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Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns

The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns

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Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany...
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10:16 2019-06-12

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Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thurs...
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20:48 2019-08-18

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18:32 2019-06-10

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20:00 2019-08-05

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09:48 2019-08-22

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01:48 2019-06-13

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07:00 2019-10-10

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18:16 2019-07-03

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09:16 2019-07-07

White nationalist arrested for alleged threat to shoot up Jewish center Police in Ohio arrested a white nationalist for allegedly threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in an Instagram video — and seized an ars...
05:16 2019-08-19

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16:48 2019-09-10

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22:00 2019-07-10

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09:00 2019-08-16

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12:32 2019-06-27

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12:48 2019-09-20

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10:00 2019-08-29

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02:32 2019-08-21

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23:00 2019-08-20

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06:16 2019-08-20

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11:32 2019-07-19

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04:48 2019-08-11

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03:16 2019-08-11

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09:00 2019-08-21

Romania finds 'many' more human remains near site of Jewish mass grave Archaeologists have unearthed "many human remains" in northeast Romania near an area where in 2010 they discovered a mass grave for more than 100 Jew...
11:00 2019-07-02

Mike Pompeo tells Jewish leaders he would 'push back' against Corbyn US secretary of state made comments in recording leaked to Washington PostLabour has accused Donald Trump’s top official, Mike Pompeo, of trying to s...
20:32 2019-06-09

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23:32 2019-08-08

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14:16 2019-06-13

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18:00 2019-08-22

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03:00 2019-08-20

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14:32 2019-08-14

Jewish ‘cult’ members now facing lesser charges in alleged kidnap plot Alleged members of the extremist Jewish group Lev Tahor are now facing lesser charges in the alleged kidnapping two Orthodox children from their moth...
21:48 2019-07-10

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18:00 2019-08-22

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kid...
03:48 2019-06-02

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12:00 2019-10-10

Anti-Semitic attacks of boys who were called 'Jewish ape' and 'dirty Jew' shock Australia A Muslim student reportedly forced his 12-year-old Jewish classmate in Australia to kneel down and kiss his shoes while calling him a "Jewish ape," i...
15:48 2019-10-03

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti...
00:32 2019-09-13

Trump accuses Jewish Americans of ‘disloyalty’ for voting Democratic, in antisemitic trope President’s remarks seemed to refer to a perception that Jewish Americans have a dual loyalty to both America and IsraelDonald Trump used an apparent...
08:00 2019-08-21

Judge blocks auction of Jewish WWII relic as custody fight rages A judge on Wednesday blocked the auction of a Jewish World War II artifact estimated to be worth millions that a Holocaust-survivor’s son says ...
05:00 2019-09-12

‘It is deception’: Brooklyn court candidate slams victor who switched to Jewish surname A Jewish Brooklyn judicial candidate says she was robbed of victory when her Protestant opponent changed her name to Cohen to seem more kosher at the...
06:32 2019-06-30

Germans urged to wear Jewish skullcap ahead of anti-Israel protests Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner has asked all citizens to wear the kippah in solidarity with the Jewish community, in the run-up to planned anti...
13:48 2019-05-28

Pew Research Center survey: Atheists, Jewish score highest on religion test A new study indicates people who consider themselves either atheist or agnostic are generally more knowledgeable about religion than those who are sp...
14:00 2019-08-22

Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’ Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemailsThe publisher of a neo-Nazi ...
02:48 2019-07-16

Iowa man arrested for making anti-Semitic threats to Manhattan Jewish organization The feds have arrested an alleged neo-Nazi and have charged him with leaving anti-Semitic and threatening messages with an unnamed Jewish organizatio...
00:48 2019-07-24

Remove hook-nose sign language gesture, Jewish group demands Calls for ‘racist and humiliating’ gesture to be removed from online guide to Flemish signingAn organisation representing Jewish communities in Europ...
13:32 2019-09-18

Cops release footage of teens wanted for suspected hate crimes against Jewish men New video shows the quartet of teens wanted in connection with several suspected hate crime attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn, cops and law enforceme...
17:00 2019-08-13

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall a...
23:48 2019-06-19

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10:00 2019-10-03

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
06:48 2019-07-03

Unwanted relic displayed at museum We’ll say this about the Kevin Spacey Acting Comeback Tour—an event we did not sign up for, and would just as soon be left off of, thanks: It’s a hel...
02:16 2019-08-03

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video gam...
07:16 2019-07-04

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19:16 2019-07-11

Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.       &#...
03:16 2019-05-25

1,500 museums to visit for free on Museum Day More than 1,500 museums and cultural institutions around the country will celebrate Smithsonian Magazine's 15th annual Museum Day on Sept. 21 wi...
12:48 2019-09-15

Museum says not everything glittered in Dutch ‘Golden Age’ A museum in Amsterdam is facing criticism for its decision to stop using the term “Golden Age” to describe the 17th century, when the Netherlands was...
16:16 2019-09-13

Romania to open its first Holocaust museum Nearly three-quarters of a century since the end of World War II, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has backed the creation of the country's first Ho...
12:00 2019-10-09

Museum of the Future: A new world icon? In Dubai, the Museum of the Future aims to serve as a base to explore the greatest challenges and technologies that will shape the world of tomorrow....
08:32 2019-06-10

In Iraq Museum, ‘Things There That Are Nowhere Else in the World’ The Iraq Museum has a majestic, world-class collection of ancient art dating back 5,000 years, but it struggles to connect with an audience of younge...
05:48 2019-06-09

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not per...
23:32 2019-06-07

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats Anderson Cooper brought Ivanka Trump into his analysis of President Donald Trump's recent remarks about Jewish Americans.    ...
14:32 2019-08-22

FBI: Ohio police arrest man connected to online shooting threat against Jewish community center Ohio police arrested James P. Reardon, 20, on charges of telecommunications harassment and aggravated menacing.        ...
02:32 2019-08-20

Vandal slashes tires on dozens of cars owned by Jewish residents of New Jersey town More than 150 tires have been slashed on vehicles owned by Jewish residents in a New Jersey community in what authorities are investigating as a bias...
18:48 2019-08-12

Hitler's secret history revealed: Study suggests Nazi leader's grandfather was Jewish For years, the rumor existed that Adolf Hitler's paternal grandfather was Jewish, but the claim went unsubstantiated. Now, a new study suggests that ...
22:48 2019-08-06

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish center Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morni...
13:16 2019-07-17

Man accused of threatening an Ohio Jewish center declared himself a white nationalist in a documentary, police say The man accused of threatening to shoot up a Jewish community center in Youngstown, Ohio, once appeared in a documentary on the Unite the Right rally...
16:00 2019-08-19

City Jewish leaders demand more cops for Yom Kippur amid anti-Semitic crimes On the heels of two recent anti-Semitic crimes, Jewish leaders across the five boroughs are demanding more cops patrol their communities as Yom Kippu...
10:00 2019-10-07

U.S. Offers $7 Million Reward for Hezbollah Operative on Anniversary of Jewish Center Attack That Killed 85 (WASHINGTON) — The United States is targeting a senior operative of the Iran-backed Hezbollah militant group with sanctions as part of its pres...
15:00 2019-07-19

