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Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum

A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversar...

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum

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Unseen Anne Frank letters illuminate life before confinement Translated into English for the first time, letters to grandmother and others reveal context of birthdays, boys and braces as well as the rising Nazi menace• Anne Frank at 90: Costa-winner Bart Van Es looks at the girl behind the diaryA younger, lighter version of Anne Frank – a little girl with bra...
15:26 2019-05-25

‘A kind of creeping oppression’: Anne Frank’s haunting newly published letters to her grandmother A new book, “Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” includes previously unpublished letters Anne Frank wrote to her grandmother as the Nazis made their way across Europe....
20:00 2019-06-27

Anne Hathaway's pregnant belly makes red carpet debut in custom dress: 'Anne + 1' The devil may wear Prada, but expectant mom Anne Hathaway wore Brandon Maxwell when she arrived for the opening night of "Sea Wall/A Life" Thursday.        ...
16:52 2019-08-09

Letters: don’t recycle plastic – burn it | Letters Trying to reuse plastic is hopelessly inefficientWe have been going the wrong way with plastics for the last 30 or more years (“Waste no more? Plan to turn plastic into fuel for homes”, News). The effort of collecting, transporting and cleaning them for possible recycling has largely failed, created...
18:39 2019-07-31

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on June 23 to “discuss the concept of camp in performanc...
19:39 2019-06-03

I Love Being a Mom. So I Donated My Uterus to Help Someone Else Become One This spring, 31-year-old Heather Bankos donated her uterus through a research program at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, becoming about the 70th woman to do so worldwide. Bankos does not know the identity of her recipient, but most women in Baylor’s program have Mayer-Rokitansky-K&...
17:26 2019-06-03

Wisconsin father punched, killed 5-year-old son for eating Father's Day cake, prosecutors say A Wisconsin man allegedly punched and killed his 5-year-old son after he was upset the child had eaten his Father's Day cake, according to prosecutors....
22:00 2019-06-27

Father of the Year Honoree shares advice for juggling work and being a father TUCSON- One of the seven fathers nominated by the Tucson Father’s Day Council is Ali Farhang.  Farhang is the managing partner of Farhang and Medcoff Attorneys, co-owner of the Tucson Sugar Skulls, founder of the Arizona Bowl and assistant varsity high school football coach. With all those tit...
08:39 2019-05-31

$50,000 donated to veterans for Purple Heart Day TUCSON – In honor of Purple Heart Day, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 442 donated $50,000 to local veteran service organizations. Some of the money will go towards an emergency fund for veteran’s that need it in a moments notice. “We are so proud that we are able to...
12:39 2019-08-08

Here's How to Find Out Who Donated Thousands to Trump in Your Area Yesterday, the campaign of Congressman Joaquin Castro (brother of current presidential candidate Julián) published the names of dozens of San Antonians who had already given the maximum amount allowed under federal law to the re-election campaign of Donald Trump....
20:26 2019-08-07

Israel to auction prefab classrooms donated by EU to Palestinians Calls for Israeli authorities to rebuild West Bank structures confiscated by militaryIsrael’s defence ministry plans to hold an auction next week to sell two prefabricated classrooms that were donated to Palestinian schoolchildren by the EU.The Civil Administration, the body tasked with running the ...
07:26 2019-05-31

Goodwill looking to return donated Purple Heart award TUCSON –Goodwill Southern Arizona is asking for the communities’ help in locating the family of a war hero and recipient of a Purple Heart award. The organization says the Purple Heart was donated to the store on Houghton and Golf Links roads in mid-June. The name engraved on the heart is “Nic...
04:00 2019-07-09

Ebony and Jet images to be donated after photo archive sale The photo archive of Ebony and Jet magazines chronicling African American history is set to head to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture and other cultural institutions...
18:26 2019-07-31

‘My Little Pony’ casket donated for funeral of missing 4-year-old from Houston EDNA, TEXAS (WRAL/CNN Newsource) — Maleah Davis, the 4-year-old girl found dead after she went missing in early May, will be buried in a colorful, one-of-a-kind casket. The casket is white and covered with rainbows, the color pink, “My Little Pony” and even a portrait of Maleah. We h...
05:39 2019-06-21

Jeffrey Epstien Donated to Clinton White House Fund The relationship between former President Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein, the convicted sex offender and accused child rapist, date back to 1993, according to a new investigation from the Daily Beast....
05:13 2019-07-25

Jeffrey Epstein donated $15k to UES all-girls school blocks from mansion Multi-millionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein donated significant sums of money to several schools in the US and abroad — including to an exclusive all-girls school blocks from his Upper East Side mansion, an analysis of his finances found. Epstein donated the $15,000 gift to the prestigious Hewitt Sc...
11:26 2019-07-13

Purple Heart donated to Goodwill finds way back to family TUCSON – Thanks to the help of southern Arizona, an accidently donated Purple Heart medal has found its way back to the family of Nick D’Amelio Jr. On July 8, the Goodwill of southern Arizona tweeted that a Purple Heart medal was donated to the store on Houghton and Golf Links. Goodwill ...
06:13 2019-07-11

My First Job: Anne Hathaway Before her string of movie hits, Oscar winner Anne Hathaway earned a wage as “a great babysitter.” (July 4)        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

A man who lost a toe to frostbite donated it to a Canadian bar that makes a toe-riffic toe-themed cocktail Downtown Hotel In 2018, Nick Griffiths, a marine from the UK, lost toes due to frostbite during an ultramarathon. So he decided to donate his big toe to Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Canada. The bar is known for its Sourtoe Cocktail, which is part drink and part challenge. It's a cocktail made wit...
21:39 2019-06-13

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
00:13 2019-07-19

Ross Perot donated to Trump’s re-election campaign before death: report In his last documented political act, self-made billionaire and two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot wrote out two checks to President Trump’s re-election campaign before succumbing to his battle with leukemia at the age of 89, according to a report....
07:26 2019-07-10

Anne Hathaway’s mom kept her from becoming a ‘little monster’ When she accepted the Golden Globe for “Les Misérables,” Anne Hathaway thanked her mother. The star was 8 when she saw Kate McCauley Hathaway play Fantine in the musical’s national tour — and drew on that decades later when, auditioning for the 2012 film, she was asked to do the character’s death sc...
11:00 2019-07-19

Granger Smith's Late Son's River's Donated Organs Saved 2 People's Lives Two people's lives were saved via transplants of organs donated from the late 3-year-old son of country singer Granger Smith. Last month, the musician and wife Amber Smith's......
17:00 2019-07-14

Shameful Privilege: This Kid Conveniently Got Into Yale The Same Year His Dad Donated An Enormous New Physics Professor Colleges may talk a big game about fairness in admissions, but a recent “coincidence” in the Ivy League proves that sometimes being born rich is all it takes: This kid conveniently got into Yale the same year his dad donated an enormous new physics professor....
05:26 2019-05-28

Scammers Are Using Facebook to Trick People Into Thinking They Accidentally Donated Money to ISIS Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps in an attempt to convince Americans that they accidentally gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS, according to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

Judge who upheld Trump subpoena donated to Dems on committee seeking the records The New York federal judge who ruled on Wednesday that the Trump administration must comply with two subpoenas from House Financial Services and Intelligence Committees has donated in the past to a slew of big name Democrats -- including two who currently sit on those committees....
06:39 2019-05-24

Anne Hathaway Is Pregnant With Baby No. 2 Anne Hathaway has some enchanting news: she's pregnant! On Wednesday, the Oscar winner announced she is expecting her second child with husband of almost seven years, Adam Shulman.......
22:39 2019-07-24

Introducing Anne Frank to a New Generation The collected writings of Anne Frank, the teenager whose diary became a symbol of resilience amid the Holocaust, will be published this month, when the author would have turned 90....
17:13 2019-06-17

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
03:52 2019-06-28

Do it like a gentleman: Anne Lister is a new icon of individuality With her dapper suit, twirling cane and uncompromising demeanour, 19th-century gay diarist Anne Lister was ahead of her time. As five million tune in to see Gentleman Jack, Lotte Jeffs salutes a new icon of individuality...
14:13 2019-05-22

Man Stabbed on Set of Anne Hathaway Film The Witches A crew member working on The Witches reboot, starring Anne Hathaway, was stabbed and injured on the film's set on Wednesday during a confrontation with a coworker. The incident......
22:52 2019-06-19

Le Anne Schreiber, 73, Dies; a First Among Sports Editors She was the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper’s sports section — that of The New York Times. She was later an ombudswoman for ESPN....
22:39 2019-06-04

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday....
00:52 2019-06-13

UN marks what would have been Anne Frank’s 90th birthday UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A sapling from the horse chestnut tree that Anne Frank watched from her World War II hiding place in an attic in Amsterdam has been planted and dedicated at U.N. headquarters to mark what would have been her 90th birthday. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement ...
00:39 2019-06-13

Jeopardy champ James Holzhauer donated part of his winnings to a cancer walk for Alex Trebek On the final episode of James Holzhauer’s long run on Jeopardy, Alex Trebek thanked the champ for a get-well card from his daughter, in response to the host’s battle with pancreatic cancer: “I want to express my thanks to your beautiful little daughter, Natasha, for having made this get-well card fo...
19:26 2019-06-20

Anne Frank: the real story of the girl behind the diary Boisterous, popular, self-aware: a new collection of all Frank’s known writing brings her into sharp focus, says the Costa-winning biographerAlbert Gomes de Mesquita is one of the last people alive to have known Anne Frank in person. He appears briefly in her diary as a fellow student at the Jewish ...
10:52 2019-05-25

Anne Frank's incomplete novel 'Dear Kitty' published The Jewish girl who became posthumously famous with her diary also hoped to publish a novel. The unfinished work of the Holocaust victim — who would have turned 90 on June 12 — has been released in German....
18:13 2019-06-11

On Anne Frank's 90th birthday, her friends meet students On the day Anne Frank would have turned 90, the museum dedicated to keeping alive her story has brought together schoolchildren and two of the Jewish diarist's friends at the apartment where she lived with her family before going into hiding from Nazis who occupied the Netherlands during World War I...
16:00 2019-06-12

On Anne Frank’s 90th birthday, her friends meet students AMSTERDAM (AP) — On the day Anne Frank would have turned 90, the museum dedicated to keeping alive her story has brought together schoolchildren and two of the Jewish diarist’s friends at the apartment where she lived with her family before going into hiding from Nazis who occupied the Netherl...
16:52 2019-06-12

Blackbeard and his Infamous Pirate Ship, Queen Anne's Revenge History records Blackbeard as one of the most notorious pirates; but his early years weren’t as infamous or inglorious. Edward Teach, the man who would later become the pirate known as Blackbeard, had a relatively normal childhood. His criminal lifestyle aboard his ship the Queen Anne’s Revenge, whi...
22:26 2019-06-04

