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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 ...

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

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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.        ...
02:36, 05/26/2019

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 carryin...
13:12, 07/18/2019

German FM in Poland for talks, WWII revolt anniversary Germany’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Poland for political talks and to attend observances Thursday marking 75 years since the Warsaw Rising against German Nazi troops that occupied Poland durin...
17:24, 07/31/2019

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......
17:12, 07/18/2019

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 H...
02:12, 06/15/2019

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 Ger...
08:12, 09/01/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany. Berlin ins...
15:36, 05/21/2019

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a WWII bomb in western Germany to explode without external triggers. The resulting crater made some residents mistake the blast for a meteor....
18:48, 06/24/2019

Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb A crater 10 meters (33 feet) wide and 4 meters (13 feet) deep has appeared in a field in central Germany, apparently caused by a World War II bomb exploding in the middle of the night...
14:24, 06/24/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
17:24, 06/24/2019

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...
15:24, 09/01/2019

Kentucky WWII Veteran To Receive French Legion Of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs say...
13:00, 05/14/2019

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....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Last US warship sunk by German sub during WWII reveals its secrets in eerie images from seabed The wreck of the last U.S. Navy warship sunk by a German submarine during World War II is revealing its secrets in remarkable images from the seabed....
20:48, 09/19/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
11:25, 04/30/2019

'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 T...
00:36, 07/04/2019

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 nationa...
21:24, 09/01/2019

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 Fou...
00:36, 05/27/2019

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 Wor...
18:48, 06/28/2019

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.        ...
16:00, 05/21/2019

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.        ...
04:36, 06/06/2019

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....
23:12, 06/12/2019

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 l...
04:00, 06/03/2019

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 exhib...
19:00, 06/12/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council Presid...
18:36, 06/15/2019

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...
00:48, 09/09/2019

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....
01:36, 07/14/2019

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.        ...
23:48, 06/04/2019

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....
00:48, 08/06/2019

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.        ...
15:12, 07/24/2019

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 lawmak...
16:36, 07/15/2019

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 r...
18:24, 05/29/2019

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.....
09:24, 07/11/2019

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 th...
11:48, 07/04/2019

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 Munic...
20:12, 05/24/2019

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 reunif...
20:00, 06/19/2019

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        ...
21:12, 06/06/2019

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.       ...
20:12, 06/09/2019

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."...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Hot weather cuts French, German nuclear power output Scorching temperatures across Europe coupled with prolonged dry weather has reduced French nuclear power generation by around 5.2 gigawatts (GW) or 8%, French power grid operator RTE's data showed on ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

German, French clubs oppose more elitist Champions League Soccer clubs in Germany's top two divisions oppose a proposal to close off the Champions League in 2024 in favor of elite teams        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Federer and Nadal face German qualifiers at French Open Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal play German qualifiers in second-round matches at the French Open on Wednesday        ...
09:36, 05/29/2019

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...
22:36, 06/03/2019

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....
09:24, 05/28/2019

| Guardiola hails City's history boys Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's history makers after they clinched the domestic treble with a swaggering 6-0 rout of Watford in the FA Cup final....
23:36, 05/18/2019

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....
21:24, 05/31/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the id...
18:24, 05/11/2019

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and relatives had been seeking millions in damages against a German shipbuilder and the French agency which had certified the ferry as seaworthy. Instead they were ordered to pay the compani...
03:00, 07/20/2019

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 resea...
20:01, 09/09/2019

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 bor...
00:24, 07/14/2019

German city halls evacuated over bomb threats Four city halls have been evacuated in different states across Germany in the past two days. Police are trying to determine if the threats are linked....
23:24, 06/26/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konst...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future pr...
01:48, 05/03/2019

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women, after they were forbidden at the beginning of this year in a narrowly approved vote....
18:36, 06/14/2019

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 clim...
10:48, 07/10/2019

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 expl...
21:48, 07/09/2019

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46...
11:24, 05/27/2019

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....
06:12, 09/03/2019

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.”...
00:48, 05/25/2019

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, to...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Lucas Moura earns Spurs draw at Manchester City as VAR history repeats It was an extraordinary finale and, amid the high drama of stoppage time, there were even some Manchester City supporters who happily left the stadium, believing they had just seen their team score a ...
21:24, 08/17/2019