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the inciden...
15:16 2019-07-31

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to t...
03:32 2019-08-13

Museums at night — a Berlin invention This weekend Berlin is holding another Long Night of Museums. There are now events like this in more than 120 cities worldwide, but Berlin is home to...
09:00 2019-08-30

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in th...
19:48 2019-06-27

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on ba...
00:48 2019-06-07

Berlin: 10,000 march against anti-Semitism The solemn march in Germany's capital was a sign of solidarity after a deadly attack on a synagogue in Halle. Meanwhile, Interior Minister Horst Seeh...
13:16 2019-10-13

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destro...
20:32 2019-06-14

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents befo...
00:32 2019-06-19

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techn...
10:16 2019-07-01

Discovering the Berlin Wall 30 years later Today, the Berlin Wall appears as a photo stop at Checkpoint Charlie or as graffiti artwork at the East Side Gallery. DW’s Hallie Rawlinson retraces ...
15:48 2019-10-08

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 19...
13:00 2019-07-12

From U-Bahn to e-scooters: Berlin mobility app has it all Germany's fast-growing capital Berlin is turning to technology to promote the use of just about every form of urban transport - except the private ca...
12:48 2019-09-24

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are...
19:32 2019-06-03

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over co...
14:32 2019-06-02

World's first vagina museum to open in London The Vagina Museum will educate visitors about vulvas and vaginas while challenging prevailing stigma surrounding them, development and marketing mana...
10:32 2019-09-20

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has r...
14:00 2019-09-13

It used to be super easy to steal from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Back in the late 1970s and early ’80s, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, arguably New York’s most esteemed institution, kept its treasured works about ...
19:48 2019-09-07

This poster museum has literally the coolest exhibit around Fancy seeing your face on Rosie the Riveter’s body? How about on that Uncle Sam “I Want You” poster? There’s a photo booth for that. You’ll find it a...
19:16 2019-08-10

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun ...
17:48 2019-08-30

Museum of Sex a hotbed for sexual harassment: suit “Patrons and co-workers of the Museum grope its employees, use utterly inappropriate sexual language, and inquire into employees’ private sex lives,”...
23:32 2019-06-19

Whitney Museum Chooses Curators for Its Next Biennial David Breslin and Adrienne Edwards are paired up for the museum’s next exhibition, in 2021, after a year filled with controversy over the 2019 Bienni...
16:00 2019-10-07

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, ...
08:32 2019-06-29

4 the Weekend: Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum MUSIC  90’s House Party Saturday 8 p.m. AVA Amptheater This 90’s inspired concert will take places at AVA Amphitheater Saturday. Artists ...
13:48 2019-05-23

Museum Day: More than 1,600 institutions across the country are free Sept. 21 Everything you need to know about Museum Day 2019, when more than 1,600 institutions in all 50 states will offer free admission.    ...
23:16 2019-08-21

How a Cologne museum is dealing with its colonial heritage Works from Africa are in many German museums, including in the Cologne Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum. A new cooperation project with Kenya aims to estab...
07:32 2019-10-01

Romania to open first national Holocaust museum Romania had long swept under the rug its role in the Holocaust. The museum is meant to educate and raise questions about the country's role in the de...
20:32 2019-10-08

2 bullets strike bus after students taken to Chicago museum CHICAGO (AP) — Police say stray gunfire struck a suburban school bus after it dropped students at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Chic...
12:00 2019-05-22

President Trump: Any Jewish Person Voting Democratic Shows ‘Lack of Knowledge or Great Disloyalty’ WASHINGTON — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American J...
20:32 2019-08-20

Award-winning blogger Marie Sophie Hingst accused of inventing her Jewish family history The German blogger and historian Marie Sophie Hingst was stripped of her Blogger of the Year 2017 prize, as investigations revealed that her stories ...
10:16 2019-06-04

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from so...
19:16 2019-09-12

Trump: Jewish people who vote for Democratic show ‘a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty’ WASHINGTON, DC (AP) – Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that A...
18:16 2019-08-21

Trump says that Jewish people who vote for Democrats are ‘very disloyal to Israel,’ denies his remarks are anti-Semitic The president ratcheted up his attacks on Jewish Democrats on Wednesday, dismissing an outcry from both sides of the aisle as well as Jewish organiza...
14:00 2019-08-21

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its interna...
15:32 2019-05-21

Berlin: Same-sex penguin couple's egg fails to hatch Hopes had been high for Skipper and Ping, two male emperor penguins who had long been trying to start a family. "Surely they will get the chance to b...
18:48 2019-09-06

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne....
07:48 2019-05-25

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decad...
10:00 2019-08-14

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what w...
04:00 2019-08-13

‘The New Berlin Wall’: Why Ukraine Is Central to the Scandal Caught between East and West, it is a place that attracts adventurers and carpetbaggers, who return home with “legacies, memories and skeletons for t...
01:48 2019-09-28

Long, Dark Nights in Berlin’s Theaters Berlin’s theater season opens with directors taking audiences through the fog of war, down the gloomy tunnels of cyberspace and into a world without ...
07:32 2019-10-10

Man convicted of killing Berlin woman after 32 years A German court has sentenced a man to life in prison for brutally killing a woman over three decades ago. Investigators tracked down the defendant th...
18:00 2019-09-17

Berlin's celebrated Zoo Palast cinema turns 100 When a vast movie theater near Berlin's central Zoo railway station was revamped and opened on September 18, 1919 with the premiere of Ernst Lubitch'...
10:00 2019-09-18

Hells Angels sentenced for murder in Berlin A German court has sentenced the leader of Hells Angels Berlin charter to life in prison over an apparent revenge killing. Under his orders, a group ...
01:48 2019-10-02

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
09:48 2019-07-05

The Berlin Police Are Confident the Killer Is in Jail. They Just Don’t Know His Name. The German authorities suspect the well-planned killing of a former Chechen separatist in Berlin was carried out by a Russian hit man released from p...
02:32 2019-09-26

The Berlin apartment: living with the ghosts of the past Architect Gisbert Pöppler’s home is a shrine to the city’s past – and a collection he’s built up over the 30 years since the Wall came downWhenever G...
07:00 2019-10-12

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second termin...
15:16 2019-07-31

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responde...
19:32 2019-06-15

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesti...
09:48 2019-09-14

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals aft...
19:48 2019-05-27

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the r...
19:48 2019-06-05

IFA 2019: 10 insane innovations from the backrooms in Berlin Berlin’s massive tech exhibition IFA was dominated by the big brands’ unveiling of phones and giant TVs, but beyond the headlines are h...
12:16 2019-09-07

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt ...
08:48 2019-06-15

Sharp will show off the 'world's biggest' 8K TV at IFA Berlin If the 55-inch 4K TV in your den is starting to look too small, Sharp wants you to know something to the tune of 120 inches is coming. On Wednesday, ...
22:32 2019-08-28

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the e...
18:16 2019-09-14

German government backtracks on Jewish skullcap warning, urges everyone to wear it ahead of anti-Israel protest The German government urged people to war the Jewish kippa in the wake of an upcoming anti-Israel protest, backtracking on the warning that Jewish pe...
15:32 2019-05-28

