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Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar

The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker accused of igniting a deadly opioid epidemic through deceptive ...

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar

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The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it will stop accepting gifts from members of the Sackle...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus buildings....
14:48, 05/08/2019

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 that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest institution to sever ties over the family’s link to the opioid crisis in America....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Purdue's Sackler family wants global opioids settlement: Sackler lawyer Mary Jo White In rare public comments on behalf of the family that controls Purdue Pharma, lawyer Mary Jo White said why the family believed the litigation against them and their company is legally dubious, factually misleading and politically motivated....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
01:48, 07/18/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
12:00, 05/31/2019

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 the family....
06:32, 05/16/2019

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 philanthropist family Sackler from a major wing devoted to eastern antiquities.The Sackler name came down t...
12:32, 07/17/2019

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 billionaire family — principal owners of Purdue Pharma, the drugmaker behind OxyContin, the painkiller bl...
01:48, 07/18/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opioid crisis....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Uproar over Trump donations sparks fresh debate about disclosure Two red-hot controversies this week over donations to President Donald Trump are stirring fresh debate: Should the President's campaign contributors pay a price for his policies?...
12:48, 08/10/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claims such as ‘we sell hope in a bottle’Five more US states sued painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, alleging misconduct in th...
09:48, 05/16/2019

At Purdue Pharma, Business Slumps as Opioid Lawsuits Mount OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to the opioid crisis....
08:48, 06/30/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Emails: Purdue executive cast blame on opioid victims HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A member of the family that owns Purdue Pharma cast blame on victims of the opioid epidemic in nearly 20-year-old emails that have been made public in a lawsuit brought by Connecticut’s attorney general. The lawsuit says ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid crisis, saying that they marketed drugs illegally....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, planted a camera in a trattoria. They heard him boast about his power to help Big Pharma make millions p...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug manufacturer that kickstarted the US opioid epidemic, corruptly influenced the World Health Organizat...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the company's alleged role in the opioid epidemic. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Infamous OxyContin-maker P...
16:16, 05/23/2019

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, f...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls Signs and plaques honoring a donation from the family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis in the United States, were taken down or covered at the Paris museum....
08:32, 07/17/2019

NYC society shuns Sackler family over OxyContin fortune Five years ago, the Sackler family was considered one of New York City’s most esteemed, generous dynasties. There’s a Sackler Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Sackler Institute at Columbia University and a Sackler Educational Laboratory at t...
19:00, 05/11/2019

How the family behind Purdue Pharma and OxyContin became nonprofit pariahs The family behind Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, has closed down all new funding of nonprofits while it deals with myriad lawsuits related to its role in the opioid crisis....
15:16, 05/31/2019

The Louvre Removed the Name of OxyContin-Linked Sackler Family From Its Walls The Louvre in Paris removed mentions of the Sackler family on Wednesday, becoming one of the first major museums to drop the name of the philanthropic family that also produces the powerful and addictive painkiller OxyContin. The museum’s colle...
09:16, 07/18/2019

AG Letitia James issues subpoenas to institutions connected to Sackler family New York Attorney General Letitia James’ office has begun issuing subpoenas to financial institutions connected to the Sackler family in an effort to track the fortune they allegedly made by peddling addictive painkillers. The subpoenas target ...
00:32, 08/16/2019

The Met Finally Decides to Stop Taking the Sackler Family's Blood Money One of the things many rich people love to do is pretend to give away their money. I say “pretend,” because families like the Sacklers, the family behind Purdue Pharma, which manufactures OxyContin, aren’t donating so much as buying—forking over larg...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Arizona Board of Education backs off changes to sex ed curriculum amid uproar A move to change Arizona’s sex education guidelines crashed and burned earlier this week after an irate group of parents, advocates and lawmakers descended en masse on an Arizona Board of Education meeting to argue against what they say is the “sexua...
10:48, 06/25/2019

Rajya Sabha Adjourned Again Amid Uproar Over Karnataka Crisis The proceedings in the upper house of the parliament were adjourned today till 2 pm as members of the Congress raised the issue of political crisis in Karnataka. ...
02:48, 07/10/2019

Swimming: Australia defends 'confidentiality' amid Jack doping uproar Australia's peak anti-doping authority has defended its use of "confidentiality agreements" to suppress details of doping cases amid a storm of criticism over the handling of swimmer Shayna Jack's failed drug test....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Amid Opposition Uproar, Pranab Mukherjee Praises "Perfect" Elections Former President Pranab Mukherjee complimented the Election Commission over its "perfect" handling of the Lok Sabha polls on Monday, taking a starkly divergent stand on the matter from that of the......
17:16, 05/20/2019

Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Let Go Amid Uproar Over Harvey Weinstein Defense Students in Winthrop House, where Robert S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife served as residential deans, had called for his resignation. Harvard chose not to renew their contracts....
11:16, 05/11/2019

Amid Anti-Hindi Uproar, BJP's Tejasvi Surya Defends "Misunderstood" Plan The new Modi government's National Education Policy 2019 Draft has alarmed leaders from southern states, particularly Tamil Nadu, who believe it makes the learning of Hindi mandatory, something the......
11:00, 06/02/2019

Cyprus serial killer case forces justice minister to resign amid uproar over handling by police The unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus that spurred uproar over how police handled the disappearances of foreign women has inflicted another causality: the country's justice minister’s job....
12:32, 05/02/2019

Plasma donations needed amid nationwide shortage (WBAL) A Baltimore-area mother is pleading for more plasma donors to come forward. A nationwide shortage has people living with immunodeficiency on edge. “People don’t know the diagnosis and therefore they don’t understand the treat...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
11:48, 06/24/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears responsibility for the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic....
09:00, 05/10/2019

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 to city police....
16:16, 08/05/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shooting, which claimed the life of his best friend as...
04:32, 05/19/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system sparked a fire that destroyed most of its collection -- a fraction of the more than $950 million ple...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
11:48, 06/27/2019

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic ...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Museum-Worthy: Billy Porter to Talk Camp at the Metropolitan Museum of Art With his gender-defying style and wonderfully inventive red carpet looks, it’s safe to say Billy Porter is the reigning king of what we know as “camp.” Now, the Grammy and Tony winner and Pose star is taking his dynamism back to the Met Museum on Jun...
14:16, 06/03/2019

Odisha Artist Helps Man Trying To Locate Family Amid Cyclone Devastation As Cyclone Fani left a trail of devastation in Odisha, renowned sand artist from the state Sudarsan Pattnaik received a request for help. A Twitter user wrote to him on behalf of a worried friend in......
09:16, 05/08/2019

"We The Family... ": Robert Vadra Defends Rajiv Gandhi Amid BJP Attack Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, came to the defence of his father-in-law Rajiv Gandhi at a time when the BJP has been dragging the name of the former prime minister while......
06:32, 05/10/2019

Cuomo nixes last-minute effort to legalize prostitution Gov. Andrew Cuomo kiboshed a long-shot effort by a pair of New York City Democrats to legalize prostitution during the closing days of the legislative session on Monday. “I have not read the bill and I don’t believe in this stage of the session you c...
11:00, 06/17/2019

Huawei nixes the notch with this sleek new smartphone design Chinese consumer electronics brands like Huawei and Xiaomi have been on the ascendancy these days, thanks to everything from their ability to produce premium-quality devices at an affordable price as well as their appetite for smartphone experimentat...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Heading to El Paso, Trump nixes assault weapons ban U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed legislation to ban assault rifles as politically unfeasible on Wednesday as he prepared to visit the sites of two deadly mass shootings that shocked the country and drew criticism of his anti-immigrant rhetoric....
07:48, 08/07/2019

Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."...
00:48, 06/05/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his being honored as the person of the year by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce....
17:48, 05/03/2019

Days after Kraft ruling, judge in Florida nixes spa video VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge is barring prosecutors from using surveillance video taken inside a Florida massage parlor in a prostitution case, days after another judge suppressed video in a similar case involving New England Patriots owner Robert...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Teamsters Union nixes popular NYCHA workers’ deal The members of the biggest labor union at the city's embattled New York City Housing Authority rejected a tentative contract deal that traded bonuses and wage hikes in exchange for weekend shifts....
18:48, 05/08/2019

NYDEC nixes natural gas pipeline despite union, business support The New York Department of Environmental Conservation on Wednesday struck down a proposed pipeline project that would have delivered natural gas reserves from Pennsylvania to New York. The proposed plan, called the Northeast Supply Enhancement, was t...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Dutch band nixes Lebanon gig in solidarity with local artists Dutch band Within Temptation has canceled its concert at a big music festival in Lebanon to support the country's most popular indie band, whose own gig was axed after church pressure and death threats....
10:48, 08/04/2019