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...
12:36, 08/30/2019

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....
14:12, 08/22/2019

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 m...
18:36, 08/02/2019

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....
02:36, 09/01/2019

French veteran Mombaerts takes over as Melbourne City coach MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — French veteran Erick Mombaerts has been appointed coach of the A-League’s Melbourne City on a three-year contract. The 64-year-old Mombaerts was previously in charge ...
00:36, 06/27/2019

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 wi...
11:48, 05/25/2019

French fancy: Parisienne chic from the city of lights – in pictures Tweed skirts and proper blouses. Take a tip from across the pond: a little bit je ne sais quoi will make you stand out from the crowd this autumnRead more from the spring/summer 2019 edition of The Fa...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Terror probe after ‘low force’ blast in French city of Lyon A “low force” blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said...
23:00, 05/24/2019

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 municip...
21:24, 06/27/2019

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 ...
19:12, 09/13/2019

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 be...
09:48, 05/12/2019

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 ...
08:36, 09/17/2019

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, N...
01:00, 06/10/2019

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....
13:48, 08/21/2019

IKEA to invest 400 million euros in French city center stores over three years IKEA plans to invest 400 million euros ($448 million)in France over the next three years as it builds up its new city center stores in the country, IKEA France's chief executive Walter Kadnar said on ...
10:00, 05/06/2019

What's behind the Kansas City Chiefs' brutal history of domestic violence? With domestic violence, the Kansas City Chiefs have a history of tragedy, second chances and even letting a player play after being sentenced to jail        ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

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....
18:48, 07/12/2019

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....
12:36, 08/01/2019

In Polarized Venezuela, Red Cross Grapples With Aid Distribution The first airlift of a large-scale relief campaign landed. Now relief workers must deliver aid in a divided, violent country where basic infrastructure is crumbling....
01:12, 04/29/2019

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 Al...
11:12, 05/29/2019

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...
01:24, 09/08/2019

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 s...
13:00, 06/09/2019

Appeals Court Grapples With Whether to Scrap Entire Health Law A federal appeals court voiced skepticism that a central feature of the Affordable Care Act is constitutional, though it appeared to struggle with whether that meant the Obama-era health law should be...
01:00, 07/10/2019

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...
12:12, 08/21/2019

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 o...
18:00, 05/21/2019

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 c...
09:48, 08/01/2019

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....
04:24, 06/18/2019

Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is coming under scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who dese...
02:48, 06/18/2019

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 h...
23:24, 06/05/2019

'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...
11:00, 08/25/2019

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....
17:36, 08/13/2019

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...
02:12, 05/23/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it has been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it reported a 96 percent profit plunge. Shares of the...
18:36, 07/30/2019

'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 sin...
02:36, 07/12/2019

As Sudan Grapples With a Post-Bashir Future, Regional Powers Circle In the battle to determine the future of Sudan after the ouster of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir, two foreign powers closely allied to the U.S. are playing an outsize role: Saudi Arabia and the Uni...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Awkwafina grapples with death and culture in trailer for Sundance breakout The Farewell Awkwafina, the Crazy Rich Asians and Ocean’s 8 star with a Comedy Central series in the hopper, has been drawing raves for her turn in Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, one of the breakout films from this yea...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Guest of Honour review – David Thewlis grapples with sex, sin and dirty kitchens Atom Egoyan’s cryptic drama about a man and his imprisoned daughter is a frustrating reminder of the director’s talentsAtom Egoyan and David Thewlis, two wayward stars of the 90s, make a valiant effor...
14:24, 09/04/2019

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...
01:12, 06/22/2019

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....
10:48, 09/11/2019

| 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...
23:24, 07/02/2019

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....
03:12, 06/20/2019

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.     ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 ...
02:36, 06/07/2019

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 l...
02:36, 08/11/2019

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....
03:36, 08/07/2019

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 ...
19:48, 06/29/2019

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.        ...
02:00, 07/14/2019

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....
10:12, 08/18/2019

French, U.S. officials strike draft compromise on French digital tax French and U.S. negotiators have reached a compromise agreement on France's digital tax, a levy which prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten a separate tax on French wine imports, a source c...
14:12, 08/26/2019