Museum apologizes to minority students told: 'No watermelon' Boston's venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected to racism by staff an...
12:16 2019-05-23

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci,...
09:32 2019-05-21

Why a Plan to Redefine the Meaning of ‘Museum’ Is Stirring Up Controversy When you visit a museum, chances are you think more about the items you’re there to see than about the museum itself — much less about th...
14:48 2019-09-09

National Atomic Testing Museum in Vegas looking for new home LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas say the museum has outgrown its space east of the Las Vegas Strip and i...
20:16 2019-06-15

Holocaust historians divided over Warsaw ghetto museum Director hits back at critics who say the institution, backed by Poland’s populist party, will distort wartime historyThe museum of the Warsaw ghetto...
12:32 2019-06-22

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the se...
14:48 2019-07-31

Museum apologizes to minority students told: ‘No watermelon’ BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s venerable Museum of Fine Arts has apologized to a group of minority middle school students who say they were subjected t...
10:32 2019-05-23

Newly expanded, renovated Museum of Modern Art opens in NYC New York City's Museum of Modern Art unveiled its newly renovated and expanded building Thursday, adding more gallery space "to exhibit significantly...
23:32 2019-10-10

Moscow’s Pushkin Museum presents Modernist art treasures MOSCOW (AP) — Iconic art works by Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Paul Gaugin, Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso are among treasures from the early 20th ce...
10:32 2019-06-19

Cambridge’s Museum of Zoology: Bobby the whale and Attenborough Bobby the fin whale presides over the reopening of Cambridge University’s zoology museum – with David Attenborough putting the final specimen in plac...
09:48 2019-05-21

Apollo 11 Module Coming To Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI (LEX 18) – As we approach the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling...
15:00 2019-06-14

A glimpse behind the scenes of Giza’s Grand Egyptian Museum Egypt’s vast, much-delayed museum is scheduled to open in 2020. But while Tutankhamun’s treasures are being readied for tourists, some critics see th...
09:48 2019-09-04

Angela Merkel opens new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau The German chancellor was in the eastern town of Dessau to open the new Bauhaus Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the school's foundation. The ...
11:48 2019-09-08

Photographer explores darkest corners of famous museum When Susanna Brown joined London's prestigious V&A museum over a decade ago as a curator in photographs, one of the first things she acquired was a g...
18:00 2019-10-10

Rare 13-star flags going on display at Revolution museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dozens of rare 13-star American flags never before exhibited will be on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. Antique...
12:16 2019-06-13

Museum Of Prime Ministers Goes Beyond "Political Untouchability": PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced that a grand museum for all former prime ministers will be built in Delhi and called on the families and...
21:16 2019-07-24

Germany Celebrates 100 Years of Bauhaus Design With a New Museum BERLIN (AP) — The eastern German city of Dessau marked the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design Sunday with the opening of a new m...
06:48 2019-09-09

Shoeless Joe museum honors banned baseball player 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson remains banned from baseball 100 years after he and seven Chicago White Sox teammates were accused of throwing the 1919 World ...
23:00 2019-10-09

Math museum has some crazy, cool next-level origami When you have eight different shades of paper and fold four differently colored sheets together at a time, how many unique squares can you create? Ch...
20:16 2019-08-23

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum ‘Cool Summer Nights’ WILDCARD Cool Summer Nights 5 – 10 p.m. Saturday Desert Museum The Desert Museum’s ‘Cool Summer Nights’ are in full swing. Vi...
16:32 2019-07-11

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomica...
03:00 2019-07-02

Someone Wanted A Johnny Manziel Jersey Bad Enough To Steal One From A Museum The Texas A&M campus police asked for help Thursday afternoon identifying a “person of interest” in the theft of the uniform of NFL bust and CFL ...
22:48 2019-09-12

New Jim Clark Motorsport Museum celebrates racing icon We take a look inside the newly completed space that celebrates Scotland’s double F1 champion and Indy 500 winner Less than 12 months after breaking...
11:16 2019-07-10

Rare albino porcupine spotted at Maine museum A mysterious hairy, white creature found on the lawn of the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine this week was later determined to be a ra...
19:48 2019-07-20

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhi...
15:16 2019-07-15

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fu...
14:32 2019-09-13

Masterpieces of the Baroque: Caravaggio on show at Museum Barberini Works by Caravaggio and other Baroque masters are being exhibited in Potsdam for the first time. The exhibiton "Baroque Pathways" boasts 54 masterpie...
11:48 2019-07-15

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world...
11:16 2019-05-28

‘User in yer face’ is an online museum of design horrors If you think the design of Facebook, Twitter, or any other popular site you use regularly is bad, hold your horses. I’m going to introduce you to a w...
08:48 2019-07-04

'A focal point, not an accessory': behind New York's first poster museum At Poster House, the history of the medium is explored in unprecedented depth with examples from all over the world and throughout historyNew York ha...
13:00 2019-05-28

Mets' Alonso donates customized cleats to 9/11 museum Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday to donate the custom cleats and baseball bat honoring first r...
17:32 2019-10-02

Museum gets massive, century-old steam engine running again BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A century-old steam engine has been put on display at Pennsylvania’s National Museum of Industrial History after workers ...
13:48 2019-05-31

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that f...
19:32 2019-07-03

Argentina's Holocaust museum unveils Nazi relics The relics included busts of Adolf Hitler and a Nazi Ouija board, used to try to contact the dead. Argentina is home to Latin America's largest Jewis...
09:48 2019-10-04

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal...
08:32 2019-06-11

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo ...
03:00 2019-07-02

Statue of Liberty Museum lets you check her out from head to toe “Head, shoulders, knees and toes … knees and toes … eyes and ears and mouth and nose … ” I couldn’t help thinking of the chil...
05:16 2019-05-25

Tyson keeps museum post after sexual misconduct probe Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Natural History after the mus...
17:48 2019-07-31

History museum explores Germans’ view of Britain As Brexit looms, one of Germany’s main history museums is examining Germans’ views of the British, complete with a countdown clock that may be reset ...
14:00 2019-10-05

Guantánamo lawyers see issues in torture exhibit at spy museum Defence lawyers and critics say Washington museum’s display on US use of torture in wake of 9/11 sanitises the punishmentsLast Thursday, a handful of...
07:48 2019-05-27

Guggenheim Workers Vote to Join a Union, the Museum’s First Art installers and maintenance workers are to become part of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which also represents workers at MoMA PS...
12:16 2019-06-28

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities ca...
11:32 2019-07-22

"Wall Of Spies": New Museum You Can't Visit Dedicated To US Turncoats In November 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin raised a glass with his military intelligence officials to honor and celebrate an American named G...
06:00 2019-10-06

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and ...
13:32 2019-07-01

Chechen 'execution' in Berlin linked to Russian intelligence The suspect in the killing of a Chechen dissident in Berlin holds a Russian passport. His papers indicate a possible link with Russian security servi...
15:00 2019-08-30