Georgie Anne Geyer, Foreign Correspondent and Columnist, Dies at 84 Ms. Geyer, who broke into the business when few women reported from overseas, traveled the world and interviewed Castro and other often elusive leaders....
15:00 2019-05-21

Harvard Lampoon Apologizes for Sexualized Image of Anne Frank The student-run satirical magazine set off an uproar at Harvard by publishing an image showing the Holocaust victim’s face on the body of a bikini-clad woman....
15:00 2019-05-21

10 Times Anne Hathaway Candidly Spoke About Motherhood as She Prepares to Welcome Baby No. 2 Oh, baby! It's going to be a party of four in Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman's household. The Ocean's 8 actress shared the exciting news that she and her hubby of nearly 7......
23:52 2019-07-24

Anne Hathaway's pregnant belly makes red carpet debut Anne Hathaway revealed Brandon Maxwell added a special "Anne + 1" tag to her dress as she expects her second child.        ...
03:13 2019-08-10

Former ESPN ombudsman, sports journalism pioneer Le Anne Schreiber dies at 73 Former ESPN ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber died Friday at 73. She was first female sports editor at a major American daily newspaper for the Times.        ...
17:52 2019-06-05

Anne Hathaway Recalls Subtly Being Told to Lose Weight For a Role When She Was Just 16 Back in 1999, a young--and eager--Anne Hathaway landed her first gig on the short-lived drama series, Get Real. (The Princess Diaries came soon after, don't worry.) But rather than celebrate,......
17:39 2019-08-13

Anne Hathaway's Pregnancy Glow Is Undeniable as She Showcases Her Baby Bump Hey, mama! Anne Hathaway made quite a stylish splash when she hit the red carpet at tonight's Broadway opening Sea Wall/A Life in New York City. The A-list actress, who is currently......
06:52 2019-08-09

On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Childhood Friends Meet With Students in Amsterdam (AMSTERDAM) — For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank’s 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. Enjoying movies and cookies at Anne’s apartment meant “we didn’t think ab...
19:52 2019-06-12

Google takes you inside Anne Frank's childhood home with Street View June 12th is the 90th birthday of Anne Frank, and to mark the occasion, Google is letting you step inside the childhood home of the diarist. A virtual exhibit in the Arts & Culture app and website takes you inside Merwedeplein 37-2 in Amsterdam.......
10:39 2019-06-13

NASA Astronaut Anne McClain, Crewmates Return from Space Station Mission NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two of her Expedition 59 crewmates returned to Earth from the International Space Station Monday, landing safely in Kazakhstan at 10:47 p.m. EDT (8:47 a.m. Tuesday, June 25, local time) after months of science and four spacewalks aboard the microgravity laboratory....
05:00 2019-06-28

No getting out of chemistry classes | Brief letters GCSE science | Carry On films | Apt surnames | Clueless crosswords | Not enough womenThe idea that a state school can “scrap” GCSE chemistry because “the lab is expensive to maintain” (Letters, 8 July) is mistaken. All state secondary schools in England are required to teach science (biology, chemis...
22:00 2019-07-09

Space has potential – we need to look up | Letters Terraforming holds the key to colonising Mars, writes Jan Miller. And we already have a sizeable nuclear fusion reactor, writes David E HankeI don’t agree with Philip Ball’s thesis (Life on Mars? Sorry, Brian Cox, that’s still a fantasy, 27 May) – ever since I studied planetary geology in the 1970s ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann review – Anne Tyler meets Gertrude Stein This 1,000-page monologue of an angst-ridden US homemaker fretting about love, loss and the state of the nation is an unabashed triumphThrough no fault of your own you may not have read Lucy Ellmann’s half-dozen previous novels, ranging from Sweet Desserts (1988), which won the Guardian fiction priz...
11:39 2019-07-04

NJ couple buys out shoes at Payless Store, donated shoes to shelter MERCER COUNTY, NJ (WCAU) – A New Jersey couple had a humble idea when they stumbled across a Payless store last month: buy all 247 pairs of shoes and donate them to women and children in need. The shoe retailer filed for bankruptcy in February this year and most stores were expected to close b...
19:52 2019-07-31

Apollo 11: fly-tipping us all to the moon? | Letters Humans should not be allowed to turn the moon and planets into a junkyard, writes Phil Murray, while Ian McNicholas says space exploration is vital for the survival of our speciesYour recent series of articles commemorating the Apollo 11 moon landing have been both informative and stimulating. Your ...
19:00 2019-07-23

What astrology tells us about humans | Brief letters Astrology | Quick crossword | Old Folks Boogy | Cafe question | New 50p coins | Edinburgh festival jokesHoroscope writer Marissa Malik is quoted as saying: “Astrology reminds us there’s something bigger than humans” (Superstitious minds? Surge in enthusiasm for astrology apps, 10 August). No! It rem...
23:52 2019-08-13

How men can avoid a fashion faux pas | Brief letters Tory candidates | Quality Conservatives | Hard Times | Cheese rolling | Menswear | Mulhouse supplementI am bemused and dumbfounded that the candidates striving to become the next prime minister (Report, 29 May) believe they can individually unite the country. I suggest they start in their own backya...
04:26 2019-05-30

Anorexia, DNA, and false distinctions | Letters All psychiatric conditions are caused by an interaction between a person’s mind and body, writes Peter White. Anorexia is a quite recent phenomenon, writes Declan FlynnWhile it’s welcome news that researchers have found that certain metabolic genes are linked to anorexia nervosa (Anorexia ‘not solel...
20:00 2019-07-17

Nuclear energy and alternatives old and new | Letters Let’s go for an expansive renewable energy system, backed up with energy efficiency and energy storage, says David Blackburn. Plus Mike Ellwood on the integral fast reactor, and John Barstow on the case for keeping coal as a backupYour article on Hinkley Point C outlines the rising costs, long delay...
22:39 2019-08-14

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
19:39 2019-05-21

NASA Television to Cover Departure, Landing of Astronaut Anne McClain and Space Station Crew NASA astronaut Anne McClain and two crewmates on the International Space Station are scheduled to conclude their stay aboard the orbiting laboratory Monday, June 24....
20:39 2019-06-20

Playing cat and mouse over posh nosh | Brief letters Sajid Javid | Iranian crisis | Cafod | Feline eating habits | Holidays | Izal |• In his first 12 months as home secretary, Sajid Javid sent 8,637 people back where they came from.Prof Becky TunstallUniversity of York• Our 19th-century forebears would have excavated a canal across the UAE by now (Rep...
00:01 2019-07-22

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world is at a dangerous ...
09:26 2019-08-08

Standardise batteries on electric vehicles | Letters Richard Snape says drivers should be able to exchange a depleted battery for a fully charged one at a service station. Plus Adrian Townsend questions the wisdom of recommending a new Oxford-to-Cambridge motorwayI think the National Infrastructure Commission is on the wrong track (Letters, 1 June). T...
19:00 2019-06-04

Wisdom for happy, modern marriages | Letters Men who want to change need to organise themselves, writes Henrietta Cubitt. And one reader reflects on her relationship of 50-plus yearsWhat an interesting article by Hadley Freeman (Marriage isn’t the problem, it’s husbands, 30 May). I agree that for a marriage to be happy, it needs to be an equal...
23:52 2019-05-30

Maternal stress and the male foetus | Letters When women are secure and optimistic they produce more boys than usual, writes Sebastian KraemerZoe Williams cites the American sociologist Elizabeth Armstrong, who “examined the evidence for the detrimental effects of stress on a pregnancy. The only demonstrable correlation was between a profound s...
19:52 2019-07-04

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon” (Journal, 20 July).On the TV and in the press we are invited to get excited all over a...
20:52 2019-07-21

Motherhood is good prep for politics | Brief letters Motherhood | Awkward teacher encounters | Sheep | NHSI was bowled over by Nell Frizzell’s honesty and common sense (I learned I could be a mum and do a job, G2, 22 July). Of course, many mums can’t take her stance (try being a cleaner or tube train driver), but we need to accept that lots of jobs ca...
19:13 2019-07-24

USMCA progressing through 'side letters': Grassley Democratic congressional leaders and the Trump administration officials are inching towards an agreement on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade, one GOP leader said Tuesday....
00:26 2019-07-03

Get More From Your Letters With Custom Stationery for Print or Pixels Even in today’s digital world, notes sent under a formal letterhead can help get the right message across. Here’s how to make your own powerful design with just a few keystrokes....
20:39 2019-06-12

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addressed to the Swedish Prosecution Authority on July 31 -- before the rapper's trial had concluded -- the diplomat said the US was eager "to resolve this...
04:01 2019-08-03

The dangers of using automated facial recognition | Letters Green party peer Jenny Jones on the shocking lack of regulation around the technologyThe Guardian is right to oppose automated facial recognition (Editorial, 10 June), but in spite of concerns from MPs and peers, parliament has hardly discussed the issue. As the person who organised the only debate ...
03:00 2019-06-13

In his own words: Ex-Cardinal’s letters to abuse victims Correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he sexually abused show how a globe-trotting bishop made vulnerable men feel special — and then took advantage of them....
01:26 2019-08-07

Fighting to protect women at work | Letters Signatories including Helen Pankhurst, Sadiq Khan and Harriet Harman say the International Labour Conference in Geneva presents an opportunity to end violence and harassment against women, and call on the UK government to use its influence wiselyOver the last few years, we have come together around ...
20:13 2019-06-09

This girl’s love of the Blues wasn’t unusual | Letters As a teenage fanatical supporter of Birmingham City in the 1970s, Toni Clark says that on the terraces her gender wasn’t an issueI remember Julie Welch’s name as I was a football fan from 1969-76 (It was lonely being a female football fanatic. Not any more, Journal, 6 July). However, I never felt lo...
20:39 2019-07-08

Open and shut case for model railways | Brief letters Milkshakes | Boots and plastic | Model railways | Mulhouse | WordsearchNo, Aditya Chakrabortty, it is not “political theatre” to throw milkshakes at people (Journal, 22 May), whoever they are. If you condone this you may as well condone the shouting of sexual abuse at females in the street – just a ...
20:13 2019-05-22

What ‘rewilding’ really means for forestry and heather moorland | Letters Plantations are an excellent way to combat climate breakdown, writes Andrew Weatherall, of the National School of Forestry. And Rachel Kerr says heather moorland is rarer than rainforest and the underlying peat is more effective at carbon storage than treesThe Forestry Commission was established 100...
19:13 2019-05-24

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
13:52 2019-07-13

Mindfulness can be an active force for change in the world | Letters Readers debate Robin Purser’s dismissal of ‘a tool of self-discipline, disguised as self-help’Ronald Purser’s article on mindfulness (Tune out, 14 June) weaves a sensational point by alleging that this ancient practice is impotent beyond an individual’s relaxation because there is no call to higher ...
19:00 2019-06-16

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of re...
19:00 2019-06-16

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of using a huge aircraft and a rocket ship to give sup...
19:39 2019-07-10