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....
19:36, 06/06/2019

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 Lawrencebu...
03:24, 06/08/2019

WWII D-Day memorabilia up for auction An iconic piece of World War II history, the bell from a craft that landed on the beaches of Omaha on D-Day, is set to go up for auction later this week....
19:36, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
19:24, 06/08/2019

Memorial held for WWII Veteran Pilot TUCSON-On Saturday, a World War II Veteran was 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 ...
08:48, 08/11/2019

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...
19:36, 07/10/2019

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
06:12, 08/15/2019

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....
09:12, 07/18/2019

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....
12:12, 07/18/2019

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 Baye...
08:48, 06/06/2019

WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson A 91-year-old World War II veteran walked across the stage this week to receive an honorary high school diploma. His grandson, a senior in the graduating class of 2019, walked across the stage with hi...
04:48, 05/11/2019

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...
21:48, 05/27/2019

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...
03:00, 08/23/2019

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 act...
01:00, 05/25/2019

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)        ...
03:24, 09/13/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra,...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Vintage D-Day warplane honors WWII vets Captain Joe Fisher has been flying "warbirds" for 25 years and has been flying the FlaBob Express for about five years, he says "it's the funnest thing I fly and I fly a lot of airplanes." (May 1...
05:24, 05/11/2019

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 Cemete...
21:00, 06/16/2019

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 pr...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Unexploded WWII bomb found in Russian Kremlin Kremlin officials have said they defused a bomb after finding it untouched in a Tsarist-era cellar. The shell is from the Nazi Wehrmacht, who besieged Moscow for two years before being forced to retre...
12:24, 08/16/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Sept. 2, 1...
16:36, 05/14/2019

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 sel...
21:24, 06/29/2019

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 t...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Poland’s report on WWII damages readied for war anniversary WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of the Polish team assessing the cost of Nazi Germany’s occupation says its report will be published on the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, on Sept....
18:00, 05/14/2019

AP PHOTOS: Russia celebrates 74th end of WWII in Europe Across Russia, millions of people came out for military parades and civilian processions to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II...
22:24, 05/09/2019

Dutch railway company to pay reparations for WWII transports The Dutch national railway company NS says it will pay reparations to Jews, Roma and Sinti whom it transported to camps during World War II from where they were sent to Nazi concentration camps...
19:48, 06/26/2019

US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation An American bomb left over from World War II has been defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated...
17:24, 07/07/2019

Navajo Code Talker who fought in WWII dies Fleming Begaye Sr., a member of the top-secret Navajo Code Talker program that developed an unbreakable code language during World War II, has died, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez...
09:48, 05/14/2019

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 Cor...
04:36, 08/21/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors kil...
11:36, 06/26/2019

| 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....
04:36, 09/03/2019

Man accused of stealing WWII dog tags from National Archives COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration research facility in Maryland. A crim...
18:24, 06/19/2019

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....
20:48, 07/07/2019

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 d...
21:48, 08/20/2019

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 ma...
21:12, 06/06/2019

American WWII soldier’s sons reunited thanks to DNA test FRANCE — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the U...
18:12, 05/20/2019

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...
18:48, 09/13/2019

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 ...
14:24, 09/13/2019

DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldier At 75, a DNA test reunites a French man with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed and connects him to his father. (May 20)        ...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcomin...
14:24, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, w...
20:12, 05/17/2019

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 Cr...
08:36, 06/23/2019

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 r...
16:12, 07/08/2019

Search group finds graves of over 30 soldiers killed in WWII The graves of more than 30 US Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II are believed to have been found on the remote atoll of Tarawa. The discovery was made in March ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Van driver quizzed by police after WWII veteran, 94, dies in crash A van driver has been questioned by police on suspicion of causing the death by dangerous driving of a 94-year-old woman who served in an all-female Second World War air defence unit ....
17:24, 05/15/2019

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 will also be commemorated in Wielun, bombed minutes earlier...
20:36, 08/31/2019

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....
06:24, 07/08/2019

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......
10:36, 09/01/2019

How Nazi Germany Got A Lot Closer To Building A Nuclear Weapon In WWII A cube of uranium. A Nazi plan to build a nuclear bomb. A search for the fate of the remaining pieces of an experiment that might have altered history....
05:24, 05/12/2019