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to ...
12:48 2019-07-07

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the fir...
06:32 2019-09-02

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, t...
22:00 2019-08-16

Far-right AfD bids to encircle Berlin as resentment and division grow State elections in Saxony and Brandenburg are the party’s first test in former East Germany – and it is on course to make big gainsCrucial elections ...
09:16 2019-09-01

From a picnic to the Berlin Wall: my 1989 summer of revolution An award-winning foreign correspondent looks back on the human stories that helped bring down the Berlin Wall and East Germany’s regimeIt should have...
22:16 2019-08-31

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classro...
07:16 2019-08-17

‘Things are quite special here’: Union Berlin prepare for the Bundesliga No East Berlin team has made it to the top division before and Union are determined not to let it change themIt counted as an emergency when, one day...
07:48 2019-08-17

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the sit...
08:00 2019-07-04

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport...
00:16 2019-06-29

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on studen...
13:48 2019-07-19

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin If you live in Europe and love technology, IFA 2019 should be on your radar. It's Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow and acts as a show...
15:00 2019-08-05

Berlin Murder Raises Suspicions of Russian Involvement The well-planned killing of an ex-Chechen rebel has raised concerns that Russia may have deployed an agent to kill a Kremlin foe, a tactic it has use...
22:16 2019-08-27

Berlin to tighten rules for electric scooter users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters being left on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that’s drawn the ire of residents in the German capital...
12:00 2019-08-07

Felix Jaehn celebrates his journey — and Berlin Pride He shot to fame aged 19. Five years later, Felix Jaehn is one of the world's top DJs. His new single and recent coming-out as bisexual tell the story...
15:16 2019-07-31

Berlin's bumbling beekeepers leave swarms without homes Inexperienced hobbyists force bees to search often in vain for suitable habitats across the cityHumans are not the only ones in Berlin struggling to ...
05:32 2019-08-09

Opinion: The Shame of Berlin. Why can't the city build an airport? Berlin's unfinished airport just started adding a new terminal, even though the original structure is still not open. Despite a major test run of sys...
15:16 2019-07-31

Berlin Philharmonic enters new era with Kirill Petrenko as its shy figurehead Simon Rattle’s successor takes over – and shows why he was orchestra’s choice of conductorThe Berlin Philharmonic, considered by many to be the world...
18:00 2019-08-25

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter...
21:48 2019-08-13

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow...
15:16 2019-07-31

Escaping Berlin for the Watery Wonders of the German Outdoors A kayak trip in the Spreewald — a wooded moorland that has been designated a Unesco-protected biosphere reserve — is an easy train trip from the city...
14:48 2019-09-06

Suspect in Polish slaying killed by police outside Berlin BERLIN — German police shot and killed a man who had fled from Poland after allegedly killing a woman there, when he pulled a gun on them after they ...
09:00 2019-09-12

Germany: Two women injured in 'homophobic incident' in Berlin Police say a man has insulted and injured two women in an apparent homophobic attack. The incident comes after an assault on a lesbian couple in Lond...
13:48 2019-06-10

Bundesliga Relegation Playoff Live: Stuttgart in Berlin The domestic season in Germany approaches an end. First, Union Berlin are hoping to be the first second-division team since 2012 to beat their top-fl...
12:01 2019-05-27

Barenboim’s tenure at Berlin’s Staatsoper extended to 2027 Conductor Daniel Barenboim is getting a five-year contract extension as general music director of Berlin’s Staatsoper, which would keep him at the op...
11:48 2019-06-04

German farmers protest against Berlin's agriculture policy Farmers have rallied in the western German city of Bonn to protest against what they see as excessive regulation. The German government recently agre...
16:32 2019-10-14

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's h...
09:32 2019-06-12

Debut with the Berlin Philharmonic: Santtu Matias Rouvali A young conductor on the way up, and yet another musician from the small country of Finland to rock the world of classical music: Santtu Matias Rouva...
16:32 2019-09-22

Berlin cyclists take over streets, demand more space for bikes Tens of thousands of cyclists have taken over the streets of Berlin as part of a campaign to make the city more bike-friendly. Organizers have called...
14:32 2019-06-02

3 ways tech has gone astray at Berlin electronics show At big consumer tech shows like IFA in Berlin, the promise is progress. Here are three ways the tech industry is fumbling the path toward that vision...
23:16 2019-09-09

How Russian media are reporting on the murder of a Chechen man in Berlin In late August, a Chechen man was shot dead at a Berlin park. Western media reported that the suspect may have ties to Russian intelligence services ...
22:00 2019-09-25

Controversial Palestinian rappers banned from performing in Berlin Known for their anti-Israel lyrics, Palestinian rappers Shadi Al-Bourini and Shadi Al-Najjar were due to headline a so-called "solidarity rally" held...
22:00 2019-09-25

Debut with the Berlin Philharmonic: Santtu-Matias Rouvali A young conductor on the way up, and yet another musician from the small country of Finland to rock the world of classical music: Santtu-Matias Rouva...
09:16 2019-09-26

Pro and anti-Israel protests draw hundreds in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of people including prominent German politicians and members of the Jewish community are protesting against a larger, anti-Isr...
12:48 2019-06-01

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of...
18:48 2019-05-22

Max Mara showcases Bowie-inspired collection in Berlin Neues museum catwalk show also paid homage to Marlene Dietrich’s gender fluidity Women over 40, once invisible in the fashion world, are taking cent...
14:00 2019-06-04

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. ...
07:32 2019-09-02

Berlin spends nearly €1 billion buying back apartments The city-state is buying back 6,000 former public housing apartments to fight skyrocketing rent. But parties on all sides are criticizing the price t...
02:16 2019-09-28

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin ...
20:16 2019-09-02

Feast for the eyes: Food photography on show in Berlin Featuring works from Cindy Sherman, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nan Goldin and many more, a new exhibition at C/O Berlin, "Food for the Eyes. The Story of Foo...
15:16 2019-06-07

Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga, Stuttgart relegated "Union Berlin were promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time after a 0-0 draw with VfB Stuttgart in the second leg of their relegation/promotion ...
22:01 2019-05-27

Moog museum tells the history of popular synthesized music There's no doubt that Bob Moog had a massive influence on music by making synthesizers popular and accessible, and now there's a dedicated ...
06:48 2019-05-27

New species of dinosaur found 'hiding in plain sight' in museum Jurassic Park taught us that velociraptors could be seriously sneaky creatures, but their aptitude for stealth is nothing compared to that of a newly...
01:16 2019-08-06

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is...
12:32 2019-08-14

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family th...
09:00 2019-07-18

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.  ...
01:16 2019-06-06

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation and her death has been rul...
22:16 2019-07-15

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid dow...
04:32 2019-05-26

Swedish museum to return exhumed skulls of 25 Sami people Eleven institutions still have remains of indigenous people, taken for controversial researchThe skulls of 25 Sami people are to be reburied in the n...
09:32 2019-08-07

Fox movies like Home Alone and Night At The Museum to get some kind of reboot for Disney+ Disney has finished absorbing Fox’s film assets into its giant, toothy mouth (we’re picturing something like Venom, if he wasn’t owned by Sony), whic...
11:32 2019-08-07

