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Washington museum shows rare portrait of queen

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For decades, a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I hung in a small garden gift shop on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Legend had it that the piece was rare — it depicted the monarch as an old woman — but some art experts disagreed. That all changed in 2010, when East Carolina University's conservator analyzed the portrait and dated it to 1592, when Elizabeth would have been about...

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