WWII-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. dies at 97 CHINLE, Ariz. (AP) – The Navajo Nation has announced that World War II-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. has died. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says Begaye died Friday in Chinle,...
03:24, 05/12/2019

| 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" aggr...
18:12, 09/02/2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.Read More...
05:36, 05/03/2019

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....
11:36, 07/12/2019

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.        ...
17:36, 06/06/2019

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....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Oklahoma base set for migrant site was WWII internment camp OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government selected as a temporary shelter for migrant children also held hundreds in a Japanese internment camp during World War II....
00:36, 06/13/2019

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 ...
07:00, 07/19/2019

WWII veteran finally gets funeral more than 7 decades after his death at Pearl Harbor More than seven decades have passed since Navy Seaman 1st Class Hale McKissack's death aboard the USS Oklahoma in 1941.        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

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 stat...
19:12, 08/13/2019

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 ...
17:24, 06/14/2019

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....
02:36, 06/15/2019

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 h...
17:00, 05/27/2019

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. ...
23:48, 08/21/2019

Graves of 30 US service members believed found on Pacific WWII battlefield  A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. service members lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one...
11:36, 06/26/2019

91-year-old WWII vet suffers fatal head injury at nursing home A 91-year-old World War II Navy veteran suffered a fatal blow to the head when he tumbled out of his wheelchair at an Iowa Veterans Affairs nursing home....
03:12, 05/05/2019

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....
08:00, 05/27/2019

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....
23:36, 06/23/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, of...
19:00, 06/26/2019

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. ...
17:48, 05/22/2019

UK, Dutch royals mark 75 years since WWII Battle of Arnhem blunder Britain's Prince Charles and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands took part in a ceremony to remember the failed WWII mission. September 1944 saw Operation Market Garden drop nearly 35,000 paratroopers...
22:00, 09/21/2019

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 o...
07:48, 05/29/2019

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....
04:12, 07/19/2019

Book helps honor 96-year-old WWII vet as Bronze Star hero A Sherman tank will be on full display on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday morning to honor 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer, who is the country’s newest Bronze Star hero for his role as a gunner in a...
11:48, 09/20/2019

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....
18:24, 09/15/2019

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 o...
11:24, 06/05/2019

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....
21:48, 08/15/2019

Egan Bernal, 22, wins Tour de France; youngest post-WWII champion Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees....
11:00, 07/29/2019

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 ...
09:00, 08/16/2019

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.        ...
23:01, 08/28/2019

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.        ...
10:48, 06/05/2019

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 ...
06:12, 09/12/2019

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.        ...
05:24, 09/11/2019

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....
09:36, 06/13/2019

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 ma...
16:12, 09/01/2019

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 ...
13:48, 08/02/2019

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....
11:12, 08/09/2019

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: pul...
00:36, 08/31/2019

This year's commemoration of the D-Day obscured the real cost of winning WWII in Europe and who paid the price REUTERS/Carlos Barria Leaders of Western countries gathered in Europe this month for a poignant and heartfelt ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. But the commemoration reflec...
03:12, 06/26/2019

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 ...
11:48, 07/22/2019

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....
16:36, 07/19/2019

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 ...
20:48, 09/14/2019

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-lo...
19:24, 09/01/2019

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 de...
20:48, 05/25/2019

Massachusetts woman mistakenly signs up for half-marathon in British city with same name as US city A woman from Massachusetts was disappointed after showing up for a half marathon last weekend only realize she accidentally signed up for a race on a different continent. ...
20:24, 09/21/2019

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 ju...
05:24, 09/11/2019

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city....
17:00, 06/01/2019

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 f...
05:12, 07/19/2019

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...
04:12, 06/12/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wedn...
09:24, 06/05/2019

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....
21:24, 05/22/2019

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 per...
18:48, 09/15/2019

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....
03:12, 08/13/2019

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 ...
18:24, 09/14/2019

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...
17:24, 05/28/2019

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 ...
07:24, 07/17/2019

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 M...
02:48, 09/15/2019

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.        ...
10:36, 07/15/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under i...
02:48, 05/02/2019

