The FBI is seeking information in what is the largest property crime case in history. In 1990, thieves dressed as police officers made off with 13 art pieces valued at up to $500 million. They included two Rembrandt oil paintings.
The Republican Party has issued a blistering assessment of why it lost the 2012 election. Focused groups described the party as narrow minded and out of touch. The report recommended many changes to become competitive again.
Life of Pi won four Oscars including one for visual effects. But the company that did much of its work, Rhythm & Hues is bankrupt and is being sold at auction. At a time when movies are increasingly depending on computer effects, why are the economics not holding up?
Gustave Whitehead, a German immigrant who lived in Bridgeport, Conn., was the first to fly a plane, according to one expert who examined a photo recently unearthed in a Bavarian museum. This claim has reignited a debate among researchers, and a fight with the Smithsonian.
The proposal unveiled Monday comes a week after a judge blocked the New York mayor's effort to limit large sugary drinks. Its aim, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, is to curb the rate of youth smoking.
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