'You're too much in my heart': Leonard Cohen letters to muse set for auction Christie’s says letters to Marianne Ihlen document ‘one of the most captivating love affairs of its time as well as the transformation of a young man into a great artist’It was one of the great love stories of the “flower power” era of the 1960s. And when Leonard Cohen met Marianne Ihlen it led to t...
21:13 2019-05-22

Glastonbury festival babies and solstice quirks | Letters Babies were once not uncommon at the festival, and some couples perhaps planned a summer solstice birth, writes Dr Chris Howes, while Hugh Levinson poins out that the earliest sunrise and latest sunset do not occur on the solsticeI was interested to read the piece about Heidi Wesson, whose baby was ...
21:00 2019-06-23

German journalists receive letters containing white powder Two journalists in Dortmund who report on the far-right have received letters containing a white powder. Dortmund police told DW a special police unit that investigates the far-right has taken on the case....
23:13 2019-07-04

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially charged issues came back to haunt him again Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helping him to fight forced school busing. “I want you to know that I very much appreciate your help during ...
20:52 2019-06-21

This double-height keyboard puts a numpad above the letters Keyboards are infuriating, right? With their long, thin layouts require you to move your hands left and right in order to hit specific keys. If it's a sentiment you agree with, then Chassepot / Royal Kludge's new hardware will be perfect for you. The......
01:52 2019-05-31

FDA issues warning letters to companies connected to kratom The Food and Drug Administration said it issued warning letters Tuesday to two marketers and distributors for making unproven claims and selling unapproved products containing the drug kratom....
18:52 2019-06-27

Time to bin letters making dubious solar claims Messages appear to be a ruse to get people to sign up to unnecessary servicesWe have had solar panels on our roof for some years and all is working well. Last week we received a letter from the British Trading Solar Association warning us that the five-year warranty on our inverter was due to expire...
18:39 2019-07-31

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record levels of carbon-intensive concrete just poured at th...
00:13 2019-07-03

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has acknowledged that our planet faces a climate emergency. ...
23:13 2019-06-27

Baseball at London Stadium was the right sport in the wrong place | Letters The games played by the US teams in London were fundamentally flawed, says Ed Vulliamy, and Ian J Jackson explains why baseballs fly further in DenverI was intrigued by Matthew Engel’s relative enthusiasm for the baseball London Series (Analysis, 1 July). And of course, riveted by the occasion, havi...
19:26 2019-07-03

Disgraced ex-cardinal’s letters to alleged sex abuse victims revealed VATICAN CITY — At first glance, the handwritten postcards and letters look innocuous, even warm, sometimes signed off by “Uncle T.” or “Your uncle, Father Ted.” But taken in context, the correspondence penned by disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick to the young men he is ...
20:39 2019-08-06

‘The Watcher’ home finally sells after five years of creepy letters The New Jersey home terrorized for years by creepy, sinister letters from a stalker has been sold. The creeped-out owners, who never moved into the tony Westfield property known as “The Watcher” house, sold the six-bedroom Dutch colonial for $959,360 last month, Bloomberg reported. Derek...
05:39 2019-08-09

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said on Thursday....
02:01 2019-06-14

Soccer store low on letters of Rapinoe’s name as jersey sales soar As the US women’s national soccer team heads into the World Cup finals, retailers say team merchandise is flying off shelves at record levels — with one Brooklyn soccer store struggling just to keep the letters of star Megan Rapinoe’s name in stock. Nike recently announced that the...
02:00 2019-07-04

PM Modi's 'Hand-Delivered' Letters To Village Heads A Hit. What He Wrote Concerned about the water crisis in rural areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a personal letter to 'Gram Pradhans' or village chiefs requesting them to conserve large amounts of rainwater......
09:13 2019-06-15

Leonard Cohen's 'So Long, Marianne' love letters up for auction A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, "So Long, Marianne" is going up for auction next month, two years after both of them died....
22:26 2019-05-22

Keith Botsford, Man of Letters and Saul Bellow Associate, Dies at 90 He was an uncontainable writer (novelist, essayist, biographer and more), started magazines with Bellow and died almost a year ago, to little public notice....
00:26 2019-06-15

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for their JC Penney receivables, or the money the department store chain owes them for their goods. These so...
08:52 2019-06-01

Uighur man held after leaking letters from Xinjiang camp inmates, says family Abdurahman Memet believed notes from his parents and brother were proof they had been imprisoned in Chinese ‘re-education’ centres A Uighur man who leaked letters from inmates at China’s secretive internment camps in Xinjiang has been detained, according to activists and relatives.Abdurahman Memet, ...
05:52 2019-08-14

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe’s article with interest (“The infected blood inquiry reminds us we need a less painful way to deal ...
22:26 2019-05-21

'I don't feel safe': Alabama newspapers publish letters by women on abortion ban Three local publications devoted their Sunday editions to essays from women, ranging from fear to grappling with personal beliefsThree major Alabama newspapers devoted their Sunday editions to letters from women across the state, offering an expansive look into the reactions after a nearly all-male ...
15:26 2019-05-21

New Zealand families receive handwritten letters claiming to be from dead loved ones Families in New Zealand have been left “disturbed and upset” after they received handwritten letters claiming their children had died when they haven’t....
20:13 2019-06-06

Newly released letters shine light on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick allegations Leaked emails revive a scandal involving defrocked Catholic Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, providing new evidence that the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., was disciplined after allegations of sexual misconduct....
16:52 2019-05-29

California man accused of hate crimes sent letters threatening to shoot minorities, prosecutors say California prosecutors have filed 10 felony charges against a 62-year-old man Tuesday after he allegedly mailed greeting cards—threatening to shoot minority homeowners and property managers, who moved into his neighborhood. ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Anne Hathaway recalls feeling pressured to 'lose weight' for role when she was 16 Anne Hathaway revealed in her cover story for Allure she was pressured to lose weight for one of her early roles when she was just 16.        ...
03:26 2019-08-14

Theatre company 'disgusted' after Anne Frank play poster is defaced with swastika Staff at a theatre company have been left "angry and disgusted" after vandals spray-painted a swastika on a poster promoting their play about Anne Frank and the holocaust....
16:39 2019-08-12

Man pleads guilty to sending ‘white powder,’ threatening letters to OkCupid’s Dallas office A Massachusetts man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending threatening letters – one of which included white powder – to the Dallas office of the popular dating service OkCupid in 2017....
11:00 2019-06-21

Passionate, tender, heartbreaking … letters reveal Leonard Bernstein’s 10-year secret affair The West Side Story composer met and fell in love with a young Japanese fan on tour and their romance lasted until his deathOne was among the most brilliant composers and conductors of the 20th century, a sexagenarian who brought the world one of the great love stories of musical theatre. The other ...
16:39 2019-08-17

Efficiency Win: This New Gmail Predictive Text Feature Will Auto-Write Passionate Replies To Ardent Love Letters From Your Suitors No one likes wasting their afternoon replying to email after email, and the clever minds at Google have developed a brilliant way to help their users streamline the process: A brand-new Gmail predictive text feature will now auto-write passionate replies to ardent love letters from your suitors.Wow,...
22:39 2019-06-05

Crew member stabbed on the set of Anne Hathaway's new movie 'The Witches' The incident took place Wednesday at the Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, England, where the entire "Harry Potter" franchise was famously filmed.        ...
05:39 2019-06-20

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....
16:00 2019-08-09

Anne PRO2 60% Wireless/Wired Mechanical Keyboard,Bluetooth 4.0, Ture RGB LED Backlit, Gateron Switch, Full Keys Programmable, Perfect for Gaming, Working and Home use - Blue Switch Anne PRO2 60% Wireless/Wired Mechanical Keyboard,Bluetooth 4.0, Ture RGB LED Backlit, Gateron Switch, Full Keys Programmable, Perfect for Gaming, Working and Home use - Blue Switch...
02:13 2019-07-23

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....
09:26 2019-06-09

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial, and come in a variety of colours and sizes Conti...
12:26 2019-07-04

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....
13:26 2019-06-10

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.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

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.       ...
06:13 2019-07-12

Unwanted relic displayed at museum We’ll say this about the Kevin Spacey Acting Comeback Tour—an event we did not sign up for, and would just as soon be left off of, thanks: It’s a hell of a lot fucking weirder than any of the shit Louis CK has been trying to pull. Spacey has, after all, made exactly one major public appearance in t...
08:39 2019-08-03

A Pennsylvania school district is coming under fire for sending letters to parents threatening to put their children in foster care if lunch debts remain unpaid (WBRE) Parents in an Eastern Pennsylvania school district are no longer being threatened with losing custody of their children if they don’t pay their school lunch debt. The change comes after controversy and outrage over a letter sent to parents in the Wyoming Valley West school district who ...
12:13 2019-07-20

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 2007, the Shanghai Auto Museum proudly trumpets that...
08:39 2019-06-29

New leader chosen for National Corvette Museum BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky museum dedicated to the Corvette will soon have a new leader. The National Corvette Museum’s board of directors has selected Sean Preston to serve as the museum’s president and CEO. He will succeed the museum’s longtime top executive, Wendell St...
12:00 2019-06-28

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....
06:00 2019-06-20

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
02:52 2019-06-15

This poster museum has literally the coolest exhibit around Fancy seeing your face on Rosie the Riveter’s body? How about on that Uncle Sam “I Want You” poster? There’s a photo booth for that. You’ll find it at Poster House, the city’s newest and, perhaps, coolest museum: The thermostat is set at 68 degrees, to protect the paper the posters are printed on. T...
02:26 2019-08-10

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturday  6 p.m. Tucson Arena The Tucson Sugar Skulls ar...
19:52 2019-05-23

'Whitey' Bulger praised Trump, bashed Mueller in letters from prison before he died last year Gangster James "Whitey" Bulger praised President Trump regularly in handwritten letters he wrote from prison, according to a new NBC report.        ...
23:13 2019-06-08

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 to transfer hundreds of items from European institutions to Africa, have criticised the British Muse...
13:39 2019-06-21

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th century collection of Russian businessman Sergei Shchukin going on show in a major exhibition at Moscow’s Pushkin Museum. The exhibition, ‘Sh...
17:00 2019-06-19

Museum gets massive, century-old steam engine running again BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A century-old steam engine has been put on display at Pennsylvania’s National Museum of Industrial History after workers got it running again for the first time in nearly four decades. The 115-ton Corliss engine once pumped 8 million gallons of water a day for the York Wa...
18:13 2019-05-31

Prosecutor: Boy lifted, thrown from UK museum in single move A youth court in London has ordered a British teenager held on an attempted murder charge for allegedly throwing a 6-year-old boy from a viewing area at the top of the Tate Modern art museum...
22:39 2019-08-06

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

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

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

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...
21:00 2019-07-31

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home The National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip, according to museum officials, who are looking for a new location to expand the facility's nuclear testing exhibits....
01:39 2019-06-16