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 har...
16:12, 07/19/2019

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 mu...
09:48, 08/24/2019

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 believ...
20:36, 07/12/2019

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...
02:36, 05/26/2019

The Statue of Liberty has a new museum The Statue of Liberty Museum in New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Find out what you can see at the museum that's five years in the making....
23:00, 05/14/2019

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 forme...
19:12, 08/19/2019

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....
13:12, 08/09/2019

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....
00:12, 08/23/2019

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.        ...
21:24, 09/16/2019

Vintage Las Vegas: The Neon Museum The Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas is a must-visit for a break from gambling and shows. Day and night tours are offered.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The best things I saw in the National Videogame Museum The Videogame Museum is a haven of gaming‘s ancient artifacts and oddball curios, and a great place to learn more about the hobby. Here are some of the coolest sights I spotted while visiting. Recentl...
23:24, 07/25/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and impact on the world. (May 13)        ...
19:12, 05/14/2019

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.       ...
07:36, 07/12/2019

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....
10:24, 06/09/2019

New museum opening at Statue of Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. The 26,000-square-...
16:36, 05/14/2019

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.        ...
03:24, 05/25/2019

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...
19:12, 09/13/2019

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 Lou...
08:36, 08/03/2019

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-...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here’s a Sneak Peek. François Pinault, one of France’s richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to go on display starting in 2020....
18:24, 04/28/2019

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...
17:36, 09/15/2019

Real spies, not 007, displayed at new spy museum The new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington is where the stories of real-life and modern-day espionage take center stage at the 140,000 square feet, $162 million, non...
22:48, 05/07/2019

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....
16:12, 06/10/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop u...
15:12, 05/01/2019

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 pas...
21:36, 09/13/2019

A view to a kill: Washington's Spy Museum – in pictures Largest collection of international espionage artefacts ever placed on public display illuminate the work of famous spies and their pivotal actions, as well as help bring to life the tradecraft of the...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Manziel uniform stolen from Texas A&M museum Texas A&M University police said a man entered Kyle Field's Hall of Champions museum and stole a Johnny Manziel uniform on the evening of Aug. 26. The theft is being investigated, police said....
03:48, 09/13/2019

Fire breaks out in Frankfurt MMK modern art museum Firefighters in Frankfurt were combating a blaze at the famous MMK modern art museum. The building had been closed for renovations when passers-by reported smoke....
02:12, 07/30/2019

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 offici...
18:24, 05/22/2019

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. “Befo...
12:00, 09/08/2019

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'...
06:12, 06/15/2019

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....
00:24, 06/20/2019

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 $2...
17:36, 05/23/2019

Qatar's 'desert rose' museum opens at last Qatar on Thursday will open the doors to one of its most lavish cultural projects yet, a sweeping national museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that lays out the tiny Gulf state's origin st...
18:36, 04/28/2019

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.       ...
22:12, 08/21/2019

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,...
08:48, 06/29/2019

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...
15:00, 08/30/2019

LA museum's sci-fi car exhibit includes HoloLens tours There's a chance you've seen a movie car or two if you've visited a convention, but the Petersen Automotive Museum's offering should be more... elaborate. It's opening a "Hol...
22:24, 05/03/2019

Ingenious Gadgets, Complex Challenges At All-New Spy Museum Relocated in a gleaming new steel and glass building double the size of its former premises, the Spy Museum in Washington still amazes and charms with the tales and gadgets of the undercover world......
08:24, 05/09/2019

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 mus...
10:36, 06/28/2019

World’s first ‘Vagina Museum’ set to open in London London already has the British Museum, but it’s about to get another hallowed cultural institution — The Vagina Museum. The new exhibit hall, which is the first in the world dedicated to women&#...
22:03, 09/20/2019

Humble home becomes museum and shrine to Evita Marking the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical former first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting her childhood....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Germany's new Bauhaus museum set for interactive opening The new Bauhaus museum opens its doors to the public for the first time in the east German city of Weimar on Saturday after three years of construction, giving admirers of the world-famous "form follo...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Met Museum: No more money from family connected to OxyContin NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will stop taking money gifts from members of the Sackler family connected to the pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin. The museum announce...
03:00, 05/16/2019

