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  • Famous George Washington painting to be restored

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most famous portraits of George Washington will soon get a high-tech examination and face-lift of sorts with its first major conservation treatment in decades. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has begun planning the conservation and digital analysis of...

  • US returns 9 stolen Cabrera paintings to Peru

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has returned nine stolen 18th-century paintings by Mexican artist Miguel Cabrera to the government of Peru. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says the works were stolen from a church in Lima in 2008. He says they were smuggled out of Peru to be...

  • Neanderthal rock art: primitive or genius?

    The discovery of cross-hatched engravings on rocks in England could help improve the public image of the primitive Neanderthals.

  • Judge approves merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation's oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation's capital, a judge ruled Monday. The ruling by District of Columbia Superior Court Judge...

  • NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

    New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

  • Grant pays for library sculpture, more

    AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A $250,000 grant from the Dunham Fund will finance the development and installation of a Dream Catcher sculpture at the future Santori Library in Aurora, Illinois. Dream Catcher artist Jerry Savage and Aurora Public Library officials on Friday unveiled a representation of...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Manchester, N.H. Rand Paul's views on war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continue to evolve. Speaking to reporters on the campaign trail Friday afternoon, the Kentucky senator...

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