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  • WWII heroes to give congressional gold medal to Ohio museum

    More than seven decades after an audacious bombing run by the "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" rallied their own nation while stunning another, the World War II heroes are still adding to their legacy. The group will receive the Congressional Gold Medal on...
  • Coachella, Lollapalooza outlaw selfie sticks

    Coachella, Lollapalooza outlaw selfie sticks
    Want a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza this year? Go for it -- but just make sure to ditch the selfie stick. Both music festivals have updated their FAQ pages to reflect policies that prohibit the camera-mount stick that extends the selfie range...
  • Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed

    Tunisian security forces decimated the leadership of a Tunisian jihadi group linked to al-Qaida's North African branch, including the man identified as the "operational chief" of the attack this month on the National Bardo Museum that killed 22 people,...
  • New Britain Museum of American Art Birthday Party

    New Britain Museum of American Art Birthday Party
    It's The New Britain Museum of American Art's 112th birthday, which means family fun and free admission Saturday, April 4, from 1 to 4 p.m. Activities include hands-on art projects from 1 to 4 p.m. and children's author readings at 3 and 3:30 p.m. The...
  • EXCHANGE: Peoria museum offers look at engineering

    Staring at a dusty terrain ahead, sloping with muddy hills and peppered with trees, Brendan Patterson gripped the wheel of his dozer and prepared to charge forward. The 11-year-old from East Peoria may not be old enough to legally drive, but...
  • End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum

    Don Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution. Jon Hamm, who plays Draper on the AMC drama about a New York ad agency, joined cast members and show creator...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •"Joseph," Sight & Sound Theatre, lunch at Shady Maple, June 2. $95. St. Francis of Assisi Church, Stephanie, 610-433-6102. •Nightscapes, Longwood Gardens, Aug. 21. $60. "Joseph," Sight & Sound Theatre, Oct. 7. The "Platters"...
  • Famous St. John's alum Ahmet Ertegun's collection 'comes home'

    For nearly two decades, the Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College has showcased major exhibits such as "The Inventions of Leonardo Da Vinci" and "The Art of Still Life" from the Baltimore Museum of Art. Known for displaying thought-provoking artwork,...
  • Charles Dickens' desk to go on permanent display at museum

    They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines — and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public. London's Dickens Museum has received a 780,000 pound ($1.2 million) grant from a government-backed...
  • Gun owned by agent who toppled Capone headed to Vegas museum

    The gun is a triumph of American craftsmanship from the early 20th century, its sleek barrel familiar to anyone raised on the movies of Bogart and Cagney, "Scarface" and "Little Caesar." Except this Smith & Wesson .38 special has real-life stories to...
  • Student, 17, takes part in Smithsonian art exhibition

    A Fairfax County student is among 56 artists — and the youngest of the group — to be chosen for a Smithsonian Institution exhibit on the National Mall. The work of Maya Chung, a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and...