Where can you get the most affordable MBA? Purdue and four schools come in at under $100K When it comes to highly ranked schools where the price tag for an MBA is more affordable, only Purdue and four other schools come in under $100,000.        ...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Nan Goldin protests against Sackler wing at the Louvre Artist says ‘museum world must act’ over multibillionaire family’s profit from opioid crisisThe US art photographer and activist Nan Goldin has led a demonstration outside the Louvre in Paris demanding that the world’s most visited museum change the ...
11:48, 07/01/2019

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
20:00, 06/05/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
04:00, 05/02/2019

Nike Nixes 'Betsy Ross Flag' Shoe After Kaepernick Intervenes Nike is yanking a U.S.A.-themed sneaker featuring an early American flag after NFL star-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick told the company it shouldn’t sell a shoe with a symbol that he and others consider offensive....
18:16, 07/01/2019

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resource Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, c...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Canada nixes ‘safe country’ policy from Harper-era as asylum claims rise The policy divided refugee claimants based on where they were from. Refugee rights would be limited if on a list of 42 countries deemed safe - such as the United States and most of Europe....
17:00, 05/17/2019

California sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma California on Monday became the latest state to sue the pharmaceutical company behind the painkiller OxyContin, alleging it falsely promoted the drug as not addictive even as it emerged as one of the most widely abused in the U.S....
13:32, 06/03/2019

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s esse...
06:00, 06/04/2019

New York Subpoenas Banks and Financial Advisers for Sackler Records The state claims that the Purdue Pharma owners transferred billions of dollars from the company and hid them in offshore partnerships and other entities....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Nah, Fam: Regina Hall Nixes Whitney Houston Drug Joke in Her Show Black Monday If her character on Showtime’s Black Monday is any indication, Regina Hall revels being on the edge when it comes to comedy. But she finds nothing funny about the disease of drug addiction, she shared in explaining why she asked the writers to ax a j...
21:32, 05/28/2019

How intelligent technology revolutionized manual processes at Purdue University At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Andrew Bean spoke with TechRepublic about how technology has made their business processes more efficient at Purdue....
19:16, 05/10/2019

Purdue Pharma: Oxycontin maker faces lawsuits from nearly every US state California, Maine and Hawaii join at least 45 states accusing company of putting ‘profits over people’ amid opioids crisisThe states of California, Maine and Hawaii on Monday joined dozens of others in suing the pharmaceutical giant Purdue over the r...
01:32, 06/04/2019

JP Morgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma Purdue, owned by the wealthy Sackler family, faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that the company marketed addictive painkillers while underplaying the risks of abuse and overdose....
21:32, 05/23/2019

Cyber criminals hacked into Sackler heir's emails and took £1m from bank A member of the philanthropic Sackler dynasty fell victim to cyber criminals who hacked into his email account in an attempt to steal more than £3 million....
04:00, 06/26/2019

‘They Need to See the Families.’ Loved Ones of Overdose Victims Rally at Purdue Pharma Hearing (BOSTON) — Parents who lost children to fatal overdoses and other addiction recovery activists are rallying outside a Boston courthouse Friday as a judge hears arguments in Massachusetts’ lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over its role in the...
13:16, 08/02/2019

Rand Paul nixes bid to fast-track extension to 9/11 victims compensation fund, citing national debt Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., derailed an attempt by Democrats on Wednesday to fast-track an extension to the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, citing the national debt. ...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Kim Kardashian is renaming her 'Kimono' company after causing an uproar Reality TV star Kim Kardashian said she's going to change the name of her new "Kimono" brand venture after causing an uproar and drawing accusations of cultural appropriation....
11:16, 07/01/2019

DCCC in 'complete chaos' as uproar over diversity intensifies The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is in full-blown turmoil.Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairwoman Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) was set to make an unplanned trip to Washington from her district Monday amid an outcry from top bla...
04:48, 07/29/2019

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
15:32, 05/23/2019

Rajya Sabha Again Witnesses Uproar Over Extension Of Sitting Post 6 PM The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday again witnessed uproar by the opposition members, over extension of sitting of the upper house in the evening beyond 6 PM, to pass the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act....
18:48, 08/01/2019

DCCC faces mass staff upheaval after uproar over diversity The top echelon of staffers at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee left their jobs Monday, a shakeup following a pair of POLITICO stories detailing deep unease with the party’s campaign apparatus over a lack of diversity.On Monday morning...
06:48, 07/30/2019

Canonical returning 32-bit Ubuntu Linux support after gaming uproar 32-bit software should be functionally obsolete, but it turns out to live on in a 64-bit computing world. So, Canonical is putting 32-bit libraries back in to its next Ubuntu Linux releases....
17:00, 06/24/2019