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s or, more recently, guerrilla posters tracing racis...
19:13 2019-05-28

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

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum fosters hope The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is where Japanese and people from all over the world come to reflect on the horror of nuclear weapons and the healing that has taken place since the August 6, 1945, bombing....
17:26 2019-08-06

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discovery Channel — threw in something a bit more o...
20:26 2019-06-11

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....
03:26 2019-06-15

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....
21:39 2019-05-21

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

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 director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent further damage to the museum. There was no immediate w...
20:39 2019-06-14

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 the fifth and final stop on the national tour of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition Destination...
20:39 2019-06-14

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

Holocaust historians divided over Warsaw ghetto museum Director hits back at critics who say the institution, backed by Poland’s populist party, will distort wartime historyThe museum of the Warsaw ghetto is not due to open for several years, but is already shaping up to be one of the most contentious museums in Europe.Backed by Poland’s populist govern...
20:52 2019-06-22

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....
00:52 2019-07-02

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
18:13 2019-07-15

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan Buddhas, which had towered for 15 centuries in a ...
22:26 2019-07-03

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. ...
20:26 2019-07-20

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......
20:26 2019-07-24

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe all at the same time. The website, aptly named Us...
19:26 2019-07-04

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum ‘Cool Summer Nights’ WILDCARD Cool Summer Nights 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday Desert Museum The Desert Museum’s ‘Cool Summer Nights’ are in full swing. Visitors can experience the park after dark until 10 p.m. There will be animal presentations, food, arts and crafts and adult beverages available. Arizon...
19:13 2019-07-11

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finished, and we’ve been treated to an advance look ahea...
13:01 2019-07-10

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
16:13 2019-07-22

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....
00:52 2019-07-02

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great symbol of freedom. Here, kids can clamber over and s...
07:00 2019-05-25

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....
18:52 2019-07-15

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....
20:01 2019-06-28

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
20:26 2019-06-07

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
18:26 2019-07-31

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal greenhouse encrusted with coral, a new museum of und...
17:39 2019-07-18

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth to a female cub through an artificial insemination...
05:26 2019-06-15

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
23:13 2019-07-20

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
16:26 2019-07-18

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was also a community activist who teamed up with local...
04:39 2019-07-16

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
05:00 2019-08-15

Ahead of vote, Ukrainian museum shows ‘election trash’ A Darth Vader costume, playground equipment, pastries and boxes of food all are part of an exhibit at Ukraine’s National History Museum displaying the colorful behavior and questionable practices that characterize the country’s elections...
15:00 2019-07-20

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up with police on an anti-drug and -violence program &...
03:39 2019-07-15

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos collection — included ribbed body stockings and vinyl m...
05:13 2019-07-20

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down this month after a protest by the US art photograph...
21:13 2019-07-17

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

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 President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday Peter Schaefer’s resignation was appropriat...
15:00 2019-06-15

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:33 2019-05-21

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him.        ...
17:52 2019-07-31

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
20:52 2019-06-28

Odd Skull in Museum Finally Confirmed as a Narhwal-Beluga Hybrid Back in 1990, subsistence hunters in Greenland gave a skull to scientists. Its origin, they explained, was a strange creature, evenly grey, with flippers like a beluga but a tail like a narwhal. The specimen was larger than either a beluga or a narwhal’s skull, but seemed to contain the proportions ...
16:39 2019-06-20

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at 9 a.m., on Friday –the exhibit is composed of art...
05:00 2019-06-22

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

Israeli Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps assured a slave labor supply to help in the Nazi war ...
22:13 2019-06-19

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

Kacey Musgraves’ museum exhibit gives her time to reflect Kacey Musgraves hadn’t taken much time to reflect on her career until she saw it chronicled behind museum glass. The Texas singer is the subject of a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. (July 2)        ...
13:00 2019-07-03

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
19:00 2019-08-14

'Lost' statue of Alexander the Great found in museum warehouse Archaeologists have discovered a stunning, albeit noseless, bust of Alexander the Great, but not from an ongoing excavation located in Alexander's ancient, sprawling empire....
17:39 2019-08-07

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum encourages visitors to bring pencils, notebooks, back...
01:00 2019-07-05

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned hedgefunders....
00:52 2019-08-08

Fox movies like Home Alone and Night At The Museum to get some kind of reboot for Disney+ Disney has finished absorbing Fox’s film assets into its giant, toothy mouth (we’re picturing something like Venom, if he wasn’t owned by Sony), which means it’s time for some of those film assets to start earning their keep. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney is already planning some kind ...
07:13 2019-08-07

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights activist Hafsat Nabiola...
18:26 2019-07-31

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week. Principal Arturo Forrest told The Boston Globe one museum sta...
03:13 2019-05-25

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....
19:13 2019-06-12

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
15:13 2019-05-21

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the western hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating its statue of famed Pharaoh Ramses II from the Egy...
16:52 2019-06-12

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.        ...
10:52 2019-06-06

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

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.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Asheville, Nort......
05:00 2019-05-27

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still bears a rust mark, the consequence of a bloody fing...
08:13 2019-05-27

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
20:13 2019-06-12

Hidden Women of History: Ennigaldi-Nanna, Curator of the World’s First Museum “It belongs in a museum.” With these words, Indiana Jones, the world’s best-known fictional archaeologist, articulated an association between archaeologists, antiquities, and museums that has a very long history.  ...
12:52 2019-06-03

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that has been hidden in plain sight in a South African museum collection for 30 years.The fossilised bones had been misidentified as a peculiar specimen of ...
21:01 2019-08-05

Sadiq Khan backs London slavery museum to challenge racism Exclusive: Britain’s role in slave trade demonstrates need for museum, says mayorSadiq Khan has endorsed proposals for a British slavery museum in London as a way of combating modern-day racism.The idea has been put forward by the Fabian Society, which says it could help address discrimination again...
18:00 2019-08-11

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by reselling old tickets and keeping sight-seers’ entrance ...
02:13 2019-07-11

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
17:39 2019-06-12

Kevin Spacey reads poem about forsaken boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
02:26 2019-08-04

From LeBron to Yoda: Milwaukee's 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.        ...
21:39 2019-05-24

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles Dickens Museum at 48 Doughty Street in London sai...
17:39 2019-07-18

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
19:13 2019-06-15

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
08:39 2019-07-16

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. An Agence Fran...
08:00 2019-07-18

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than 2018's jam-packed affair), owing perhaps to Sony'...
15:26 2019-06-16

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thur...
17:52 2019-07-31

Kevin Spacey reads poem about dejected boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed...
17:52 2019-08-03

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution...
19:52 2019-05-28

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played ...
09:26 2019-05-26

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
21:13 2019-05-28

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....
04:39 2019-08-06

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades.Among highlights is a 1947 passenger aircraft tha...
22:26 2019-05-21

‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ exhibit launches at the Brooklyn Museum For seven decades, French designer Pierre Cardin has been an architect of avant-garde chic, inventing everything from bubble dresses to his own fabric. Taking inspiration from space exploration and technology, he conjured gravity-defying gowns with orbiting tiers, “Computer” coats with origami-esque...
03:52 2019-07-06

Dutch painting stolen by Nazi soldier returned to Florence museum The “Flower Vase” is a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, an early 18th-century artist whose exquisitely detailed still-life works were highly sought in his day....
22:39 2019-07-19

25 years of Bonn's history museum: Postwar Germany portrayed through objects The Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, one of Germany's most popular museums, opened 25 years ago. Beyond pieces of the Berlin Wall, here's why a dentist's chair is among the exhibits of its permanent exhibition....
17:39 2019-06-12

Comic-Con's Jean-Luc Museum Teases the New Frontier of Star Trek: Picard Decades after disembarking from the Starship Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) is finally returning where no one has gone before with Star Trek: Picard. The upcoming San Diego Comic-Con panel promises a new look at the series (and hopefully Picard’s dog). But, for those wanting a dee...
06:00 2019-07-20

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from......
22:00 2019-06-21

‘Stranger Things’ cast pranks fans at wax museum with Jimmy Fallon Madame Tussaud’s “Stranger Things” attraction came to life Wednesday. The young cast of Netflix’s hit sci-fi series teamed up with Jimmy Fallon to prank unsuspecting visitors at the Times Square venue on last night’s episode of “The Tonight Show.” “Eve...
19:00 2019-06-27

British Museum to return looted Afghan artefacts found at Heathrow Buddhist heads likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made wooden crates at Heathrow are to be returned to Afghanistan where they will be star museum exhibits.The B...
19:26 2019-07-08

Guests wore blackface, pith hats to ‘Africa party’ at museum in Belgium Belgium’s racist colonial past was on full display at an African-themed party over the weekend which featured black face, pith hats and voodoo-like skulls on sticks, according to a new report. The sold-out event was hosted Sunday by the company Thé Dansant and held at the Royal Museum for Cent...
15:00 2019-08-08

The Stranger Things kids freaked the fuck out of people at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum When you’re a kid starring in Stranger Things, you’re used to freaky stuff, so it probably would take a lot to scare you. In fact, you might be more interested in scaring other people. So it’s not too surprising than when the young Stranger Things cast—Caleb McLaughlin, Gaten Matarazzo, Sadie Sink, ...
00:39 2019-06-28

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....
02:00 2019-07-14

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school students said they were subjected to racism by staff and...
15:26 2019-05-25

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.       ...
09:52 2019-07-13

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports. Ronn Jermaine Bell, who lived in one of the Loui...
02:26 2019-07-17

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
16:13 2019-05-25

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
16:13 2019-07-22

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages.        ...
21:39 2019-05-24

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emerged as central to realising them.In February 1981,...
08:13 2019-08-17

A museum canceled its Robert Mapplethorpe show — and decades later, it’s finally trying to make amends “How do you come to terms with a significant ghost from your past?” Thirty years after the Corcoran’s decision, a new exhibition relives the fallout....
20:13 2019-06-12

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says 'I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time' “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
20:26 2019-06-10

A Tiny Drone Carrying a Deconstructed GoPro Captured This Incredible Dinosaur Museum Fly-Through It’s one thing to pilot a drone along a picturesque coastline, capturing breathtaking footage you could never get on the ground. But it takes an entirely different level of skill to pilot a drone through intricate dinosaur skeletons inside a museum. So how do you squeeze a flying camera through suc...
17:52 2019-06-04

Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder’s death Baton Rouge’s African American history museum was found vandalized on Monday — exactly one month after it’s 75-year-old founder, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was murdered. Police were investigating the damage, including shattered windows and benches that were flipped over at the Louisiana insti...
10:00 2019-08-13

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has always been on a mission: to let the world know that...
17:39 2019-06-08

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
17:39 2019-07-18

Watch the Stranger Things Cast Absolutely Terrify Fans at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum The Upside Down didn't even have our hearts racing this fast. During a horrifying yet hilarious skit on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night, the cast of Netflix's......
20:26 2019-06-27