Amsterdam museum presents results of 5-year Chagall research New research shows that for much of Russian-French modernist painter Marc Chagall’s life, which took him from a tiny village in rural Russia to St. P...
16:16 2019-09-13

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Enginee...
18:16 2019-06-12

Vive la Finance! A Chic Economics Museum Opens in Paris Housed in an old mansion-turned-bank, the interactive Citeco economics museum aims to appeal to everyone from 8-year-old penny pinchers to seasoned h...
23:32 2019-08-07

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring...
14:48 2019-06-28

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school students said they were su...
07:16 2019-05-25

Louvre removes Sackler name from museum wing amid protests Some members of multibillionaire family are accused of profiting from opioid crisis The Louvre museum in Paris has removed the name of the art philan...
15:32 2019-07-17

International Wildlife Museum holding school supply drive TUCSON— The International Wildlife Museum will be holding a school supply drive starting today until Sunday, July 7. All supplies donated will go tow...
17:32 2019-07-04

Letters from Anne Frank’s father donated to museum A Massachusetts man who was pen pals with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S...
23:16 2019-06-11

Now kids, help us to kill Bin Laden! The dark side of Washington's spy museum The bugged shoes and poison brollies are fun and fascinating. But why are the sections about state-sponsored torture and assassination so uncritical?...
04:48 2019-05-27

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.       &...
21:32 2019-07-09

German Chancellor Merkel opens new Bauhaus museum in Dessau The eastern German city of Dessau is marking the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus school of design with a collection of exhibits and objects that tie...
13:48 2019-09-08

Odd Skull in Museum Finally Confirmed as a Narhwal-Beluga Hybrid Back in 1990, subsistence hunters in Greenland gave a skull to scientists. Its origin, they explained, was a strange creature, evenly grey, with flip...
12:32 2019-06-20

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights ...
17:48 2019-07-31

The lost Louvre of Uzbekistan: the museum that rescued banned masterpieces This crumbling museum in a bleak town by a dried-out sea has one of the world’s greatest collections of avant-garde art, rescued from Stalin’s clutch...
10:32 2019-05-21

Sneak peek: National Museum of the U.S. Army opening in 2020 The National Museum of the United States Army will be open to the public on June 4, 2020 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.      &#...
20:00 2019-08-28

‘Imagine It:’ New exhibit opens Friday at Children’s Museum Tucson Imagine It! debuted on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the Children’s Museum Tucson. Courtesy Children’s Museum Tucson Facebook TUCSON – The Chi...
10:48 2019-06-21

Bank of America Cardholders Get Free Museum Admission This Weekend Summer may be “over” now that the long Labor Day weekend has passed, but that doesn’t mean you have to hold off on fun weekend excursions until the s...
19:32 2019-09-03

New Scrutiny of Museum Boards Takes Aim at World of Wealth and Status A recent protest at the Whitney that drummed out a vice chairman exposed the symbiotic, but potentially problematic, relationship that museums have w...
21:00 2019-10-02

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with...
08:31 2019-05-21

The MoMA Will Soon Reopen Following Extensive Renovations. Here’s What to Expect From the Revamped Museum Among the most influential museums of modern art in the world, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City has been closed since mid-June as it ...
19:00 2019-10-01

Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep museum job after sexual misconduct investigation Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson keeps post at Hayden Planetarium after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against him. ...
12:32 2019-07-31

Brooklyn Museum’s ‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ is out of this world Most haute couturiers whip up gowns for galas, chic suits for high-powered meetings and tasteful cocktail dresses for ladies’ luncheons. Pierre Cardi...
01:32 2019-07-20

Boston museum hires firm to investigate racism reports Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has hired an outside law firm to investigate reports that a group of minority middle school students was subjected to ra...
22:16 2019-06-12

A mecca for baby boomers: Woodstock museum keeps memory of '69 alive At the spot where the legendary festival took place 50 years ago, there's now a museum and music conference center chronicling and celebrating the hi...
08:00 2019-08-14

Cuteness overload: Desert Museum releases name of baby ocelot TUCSON – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s newest and cutest fuzzball finally has a name – and the name’s origins are as sweet a...
06:32 2019-06-15

U.S. judge rules Spanish museum can keep Pissarro confiscated by Nazis A Madrid museum cannot be forced to return a Camille Pissarro painting that was seized by the Nazis from its Jewish owners during World War Two, desp...
09:32 2019-05-21

Trump suggests Dems' Jewish voters lack knowledge or show 'great disloyalty,' amid Omar-Tlaib feud President Trump on Tuesday suggested Jewish Americans who vote for Democrats either lack the requisite knowledge or show “great disloyalty,” amid the...
17:00 2019-08-20

Bundesliga: Hertha Berlin deliver statement win and will hope it's just the beginning With big money investment and local competition, Hertha Berlin are at a crossroads both on and off the pitch. Sunday's 4-0 thrashing of hapless Colog...
21:00 2019-09-29

Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed The 9-year-old’s lawsuit had said that rejecting girls denied them access to a high-quality educational opportunity. The choir said the problem was h...
13:00 2019-08-16

Russian suspect stays silent over Chechen's killing in Berlin Man still refuses to speak to police three weeks after arrest amid fears of state involvementA Russian man who allegedly shot dead a former Chechen i...
08:00 2019-09-17

Berlin ready to fetch 'IS' German children after court case German media reported Berlin has signaled readiness to retrieve children of Islamic State adherents from Syria. Two girls, aged four and almost two, ...
01:32 2019-06-01

Germany hosts Latin America and Caribbean conference in Berlin More than 20 foreign ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean have converged on Berlin, albeit without Venezuelan representation. Germany is tr...
07:48 2019-05-28

Union Berlin reach Bundesliga for first time as Stuttgart relegated Union 0-0 Stuttgart (agg: 2-2, Union win on away goals)Relegation play-off prompts joy for fans in BerlinUnion Berlin players were hoisted high and c...
08:32 2019-05-28

Bundesliga: Covic's Hertha Berlin clicking into gear after third straight win Hertha Berlin came from behind to beat Fortuna Düsseldorf at the Olympiastadion on Friday night. Ante Covic's side have now picked up three straight ...
20:48 2019-10-04

Behind the scenes of war reporting at Berlin's Human Rights Film Festival Films and panels at the Human Rights Film Festival look into the work of reporters in conflict zones. From legendary foreign correspondent Marie Colv...
03:32 2019-09-22

Alba Berlin basketball team axes cheerleader performances The Berlin basketball team's CEO said cheerleader shows during breaks were "no longer suited to our times." However, critics counter that cheerleadin...
21:48 2019-09-30

Cult club Union Berlin promoted to Bundesliga for 1st time BERLIN (AP) — Union Berlin has secured promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time with a scoreless draw at home to Stuttgart in the second leg of...
20:48 2019-05-27

Vandoorne: HWA FE Berlin form against leading rivals good reference HWA's Stoffel Vandoorne says his performance against leading ABB FIA Formula E teams in last weekend's Berlin E-Prix provided a good "reference" for ...
11:16 2019-05-27

Vienna's euro-a-day public transport model could waltz into Berlin Mayor of German capital considering €365 annual ticket to reduce traffic and pollutionBerliners could pay as little as €1 a day to use public transpo...
13:16 2019-07-09

