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New subway station has public art rarely seen: A gay couple

NEW YORK (AP) — The sight of two men holding hands is far from uncommon, but a mural of two men doing just that is showing up in an unusual place — on the walls of a new subway station in New York Cit...

Auction houses face off in website data scraping lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Christie's auction house has been accused in a lawsuit of using a computer program to scrape research, images and price information from a rival's website and then reselling it as part...

In bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's acquires forensic lab

NEW YORK (AP) — In bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a ...

The Latest: Attorney for Christie ally promises appeal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the verdict in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial in New Jersey (all times local): Noon An attorney for one of the fo...

4 years after Superstorm Sandy, coast continues to recover

NEW YORK (AP) — People have worked hard, and mostly successfully, over the past four years to restore the New York and New Jersey coastline to what it was before Superstorm Sandy crashed ashore, causi...

Trump's boyhood home headed to auction

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not Trump Tower. But Donald Trump's first boyhood home is a charming two-story Tudor-style home in a park-like enclave of New York City. Now, the Jamaica Estates...

The scariest haunted house this election year? 'Doomocracy'

NEW YORK (AP) -- Artist Pedro Reyes thinks American politics are pretty darn terrifying, especially this election year, and he wants to scare the wits out of you with his "Doomocracy" exhibition.Alter...

NYC's 'Little Church That Stood' plans 250th anniversary

NEW YORK (AP) -- Manhattan's oldest church is getting ready to celebrate its 250-year history, which includes worshippers ranging from George Washington to those who searched for victims following the...

Tall fish tale: Tourists fooled by octopus ferry disaster

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago?A cast bronze monument dedicated to the victim...

Restored historic ship returning to once-devastated seaport

NEW YORK (AP) -- After a yearlong renovation, an iron-hulled sailing ship built in 1885 is returning to New York City's seaport district as the centerpiece of a museum that is making a comeback after ...

Marilyn's 'Happy Birthday' gown going to auction in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) -- The flesh-colored, skin-tight beaded gown Marilyn Monroe wore during her breathless rendition of "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy is going on the auction block this fall....

Marilyn's 'Happy Birthday' gown going to auction in the fall

NEW YORK (AP) -- The flesh-colored dress Marilyn Monroe wore during her breathless rendition of "Happy Birthday" to President John F. Kennedy is going on the auction block this fall.Julien's Auctions ...

Museum gets only known film of Louis Armstrong in studio

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Louis Armstrong House Museum has acquired the only known film of the jazz great in a recording studio -- after it was discovered in a storage facility.The 33-minute film captures ...

Brussels victims came from US. Belgium and around the world

Victims of the attacks on Brussels' airport and subway included commuters heading to work, travelers starting long-anticipated vacations, expatriates setting out to visit distant homelands. They came ...