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  • NYC ID program starts off with a bang

    A municipal ID program that city officials thought would draw a few hundred thousand people in its first year has been much more popular than anticipated, with New Yorkers waiting hours in line and months for appointments to register.
  • Islamic State says it has destroyed ancient relics in Mosul Museum

    WASHINGTON Islamist militants used sledgehammers and drills to smash ancient artifacts and statues in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, saying the relics were against the teachings of Islam, according to a video by the Islamic State group. The five-minute...

    Artist Eldzier Cortor gets to know a city he left 60 years ago

    Artist Eldzier Cortor gets to know a city he left 60 years ago
    Eldzier Cortor, whose sculptural, Afro-Deco images of elegant, elongated black women were once so quietly enmeshed with the 20th century as to seem almost invisible, returned to Chicago the other day. He hadn't been back in decades — many, many...

    Better than a museum ban: Let's follow selfie stick etiquette

    Better than a museum ban: Let's follow selfie stick etiquette
    Selfies, and increasingly selfie sticks, have become a global addiction, particularly among travelers who want to capture the Eiffel Tower or Taj Mahal without asking a passer-by to snap their photo. Love it or hate it, selfie culture is here to stay....

    Cleveland Museum of Art bans popular selfie sticks

    An art museum in northeast Ohio has added selfie sticks to its list of prohibited items in an effort to get ahead of a social trend. The Cleveland Museum of Art decided to ban the expandable sticks, which allow users to hold their cellphones a few feet...