World's first vagina museum to open in London The Vagina Museum will educate visitors about vulvas and vaginas while challenging prevailing stigma surrounding them, development and marketing manager Zoe Williams told CNN....
02:24, 09/21/2019

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, coo...
09:12, 08/10/2019

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — 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 af...
14:36, 06/07/2019

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 object...
10:48, 09/09/2019

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....
13:36, 05/06/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this su...
22:36, 05/17/2019

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....
01:00, 07/02/2019

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....
19:48, 06/28/2019

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 ...
00:48, 09/10/2019

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 Liber...
01:00, 05/25/2019

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme ...
14:48, 06/21/2019

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....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Home Alone, Night at the Museum Reboots Coming to Disney+ Disney is rebooting Home Alone and Night at the Museum for its new TV streaming service, which launches in the US in November and is intended to rival Netflix....
10:48, 08/08/2019

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...
00:48, 09/09/2019

‘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 you...
15:00, 07/04/2019

Drone flown near Museum Fire delays air operations PHOENIX (KPNX) – More than 600 fire personnel have been working tirelessly to put out the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff, but they were met with an unexpected distraction Wednesday. A dr...
04:28, 07/26/2019

Kurt Vonnegut museum raises $1.5M for new Indianapolis home INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home. The...
16:12, 05/16/2019

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......
21:36, 07/24/2019

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...
17:48, 07/15/2019

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....
20:12, 07/15/2019

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 ...
16:12, 07/22/2019

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-da...
10:48, 09/04/2019

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. ...
19:00, 07/20/2019

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
10:48, 07/18/2019

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...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Apollo 11 Module Coming To Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI (LEX 18) – As we approach the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service have announced that CMC will be...
21:00, 06/14/2019

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 ...
19:12, 07/11/2019

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 miscond...
11:24, 07/28/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a field trip....
18:36, 05/23/2019

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,...
00:48, 08/06/2019

Museum apologizes to minority students told: ‘No watermelon’ BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff and some other patrons during a f...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Evita Museum opens new exhibition focused on toy giveaways Long before politicians started using social media to influence public opinion, the Eva Perón Foundation sought to touch voters on a personal level: handing out free toys to four million children....
14:00, 05/11/2019

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 h...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Viral: This Museum Dedicated To Poop Is Surprisingly Adorable Who would have thought that a museum dedicated to poop would be described as "adorable" or "Instagram-worthy"? The Unko Museum in Japan is going viral online for exactly that - being adorable....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Community thanks hundreds of firefighters battling Museum Fire TUCSON –The Museum Fire has burned 1,961 acres of land north of Flagstaff. On Sunday afternoon, the Coconino National Forest Service reported they had 46% of the fire contained. That’s all...
05:24, 07/29/2019

Museum Fire burning in northern Arizona now 46% contained Museum Fire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy: Coconino County Twitter FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Museum Fire burning in a northern Arizona mountain pass is close to being halfway contai...
01:48, 07/29/2019

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 Mus...
16:00, 07/10/2019

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...
11:48, 07/28/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet ARTS George Lopez Casino Del Sol Saturday 8 – 11 p.m. Comedian George Lopez will be in Tucson Saturday. The show is at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Ampitheater. MUSIC Lord Huron  Rilato Theatre ...
18:36, 05/09/2019

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 ...
19:36, 09/13/2019

Crime Trackers: New details released on stolen art from UA Museum of Art TUCSON – A priceless piece of art that was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art has been found after being lost for more than 30 years. Willem De Kooning’s Woman Ochre went ...
14:36, 05/03/2019

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 Hendri...
13:48, 06/11/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said dir...
21:00, 06/14/2019

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 alrea...
19:12, 06/22/2019

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 ...
05:48, 08/24/2019

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 t...
01:00, 06/16/2019

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 form...
20:02, 09/11/2019

Donors suspend funds for 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...
02:48, 07/17/2019

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 Shch...
16:12, 06/19/2019

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 ...
12:00, 05/27/2019

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 ...
21:12, 09/13/2019

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....
02:00, 06/15/2019

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 Wa...
14:24, 05/28/2019

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 a...
17:24, 05/28/2019

US Holocaust museum denounces AOC’s ‘concentration camp’ remarks The US Holocaust Memorial Museum on Monday denounced “efforts to create analogies between the Holocaust and other events” – a reaction to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s equating border facilities for...
18:24, 06/24/2019

