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January 26, 2018 - 6:15 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The National September 11 Memorial & Museum has announced the opening of a special installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center. The museum on Friday said the installation is part of a monthlong series of events marking the...
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This Sept. 16, 2016 image made from a video shows the 18-karat toilet, titled "America," by Maurizio Cattelan in the restroom of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. According to a report in the Washington Post, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania asked the museum if they can borrow Van Gogh's painting entitled "Landscape With Snow," for their private White House quarters. Instead, the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer. She offered them use of the solid gold toilet used by visitors in a museum restroom until last August. (AP Photo)
January 25, 2018 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet...
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In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Ashley Winters, of New York City, places a pair of boots amid the mannequins on display in the Joules clothing display at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 7:29 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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January 25, 2018 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a working solid-gold toilet...
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January 25, 2018 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald and Melania Trump had a simple request: to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, the Washington Post reports the Guggenheim Museum's curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer: a solid gold toilet used...
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Snowboards are on display at the Mervin Made booth at the opening of the Outdoor Retailers and Snow Show in the Colorado Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Denver. Three floors of all the latest products for outdoor use makes the event the largest U.S. trade show for the outdoor and winter sports industries that represent $887 billion in sales. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
January 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show debuted in Denver on Thursday after the multimillion-dollar international gathering of industry brands made a high-profile departure from its longtime Utah home in a dispute over preserving public lands. Organizers and industry figures launched the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2013, file photo, New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera throws to a Tampa Bay Rays batter during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York. Rivera was making his final appearance at home for the Yankees. It could be another crowded Hall of Fame ceremony in 2019. After four players were voted in this year by the BBWAA, Rivera and Roy Halladay headline next year's ballot. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
January 25, 2018 - 3:01 am
These crowded Hall of Fame ceremonies are becoming the norm, and 2019 might be more of the same. With newcomers Mariano Rivera and Roy Halladay headlining the ballot — and Edgar Martinez up against a deadline — next year's induction class could be another sizable one. That would certainly fit with...
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FILE - In this Jan. 1, 2018 file photo, people watch fireworks exploding over Copacabana beach during New Year's celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Starting Thursday, Jan. 25, Brazil is making it easier and cheaper for Americans to apply for a visa following a decline in the number of visitors from the U.S. in recent years.(AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
January 25, 2018 - 12:06 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil is making it easier and cheaper for Americans to apply for a visa following a decline in the number of visitors from the U.S. in recent years. Starting Thursday, Americans can complete the visa process completely online, instead of visiting a consulate or paying an expeditor...
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January 24, 2018 - 11:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has named a retired park superintendent as acting director of the National Park Service. P. Daniel Smith retired in 2015 after serving as superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia. Smith gained notoriety after helping Washington...
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A tourist helicopter circles the Statue of Liberty, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in New York. The statue is closed due to the government shutdown. President Donald Trump's budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek Monday, but he worries that the government shutdown could last for several more days if progress remains elusive. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
January 21, 2018 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government shutdown amid a congressional dispute over spending and immigration has forced scores of federal agencies and outposts to close their doors and triggered furloughs for Air Force civilian employees but won't keep Lady Liberty shackled. The Statue of Liberty and...
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