artemis' mission to the Moon.      ...
2019-06-17, 22:39

AP Top Stories July 5 A Here's the latest for Friday July 5th: Strong earthquake in Southern California; Putin meets Italian Prime Minister; Brazilian Ex-Governor claims Olympic bribery scandal; Trump delivers Fourth of July speech.        ...
2019-07-05, 15:26

AP Top Stories July 15 P Here's the latest for Monday Ju ly 15th: Trump doubles down on racist tweets; Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial; Blood tests show promise in detecting Alzheimer's and Hawaiians protest giant telecsope build.        ...
2019-07-16, 02:26

Top 10 ghost stories From Toni Morrison’s desolate tale of slavery’s legacy to Alice Sebold’s vision of heaven, Louise Doughty selects the best books that defy disbeliefLet’s start with the biggest problem for anyone writing a ghost story: does your ghost actually exist? Maybe there is going to be some other explanation...
2019-08-28, 14:26

AP Top Stories July 8P Here are the top stories for Monday, July 8th: "Canyon of Heroes" parade set for Team USA after World Cup win; Trumps touts record on environment; Epstein pleads not guilty to sex charges; Wobbly first steps for baby giraffe.        ...
2019-07-09, 00:39

AP Top Stories June 17 A Here's the latest for Monday June 17th: Iran says it's boosting uranium enrichment levels; Trump says strong economy drawing migrants to US; Mexico puts troops on routes used by migrants; Tornadoes in Indiana.        ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

AP Top Stories June 5 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, President Trump and the world leaders gather on England’s south coast to remember D-Day; and more stories        ...
2019-06-05, 14:52

AP Top Stories June 13 Here's the latest for Thursday June 13th: Trump: "open to listening" to dirt on opponents from foreign powers; 6 arrested in David Ortiz shooting; more        ...
2019-06-13, 17:52

AP Top Stories September 6 Here's the latest for Friday September 6th: Hurricane Dorian reaches NC Outer Banks; More rescues in Bahamas; Fast-growing wildfire in Northern California; Former Zimbabwe ruler Robert Mugabe dead at age 95.        ...
2019-09-06, 16:13

AP Top Stories Sept. 4 P Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Sept. 4th: Bahamas devastation getting clearer after Dorian; South Fla. residents pack relief supplies for Bahamas; UK prime minister wants snap election in October; Berlin Zoo says twin panda cubs getting better.        ...
2019-09-05, 09:13

AP Top Stories June 6 P Here's the latest for Thursday June 6th: Trump and Macron honor those who fought in D-Day invasion; WHO says it may be missing 25% of DRC ebola cases; Mexican and US hold talks on Trump's tariffs; R.Kelly back in court.        ...
2019-06-07, 07:52

AP Top Stories September 3 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, September 3rd: Devastation in the Bahamas; Dozens presumed dead in Calif. boat fire; UK prime minister suffers blow on Brexit; Walmart stops selling certain types of ammo.        ...
2019-09-04, 03:00

AP Top Stories July 9 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday July 9th: Four bodies found in and around a home in Ohio, H. Ross Perot dies at 89, Britain's Labour Party calls on next Prime Minister to hold new Brexit referendum, Volkswagen to stop producing icon Beetle.        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

AP Top Stories September 5 P Here's the latest for Thursday September 5th: Tornado strikes North Carolina, Pence Meets Johnsom; Woman arrested with baby in bag; Loch Ness Monster investigation concludes. (Sept 5)        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

AP Top Stories June 4 P Here's the latest for Tuesday, June 4th: Demonstrators protest Trump's UK visit; Police search for body of missing Conn. mother; NY state becomes first state to ban cat declawing; US soldiers commemorate infantry ahead of D-Day anniversary.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:00

AP Top Stories June 15 P Here's the latest for Saturday, June 14th: First mass in fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral; HK leader shelves extradition bill; Tearful Amanda Knox accuses media of creating a false story; Zoo animals enjoy cold treats as Rome swelters.        ...
2019-06-16, 10:13

AP Top Stories July 23 Pres. Trump and congressional leaders from both parties are endorsing a new budget agreement; Police and demonstrators clash in Puerto Rico; more        ...
2019-07-23, 16:13

AP Top Stories June 5 P Here's the latest for Wednesday June 5th: Trump: US has the cleanest air, water in the world; Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths; Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges and 97-year-old remembers D-Day with 'perfect' jump.        ...
2019-06-06, 13:39

AP Top Stories June 6 A Here's the latest for Thursday June 6th: France hosts D-Day events; President Trump says Mexico trade talks making progress; Big dust storm crosses Lubbock, Texas; Raptors win Game 3 of the NBA Finals.        ...
2019-06-06, 13:39

AP Top Stories July 10 P Here's the latest for Wednesday July 10: Acosta defends his handling of Epstein plea deal; Kim Darroch, British ambassador to the US, resigns; New holding center for migrant children opens in Texas; Fans cheer World Cup women at NY parade        ...
2019-07-11, 02:39

AP Top Stories July 10 A Here's the latest for Wednesday July 10: Calls for Labor Secretary Alex Acosta to resign; Obama health care law challenged in federal court; Floods in Nebraska; Heatwave in Alaska.        ...
2019-07-10, 16:26

AP Top Stories September 13 P Here's the latest for Friday September 13th: Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison; China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork; Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington; Animals explore abandoned van at Russian National park        ...
2019-09-14, 07:39

AP Top Stories September 5 Here's the latest for Thursday September 5th: Dorian's wind & rain reach Carolinas; Hurricane Dorian devastation in Bahamas; Investigators question scuba boat crew; UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson still wants national election.        ...
2019-09-05, 18:13