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.        ...
22:26 2019-06-04

Not a baaad idea: Pilot project to bring grazing sheep to Living Prairie Museum A pilot project to test the feasibility of grazing sheep as a way to manage vegetation is coming to the St. James-area museum – one of the few remaining areas of Winnipeg still home to native tall grass prairie – beginning Monday....
02:52 2019-06-08

Cops probing anti-Semitic message at Jewish Children’s Museum as hate crime An anti-Semitic note was found on a billboard at the Brooklyn Jewish Children’s Museum on Thursday evening, and police are now investigating it as a hate crime, cops said. The post-it note with “Hitler is Coming” scrawled on it was found on a billboard that was designed for visitors to leave positiv...
09:13 2019-05-31

Boston Museum of Fine Arts Apologizes for Racist Remarks, Profiling 7th Grade Students Typically field trips are an opportunity for students to explore the world beyond the schoolyard, but unfortunately, nearly two dozen 7th grade students at Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Dorchester, Mass., had their visit to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts ruined by racist p...
21:26 2019-05-23

A beloved Baton Rouge activist and founder of African American Museum discovered dead in the trunk of her car Deborah White on Facebook A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her car. The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found Friday but the cause of her death is reportedly still unknown.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: Nxivm ...
09:26 2019-07-15

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmakers eulogized the civil rights activist as "a mother of the community."...
18:52 2019-07-15

Newly Discovered Photo of Harriet Tubman Now on Display at National Museum of African American History and Culture A newly discovered photo of Harriet Tubman is now on display for the first time at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The portrait offers a rare glimpse of Tubman, casually posed in a chair wearing what is described as an elegant dress that ...
21:52 2019-05-29

Kevin Spacey makes appearance after dropped sexual misconduct case, reads poem at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey read a poem about a worn-out boxer at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct case against him collapsed.        ...
18:13 2019-08-03

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
01:13 2019-06-07

What dads actually want for Father’s Day Not sure what to get dad for Father’s Day this year? According to new research, you’re better off reaching for the phone than a “World’s Best Dad” mug. The new survey of 2,000 dads revealed that three in four dads (76 percent) prefer an experience over a physical gift for Father’s Day. And the top.....
22:39 2019-06-10

Quincy Jones Celebrates the Sound and Soul of Black Power with the Broad Museum's 'Soul of a Nation Celebration' Throughout the course of American history, black folks have relied on artistic expression to both anesthetize our pain and serve as a creative conduit....
02:26 2019-06-04

Meet the father of the Polestar 1 When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand, Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"...
22:00 2019-06-18

Father’s Day Weekend Forecast Talk about a perfect day! Today may end up being one of the top weather days of the year. The weekend will begin on a similar note. If Dad is feeling like a round of golf, a day at the pool, or a barbecue, tomorrow is the day to do it with almost no interruptions. Saturday will be breezy and warmer ...
20:39 2019-06-14

Top tech gifts for Father’s Day (NBC News) Father’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still looking for a gift, there are some top gadgets that he’s sure to love. For the techie Dad, why not give him the gadget to keep all of his other gadgets charged? The Base Station Hub from Nomad does just that, and is only $100. For the...
22:26 2019-06-14

The best gifts for Father's Day Father's Day is a special time to celebrate dad for all he's done, but getting him the perfect gift can be tricky. Here's some ideas.       ...
02:00 2019-06-11

My Name Is Heracles, And I Have Father Issues The story of Heracles is considered one of the oldest of the Greek myths. Heracles’ popularity stretched from the western world to the far reaches of northern India.  ...
21:52 2019-08-16

A letter to… my hypocritical father ‘We were never allowed our own meals or new toys – these would spoil us, you said’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou and my mother divorced when my sibling was two and I was a baby. You earned a great deal of money, but my motherwas too principled to take alimony, so we were raised within th...
08:39 2019-08-03

Father’s Day Forecast: Hot and dry conditions TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 kicked off this weekend but we aren’t expecting any rain this week. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards this week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degrees under abundant sunshine. If you have Father̵...
20:52 2019-06-16

I saw my father kill himself when I was nine years old Traumatic memories can condemn you to reliving the past over and over. It may be useful, says Annalisa Barbieri, to seek professional helpI am a 17-year-old orphan. When I was growing up, my father was my rock, a gentle, caring single parent. He struggled with mental illness (I found out after he di...
18:00 2019-05-31

Take Advantage of These Father's Day Sales This Sunday is Father’s Day⁠—in case it slipped your mind—and instead of buying him a tie this year, maybe it’s time you get him something he’ll actually use. Here are a few of the best deals and discounts we’ve discovered on the internet (and maybe an item or two you might want to buy for yourself)...
19:52 2019-06-13

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
19:13 2019-06-11

13 Stylish Father's Day Gifts Your Dad Will Actually Want to Wear We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:52 2019-06-09

More Father’s Day Gift Guide Ideas For Your Dad (Not For You) Here’s the thing. If you’re a dad between the ages of, oh, let’s say 25 to 45, Father’s Day #content is not for you. I mean, it is. You are a father (to be read in a Maury Povich voice, obviously), but all the gift guides out in these online streets? Not so much....
05:26 2019-06-08

Father’s Day gift ideas for rad dads everywhere Step up your gifting game with these practical yet cool picks for all the dads in your life. Reminder: Father’s Day is Sunday, June 16 this year!...
21:13 2019-06-11

Man charged with killing his dad during Father’s Day argument A Miami ex-con allegedly killed his dad on Father’s Day, authorities said. Marcus Sakers, 32, was charged with second-degree murder after cops said he shot his 60-year-old father, Fedel Ezekiel Peake, as they wrestled on the ground following a heated argument late Sunday, police told the Miami Heral...
21:39 2019-06-18

The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop right now There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
17:00 2019-06-10

Mike Martin Jr. to take over for his father at Florida St. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Longtime assistant Mike Martin Jr. has been promoted to head coach at Florida State, taking over the program where his father became the career wins leader in all NCAA sports. FSU announced his hiring Friday. On Wedbesday, the Seminoles ended their 23rd College World Series ...
23:39 2019-06-21

The Latest: Ortiz’s father: Son is out of danger SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on a shooting that injured former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (all times local): 1:15 a.m. The father of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says his son is out of danger after being wounded in a shooting at a bar in the Dominican Repu...
07:26 2019-06-10

Here's how more Americans can save for retirement, according to the 'father of the 401(k)' More employers, like small businesses, need to start offering retirement savings plans to their workers, says Ted Benna, best known as the 'father of the 401(k).'...
18:26 2019-07-08

You can get 10% off selected retailers at eBay for Father's Day Father's Day is coming up fast – Sunday, June 16 to be exact – and if you're still looking for the perfect gift, it might be worth looking to eBay for inspiration. In the spirit of celebrating dads everywhere, eBay is giving UK customers 10% off purchases from a number o...
17:52 2019-06-07

7 Unique Father's Day Gifts to Surprise Dad We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
15:00 2019-06-02

Neymar has not disrespected PSG, says player’s father "Neymar has not shown a lack of respect to Paris Saint-Germain by choosing their Champions League defeat to Barcelona two years ago as his favourite memory, according to the player’s father."...
17:00 2019-07-15

Should I tell my children their late father had an affair? The big question you have to ask is, what do you hope to achieve by telling them? There are other people you can talk to, says Annalisa BarbieriAfter a long marriage, my husband passed away suddenly some time ago. What my children don’t know is that, when they were growing up, a crisis occurred in o...
18:00 2019-07-05

Seven Father's Day gift ideas under $50 Shopping for the fathers and father figures in our lives seems to get more challenging. But you don’t have to spend a fortune to show dad you care.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. But the Holy See’s May 22 approval adjusting...
04:26 2019-06-06

10 Outdoorsy Gifts That Dad Will Actually Want to Open on Father's Day ‘Tis the season where everyone has a suggestion as to what gift you should buy your father. Pro tip: avoid the same old cliché items like whiskey bottles or barbecue utensils. Been there, done that. For outdoorsy dads, it is better to find an item they can use and abuse while enjoying their favorite...
01:52 2019-05-22

Budweiser’s Father’s Day ad celebrates stepfathers who go above, beyond TODAY – On Sunday, people will be honoring fathers across the country with everything from handmade coupon books and cards to discounts and freebies at many restaurants. But a dad isn’t just someone who happens to be a blood relative. There are all kinds of dads and father figures in the...
03:13 2019-06-14

Avicii had not planned suicide, his father says Superstar DJ Avicii's father says his son had not planned to kill himself, and described the "long talks" the pair had about his mental health and punishing touring schedule before his death last year....
17:13 2019-07-03

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars are pricey and not terribly practical, but that doesn’t make them any less desirable, so physicist Sterling Backus decided to leverage the power ...
07:26 2019-07-09

Hey, Dads: What's the Best Father's Day Gift You've Ever Received? Dad? Daaaad. Daaaaaaaaad? We, the children (and spouses and general dad enthusiasts, I guess), want to make you happy on your approaching day o’ appreciation. So, inquiring minds want to know: What’s the best Father’s Day gift you’ve ever received, ever? Tell us in the comments below, so that maybe ...
05:13 2019-06-04

A letter to… my father, whose activism inspired my own ‘You weren’t always the greatest dad, but you were a first-class human being’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou weren’t always the greatest dad. You left us – my sister and me – when we were small. To your credit, you stuck around in England for a while, tried to make a go of it, even though...
10:39 2019-08-17

A Father’s Day spectacle in the sky: Strawberry Moon (AccuWeather) – Father’s Day celebrations will end with a full ‘Strawberry Moon’, the first full moon in the month of June and the last full moon of spring. However, thunderstorms and partially cloudy skies will complicate viewing it in some portions of the United States but ...
04:52 2019-06-17

A Memoirist Remembers the Twinkle in Her Father’s Eye In “Travel Light, Move Fast,” the fourth volume of Alexandra Fuller’s lacerating portrait of her family, she focuses on her loving and lighthearted father, Tim....
12:52 2019-08-06

Tate Modern incident: Teenager charged with attempted murder after child, 6, 'thrown from viewing platform' of London museum A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder after a six-year-old boy was allegedly thrown from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery....
06:52 2019-08-06

Florida man sentenced to 15 years for dismembering father A Boca Raton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for dismembering his father's dead body, but was found not guilty of murder for the crime....
20:26 2019-06-22

Warmer But Eventually Stormier Father’s Day Weekend If Dad’s in the mood to BBQ this weekend, tell him to light it up early! Scattered showers & storms are likely the closer to Father’s Day we get. We’re mostly sunny and spectacular Friday with highs in the mid to upper 70s. Saturday will see partly sunny skies, a gusty southerly wi...
10:52 2019-06-14

Nazis Killed Her Father. Then She Fell in Love With One. Their billionaire descendants, who control Krispy Kreme, Stumptown and other iconic brands, are grappling with the exposure of an unspeakable secret....
11:13 2019-06-14