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin a...
11:00 2019-08-12

Germany: Merkel thanks Hungary for its role in fall of Berlin Wall Ahead of her trip to Hungary, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the eastern European nation for opening its border to East Germans three decade...
12:48 2019-08-17

Berlin Zoo calls China to determine baby pandas' gender Unable to determine the gender of two newborn panda cubs, zoologists in Berlin have called on Chinese experts for help. Nearly a month old, the cubs ...
02:16 2019-09-28

Germany’s love of fast cars runs into the barricades in Berlin New road that requires demolition of homes and cultural spaces stirs fury in country where Greens recently surged in pollsThe cement mixer, decorated...
04:48 2019-06-02

Berlin police force embarrassed by arrest of fake policewoman ‘K’ has repeatedly posed as an officer and claims to have helped apprehend criminalsBerlin’s police force is facing considerable embarrassment over t...
16:00 2019-08-12

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedri...
13:32 2019-07-08

Bekele narrowly misses world record at Berlin marathon Kenenisa Bekele's spirited sprint to the finish line won the Ethiopian the Berlin marathon. He fell short of breaking the world record set last year ...
08:32 2019-09-29

How to watch the 2019 Berlin Marathon: live stream the race from anywhere Fast, flat and synonmous with world records, the BMW Berlin Marathon is one of the six major marathons in the world and has been held annually since ...
10:32 2019-09-29

Controversial Palestinian rappers to perform at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate Known for their anti-Israel lyrics, Palestinian rappers Shadi Al-Bourini and Shadi Al-Najjar will headline a so-called "solidarity rally" held by Pal...
11:16 2019-09-25

Union Berlin remembers deceased fans in moving tribute There's a special bond between German football club Union Berlin and its fans and the closeness of that relationship was honored in a poignant way ov...
00:00 2019-08-21

Union Berlin set to give Bundesliga fans a new and unique experience Union Berlin have won promotion to the Bundesliga for the first time. In an era of rampant commercialism, they're looking forward to the chance to gi...
19:48 2019-05-27

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's historic Tempelhof airport Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin a...
17:32 2019-08-12

Bekele narrowly misses world record in Berlin marathon win Former Olympic and world champion Kenenisa Bekele staged a thrilling comeback to win the Berlin marathon on Sunday, dramatically missing out on the w...
14:00 2019-09-29

Bundesliga: Union Berlin face tough football reality The club celebrated a surprise promotion to the Bundesliga, but as October arrives Union Berlin face a tough truth about their chances of staying in ...
02:16 2019-09-28

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced bu...
09:16 2019-07-17

Hong Kong Is a Rebel Enclave in a Sea of Totalitarianism. Welcome to the New West Berlin President Donald Trump has never been afraid to stir up a tempest, which is why he has already indicated that this weekend he will be discussing the ...
14:32 2019-06-28

Russia denies ordering assassination of Chechen exile in Berlin Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, shot in broad daylight, had survived two previous attempts on lifeThe Russian government has denied responsibility for the ki...
04:32 2019-08-29

Kremlin Denies Involvement in Berlin Killing of Ex-Chechen Commander A Russian man was arrested in the fatal shooting of the former fighter against Russian forces, prompting speculation about another assassination of a...
19:32 2019-08-28

Angela Merkel seen shaking at event in Berlin, second time in just over a week For the second time in just over a week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began visibly shaking at a public event in Berlin on T...
19:48 2019-06-27

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a mul...
16:16 2019-06-14

Germany's biggest landlord threatens Berlin rent cap backlash Vonovia is not concerned the 10% rent freeze planned by Berlin's city government for the next five years will dampen profit forecasts. But it did war...
19:48 2019-06-27

Russia denies involvement in shooting death of Georgian man in Berlin Berlin prosecutors have released little about Friday’s killing, except to say the 40-year-old victim was shot by a cyclist, who was captured shortly ...
16:00 2019-08-28

Extinction Rebellion blocks Berlin traffic in worldwide day of protests Demonstrations around the world are calling on governments to do more to avoid climate catastrophe. In Germany, protesters have gathered in the capit...
07:32 2019-10-07

Philip Pocock’s best photograph: Miriam the Berlin punk – and her rat Bestia ‘The punks were sceptical of my presence. One guy even headbutted me. In retrospect, I think it was a sign of acceptance’I was in my mid-20s when Cor...
20:32 2019-07-31

Opinion: Union Berlin fans prove they’re ready for the Bundesliga Union Berlin fans have made a name for themselves as some of the most creative supporters in German football. Their club reaching the Bundesliga for ...
04:32 2019-05-24

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media ha...
07:00 2019-06-23

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have...
10:32 2019-06-13

German media call to name Berlin's new pandas Hong and Kong A Berlin newspaper polled readers to ask for possible names for the zoo's new panda cubs. The top result? Hong and Kong. Now Germany's most popular t...
18:48 2019-09-06

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situat...
11:32 2019-07-22

Lucas di Grassi: Berlin Formula E schedule will create "a big mess" Lucas di Grassi says the unusual timetable at ABB FIA Formula E's race in Berlin this weekend is "a big mess" that could "severely" hinder the champi...
17:48 2019-05-24

Berlin celebrates birth of Germany's first giant panda cubs Germany's first giant panda cubs have been born and their mother, Meng Meng, is doing a wonderful job looking after the pink twins who bear no resemb...
07:32 2019-09-02

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made of...
05:00 2019-06-10

Berlin's Alexander Haus regains its soul after painstaking restoration Lakeside house where a Jewish family lived before fleeing the Nazis spans a century of German historyElsie Alexander called it her “soul place”, the ...
13:48 2019-06-16

Berlin police probe 'execution-style' killing in park A 40-year-old Georgian man was shot to death in a Berlin park by a man on a bicycle. Police have arrested a Russian national over the killing, but au...
16:32 2019-08-25

Berlin startup Adjust raises $227 million in bet on mobile ad growth Adjust, a Berlin startup specializing in audience measurement and fraud prevention in mobile advertising, said on Wednesday it had raised $227 millio...
03:16 2019-06-12

Bundesliga: Union Berlin plot course for Borussia Dortmund upset Union Berlin received a rude awakening on their debut in the Bundesliga and it doesn’t get any easier with Borussia Dortmund coming to town. But the ...
15:00 2019-08-30

25 years of Bonn's history museum: Postwar Germany portrayed through objects The Haus der Geschichte in Bonn, one of Germany's most popular museums, opened 25 years ago. Beyond pieces of the Berlin Wall, here's why a dentist's...
16:00 2019-06-12

Dutch painting stolen by Nazi soldier returned to Florence museum The “Flower Vase” is a masterpiece by Jan van Huysum, an early 18th-century artist whose exquisitely detailed still-life works were highly sought in ...
16:32 2019-07-19

Comic-Con's Jean-Luc Museum Teases the New Frontier of Star Trek: Picard Decades after disembarking from the Starship Enterprise, Jean-Luc Picard (Sir Patrick Stewart) is finally returning where no one has gone before with...
23:48 2019-07-19

