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  • Surfer killed by shark off Santa Barbara coast

    Surfer killed by shark off Santa Barbara coast
    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A 39-year-old man surfing off the Santa Barbara County coast was killed Tuesday in a shark attack that occurred off the same beach where a bodyboarder was killed two years ago. Francisco Javier Solorio Jr. of nearby...
  • Nanny Pleads Not Guilty in Children's Stabbing Deaths

    Nanny Pleads Not Guilty in Children's Stabbing Deaths
    NEW YORK -- Yoselyn Ortega, the New York nanny charged with murdering two young children in her care at an Upper West Side apartment, pleaded not guilty Wednesday. The proceeding took place at Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan, where Ortega has...
  • Field has mulled selling artifacts

    Field has mulled selling artifacts
    When the Field Museum sold more than 30 works of 19th-century Western art for millions of dollars in 2004, it eased controversy by announcing plans to spend the proceeds on new artifacts and by holding on to four of the best paintings from the collection....
  • September declared Lancaster County Museum Month

    September declared Lancaster County Museum Month
    The 19 museums and historical sites of the Museum Council of Lancaster County are offering different incentives in the month of September to encourage people to support local museums. "State money is not available now. It's been completely bottomed out...
  • American Museum of Natural History gala

    American Museum of Natural History gala
  • Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum

    Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist who with her late husband, publishing magnate Robert E. Petersen, established the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, has died. She was 76. Petersen, who also served on the museum's board of directors, died Friday...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Season 5, Episode 12: 'Commissions and Fees'

    'Mad Men' recap: Season 5, Episode 12: 'Commissions and Fees'
    Towards the end of this quiet though affective episode, Glen Bishop asks Don, "Why does everything turn out crappy?" Yikes, the kid is right. Well, in this hour anyway. First things first: Saddled by severe money woes, a perceived failure in business and...
  • Dinosaur Hall holds something big

    Dinosaur Hall holds something big
    There is nothing juvenile about the three Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons at the heart of the Natural History Museum's new Dinosaur Hall, crouching with their great heads and menacing teeth hovering just above an unlucky duck-billed Edmontosaurus skeleton &#...
  • Gingrich tax return details sources of income, alimony payment

    Gingrich tax return details sources of income, alimony payment
    Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, paid $994,708 in federal taxes on gross income of $3,142,066 in 2010, according to copies of the couple's joint tax return that his campaign released at the start of Thursday night'...
  • Top 10 things to do this weekend

     
    The holidays are here, and we've got your weekend agenda. Check out these events, hand-picked by our editors. Christmas with recruits 2011 Stop by and …...
  • Natural History Museum announces new hall for history and ecology

     
    The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says that 'Becoming Los Angeles,' a new exhibit on the region's history and ecology, will open in December. It's part of a gradual, $135-million makeover of the Exposition Park museum....