A Few More Black Students Are Offered Spots at Stuyvesant, Fanning Fresh Uproar A once-obscure program named Discovery has become an unexpected flash point in a local debate about specialized school admissions and the national fight over affirmative action....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Extreme abortion bill passes state legislature. Somehow, the uproar is missing When Georgia, Alabama, and Missouri passed pro-life legislation earlier this month, it consumed the news cycle. But when the Illinois House of Representatives passed the most radical abortion bill in America yesterday, it flew completely under the ra...
15:16, 05/29/2019

Trump praises New York Times headline that sparked uproar after shootings Trump says initial headline, which the newspaper was forced to change amid backlash, was ‘the correct description’Donald Trump has criticised the New York Times after the newspaper was forced to change its front-page headline amid an intense backlash...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Canadiens and Canadiennes in uproar as student paper takes stand on gender A publication at the Université du Québec is ceasing to favour masculine over feminine in its language – not everyone is happyThe changes were slight, though Molière probably wouldn’t have approved.Montreal Campus – the student newspaper serving Univ...
03:32, 05/08/2019

"Intent To Deceive": MK Stalin On Centre's Move After Anti-Hindi Uproar DMK president MK Stalin alleged on Monday that the centre's move on dropping the clause on compulsory Hindi learning in the draft National Education Policy was aimed at deceiving Tamil Nadu and......
16:00, 06/03/2019

Lawmaker Pragya Thakur's Modifications In Oath Trigger Opposition Uproar BJP leader Pragya Thakur sparked off a new controversy today by attaching the name of her spiritual guru to hers while taking oath as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. Opposition leaders protested in......
16:00, 06/17/2019

AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids PARMA, Italy (AP) — AP: Italian investigation alleges officials with Purdue Pharma’s foreign arm paid kickbacks to push opioids....
21:16, 05/28/2019

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
15:16, 06/03/2019

After Kentucky Derby uproar, its players fade into quiet routine of horse racing On a routine Thursday at Belmont Park, a few of those involved in one of the most unusual day’s in the sport’s history were plying their trade in near anonymity....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Tencent Video delays 'Game of Thrones' finale in China, prompts fan uproar China's Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the "Game of Thrones" finale, according to an official message published by the online streaming site on Monday, prompting uproar among fans of the popular TV series in the country....
00:48, 05/20/2019

Demand to remove crosses from county courthouse sparks uproar in rural Texas The Freedom From Religion Foundation demanded that four white crosses at the San Jacinto County Courthouse be removed immediately, alleging it violated the Constitution. That demand sparked an uproar....
12:16, 05/08/2019

Canadian language complaints have spiked by over 20%. An uproar over Doug Ford may be to blame: commissioner Canada's official languages commissioner said almost half of the complaints came from the National Capital Region of Ottawa and Gatineau, where federal government offices are located....
16:32, 05/09/2019

Real Housewives of New York Ends Season 11 With S'mores, Whores, and Uproar Galore Merry Christmas in June! The season 11 Real Housewives of New York finale went full holiday tonight, with multiple parties and Luann's long-awaited Christmas cabaret show, which she......
19:32, 06/27/2019

Tamil-Speaking Ministers Join Firefight As Anti-Hindi Uproar Swells Hindi will not be thrust upon any state, the government said on Sunday, stepping up its damage control amid a controversy over the draft version of the National Education Policy 2019, which is seen by......
13:32, 06/02/2019

Brunei Sultan Returns Oxford Degree After Uproar Over Proposal to Punish Gay Sex With Death by Stoning The Sultan of Brunei has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with the death penalty, according to Reuters and other...
23:00, 05/23/2019

AOC is raking in 2020 campaign donations Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has hauled in a wad to support her “Squad.” The freshman Democrat raised $1.2 million from donors across the country in the second quarter of 2019, according to newly released fundraising reports. The haul fo...
12:16, 07/16/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
04:16, 05/28/2019

Congresswoman will keep donations from Jeffrey Epstein Democratic Rep. Stacey Plaskett will reportedly keep campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, despite the financier’s latest round of sex-trafficking charges. Since 2016, Epstein has thrice donated $2,700 to Plaskett ...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Two major donations to help UA students in financial need TUCSON – A program at The University of Arizona received two giant donations on Tuesday, May 14th in order to help students in need. The Arizona Assurance Program received $500,000 dollars from The Marshall Foundation. Half of that donation wil...
00:00, 05/15/2019

