Vatican hosts Russian art, icons from Tretyakov Gallery

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is hosting an unprecedented exhibition of Russian fine art, bringing treasures from Moscow's famed Tretyakov Gallery to Rome following a sold-out exhibit of Vatican wor...

Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — About 66 million years after two dinosaurs died apparently locked in battle on the plains of modern-day Montana, an unusual fight over who owns the entangled fossils has become a ...

Remembering the sweet life of a town wiped out by wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There's a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was co...

The Latest: Bus overturns in sleet near Memphis, 2 dead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A coroner says two people have died and several others ...

Taiwan's list of national monuments to reach 100 after addition of 2 temples: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s list of national monuments is expected to reach 100, with the addition of Taipei’s Dalongdong Baoan Temple and Lungshan Temple of Manka on Nov. 1...

Polymer art space holds final show reflecting oppressive Taiwanese art industry  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Polymer art space will be closed due to its upcoming expiring lease in December. In order to commemorate its five-year's in the space, Polymer will hold a perform...

Duchess Kate shown papers about deaths of 3 ancestors in WW1

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Cambridge has been shown original documents detailing the lives and deaths of three ancestors killed in France during World War 1. Kate, the wife of Prin...

Synagogue shooting victims: 'Gentle, caring, compassionate'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The victims of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history were doctors and dentists, accountants and academics, retirees and senior citizens who didn't let age get in their way. Tw...

Synagogue shooting victims: 'Gentle, caring, compassionate'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The victims of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history were doctors and dentists, accountants and academics, retirees and senior citizens who didn't let age get in their way. Tw...

Shooting victims remembered: 'The loss is incalculable'

They were professors and accountants, dentists and beloved doctors serving their local community. A day after the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead, officials rele...

Shut for over 6 years, Syria's national museum reopens

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian officials have reopened the country's National Museum in Damascus more than six years after the prominent institution was shut down and emptied as the country's civil war...

New Orleans museum shows art collected by namesake duke

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Museum of Art is winding up the city's tricentennial with an exhibition of dozens of paintings collected by the man the city is named for: Philippe II, Duke of Orlea...

Dr. Seuss' childhood home is getting a makeover

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The boyhood home of children's author and illustrator Dr. Seuss is getting a $500,000 restoration as part of a plan to turn it into an innovation center for educators, studen...

Family behind drug company sued over toll of opioids

The family that owns a drug company is now being sued over the toll of opioid painkillers in one New York county — and it's likely to be sued by hundreds more. Well over 1,000 lawsui...

Dadaocheng ranked 3rd most loved tourist attraction in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dadaocheng (大稻埕), the historic district of Taipei recently injected with new life, clinched the 3rd spot in the rankings of the most loved tourist attractions for internat...