Afghan museum restores Buddhist history, one broken piece at a time Restoring Afghanistan's Buddhist artifacts that were destroyed by the Taliban 18 years ago is like working on a 1,500-year-old jigsaw puzzle, say con...
13:32 2019-10-14

Intrepid Museum worker stole $350K from cash register: prosecutors A brazen cashier at the Intrepid Museum pocketed more than $350,000 from cash registers while working at the famed decommissioned aircraft carrier, a...
21:48 2019-07-10

Neil deGrasse Tyson Keeps His Museum Post After a Sexual Misconduct Probe NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of N...
13:16 2019-07-31

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric c...
12:16 2019-06-15

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Instit...
12:32 2019-05-28

Kolkata Building, Where Mahatma Gandhi Stayed In 1947, To Open As Museum Rare photographs capturing Mahatma Gandhi's 1947 stay at Beliaghata in Kolkata and articles used by him during the over three-week period will be on ...
13:32 2019-09-29

Acropolis Museum opens ancient Athens neighborhood site below its base Greece's Acropolis Museum opened an excavation site underneath its modern building on Friday, allowing visitors for the first time to walk through an...
20:32 2019-06-21

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will...
10:16 2019-05-21

Nazi relics from secret hoard unveiled at Argentina's Holocaust Museum Busts of German dictator Adolf Hitler and other Nazi relics that belonged to a hoard found in a collector's secret hiding place will go on display at...
05:48 2019-10-04

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 i...
09:16 2019-06-16

French boy thrown from museum's tenth floor on family trip to London The six-year-old thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern on Sunday was a French boy visiting London with his family, according ...
20:00 2019-08-05

Seized hoard of Nazi artefacts to go on display at Argentina Holocaust museum Memorabilia to feature at Buenos Aires Holocaust MuseumObjects include bust of Hitler and a Nazi Ouija boardBusts of Adolf Hitler, a Ouija board insc...
00:00 2019-10-04

Louvre drops Sackler name from museum wing amid OxyContin scandal The Louvre is bidding ‘adieu’ to the Sackler name. The renowned Paris museum scrubbed from one of its wings any mention of the billionair...
02:48 2019-07-18

Hidden Women of History: Ennigaldi-Nanna, Curator of the World’s First Museum “It belongs in a museum.” With these words, Indiana Jones, the world’s best-known fictional archaeologist, articulated an association between archaeo...
10:48 2019-06-03

‘Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion’ exhibit launches at the Brooklyn Museum For seven decades, French designer Pierre Cardin has been an architect of avant-garde chic, inventing everything from bubble dresses to his own fabri...
03:16 2019-07-06

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that ...
14:32 2019-08-05

Kevin Spacey reads poem about forsaken boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct c...
23:48 2019-08-03

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milwaukee highway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway ...
04:48 2019-08-22

Kevin Spacey reads poem about dejected boxer at Rome museum Actor Kevin Spacey has read a poem about a worn-out and lonely boxer during an appearance at a Rome museum weeks after a criminal sexual misconduct c...
18:00 2019-08-03

Sadiq Khan backs London slavery museum to challenge racism Exclusive: Britain’s role in slave trade demonstrates need for museum, says mayorSadiq Khan has endorsed proposals for a British slavery museum in Lo...
20:32 2019-08-11

From LeBron to Yoda: Milwaukee's Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum A look at some of the best bobbleheads on display at Milwaukee's National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum.       &#...
14:16 2019-05-24

‘Stranger Things’ cast pranks fans at wax museum with Jimmy Fallon Madame Tussaud’s “Stranger Things” attraction came to life Wednesday. The young cast of Netflix’s hit sci-fi series teamed up...
12:32 2019-06-27

British Museum to return looted Afghan artefacts found at Heathrow Buddhist heads likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by...
13:32 2019-07-08

Paw-sitively beautiful photo released of Desert Museum’s ocelot ‘kitten’ TUCSON – One of Pima County’s cutest fuzzballs is growing up.While she may be a tad bit bigger, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum’s ocel...
22:32 2019-09-13

Texan men caught riding scooters down Milkwaukee freeway following GPS instructions to museum Three Texans were slapped with hefty fines Monday after they were seen on camera riding dockless scooters down the shoulder of an interstate highway ...
01:16 2019-08-22

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a dig...
01:48 2019-05-26

Our favorite gaming studios, expos, museum exhibits—in a photo blowout When we publish galleries dedicated to gaming exhibitions, events, and landmarks, it's not a way to put off writing work. For one, we have to write a...
15:00 2019-08-24

Overstock.com CEO resigns: Everything we know so far Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has stepped down following bizarre revelations he made involving the "deep state." Here's what we know so far. ...
20:16 2019-08-23

Thousands protest against anti-Semitism in Berlin in wake of synagogue attack About 10,000 people participated in the march through the German capital. Several thousand others protested Saturday in other cities including Hambur...
12:48 2019-10-13

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she’s to save the euro | Yanis Varoufakis The incoming European Central Bank chief must call for an end to the eurozone’s suicidal fiscal rules, which have now run out of roadChristine Lagard...
15:48 2019-07-15

Extinction Rebellion activists set up Berlin climate camp ahead of protests Extinction Rebellion climate activists have begun building a camp outside Chancellor Angela Merkel's office. During two weeks of international climat...
20:00 2019-10-05

Berlin buys 670 flats on Karl-Marx-Allee from private owner Move to renationalise buildings follows protests over rising property prices in the cityThe state of Berlin has bought back 670 apartments on the his...
10:48 2019-07-16

Berlin Formula E: Title-chasing Lotterer tops practice from Mortara DS Techeeatah driver Andre Lotterer set the fastest time across the two practice sessions for the 2019 ABB FIA Formula E race in Berlin, ahead of Edo...
17:48 2019-05-24

Relegation playoff: Union Berlin seal valuable away goals in Stuttgart Second-division Union Berlin managed to equalize twice and ensure a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the relegation playoff against top-flight Stuttgart....
16:48 2019-05-23

Germany’s Angela Merkel Seen Shaking for Second Time in a Week at Berlin Event BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was seen shaking for the second time in just over a week at a ceremony in Berlin...
17:01 2019-06-27

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block Berlin squares German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic i...
12:32 2019-10-07

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block key Berlin square German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic i...
09:32 2019-10-07

Huawei’s Ken Hu calls for industry support as he compares trade ban to Berlin Wall Huawei's Ken Hu has called for support and unity as the Chinese company reels from a U.S.-led trade ban, and drew striking comparisons with the Cold ...
06:00 2019-05-24

Vorsprung durch techno: the glory days of Berlin clubbing – in pictures When the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, empty industrial spaces were soon filled with the sounds of banging techno, from illicit parties that went on for ...
05:32 2019-10-02

Evidence links Russia to killing of Chechen in Berlin, investigation claims Police have compared shooting of Zelimkhan Khangoshvili to attack on Sergei SkripalThere is growing evidence that the murder of a former Chechen insu...
14:16 2019-09-27

Gentrification battle: Berlin tenants fight to save their homes from new buyers Renters in Berlin are appealing to the local council to stop the sale of their homes. But if buyers offer no guarantees, and the building is too expe...
08:48 2019-08-27