PACC looking for donations and fosters for surrendered huskies TUCSON- A local rescue group is spearheading efforts to re-home several huskies after their owner surrendered a handful of them to Pima Animal Care Center. A man in Three Points is living with dozens of dogs and surrendered 10 huskies in the last cou...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Donations to UK PM May's Conservatives fall in first quarter of 2019 Donations to Britain's governing Conservative Party slumped in the first three months of the year as Theresa May's premiership ebbed, data from the Electoral Commission showed on Thursday....
07:16, 05/30/2019

Congresswoman backtracks on keeping Epstein donations Rep. Stacey Plaskett changed course on Tuesday, vowing to part ways with campaign donations she received from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The lawmaker, who represents the US Virgin Islands, said in a statement that she will match the amount ...
22:32, 07/09/2019

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will p...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 milli...
09:32, 07/02/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Airbnb introduces Donations to help with temporary housing Airbnb announced a new initiative designed to help displaced people find housing solutions. The company launched a new Donations tool that will let Airbnb hosts kick back a portion of their income to organizations designed to help people who are in n...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Schumer got thousands in donations from Jeffrey Epstein Sen. Chuck Schumer — who called on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign and said President Trump should “answer” for his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein — accepted thousands of dollars in donations from the alleged pedophile throughout the 1990...
10:00, 07/10/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
10:16, 07/01/2019

Amanda Knox was already married when she asked for wedding donations Amanda Knox got secretly hitched months before she and her hubby set up a website to solicit as much as $2,000 in donations toward their wedding, according to a new report. The couple made a marriage application on Nov. 21 and tied the knot on Dec. 7...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
04:32, 07/01/2019

Fraudster asks for donations to help him ‘disappear’ after bizarre MS-13 hoax A tall tale about a man who claimed he unwittingly stole from MS-13 has turned into a sob story — if you believe the latest twist. Shane Morris of Nashville penned an elaborate lie on Twitter saying he happened on a brick of heroin owned by the...
09:48, 05/25/2019

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is...
09:16, 06/29/2019

This Hero's Blood Donations Saved 2.4 Million Babies James Harrison has donated blood nearly every week for 60 years. The "Man With the Golden Arm," as he is known, has helped save the lives of more than 2.4 million Australian babies....
05:16, 08/07/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
06:48, 05/30/2019

Dr Disrespect's Return To Twitch Brings Big Numbers, Donations Today, after a nearly month-long absence following his E3 bathroom stream suspension, Dr Disrespect returned to Twitch. His suspension lasted two weeks, during which he released a series of trailers for his return and tweeted an awkwardly worded apol...
16:16, 07/08/2019

It's so hot that teachers are pleading for fan donations in Baltimore. The district is against it Baltimore's teacher union is calling for fans to be donated to schools amid heatwave, but the district says electrical infrastructure can't handle it.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Rap Artist Indicted for Obama 2012 Campaign Donations Former Fugees rapper Pras Michel was indicted on charges of funneling millions of dollars in foreign money to then President Obama’s 2012 re-election effort, amid widening fallout of the multibillion-dollar fraud scandal at a Malaysian government fun...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Corrupt politicians could be forced to return campaign donations ALBANY— Politicians convicted of felony crimes would be required to return all campaign donations under legislation moving through the state Senate. Corrupt pols will have two years upon conviction to return money by one of three ways—donating to sta...
08:00, 05/07/2019

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the com...
18:32, 05/30/2019

De Blasio begs for $1 donations to make September debates New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio resorted to begging for $1 donations during an interview Friday in a desperate attempt to meet the 130,000 contributor threshold to qualify for the third Democratic presidential debates in September. “I want t...
15:32, 07/26/2019

Sacked rugby star accused of 'greed' for seeking £1.6m donations Sacked Australian rugby star Israel Folau has been accused of "greed" by one of his former teammates for launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3m (£1.6m) to help him fight his dismissal in the courts....
04:00, 06/21/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
19:48, 06/14/2019

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Mayor de Blasio’s 2013 election campaign. Husam Ahmad, the CEO of HAKS and part-owner of SIMCO, copped ...
23:32, 05/13/2019

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
15:48, 05/26/2019

Book donations needed for Kids Day at Franklin Co. Farmers Market FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Frankfort school plans to hand out hundreds of books this summer and they’re looking for donations to keep their bins full. Once a month, the Franklin County Farmers Market hosts a Kids Day and Capital Day Schoo...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona in need of volunteers, donations TUCSON – The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona is in need of donations and volunteers this summer. They serve around 190,000 people every year. People who wish to receive an emergency food box must meet federal poverty level guidelines. D...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut back on what they send to the landfill by thousand...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
00:00, 06/20/2019