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 th...
17:24, 06/13/2019

'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 w...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria....
12:24, 05/17/2019

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.        ...
15:36, 05/27/2019

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....
23:48, 06/19/2019

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...
02:48, 06/20/2019

AP Top Stories May 14 P Here are the top stories for Tuesday, May 14th: Pompeo warns Russia about interference; Coach pleads guilty in admissions bribery scheme; Anthony Weiner finishes sentence; Olive oil counterfeit ring b...
04:36, 05/15/2019

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        ...
18:36, 05/21/2019

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; Norma...
02:48, 06/01/2019

AP Top Stories May 3 A: Here's the latest for Friday May 3rd: Trump says he may not let McGahn testify before Congress; Tough day for Conservatives in UK local elections; Trump administration loosens offshore oil drilli...
13:48, 05/03/2019

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 ...
03:24, 09/13/2019

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 1...
00:00, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 4 P Here's the latest for Saturday, May 4: Federal prosecutors rebuffed Michael Cohen's request to meet; Containment booms placed around jet than ran into river in Florida; Clarence Thomas is no...
02:36, 05/05/2019

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 Pennsylv...
01:12, 05/23/2019

AP Top Stories May 22 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 22nd: Pelosi says Trump "took a pass" to work together with Dems; Probe inconclusive on Va Gov. racist yearbook pic; Flooding concerns in 3 states following se...
01:12, 05/23/2019

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        ...
13:36, 05/29/2019

AP Top Stories May 1 P Here are the top stories for Wednesday, May 1st: AG Barr says he didn't exonerate Trump; Guaido calls for Venezuelans to reclaim democracy, Maduro still supported; Olympian Semenya must reduce te...
01:48, 05/02/2019

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.        ...
18:36, 05/22/2019

AP Top Stories May 13 P Here are the top stories for Monday, May 13th: Stocks tumble due to trade fight with China; Actress Felicity Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scam; Pompeo meets EU leaders amid rising tensi...
11:12, 05/14/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 P Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed as baby is cut from her womb; New ...
01:36, 05/17/2019

AP Top Stories May 30 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 30th: Military told to hide McCain ship so Trump wouldn't see it; Tornadoes in Northeast Texas; Tourist boat capsizes and sinks in Hungary; Israel to hold ...
17:36, 05/30/2019

AP Top Stories May 10 P Here are the top stories for Friday, May 10th: No deal reached in US-China trade talks; More officers' names added to 9/11 police memorial in NYC; Uber shares disappoint during initial public off...
05:24, 05/11/2019

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 episod...
23:48, 06/18/2019

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;...
07:48, 08/28/2019

AP Top Stories May 16 A Here's the latest for Thursday May 16th: Trump to introduce new immigration plan; Alabama's governor signs abortion bill; Police officer and firefighter shot in Appleton, Wisconsin; Alaska c...
18:12, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 9 P Here's the latest for Thursday May 9th: North Korean rocket launch, Pope abuse law, fake heiress sentencing, school bus driver saves student from passing car.       ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

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 'firmne...
00:48, 05/31/2019

AP Top Stories May 9 Here's the latest for Thursday May 9th: Trump announces hurricane aid for Florida; Trump invokes executive privilege over Mueller report; more        ...
15:24, 05/09/2019

AP Top Stories May 10 A Here's the latest for Friday May 10th: US hikes tariffs on some Chinese goods; North Korean state-run media airs missile launch pictures; Heavy rain brings more flooding to Houston; Dozens rescue...
13:00, 05/10/2019

AP Top Stories May 8 P Here's the latest for Wednesday May 8: White House evokes executive privilege; Iran threatens to enrich its uranium stockpile; Uber and Lyft drives strike in several cities; Meghan Markle and Pri...
02:36, 05/09/2019

AP Top Stories Here's the latest for Friday, May 3: President Donald Trump talks to Russian President Putin on the phone; Labor Department says unemployment down to 3.6%; Iowa governor visits flooded Mississipp...
01:48, 05/04/2019

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 pro...
00:12, 05/29/2019

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 violenc...
04:48, 05/21/2019

