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  • Getty Museum hires Jeffrey Spier, Davide Gasparotto as senior curators

    Getty Museum hires Jeffrey Spier, Davide Gasparotto as senior curators
    Filling vacancies in two of the Getty Museum's most important jobs, museum director Timothy Potts has picked Jeffrey Spier, an American scholar with whom he's had a long professional connection, as its new senior curator of antiquities — the top...
  • Obama's standing among voters is hurting Democrats, poll finds

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they head into midterm elections that will determine who controls Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Obama is beset by problems...
  • Literacy program helping children

    Name: Amy Ladele Age: 26 Residence: Boynton Beach Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Organization: Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, a nonprofit dedicated to restoring families in crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. It provides housing programs,...
  • Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture

    Family loses camera, vacation memories, but good Samaritan puts them back in the picture
    When Bob and Sunny Riling came home to Cooper City after a family vacation earlier this month, they planned on having plenty of photos from Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia that their kids could share with classmates. A day before their American...
  • Former junior college receivers take long route to Illinois

     Former junior college receivers take long route to Illinois
    Illinois receivers Geronimo Allison and Martize Barr can't think of much they have in common. "I'm more laid-back and quiet, and he's more obnoxious and loud," Allison said. As roommates, there is no mystery which one is Oscar and which is Felix....
  • Officials express concern over 'outsiders' in Missouri protests

    FERGUSON, Mo. The perpetrators of violence who have instigated a response that has filled the air with tear gas the past 10 days are generally not a presence among the demonstrators protesting the death of Michael Brown. Rather, police and peaceful...
  • Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy

    Former Obama campaign manager to run Uber's political strategy
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber has enlisted David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, to devise and run its global political and branding strategy, as the fast-expanding car rides-on-demand startup runs into stiff resistance in some...
  • Appalled if video of journalist murder by Islamic State genuine: U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that U.S. intelligence agents were working to verify the authenticity of a video purported to show the murder of an American journalist by Islamic State and expressed outrage if it turns out to be...
  • SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water

    SeaWorld won't appeal ruling keeping whale trainers out of water
    SeaWorld Entertainment has decided not to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a citation barring trainers from performing with its killer whales. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week that it has...
  • Iraq conundrum: When is a combat boot a 'boot on the ground'?

    WASHINGTON The U.S. decision to send Marines and special operators into northern Iraq to assess whether to evacuate members of a trapped minority sect from a mountain and away from the Islamic State marked an Obama administration abandonment of a pledge...
  • Islamic State posts video of beheading, warns Obama to halt strikes

    WASHINGTON The Islamic State on Wednesday posted a video purportedly showing the beheading of an American photographer and threatened to execute a second American captive if President Barack Obama didn't halt U.S. airstrikes against its fighters in...