My unknown father — anonymous sperm donations undermine German law Over the past decades, thousands of children in Germany have been conceived through anonymous sperm donations from Germany and abroad, most notably Denmark. Florence Schulz reports from Aarhus....
08:32, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Trump immigration plan includes public donations WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s immigration plan (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The immigration plan unveiled by President Donald Trump includes a proposal to allow public donations to pay for his long-promised southern b...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Receives 1 Million Donations, Hitting Milestone Ms. Warren is only the second Democratic candidate to cross the threshold this cycle, suggesting that relying on grass-roots fund-raising has paid off....
11:32, 07/26/2019

In One Day, Jaime Harrison, Lindsey Graham's Challenger, Raises Six Figure in Donations He’s the son of a single mom and already has an endorsement from Luke Skywalker. (Fine, it’s actor Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, who showed love—but if I said that Hamill endorsed him, would you even have known who he was?) He’s running a campai...
10:00, 06/03/2019

Republicans double Democrats in fundraising, majority of donations from small donors The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised a whopping $15.9 million in April, more than double the money the Democratic National Committee managed to raise the same month....
03:16, 05/21/2019

Bernie Sanders defends Medicare for All, denounces healthcare industry donations Sen. Bernie Sanders called on his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to reject all campaign donations from the healthcare industry during a speech defending his Medicare for All plan Wednesday....
00:48, 07/18/2019

Donations to Sanders cut in half after Biden entry, begs donors to ‘dig a little deeper’ Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign has seen a huge drop in donations since former Vice President Joe Biden entered the race, and he’s begging donors to “dig a little deeper.”...
19:16, 05/05/2019

Israel Folau donations page taken down by GoFundMe for breaching terms of service Digital fundraising platform says it is committed to fight for equality for LGBTIQ+ people and will refund donorsIsrael Folau’s fundraising page for his legal challenge against Rugby Australia has been taken down for breaching GoFundMe’s terms of ser...
19:48, 06/23/2019

Hundreds lined up to answer the pleas for blood donations in El Paso after the shooting After calls by El Paso officials to donate blood, a local center reported that over 240 units of blood were given after the Walmart shooting.        ...
22:16, 08/03/2019

1MDB: Fugees rapper and Malaysian businessman indicted over Obama donations US prosecutors say Jho Low, 37, transferred $21.6m to rapper Prakazrel ‘Pras’ Michel for 2012 re-election bidA founding member of the hip-hop group the Fugees and a Malaysian businessman have been indicted for making illegal contributions to former U...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Texas man accused of spending PAC donations on lavish lifestyle pleads guilty A Texas man pleaded guilty on Thursday to scamming voters out of over $540,000 using phony PAC’s that instead funded his lavish lifestyle including trips to Belize, bottle service and “club dances performed by entertainers,” prosecutors said....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Family Romance review – Herzog's 'fake family' film is fascinating but fishy Werner Herzog has taken a strange reality – the Japanese company which hires out stand-in friends and relatives – and pointlessly subverted it further Werner Herzog has come to Cannes with a stranger-than-fiction piece of work, a lo-fi headscratcher ...
17:48, 05/18/2019

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/challenge competition series (9 p.m.) pits eight families against each other as they whip up family recip...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Israel Folau donations soar past $2m – as Australian Christian Lobby cashes in Support ‘overwhelming’, ACL says, announcing it will suspend campaign for nowA campaign to raise funds to support Israel Folau’s legal stoush with Rugby Australia could soon be suspended after donations reached $2m.The Australian Christian Lobby, whi...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Body donations are on the rise in Arizona. But what's really happening in the booming cadaver industry? Donating one's body to science is an increasingly popular end-of-life option, but how a business or program uses a body can vary.       ...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — w...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Biden, Harris and Buttigieg rack up donations from big bank executives on Wall Street Executives from J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup spread their cash to Democrats Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg in the second quarter. This comes amid a lack of policy proposals on handling the banks from them....
13:32, 07/25/2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceuti...
08:32, 07/17/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, a former group member testified in court Monday. Bronfman...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Donations pour in for captain of migrant rescue ship that struck police boat Carola Rackete remained under house arrest a day after her ship, the Sea-Watch 3, rammed the Italian border police motorboat that was blocking the entry to the port at Italy's Lampedusa island....
18:48, 06/30/2019

