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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 file photo, model and television personality Janice Dickinson arrives at the Make Equality Reality Gala at the Montage Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, Calif....
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2014/11/22 08:02
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is likely playing a bigger role than previously thought in dead zones in oceans, lakes and rivers around the world and it’s only going to get worse, according to a new...
2014/11/22 04:58
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One of the largest grants ever given to UC Davis – $100 million – will fund international research to increase the detection of and response to viruses including Ebola, the university announced...
2014/11/21 17:09
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Simmie Knox/David Stansbury/Smithsonian Bill Cosby did not want to talk about rape with the Associated Press. That much he made clear in an interview with AP arts reporter Brett Zongker, who...
2014/11/21 15:51
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Local photographer Mark Kelley has received the biggest award of his career, landing a photograph in an exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington,...
2014/11/21 00:36
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit, "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue, " at the...
2014/11/20 14:47
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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Hallye Bone, Quilt Appraiser certified by the American Quilters Society of Paducah, Ky., will appraise quilts in Hannibal on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20, 21 and 22, says...
2014/11/20 12:39
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The series of "Harry Potter" fantasy books was the inspiration for the naming of a new insect discovered by NDSU researchers. The species of stink bug was named "Thestral incognitus," after the...
2014/11/20 07:03
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A well-known face in the industry, Grammy-Award winning Brian Setzer first found success in the '80s with his former rockabilly band, The Stray Cats. He even made headlines last month when he donated...
2014/11/20 03:54
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On Wednesday, Rosary High School freshman Carlee Hoschouer, 14, of North Aurora, was being interviewed about the painted Cleopatra head she had made. During the interview, she told the film crew how...
2014/11/19 21:22
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Has the owner of this week's chosen object found Rubbish or Riches? Read on as I assess a painting on paper by American master Franz Kline (b. 1910 - d. 1962) owned by a private collector from...
2014/11/19 17:55
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Renovations are underway and on schedule toward a planned March 1 reopening of the Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs. The museum closed in August to remodel and add exhibits and new features,...
2014/11/19 16:20
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A D.C.-based firm has reportedly registered Michael Brown, the black teenager shot and killed in August by Ferguson police, as a lobbyist. As the St. Louis suburb anxiously awaits for a grand jury to...
2014/11/19 13:08
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Chipped it is, indeed, but it’s ours. The only known item that shows the effect of Japanese forces shelling B.C.’s coast in World War II is now part of Sooke’s landscape. It was just a few months...
2014/11/19 06:34
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The Washington PostNoah Cordle found a prehistoric spear tip while walking along the shore in New Jersey. Picture: Donald E. Hurlbert/Smithsonian Institution Washington - Ten-year-old Noah Cordle has...
2014/11/18 23:05
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By Dave Lindorff The latest news on the burgeoning police state in the US -- a page-one investigative report in the New York Times disclosing that at least 40 agencies of the US government from the...
2014/11/18 12:39
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Protected area managers need unbiased, current and geographically local information to effectively manage their protected areas. Conservation International (CI) and the Tropical Ecology Assessment and...
2014/11/18 01:09
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R. Howard Bloch, chair, Yale University Humanities Program A book sent in 827 A.D. by Byzantine Emperor Michael the Stammerer to Frankish Emperor Louis the Pious arguably ended the Dark Ages....
2014/11/17 23:50
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WASHINGTON (AP) � As Wayne Clough prepares to leave the Smithsonian Institution after six years at the helm, the retiring engineer wanted to know a few more things about the 138 million objects at the...
2014/11/17 23:16
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Cruz will take on the role on February 1, 2015, replacing longtime director James Ballinger, who announced in April 2014 his intention to retire after nearly 40 years with the museum. Ballinger has...
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