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United States Museum to Display Remnants of September 11 Attacks on...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS).- When a hijacked aircraft smashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Lisa Lefler left behind her briefcase as she fled to safety from her office on the 103rd floor. Fifty-six minutes later, 175 o...

Rare Egyptian Paintings Found in Museum Cellar

By: Ahmed El-Shemi CAIRO (REUTERS).- Rare paintings by some of Egypt's most renowned artists thought to have belonged to the country's former royal family have been found by workers renovating a Cairo museum. Officials said the trove of 222 works -- in...

Picasso Loan to Palestinian Art Academy Suffers Complicated Obstacles

JERUSALEM (AP).- A Palestinian art academy is preparing to spruce itself up for a famous guest: a $7 million Pablo Picasso masterpiece that would be the first displayed in the West Bank. But simply arranging the painting's journey remains a far more di...

Picasso Loan to Palestinian Art Academy Suffers Complicated Obstacles

JERUSALEM (AP).- A Palestinian art academy is preparing to spruce itself up for a famous guest: a $7 million Pablo Picasso masterpiece that would be the first displayed in the West Bank. But simply arranging the painting's journey remains a far more di...

US Museum Seeks to Identify Children of Holocaust

WASHINGTON (AP).- The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is trying to identify more than 1,000 children in photos that date from when they were scattered across Europe at the end of World War II and taken in by relief agencies. The museum's "Remember Me"...

Japan Nuclear Woes Prompt Visitors to New Mexico Museum

ALBUQUERQUE (AP).- The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History is seeing more visitors since a massive earthquake and tsunami in Japan caused fears for the safety of a nuclear plant. KRQE television reports workers at the southeast Albuquerque ...

New Owner Sought for Historic Warship in Philly

By: Joann Loviglio, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP).- A historic warship in Philadelphia is looking for a new owner. The USS Olympia, a one-of-a-kind steel cruiser from the Spanish-American War, needs $2 million to $5 million in immediate repairs t...

2 Men Denied Admission to Event at Creation Museum

PETERSBURG, KY (AP).- A progressive blogger and another man who tried to go to a special event at Kentucky's Creation Museum said they were denied admission because they told security that they were a same-sex couple. The men bought tickets online for ...

Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie Displays Eighteen Works Returned in the Past Ten...

BERLIN (AP).- A painting of the Florence skyline that hung in Adolf Hitler's Berlin apartment throughout World War II and was missing for decades went on show Thursday in an exhibition of works returned to the collection of a major German museum. The e...

Dinosaur Exhibit Makes World Premiere in Ohio at the Cincinnati Museum...

CINCINNATI, OHIO (AP).- A fossilized nest of eggs laid by an unknown species of dinosaur is part of an exhibit that makes its world premiere Friday at an Ohio museum. The exhibit at the Cincinnati Museum Center will feature fossils found by Chinese pal...

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