Museums

FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 12:34 pm
A museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico — a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb which help end World War II — has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum confirmed Monday that it will not host a...
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FILE--In this Sept. 7, 1945, file photo, an unidentified man stands next to a tiled fireplace where a house once stood in Hiroshima, Japan. The Los Alamos Historical Museum recently announced it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum until all parties can work out their differences over the theme. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman, file)
April 03, 2018 - 11:57 am
A museum in a once-secret New Mexico city that developed the atomic bomb has put an exhibit from Japan on hold because of its theme of abolishing nuclear weapons. The Los Alamos Historical Museum in Los Alamos, New Mexico, recently announced that it won't be hosting a traveling exhibit organized by...
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Former Attorney General Eric Holder, second from right, poses for pictures before speaking at the Peabody Hotel Monday, April 2, 2018, in Memphis, Tenn. Holder's speech is part of the University of Memphis Law Symposium in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
April 02, 2018 - 7:56 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Despite advances the country has made since the Rev. Martin Luther King. Jr. was slain while fighting poverty and racism, "the age of bullies and bigots is not fully behind us," former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday. The remark was one of two thinly veiled...
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April 01, 2018 - 4:16 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support free events, interactive exhibit...
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April 01, 2018 - 3:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame says it will receive $4.1 million over five years to help expand its youth education programs and community activities. The Rock Hall announced this week that PNC Bank has pledged $3.75 million to support various programming such as free...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2011, file photo, Seattle Storm's Katie Smith, left, looks for an outlet against Washington Mystics' Karima Christmas (13) during the second half of an WNBA basketball game in Washington. Smith is among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September, the Hall of Fame announced Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 01, 2018 - 11:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Katie Smith has been running around the women's Final Four all weekend, serving as the unofficial hostess of the sport's biggest event. There were awards to hand out, courts to dedicate and parties to attend. So the best women's basketball player from Ohio in history decided...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2009, file photo, Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Kidd (2) prepares to pass the ball as New Orleans Hornets center Emeka Okafor (50) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Dallas. Steve Nash, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill are among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September, the Hall of Fame announced Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
March 31, 2018 - 4:59 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Steve Nash was an unsung Canadian kid who got one significant U.S. basketball scholarship offer. Jason Kidd was an Oakland hoops prodigy ticketed for superstardom from childhood. After parallel careers that first crossed during college workouts a quarter-century ago, two of the...
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In a Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, people opposed to the selling of The Berkshire Museum's art to fund an expansion and endowment, protest in front of museum in Pittsfield, Mass. A judge on Massachusetts’ highest court is stepping into a fight over the proposed sale of works of art by the cash-strapped museum. A hearing before a single justice of the Supreme Judicial Court is set for Tuesday, March 20, 2018 in Boston. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
March 20, 2018 - 2:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An attorney for a cash-strapped Massachusetts museum has urged a judge on the state's highest court to quickly sign off on a plan that will allow it to sell dozens of pieces of art. Berkshire Museum Attorney William Lee told Justice David Lowy Tuesday that the museum is nearing a...
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March 11, 2018 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story March 10 about an anti-opioid protest at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Purdue Pharma was owned by Arthur, Mortimer and Raymond Sackler. Arthur Sackler died before Purdue Pharma was formed. A corrected version of the story...
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March 10, 2018 - 9:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Activists protesting a prominent donor family's link to the opioid crisis unfurled banners and scattered pill bottles inside New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Saturday. The New York Times reports that the protest started just after 4 p.m. Saturday inside the museum's Sackler...
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