VIDEO: Father’s Day shout out from Tucson Today TUCSON – As Father’s Day approaches, the Tucson Today crew took some time to honor and celebrate the very special men in their lives. News 4 Tucson wishes all dad out there a happy Father’s Day this Sunday. Show us how you’re celebrating Father’s Day, by sharing your photos with us: Subm...
18:13 2019-06-14

Survey: Dads overwhelmingly happy there is a Father’s Day If you think that dads across America don’t care about Father’s Day, think again, according to Swagbucks’ Father’s Day survey of more than 1,500 people, including 560 dads, that is definitely not the case. When asked if they cared that there is a day for dads 74 percent said ...
22:26 2019-06-14

This popular DNA kit is on sale just in time for Father's Day Help Dad unlock the secrets to his DNA with AncestryDNA's popular kit, on sale for its second-best price until June 17.        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
23:26 2019-06-10

'My father's estate was a complete mess – he left no will' How one daughter dealt with the complex financial aftermath of her parent’s deathCan any of us be prepared for the death of a parent? Dealing with the shock and pain of grief, and then having to manage all the different financial aspects in a level-headed manner, can be daunting.There are practical ...
10:26 2019-06-15

The 6 best TV dads of all time, in honor of Father's Day From Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith) to Ned Stark (Sean Bean), we celebrate our favorite TV dads just like our real ones this Father's Day.        ...
18:26 2019-06-13

Father's Day gifts: the best last-minute deals from Walmart Father's Day is almost here (Sunday, June 16 to be exact) and if you still need a last-minute gift, then you've come to the right place. Walmart's Father's Day sale includes fantastic gifts for dad that either ship in time for Father's Day or are available for in-store picku...
16:52 2019-06-13

Score a massive 73% discount on this VPN deal thanks to Father's Day If you're looking for a cheap VPN deal, then you're in luck. Starting today through to Father's Day next Sunday, you can save up to a massive 73% on IPVanish plans. It's a fantastic promotion, and means that you can get online protection and all the other perks a VPN affords for ...
18:39 2019-06-08

Father and son build 3D-printed Lamborghini Aventador The vehicle was born out of a desire to teach kids that science can be cool, according to its creator, physicist Sterling Backus. He is chronicling the incredible project via a Facebook page....
20:52 2019-07-09

The 8 best Father's Day sales you should shop this month There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
03:01 2019-06-09

Sea of Love: A Father, His Daughter and the Boat He Made for Her Part memoir, part history, part adventure tale, Jonathan Gornall’s “How to Build a Boat” is a lyrical ode to the pleasures of working with your hands....
17:39 2019-05-31

South Korean Follows in His Father's Footsteps---to the North A South Korean man who defected to North Korea appears likely to fill a high-ranking role in Pyongyang’s rubber-stamp legislature, a position formerly held by his parents, who defected in 1986....
22:13 2019-07-09

Struggling Tiger says 'Father Time' catching up with him If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then Thursday's opening round of the British Open was a reality check....
02:39 2019-07-19

Create an Annual Father's Day Gift Tradition I would argue that buying a Father’s Day gift is more challenging than buying a Mother’s Day gift. Gifts to show Mom she’s appreciated are pretty standard and welcome every year: jewelry, flowers, a plant, gift certificates for a pedicure or a massage. But then Father’s Day rolls around and we get ...
04:00 2019-06-14

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:00 2019-06-22

"Blindsided," Says Father As Autistic Boy, 11, Gets "Most Annoying" Award It was a typical end-of-the-year school celebration at the Golden Corral restaurant in Gary, Indiana, last month. Parents, teachers and the school's principal ate lunch while students received awards....
09:13 2019-06-05

Father: nationwide Canada manhunt will end in son’s death The father one of the suspects in the murders of American woman and her Australian boyfriend as well as the death of another man said Wednesday he expects the nation-wide man hunt to end in his son’s death...
02:39 2019-07-25

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in China -- noted that China will not forbid traditional internal combustion engines....
22:00 2019-07-02

Father's Day 2019: Cool tech and gadgets for dad Dad's big day is coming up, and finding just the right gift can be tough. Here are some of the coolest gadgets for Father's Day, whether it's for the outdoorsy dad, the techie dad, or the foodie dad....
08:13 2019-06-12

'My father said I should be looking after the cows': the first female Tuareg guitarist Fatou Seidi Ghali once had to practise on her brother’s guitar in secret. She and her band, Les Filles de Illighadad, are now taking the world by stormLes Filles de Illighadad are in their dressing room, listening to music on their phones and scrolling through social media apps. Fatou Seidi Ghali, t...
16:01 2019-08-01

Man shot by teenagers dies in the same hospital where he had just become a father Tyrese Garvin, 20, had just finished visiting his newborn twins at the Louisville hospital when he was shot Sunday.        ...
05:52 2019-06-30

Man found guilty of killing his father after his allowance was cut at age 30 Thomas Gilbert Jr., who was accused of killing his father after the older man cut back his weekly allowance, was found guilty Friday of murder in the second degree....
04:13 2019-06-30

Meghan McCain says Trump will 'never' 'be a great man' like her father "View" co-host Meghan McCain doubled down on her criticism for the president after she called him out on Wednesday for his administration's request to hide the USS John S. McCain during Trump's visit to Japan....
19:26 2019-05-30

Police: Bodies of mom, son found where boy's father cut wood The bodies of an Oregon mother and her 3-year-old son have been found more than a month after they vanished, hidden in a forest where the boy's father cut wood, authorities said Monday....
00:26 2019-06-18

Guidemaster: Ars picks 11 gifts you can get Dad for Father’s Day 2019 Enlarge / These kids evidently got their dad a tie or some kind of parking lot toy... were wireless, noise-cancelling headphones not yet a thing? (credit: Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis) The annual day devoted to dads is approaching yet again, so it's time to start thinking (if you have...
15:52 2019-06-11

Bill Cosby says he is still ‘America’s Dad’ in Father Day’s tweet Despite serving a prison sentence for sexual assault, Bill Cosby stays active on social media. On Sunday, he posted a Father’s Day message on Twitter that social media users said fell flat. “Hey, Hey, Hey…It’s America’s Dad…,” the disgraced actor tweeted on Sunday. “I know it’s late, but to al...
22:13 2019-06-17

Father's Day 2019: 10 Most-Memorable Quotes On Fatherhood Father's Day in 2019: Fathers dedicate their lives for the well-being of their children. They work, care, share and are always the first ones to rise up to any crisis....
10:39 2019-06-15

Neymar accused of rape, his father calls it ‘a set up’ A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place May 15 a...
04:39 2019-06-02

Father who was shot after his twins were born has died LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 20-year-old Kentucky father who had watched the birth of his first children before being shot last week has been pronounced dead. News outlets report Tyrese Garvin was taken off of life support Friday. He was shot in a drive-by shooting, walking home from the hospital where ...
16:52 2019-07-01

The 5 best TV shows to binge-watch with your dad this Father's Day From "Iron Chef" to "American Ninja Warrior" to "Parenthood," we have five shows to watch with your dad no matter what genre you're looking for.        ...
22:13 2019-06-15

The Apology by Eve Ensler review – my father, who abused me The Vagina Monologues writer revisits her childhood in a powerful imagined letter from her father – the words of repentance he never utteredEve Ensler begins her memoir with a simple dedication: “For every woman still waiting for an apology.” Ensler counts among these women herself. The award-winnin...
12:52 2019-06-12

JBL is discounting a bunch of speakers and headphones for Father's Day Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. JBL makes great speakers and headph...
21:52 2019-06-05

'I just had to cry': Woman discovers sister's photo in Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Dorothy Pitchford marched in a protest on the capitol in 1963. Over 50 years later, her sister saw her photo in the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.        ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Father, daughter who died trying to cross into the US are buried in El Salvador The Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande trying to cross into the United States were buried Monday in a private service, a day after El Salvador's president took the blame for their deaths....
03:13 2019-07-02

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country....
19:00 2019-06-01

Drowned father and daughter mourned at El Salvador cemetery Valeria Ramirez, 6, listens to speeches along with the rest of her family as attendees take part in a vigil for Oscar Alberto Martinez and his daughter, Valeria, in McAllen, Texas, Sunday, June 30, 2019. The young father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms last week in an attempt to ...
19:39 2019-07-01

Son Begs Father Not to Call Cops on Black Man for Standing Outside A man was caught on video performing the sacred ritual passed down from his fugitive slave catcher ancestors when on July 4, he called the police on a black man who refused to submit to his nonexistent authority as the cop caller’s son tearfully begged his father not to continue his public display o...
23:26 2019-07-08

Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93 In a breakthrough in the 1960s, he showed that computers could be used interactively with quick results, and also made secure from others’ using them....
06:39 2019-07-13

Myanmar marks anniversary of killing of founding father Myanmar’s civilian and military leaders have jointly commemorated the anniversary of the assassination of the country’s independence hero, who was gunned down 72 years ago...
11:52 2019-07-19

| Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Tiger Woods admitted age and a troublesome back will make competing for more majors more difficult after shooting a 7-over par opening round at the Open Championship....
02:52 2019-07-19

Father's Day gifts from Walmart: deals on headphones, smartwatches, and more Father's Day is just around the corner (Sunday, June 16 to be exact) and if you're still searching for the perfect gift for dad, then you've come to the right place. We've rounded up some fantastic Father's Day gifts from Walmart that include something for everyone.Our Fathe...
17:00 2019-06-04

The father of modern computing: Alan Turing's legacy Personal life and substantial works of face of new £50 note have only recently been properly appreciatedAlan Turing to feature on new £50 noteAlan Turing, the face of the new £50 note, is recognised as a key figure in Britain’s codebreaking efforts at Bletchley Park during the second world war, a ma...
22:39 2019-07-15

Joe Horrigan wins PFWA award named for his father Football historian Joe Horrigan, who retired on June 1 as executive director after 42 years on the Pro Football Hall of Fame's staff, has been selected as the 2019 Jack Horrigan Award winner by the Professional Football Writers of America        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Woman accuses Neymar of rape, father says player set up A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The player’s father calls the incident “a setup” against his son. The document obtained by The Associated Press on Saturday says the incident took place on May 15 at 8:20 p....
01:26 2019-06-02

Boy survives after being left for dead with father's body in Mexico They had been brutally attacked while traveling across Veracruz state in Mexico, in a tragedy that underscores the desperation driving so many Central Americans to make the dangerous trek north to the United States by land, often putting their lives in the hands of smugglers....
07:00 2019-07-11

A white father called police on a black man. Both men speak out A black man who was accused of trespassing at a San Francisco apartment building by a white father and shot video of their tense encounter is responding to the father's explanation and apology....
03:13 2019-07-11