Boris Johnson to head to Paris and Berlin in bid to break Brexit deadlock PM set to meet Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron ahead of next week’s G7 meetingBoris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet Emmanuel ...
15:32 2019-08-16

Angela Merkel hails Germany's progress since fall of Berlin Wall The chancellor said much has been achieved since the two Germany's were reunited in 1990. Ahead of German Unity Day, Angela Merkel called for equal l...
11:16 2019-09-28

Opinion: Clash of cultures in Berlin highlights choice facing the Bundesliga RB Leipzig poured cold water all over Union Berlin's big day in the Bundesliga, routing the newcomers 4-0. The meeting of two very different clubs sh...
03:48 2019-08-19

Activist Joshua Wong compares Hong Kong to Berlin in Cold War Democracy activist Joshua Wong is in Berlin following his detention at Hong Kong's airport. He urged the free world to stand by Hong Kong protesters ...
01:16 2019-09-10

My town is the new Cold War's Berlin: Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong Comparing the struggle of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters to the role of Berlin during the Cold War, activist Joshua Wong told an audience in th...
08:16 2019-09-10

Berlin to decide on loan for Thomas Cook's Condor within next days: Minister The German government will decide within the next coming days on whether to offer financial support to Condor, the German airline owned by insolvent ...
06:48 2019-09-24

Conductor Daniel Barenboim to remain head of the Berlin State Opera Despite accusations of bullying, conductor Daniel Barenboim's contract has been extended up to 2027. Beyond the controversy, he is considered one of ...
14:16 2019-06-04

Hertha Berlin's bright start halted by 3 straight losses Hertha Berlin's fresh start under a new coach and the additional millions provided by a new backer is not going to plan     ...
12:32 2019-09-16

Berlin: German police carry out massive human trafficking raids Nearly 2,000 officers are searching apartments and businesses in the German capital. Berlin prosecutors say they are targeting suspected human traffi...
08:00 2019-08-21

Kenenisa Bekele misses out on world record by two seconds at Berlin Marathon 37-year-old leads Ethiopian sweep of podium in men’s raceAshete Bekere wins women’s race after sprint finishKenenisa Bekele missed out on the world r...
18:00 2019-09-29

Find and return German children of IS adherents, rules Berlin court Three German children along with their German "IS" mother must be brought back from a Syrian refugee camp, a Berlin court has told the Foreign Minist...
02:32 2019-07-12

Did Russian intelligence hire a criminal to execute a Chechen dissident in Berlin? A Chechen refugee was killed in Berlin in August, his suspected killer was carrying a Russian passport. Historian Mark Galeotti sees parallels betwee...
12:16 2019-09-04

From Bodmin to Berlin, crowds vent their fury at Boris Johnson’s ‘coup’ Protesters ranged from students at the prime minister’s old Oxford college to retired teachers, children and activistsIn Cambridge’s Market Square, a...
22:16 2019-08-31

Neo-Nazi ‘terrorist cell’ on trial over alleged Berlin attack plot Eight members of Revolution Chemnitz accused of planning armed assaults on immigrantsThe trial of an alleged neo-Nazi cell accused of plotting a viol...
17:16 2019-09-30

Germany’s Angela Merkel blames dehydration for scary moment in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a few shaky moments Tuesday while standing with the new Ukrainian leader in the hot Berlin sun — and later blamed...
13:32 2019-06-18

How a company in Berlin is turning coffee grounds into recycled reusable cups Kaffeeform is a Berlin-based start-up that uses coffee grounds to create reusable coffee cups. The 100% biodegradable, reusable cups are used in cof...
01:48 2019-06-18

'Western society has little space for ecstasy': back to Berlin's 90s club scene Feted for her macabre and freaky stage shows, Gisèle Vienne has created a time-bending piece of ‘physical philosophy’ inspired by her clubbing daysWh...
08:00 2019-09-30

Girl, 9, sues renowned Berlin boys choir over gender bias A 9-year-old girl is suing a centuries-old Berlin boys choir, arguing that her bid to join was only rejected because of her gender, in a case that ha...
15:00 2019-08-16

Deadly Fires Stun Rio: A Boys Soccer Dorm, a Storied Museum, and Now a Hospital At least 11 patients were killed in a fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital, once again raising questions about hazardous building conditions in the city...
15:32 2019-09-13

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.  ...
12:16 2019-07-12

Boston Museum of Fine Arts acts over middle schoolers' racism claim Staff member alleged to have told students ‘no watermelon’Officials say staffer recalls saying ‘no water bottles’ The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston h...
13:32 2019-05-25

A Tiny Drone Carrying a Deconstructed GoPro Captured This Incredible Dinosaur Museum Fly-Through It’s one thing to pilot a drone along a picturesque coastline, capturing breathtaking footage you could never get on the ground. But it takes an ent...
12:32 2019-06-04

White student spat on black visitor at African American history museum A white student from Connecticut spat on a black visitor during a class trip to the National Museum of African American History & Culture – but the i...
12:32 2019-10-14

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was ...
21:00 2019-07-16

Daily lives of ancient Greeks revealed in Acropolis museum’s huge archaeological dig Museum’s new exhibition space is an excavation site with villas, workshops and bathhousesThe pride – and purpose – of the Acropolis Museum has always...
10:16 2019-06-08

Beyond the stories of French WWII POWs? German city grapples with history museum If walls could talk, what stories would — and should — they tell? In the case of Nazi-built, ex-POW barracks in the German city of Soest, the answer ...
15:16 2019-09-11

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton...
03:48 2019-07-14

Kate Middleton Is the Epitome of Chic With Chanel Purse at National History Museum Kate Middleton is ready for fall. With a new season officially underway, the Duchess of Cambridge stepped out in London donning shades of burgundy ...
11:00 2019-10-09

Seafront healing: Marvin Gaye museum mooted in Belgian town he loved Ostend tourist board plans tribute to singer who spent 18 months recovering from his addictions in faded fishing townOstend, the blowy Belgian resort...
14:16 2019-08-17

William Kentridge retrospective: Africa's largest modern art museum goes beyond identity politics South Africa's leading contemporary art museum is about to show one of the country's most beloved artists, William Kentridge. Should race still matte...
11:32 2019-07-22

A nod to pop culture: National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame offers hidden treasures The National Bobblehead Museum and Hall of Fame features pop culture icons from LeBron James to The Beatles, crying piccolo girl to racing sausages. ...
14:16 2019-05-24

The Stranger Things kids freaked the fuck out of people at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum When you’re a kid starring in Stranger Things, you’re used to freaky stuff, so it probably would take a lot to scare you. In fact, you might be more ...
18:48 2019-06-27

Toupee or rare albino porcupine? Staff at a Maine train museum were puzzled An albino porcupine turned up Tuesday at Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport, Maine perplexing the staff.        ...
11:48 2019-07-18

Figures of Speech: With His 1st Museum Exhibition, Virgil Abloh Says ‘I Was Speaking About Race the Whole Time’ “QUESTION EVERYTHING” reads the black and white flag waving in front of Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, coyly relabeled “City Hall” for the dur...
02:16 2019-06-11