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Russia's Maria Sharapova returns a shot against Croatia's Donna Vekic during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 10:49 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Two-time champion Maria Sharapova improved to 13-0 in second-round matches at the French Open by beating 50th-ranked Donna Vekic of Croatia 7-5, 6-4. It took Sharapova a little bit to close things out. She led 5-2 in the...
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France's Lucas Pouille celebrates winning against Britain's Cameron Norrie during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 10:01 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. Richard Gasquet advanced to the third round of the French Open for the eighth straight year by defeating Malek Jaziri 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 6-0. The 27th-seeded Gasquet was joined in the third round by fellow Frenchman Lucas...
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France's Lucas Pouille celebrates winning against Britain's Cameron Norrie during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. So far for the French male players at Roland Garros it's all red, white and no blues. Richard Gasquet has moved into the French Open third round for the eighth straight year after defeating Malek Jaziri of Tunisia 6-2, 3-...
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May 30, 2018 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A pathway flanked by six stones meant to symbolize strength and determination will be added to the Sept. 11 memorial site in lower Manhattan to honor the rescue and recovery workers who toiled for months at ground zero, officials announced Wednesday in unveiling the design concept...
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May 24, 2018 - 7:53 am
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — One of the two Norman Rockwell paintings at the center of a Massachusetts museum's contentious decision to sell 40 works of art has been sold at auction for more than $8 million. "Blacksmith's Boy — Heel and Toe," also known as "Shaftsbury Blacksmith Shop," was sold by...
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May 23, 2018 - 6:11 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney and Penny Chenery are among 12 members elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Also selected Wednesday by the Hall of Fame's Pillars of the Turf Committee were: Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin, August Belmont I, Cot Campbell,...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2016, file photo, Jack Horner sits under Montana's T-Rex in the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Mont. The Montana paleontologist, Horner, who consulted with director Steven Spielberg on the “Jurassic Park” movies is developing a three-dimensional hologram exhibit that will showcase the latest theories on what dinosaurs looked like. Horner and entertainment company Base Hologram are aiming to have multiple traveling exhibits ready to launch in spring 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
May 20, 2018 - 1:22 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb. Horner, who...
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Visitors gather for a private viewing of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress," at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Dayton, Ohio. The World War II bomber Memphis Belle is set to go on display for the first time since getting a yearslong restoration at the museum. The B-17 “Flying Fortress” will be introduced Thursday morning as the anchor of an extensive exhibit in the Dayton-area museum’s World War II gallery. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 17, 2018 - 10:20 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of visitors turned out to at the Air Force Museum to see the World War II bomber Memphis Belle, and the legendary aircraft rarely has looked better. The plane went on public display at the museum near Dayton, Ohio, for the first time on Thursday morning after a...
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May 16, 2018 - 2:58 pm
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Norman Rockwell painting at the center of a contentious legal dispute over a Massachusetts museum's decision to sell it soon will be available for public viewing again. The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, announced Wednesday that "Shuffleton's...
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A historical wooden mask, plundered from the graves of indigenous Alaskans, is displayed during a ceremony at the Ethnological Museum in Berlin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The Ethnological Museum hand over the mask and other looted items from their collection to an official of the Chugach Alaska Corporation, which represents indigenous people in the Chugach region. (Ralf Hirschberger/dpa via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 9:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Berlin museum has returned ancient wooden masks, an idol and other spiritually significant artifacts plundered from graves by an explorer to indigenous Alaskans, ending an odyssey in which many of the items were thought forever lost. The masks, carved from spruce or hemlock, are...
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