| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Lawmakers and members of the Armenian American community gathered in Washington on Tuesday to mark the weeklong display of a historic rug linked to the Armenian genocide, calling it significant for a nation that helped support Armenians during some of...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is closed for the slow winter season for the first time since opening in 1998.
The winter hiatus is another instance of the tribe's tightening its finances as new and expanded gambling venues erode revenue...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Most people, from personal experience, fully understand the relationship between themselves and their physician – what the doctor is able to do for them, depending on the kind of ailment the patient is coping with.
But how much do people truly...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:01 PM
California wine received a rare honor when the Smithsonian Institution chose the two bottles that won the famous Paris Tasting of 1976 as part of the museum’s online exhibit “101 Objects That Made America.”
The two bottles are, of...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:41 AM
In a new initiative in its industry, the Field Museum of Natural History plans to host representatives of fellow leading natural-history museums at a meeting in the spring of 2015, Field president Richard Lariviere said in an interview.
| Nov 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Abbe Raven, the cable pioneer who rose from receptionist to CEO during her 33 years at A+E Networks, will retire from her post as chairman in February.
Raven disclosed her plan to shift to chairman emeritus status early next year in a heartfelt note sent...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The first thing that springs to mind about my encounter in 2010 with Elvis Presley photographer Alfred Wertheimer, the man who shot the celebrated intimate images of Presley on the cusp of stardom in 1956, was the marrow-deep passion about his vocation....
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Lita Albuquerque has led volunteers through the Mojave Desert. She's led them near the Egyptian pyramids, enduring a brief work stoppage when authorities mistook the design they were drawing for the Star of David. She's led them on an expedition to the...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Though the state attorney general's investigation still hangs over its future, construction of the embattled National Museum of Industrial History is about to begin.
Museum officials on Tuesday said a three-month, $800,000 project to lay the concrete...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Last year's Spooktopia was such a resounding success that organizers are looking to build even more fun into this year's event, slated for Saturday, Oct. 25 at Jewett City's Veterans' Park on Ashland Street. The legend of the Jewett City "vampires" is...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A University of Central Florida expert on electric eels is sharing his knowledge on National Geographic Channel's "Monster Fish."
UCF zoologist William Crampton serves as guide in an episode called "Amazon Shocker" that airs at 8 p.m. Friday....