Trump campaign's small-dollar donations surge, marking major shift for GOP The Republican Party has long been panned by its detractors as the party of big money and big donors -- but donation patterns have changed measurably under President Trump, a Fox News analysis of campaign finance data shows....
07:01, 08/13/2019

Neighbor from hell blasts theme from ‘The Addams Family’ at family A creepy, kooky British man blasted the theme of “The Addams Family” at his next-door neighbors — turning their lives into a “living hell” during a six-year campaign of harassment, according to a report. Neil Speight, 47, would turn up the volume of ...
13:32, 05/16/2019

The 2019 Ram 1500 Limited Is a Fine Family Car if Your Family Brings Everything Everywhere The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is big, capable and nice to look at. On paper, it seems like an adept family car considering how many toys, consumables (diapers) and other assorted baby-related flotsam most parents find themselves traveling with. But th...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
15:16, 06/14/2019

Boom: Donations to Trump’s July Fourth ‘Salute’ to double fireworks display, longest ever Washington’s July Fourth “Salute to America” envisioned by President Trump will conclude with the capital’s longest ever fireworks display thanks to donations being made by two of America’s biggest pyrotechnics outfits....
10:32, 06/24/2019

Amanda Knox insists she's not crowdfunding her wedding despite sharing public registry 'accepting donations' Amanda Knox and her fiance attempted to shoot down claims Thursday that they are crowdfunding their wedding despite posting a link on Instagram to their public registry where they “welcome” donations to pay for “the cost of the wedding.” ...
10:48, 07/25/2019

Twitter's Jack Dorsey maxes out donations to Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic presidential candidate Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has donated thousands of dollars to U.S. Representative and presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, according to Federal Election Commission records....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Notre Dame donations coming from regular Americans, French billionaires ‘haven’t paid a cent’ The French billionaires who vowed to donate hundreds of millions of dollars to help rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral “haven’t paid a cent,” according to church officials. Instead, regular Americans have been emptying their pockets i...
14:48, 06/14/2019

Amanda Knox married in December despite soliciting wedding donations, state documents reveal: report Newly released court documents revealed Amanda Knox and fiance Christoper Robinson were actually married in December despite recently setting up a public registry to solicit “donations” to help pay for a February wedding....
11:48, 08/01/2019

Leaked nominations documents show White House worried about Robert Lighthizer's Democratic donations White House officials in charge of screening nominees for key posts worried that Robert Lighthizer, President Trump's selection for U.S. trade representative, had donated to Democrats and was a corporate lobbyist, according to leaked vetting document...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Sanders vows to reject donations from drug and health insurance industry, seeking to pressure Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders promises to reject donations from drug and health insurance executives and lobbyists. Will that give him an edge in his fight with Biden over health care?...
11:48, 07/17/2019

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
01:16, 07/14/2019

What would go in the Rihanna museum? The prime minister of Barbados hopes to mark the musician’s legacy with a special exhibitionIt has been three long years since Rihanna last released an album but, in that time, she has become even harder to avoid. Which is saying something when you c...
10:32, 07/19/2019

The Statue of Liberty has a new museum The Statue of Liberty Museum in New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 16. Find out what you can see at the museum that's five years in the making....
07:32, 05/14/2019

A new museum in Paris is all about money The new Citéco museum of economics aims to make the mysteries of money comprehensible — and fun — for everyone. From art to film, there's plenty to discover between the walls of this castle-like former mansion....
16:48, 08/19/2019

The best museum exhibitions of Summer 2019 Some days, summer heat is just a bit too much. Enjoy a little air conditioning and culture on offer at some of America's best summer movie exhibits.       ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

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 younger Iraqis....
00:32, 06/09/2019

New Statue of Liberty Museum set to open A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. (May 13)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

AfD in hot water with US museum over campaign billboard The Berlin chapter of the far-right party recently unveiled a billboard featuring a painting owned by the museum to rail against Muslim immigrants. The Clark Art Institute has called for AfD to stop using the image....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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 hell of a lot fucking weirder than any of the shit Louis CK has been trying to pull. Spacey has, after a...
22:48, 08/02/2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here’s a Sneak Peek. François Pinault, one of France’s richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to go on display starting in 2020....
11:32, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
19:32, 05/24/2019

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 game and pose on a variety of WCs. All the twisty ice-cream and cupcake shapes on display are artificial...
08:32, 07/04/2019

New museum opening at Statue of Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — A new museum opening at the Statue of Liberty is giving visitors another opportunity to explore its history and the impact the iconic structure has had on the world. The 26,000-square-foot (2,415-square-meter) museum on Liberty Island...
07:00, 05/14/2019

