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Detail of "The Milkmaid", a 1658-1659 oil painting on canvas by Johannes Vermeer presented to the press during the opening of the exhibition entitled "Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting," at Louvre Museum, in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The Louvre has inaugurated a major exhibit of old master Johannes Vermeer, presenting 12 of the Flemish painter's oil canvasses including The Milkmaid. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
February 21, 2017 - 12:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like "Girl with a Pearl Earring." But Vermeer, the unique jewel in Dutch painting's crown, copied ideas from his contemporaries like every other artist, argues a new major exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris that opens Wednesday. Five years...
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A U.S. Park Service employee works to clean graffiti off of the Washington Monument, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in Washington. U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. Anna Rose said that the messages written in permanent marker were discovered over the holiday weekend at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 21, 2017 - 12:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial. U.S. Park Police spokeswoman Sgt. Anna Rose said Tuesday that the messages written in permanent marker were discovered over the holiday weekend...
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February 21, 2017 - 12:04 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines has begun selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as it battles discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas...
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