Man had ‘father-son’ chat with dying son before fatal stabbing, prosecutors say A Texas dad shot his son, had a heart-to-heart chat with him as he was dying — and then stabbed him to death, prosecutors said. Sherman Shirley Fricks, 68, was arrested at his home in Deer Park on Sunday after police found Sherman Palmer Fricks, 27, with multiple gunshot and stab wounds. Cops and pa...
18:00 2019-06-04

‘I Didn’t Want Them to Go’: Salvadorans Grieve for Father and Daughter Who Drowned A photograph capturing the fate of Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter, Angie Valeria, points to one of the major drivers of the crisis that convinced them to migrate: economic duress....
02:52 2019-06-29

Princeton Graduate Killed His Father For Allowance Cut To $300, Convicted Then-30-year-old Thomas Gilbert Jr. fatally shot his 70-year-old father in the head hours after his already tightened weekly money was decreased to $300, according to the Manhattan District Attorney's......
04:39 2019-06-29

N4T Investigators: Tucson father recovering from pacemaker surgery We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators brought you last month, about a Tucson man who was facing an unexpected surgery to deal with a dying battery in his pacemaker. He is now back home and healing, but his road to recovery has not been all that smooth. “The stress levels have ...
09:52 2019-06-06

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country. The elder Tshisekedi died more than two years ago in Brussels at 84 but family members say then-Congo President Joseph ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Pakistan’s police arrest father for killing transgender son PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police have arrested a man for murdering his own transgender son, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Officer Azmat Khan said Sunday that the father, Aurangzeb Akbar, had given the police written assurance that he wouldn’t harm his son, when returning him...
15:52 2019-06-30

Prosecutor: Father who killed kids is selfish, evil man COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says a South Carolina father who admitted he killed his five children isn’t insane, but a selfish, evil man. In closing arguments during a death penalty trial Monday, Solicitor Rick Hubbard said Timothy Jones Jr. didn’t hear voices, but made choices whe...
21:52 2019-06-03

Father jailed for stalking judge who banned him from seeing his children A father who branded a family court judge a "vile monster" in a series of threatening messages during a nine-month online stalking campaign has been jailed for a year....
20:26 2019-08-07

Five Years After Michael Brown’s Death, His Father Wants a New Investigation The death of Michael Brown Jr. set into motion profound changes in policing, race relations and society that continue to reverberate. “We’re not stopping until we get justice,” his father said....
22:52 2019-08-09

She Lost Her Father To Suicide. She Hopes A Billboard Can Save Others Her father's suicide interrupted all the normal 17-year-old things. The night it happened, Nicole Leth had been worried about who would be her homecoming date, what grade she would get in Algebra 2......
07:52 2019-08-03

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of Fame.”...
01:13 2019-08-02

Ram Vilas Paswan Wants Son Chirag As Minister. "Which Father Wouldn't?" Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, confident of another term for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, indicated today that his son Chirag Paswan may join the government. "Which father wouldn't want......
15:00 2019-05-22

Father dies trying to rescue his toddler from Minnesota lake DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell from a bridge into a northwestern Minnesota lake. The Becker County sheriff’s office says Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz jumped into Detroit Lake after his child fell from the br...
20:39 2019-06-16

New Gillette ad shows father helping transgender son to shave Samson Bonkeabantu Brown says he was honored to star in ad‘My father encouraged me to live authentically as my best self’A transgender man learning to shave is featured in a new ad by razor company Gillette. The ad, posted to Gillette’s Facebook page, features Toronto-based artist Samson Bonkeabantu...
06:26 2019-05-29

Father of the Year Honoree shares recipe for fatherhood TUCSON- Every year the Tucson Father’s Day Council honors amazing men in our community who have proven to be excellent dads. Joe Snell, the President and CEO of Sun Corridor Inc., is one of the seven honorees. “Nothing more important to me than being a father and then to have people come...
07:13 2019-05-29

Father arrested in Japan for using stun gun to discipline children A Japanese man was arrested on Wednesday for using a stun gun to discipline his three children, police said, the latest in a series of child-abuse cases that have prompted legislators to seek a ban on corporal punishment....
09:01 2019-05-29

Dad-son anchors Lester and Stefan Holt set for special Father’s Day Every weekday at 4 p.m., NBC “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and his son Stefan Holt, who is the co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s 4 p.m. newscast, come together at 30 Rock to film a teaser for the upcoming nightly broadcast. “There’s a three-minute commercial break, so we do a quick catch up,” Lester...
04:52 2019-06-15

Father of Belgian backpacker missing in Australia appeals for help The father of a teenaged Belgian backpacker missing in Australia for more than two weeks pleaded for help on Monday, saying his son could be in grave danger, as police called the disappearance baffling....
05:13 2019-06-17

Her Father Is Her Junior In College. The Internet Is Loving Their Story A lovely post is bringing smiles to people's faces this morning. Shared by the popular Facebook page 'Humans of Bombay', it's the story of a father rediscovering his love for education - and studying......
16:00 2019-08-07

Jury to soon decide if father gets death for killing 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury is expected to begin deliberating whether a South Carolina father is sentenced to death or life in prison for killing his five children. Prosecutors and lawyers for Timothy Jones Jr. are scheduled to give closing arguments Thursday morning in the sentencing phase of his ...
08:26 2019-06-13

Prince Harry Celebrates First Father's Day With Pic Of Baby Archie The Sussex Royal Instagram account has posted the most adorable picture of baby Archie holding onto his dad, Prince Harry's finger to celebrate the royal's first Father's Day....
16:39 2019-06-16

Being a new father is all-consuming – but does that make me a real dad? | Séamas O’Reilly Today is Father’s Day – so what better occasion to search for the key to the ideal that is ‘dadness’?By the time you’re reading this I will be enjoying my first ever Father’s Day from the other side of the bench. Already I know my son’s looking forward to it, the way he watches the calendar, or perk...
11:39 2019-06-16

Man recalls father dying in his arms during Dayton massacre A grieving son told how his father died in his arms during the Dayton massacre — and how he believes he spoke to the killer’s dying sister as she gasped for help nearby. Dion Green, 37, had invited dad Derrick Fudge, 57, for a night out in the Ohio entertainment district when he spotted ...
23:26 2019-08-06

Trump to ‘worst and most vicious critics’: Happy Father’s Day ​President Trump didn’t forget his critics on Father’s Day. “Happy Father’s Day to all, including my worst and most vicious critics, of which there are fewer and fewer,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. “This is a FANTASTIC time to be an American! KEEP AMERICA GREAT!” The...
23:52 2019-06-16

Maldonado wears Father’s Day tie, leads Royals over Twins MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado celebrated Father’s Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Sunday. Maldonado had several names scribbled on the tie, along with “Happy Father’s Day.&#...
03:26 2019-06-17

Happy Father's Day: Celebrity dads and their children When they aren't making movies or performing for thousands, they are just dad. Check out these celebrity dads out with their babies, big and small.        ...
18:26 2019-06-16

Daughter says Sri Lankan PM failed slain journalist father The daughter of a leading journalist killed during the rule of Sri Lanka’s former strongman has accused the current prime minister of not doing enough to prosecute the strongman’s brother for alleged involvement in her father’s killing...
21:13 2019-08-13

Father's smoking during pregnancy tied to asthma in kids (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke from their fathers while they're in the womb may be more likely than those who are not to develop asthma by age 6, according to a study of chemical changes to DNA....
05:52 2019-06-14

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty Thursday for 37-year-old Timothy Jones Jr. in the ...
03:00 2019-06-14

Dying the Christian Science way: the horror of my father’s last days The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enough. By Caroline FraserWhen I was a baby, my grandfather delighted me by playing a game. He made a fist sandwich, fingers laced together and hidden in hi...
09:00 2019-08-06

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play The Vagina Monologues in 1996. It has since been translated into 48 languages and performed in more than 140 countries. She established V-Day in 1998, ...
15:26 2019-06-22

Take 20% Off David Archy Underwear, Shirts and Socks For Father's Day David Archy sells some of the most popular underwear on Amazon, and a number of them are on sale today. Starting this weekend, you can save 20% underwear packs, undershirts and socks with the promo codes DAFATHER....
02:00 2019-06-10

Father of accused killer Brandon Theesfeld: ‘I know my son is innocent’ The father of the man who allegedly gunned down Ole Miss student Ally Kostial is insisting on his son’s innocence, according to a new report. Brandon Theesfeld, 22, of Texas, was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of 21-year-old Kostial. Theesfeld, also en...
16:52 2019-07-24

| Nigerian boy stages own kidnap, demands father pay ransom A 15-year-old Nigerian boy has been arrested for demanding a ransom from his father after staging his own kidnap with his friends in central city of Jos, police said Friday....
21:00 2019-08-16

Because #DadsAreDope: Your Last-Minute, 'I'm So Glad You're My Dad' Father's Day Gift Guide If you’re lucky enough to have a positive, present, supportive father figure in your life, no doubt you want to celebrate him—but life comes at you fast, and therefore, Father’s Day might’ve too. I know this because last night, I found myself waiting in a very long line at FedEx just to ensure my po...
12:00 2019-06-13

California father drowns in Oregon river after trying to help his daughter A California man drowned Thursday afternoon after he jumped in the Santiam River to save his daughter in Marion County.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Prosecutors: Father angry over cake kills 5-year-old son MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prosecutors say a Milwaukee father is accused of fatally punching his 5-year-old son because the boy ate some of the cheesecake he had gotten for Father’s Day. Travis Stackhouse is charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the child’s death last Saturday. The Milwau...
19:52 2019-06-27

Walmart has some great Father's Day deals on Apple devices Every retailer is offering Father's Day deals. The holiday takes place this year on Sunday, June 16th, which means that you don't have much time remaining to find a good gift for your dad. If your pop is into the Apple ecosystem, Walmart is the place (via Popular Mechanics) where you will find deals...
12:26 2019-06-08

At Google, Father's Day brings deals on the Pixel 3 and Pixelbook Google today unveiled several gadget deals that celebrate Father’s Day (June 16) and are available as of now in the US. The main deal that's of relevance to us involves the Google Pixel 3 phone series (but excludes the newer Pixel 3a line). As it did more than once before, Google is now allowing US ...
02:39 2019-06-11

California father pleads guilty to $250K bribe to get son into USC A California man pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying a $250,000 bribe to get his son accepted to the University of Southern California as a fake member of the school's volleyball team....
02:26 2019-07-25

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send chills down your spine. For years, he called the wartorn country of the Democratic Republic of Cong...
02:26 2019-06-20

The dangers of father time will always be ignored by fighters like Jean Pascal Why Marcus Browne looks likely to punish Jean Pascal in Brooklyn The post The dangers of father time will always be ignored by fighters like Jean Pascal appeared first on Boxing News....
17:52 2019-07-31

The best Father's Day 2019 sales and deals already happening There are loads of sales happening for Father's Day at places like L.L.Bean, Home Depot, Ancestry.com, and more.       ...
00:13 2019-06-13