AP Top Stories May 8 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 8: Iran wants to renegotiate nuclear deal; 2 in custody in Colorado school shooting; House committee could vote on holding Barr in contempt of congress; Dead w...
23:12, 05/08/2019

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 t...
05:48, 09/11/2019

AP Top Stories May 14 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 14th: Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC; Sec. of State Pompeo goes to Russia; Sightseeing planes collide off Alaska; Persian Gulf officials say ...
19:12, 05/14/2019

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...
17:00, 05/31/2019

AP Top Stories May 19 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 19th: Tensions with Iran rise in Persian Gulf; Russian agent asks for money; 21 story building imploded; Billionaire gives huge gift to college graduates. ...
18:36, 05/20/2019

AP Top Stories 22 P Here's the latest for Thursday, August 22nd: Amnesty International, Brazilian president at odds over Amazon rainforest fires; Pompeo on Canadians detained in China; Youth in Hong Kong take to the...
02:36, 08/23/2019

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        ...
13:36, 05/28/2019

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        ...
01:36, 05/28/2019

AP Top Stories May 20 Here's the latest for Monday May 20th: Trump warns Iran not to threaten U.S.; Swedish prosecutor wants Julian Assange detained; Demonstrators march against Alabama abortion ban; Louisiana governo...
18:36, 05/20/2019

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 fa...
01:48, 08/31/2019

AP Top Stories 29 P Here are the top stories for Monday, April 29th: Family of synogogue shooting suspect releases statement, Boeing's CEO defends company's safety record, Biden campaigns in Pa., Trump welcomes...
10:24, 04/30/2019

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 ha...
00:36, 06/28/2019

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 r...
01:48, 05/29/2019

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...
04:12, 05/25/2019

AP Top Stories May 15 P Here are the top stories for Wed., May 15th: Ala. bill to outlaw abortions signed by governor; Pilot escapes serious injury in NYC chopper crash; Divide over Iran grows between the U.S. and Europe, Ei...
01:00, 05/16/2019

AP Top Stories May 5 P Here are the top stories for Sunday, May 5th: 13 people killed in fiery plane crash; Pompeo to confront Russia on Venezuela; Remains found in serial killer investigation; Thailand's new king is h...
01:00, 05/06/2019

AP Top Stories May 17 P Here's the latest for Friday, May 17th: The U.S. agrees to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada; Democrats in the House pass LGBT anti-discrimination bill; Missouri approves strict abortio...
07:12, 05/18/2019

AP Top Stories May 6 P Here's the latest for Monday May 6th: 400 former federal prosecutors say Trump would've been charged if not president; Trump's ex-lawyer arrives at prison; Maxiumum Security will not r...
03:48, 05/07/2019

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 s...
21:12, 06/10/2019

AP Top Stories May 27 A Here's the latest for Monday May 27th: Trump says US not ready for China trade deal; European Union parliaent election results; Oklahoma tornado winds may have reached 165 mph; Deadly shark attac...
00:12, 05/29/2019

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.        ...
03:36, 09/18/2019

AP Top Stories May 6 A Here's the latest for Monday May 6th: Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen set to begin prison sentence; Israel-Gaza fighting suddenly stops; Pilots requested runway change before plane went into Fl...
12:48, 05/06/2019

AP Top Stories May 7 A Here's the latest for Tuesday May 7th: Mnuchin refuses to hand Trump taxes to Congressional Democrats; China sending top official to US trade talks; Suspect arrested in shooting death of Mississi...
15:48, 05/07/2019

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 ...
02:36, 05/26/2019

AP Top Stories May 1 A Here's the latest for Wednesday May 1: Attorney General Barr to testify before Senate committee; Suspect in custody after UNC Charlotte shooting; Downtown Davenport, Iowa floods after river wall ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

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 ledg...
17:48, 05/23/2019

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....
22:12, 06/12/2019

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 dete...
04:24, 07/16/2019

All Your Favorite Movie Star Cars Are Waiting for You at the Petersen Museum Are you visiting Los Angeles or do you live in Los Angeles and find yourself with nothing to do? If you like cars, movies and video games, then you should definitely think about getting yourself down ...
01:36, 05/04/2019