Mississippi investigates shooting death of official’s father JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The father of Mississippi’s agriculture commissioner has died, and authorities are investigating whether he was shot by a sheriff’s deputy. The Simpson County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday it had “an officer-involved shooting.” The Mississippi...
00:39 2019-06-07

23 Father’s Day Gift Ideas For All the Impossible-to-Shop-For Dads Out There We journeyed to the furthest reaches of the e-commerce universe to bring you these can’t-miss gifts for fathers of all ages, interests, and general levels of stodginess....
12:52 2019-06-11

Memphis man killed by U.S. marshals was a new father, wanted for felonies The young black man killed by U.S. marshals in Memphis, Tennessee, whose death sparked clashes with police overnight, had recently become a father for the second time and was the subject of multiple felony warrants, according to his family and officials....
21:13 2019-06-13

Father's Day: Sports dads and their adorable kids It's Father's Day weekend so here are the best images of sports dads and their adorable kids at the park, practice or celebrating a big win.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Tate Modern victim, six, 'suffered brain injury, broken arms and legs and fractured spine' in fall at London museum, court hears The six-year-old boy who was allegedly thrown from a viewing platform at Tate Modern has suffered brain injuries, broken arms and legs, and a fractured spine, a court heard today....
13:39 2019-08-06

Father dies saving children from rough waves at beach A North Carolina father died while rescuing two of his children from rough surf — just hours after the family spent Sunday morning at church, his widow said. Johnny Lee Vann Jr., 35, jumped into action when a large wave swept two of his kids off a jetty wall at Wrightsville Beach around 4 p.m....
21:39 2019-07-17

Spanish court rules Julio Iglesias is father of 43-year old man A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias was the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the singer refused to take a DNA test....
12:39 2019-07-10

Father of murdered 10-year-girl says she was raped and acid thrown on her The murder of a 10-year-old Pakistani girl has sparked public outrage, with police under fire for inaction and authorities accused of failing to protect children in an increasingly brutal society....
10:26 2019-05-23

‘Brave Father Online’ is a ‘Final Fantasy’ movie with heart Brave Father Online is a gem of a movie. It's charming, funny and has plenty to say about empathy, the value of community and why you should forge deeper connections with loved ones. And even though much of the action takes place inside a video game,......
21:13 2019-08-13

Outpouring of support in Russia for sisters who killed abusive father One summer night last year, sisters Krestina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan went into the room where their 57-year-old father Mikhail was sleeping and attacked him with pepper spray, a knife and a hammer....
14:39 2019-07-11

My Father's Path Of Politics Ended On March 17: Manohar Parrikar's Son Reacting to the developments late Wednesday, when the BJP engineered a split in the Congress and inducted breakaway lawmakersinto its fold, Utpal, son of former Chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar,......
07:26 2019-07-11

Need Father's Day gift ideas? There's heaps in our free Australian T3 digi-mag Father's Day 2019 is just around the corner in Australia – this year, it lands on Sunday, September 1. If you're like many members of TechRadar's Australian team, you may be finding it tricky to figure out what to buy for the dad (or dads) in your life.If that's you, we&ap...
07:39 2019-08-09

Karan Singh, Whose Father Signed Accession, Says J&K Move Has "Positives" Congress leader Karan Singh, whose father signed the terms of Kashmir's accession in 1947, said today he did not agree with a "blanket condemnation" of the centre's decisions, which, he said, were......
14:39 2019-08-08

Anthony Watson reaps benefit of some elementary advice from his father • England wing set to face Wales in Sunday’s World Cup warm-up• Watson returned from injury after a paternal ‘kick up backside’As doubts continue to linger over Jack Nowell’s fitness for the World Cup, Eddie Jones has the brutal honesty of Anthony Watson’s father to thank for ensuring his wing ranks...
04:00 2019-08-08

Father of dead 8-month-old girl surrenders at Mexico border SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The father of a baby girl who was found dead outside a Los Angeles-area mortuary had fled to Mexico but surrendered to FBI agents Monday. Alexander Echeverria, 22, of South Sacramento was accompanied by his lawyer when he surrendered at about noon at a border crossing near San D...
08:52 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Australian father begs PM to free son and wife from China Lawyer Michael Bradley, his client Sadam Abudusalamu and Almas Nizamidin have spoken to media outside the Sydney office of foreign minister Marise Payne about the incarceration of Uighurs in China. WATCH NOW....
17:26 2019-07-16

6-year-old girl dies after father accidentally hit her with golf ball Tragedy struck Monday when a 6-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck in the back of the head by a golf ball hit by her father.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
12:26 2019-05-29

Bruce Lee's daughter hits out at father's portrayal in Tarantino film Shannon Lee says that actor depicting Lee was ‘directed to be a caricature’ in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in HollywoodWarning: This article contains minor spoilersBruce Lee’s daughter, Shannon, has hit out at the portrayal of her father in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino’s...
18:00 2019-07-31

Woman Accuses Neymar Of Raping Her In Paris; "Blackmail", Says His Father Star striker Neymar has been accused of raping a woman at a hotel in Paris, Brazilian media reports said Saturday, charges that the player's father slammed as attempted blackmail....
04:52 2019-06-02

Teen suspect in Canada killings is on a ‘suicide mission’: father The father of one of the two Canadian teens who were feared missing and are now wanted for murder says his son is suffering from some “very serious” mental issues — and likely on a “suicide mission.” “He’s going to be dead today or tomorrow,” Alan Schmegelsky told The Canadia...
11:00 2019-07-25

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis....
21:26 2019-05-29

Father of the Year Honoree talks challenges to raising five kids TUCSON- One of the seven fathers being recognized by the Father’s Day Council Tucson is Stuart Mellan.  Mellan is the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. With his wife and five kids, he shared what fatherhood was like early on. “Wife and I were widowed when we...
08:39 2019-05-31

Father charged with murder for driving sons with autism off L.A. pier A father accused of driving his family off a California pier and killing his two severely autistic sons in order to cash in on their exorbitant life insurance policies was charged Wednesday with capital murder. Ali F. Elmezayen, 44, was charged with two counts of murder and one count of attempted mu...
18:39 2019-07-21

Father whose family died in Ethiopian plane crash to brief Congress Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again....
16:52 2019-07-16

American tourist teen ‘distraught’ over Italian cop’s stabbing: father The father of one of the American teens accused of killing a cop in Rome said his 18-year-old son is “distraught” and didn’t know his pal had a knife when they scuffled with the undercover Carabinieri. Fabrizio Natale visited his son, Christian Natale-Hjorth, at the Regina Coeli De...
22:13 2019-08-01

‘Not very woke’: Tom Cotton rips AOC for blaming Liz Cheney over father’s policies Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton slammed New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a tweet in which she suggested Rep. Liz Cheney should not make any comments about foreign policy because of her father's politics....
20:52 2019-08-03

Her SUV plunged off a cliff. Then her sister went on Dr. Phil to accuse their father of murder At first glance, it looked like Shannon Hercutt went for a drive, veered off the road and plummeted 125 feet to her death. But that wasn't the case.        ...
00:52 2019-08-01

Father of Canadian Murder Suspect Predicts Manhunt Will End in Son’s Death (TORONTO) — The father of one of the suspects in the slaying of an American woman, her Australian boyfriend and another man said Wednesday he expects a nationwide manhunt to end in the death of his son, who is on “a suicide mission.” The grim prediction came as Canadian police said...
10:39 2019-07-25

Meghan McCain to Amy Klobuchar: Leave my father's legacy out of politics Meghan McCain responded to Sen. Amy Klobuchar's claim the late Sen. John McCain "kept reciting to me names of dictators" during President Trump's inaugural address....
23:39 2019-05-27

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
19:00 2019-07-13

Student brings stepdad to tears with sweetest Father’s Day gift ever A Maryland college student brought her stepfather to tears this Father’s Day in when she gifted him a framed picture of the two of them surrounded by all the inspirational sticky notes he left her when she was growing up. Brian Sandusky left a note on his stepdaughter’s door every day when she was i...
01:00 2019-06-20

Father of the Year Honoree shares tips for future fathers TUCSON- One of the seven Tucson Father’s Day Council honorees is Tony Finley, the CFO at Long Realty Company. “I just had no idea what was going on but once I started figuring it out I’m going, ‘Wow… this is a big deal!”‘ Finley said. He said that there are ...
06:52 2019-05-30

‘They are together, they are equal’: the agonising choice facing father of conjoined twins Separation surgery would save the life of one of the three-year-old girls but lead to the death of the other. Ibrahima Ndiaye tells how he came to his decisionMarieme and Ndeye each have a sticker on their faces: a butterfly for Ndeye, and a green smiley face for her twin sister. They giggle as they...
18:39 2019-08-04

Salvadoran family mourns death of young father across U.S. border Like many Salvadoran migrants before them, Marvin Gonzalez and his eight-year-old daughter Joselyn set off from their farm surrounded by corn and sugarcane one morning in early July with dreams of better lives in the United States....
01:52 2019-08-04

Father of suspect in three killings in Canada says son plans to go out 'in blaze of glory' The father of one of two Canadian teens wanted in the killings of a young American woman, her Australian boyfriend and a Canadian man said Wednesday that he doesn't believe his son will survive the nationwide manhunt....
22:52 2019-08-03

The lesson of Ivanka Trump’s latest reported intervention with her father One of the longest-running themes of the Trump presidency is Ivanka Trump getting credit for stopping her father's problematic behavior — without ever uttering a word publicly....
17:26 2019-07-19

Detective’s son receives late father’s shield in promotion ceremony The son of an NYPD veteran who recently committed suicide was one of more than 60 cops who was promoted to detective on Friday afternoon. Joseph Calabrese, 26, received the shield of his late father, Det. Joseph Calabrese, in the afternoon promotion ceremony at Police Headquarters in Lower Manhattan...
03:39 2019-06-29

Bill Cosby's Post As "America's Dad" On Father's Day Sparks Outrage Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
19:52 2019-06-17

Dad allegedly punched, killed 5-year-old son for eating Father’s Day cake A Wisconsin man allegedly punched and killed his 5-year-old son after he got angry the child had eaten his Father’s Day cake, according to prosecutors. Travis Stackhouse told police he punched the boy in the stomach and hit him in the face Friday because he was “upset that others were ea...
07:26 2019-06-28

#DaretoCare: This Father’s Day, Scotch Porter Decodes Masculinity With a New Campaign What is masculinity? That is the question grooming brand Scotch Porter is posing to men ahead of Father’s Day, with a new campaign aimed at getting to the heart of our often outdated ideas about masculinity (which is too often confused with patriarchy), and “evolving the perception of manhood,” acco...
20:39 2019-06-13

Five best-selling books to gift dad this Father's Day based on his tastes Looking for just the right book to gift dad this Father's Day? We chose some standouts from our best-selling books list.        ...
09:00 2019-06-08