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections...
02:16, 04/30/2019

The best things I saw in the National Videogame Museum The Videogame Museum is a haven of gaming‘s ancient artifacts and oddball curios, and a great place to learn more about the hobby. Here are some of the coolest sights I spotted while visiting. Recently I moved to a new house, and it wasn’t until afte...
19:16, 07/25/2019

Vintage Las Vegas: The Neon Museum The Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas is a must-visit for a break from gambling and shows. Day and night tours are offered.        ...
09:32, 04/28/2019

Real spies, not 007, displayed at new spy museum The new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington is where the stories of real-life and modern-day espionage take center stage at the 140,000 square feet, $162 million, nonprofit museum. (May 7)     &#...
15:00, 05/07/2019

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....
06:16, 06/10/2019

Baltimore art museum adds over 70 works to its collection BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection. BMA director Christopher Bedford said in a Thursday statement that the new acquisitions highlight the cur...
02:32, 06/14/2019

Germany's new Bauhaus museum set for interactive opening The new Bauhaus museum opens its doors to the public for the first time in the east German city of Weimar on Saturday after three years of construction, giving admirers of the world-famous "form follows function" aesthetic a new place of pilgrimage....
10:48, 04/28/2019

Qatar's 'desert rose' museum opens at last Qatar on Thursday will open the doors to one of its most lavish cultural projects yet, a sweeping national museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel that lays out the tiny Gulf state's origin story and gas-powered rise to riches....
10:48, 04/28/2019

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, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 20...
01:00, 06/29/2019

A view to a kill: Washington's Spy Museum – in pictures Largest collection of international espionage artefacts ever placed on public display illuminate the work of famous spies and their pivotal actions, as well as help bring to life the tradecraft of the women and men behind some of the most secretive m...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Fire breaks out in Frankfurt MMK modern art museum Firefighters in Frankfurt were combating a blaze at the famous MMK modern art museum. The building had been closed for renovations when passers-by reported smoke....
08:16, 07/29/2019

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 include Vanilla Ice and Coolio. Tickets start at $25. SPORTS Sugar Skulls v Arizona Rattlers Saturd...
12:48, 05/23/2019

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. Chicago police and Northbrook School District 28 officials said only the driver was aboard the bus Tuesda...
09:00, 05/22/2019

LA museum's sci-fi car exhibit includes HoloLens tours There's a chance you've seen a movie car or two if you've visited a convention, but the Petersen Automotive Museum's offering should be more... elaborate. It's opening a "Hollywood Dream Machines" exhibit that will showcase ...
13:48, 05/03/2019

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....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Humble home becomes museum and shrine to Evita Marking the 100th anniversary of Evita's birth, the home where Argentina's mythical former first lady was born and raised was opened to the public with an exhibition recounting her childhood....
10:16, 05/08/2019

Ingenious Gadgets, Complex Challenges At All-New Spy Museum Relocated in a gleaming new steel and glass building double the size of its former premises, the Spy Museum in Washington still amazes and charms with the tales and gadgets of the undercover world......
06:32, 05/09/2019

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 at Poster House, the city’s newest and, perhaps, coolest museum: The thermostat is set at 68 degrees, ...
20:48, 08/09/2019

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,” the suit alleges....
20:32, 06/19/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
10:00, 05/26/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark opioid crisis case, according to NPR....
01:16, 05/03/2019

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 museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him...
16:16, 07/28/2019

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 friends of the former PMs to share aspects of......
20:32, 07/24/2019

'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 followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan...
13:48, 07/03/2019

The Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid’s architect Pei PARIS (AP) — Paris’ Louvre museum is paying tribute to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei, who has died at age 102. The Louvre’s employees will gather Friday afternoon under the pyramid to commemorate Pei. The President-di...
03:48, 05/17/2019

Brussels Jewish Museum attacker transferred to France PARIS (AP) — The French leader of the 2014 attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels has been transferred to France in relation to the hostage taking of French journalists in Syria. A French judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity becaus...
03:48, 05/17/2019

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 astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Viral: This Museum Dedicated To Poop Is Surprisingly Adorable Who would have thought that a museum dedicated to poop would be described as "adorable" or "Instagram-worthy"? The Unko Museum in Japan is going viral online for exactly that - being adorable....
12:32, 04/28/2019

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, who died 500 years ago this month....
04:48, 05/06/2019

Drone flown near Museum Fire delays air operations PHOENIX (KPNX) – More than 600 fire personnel have been working tirelessly to put out the Museum Fire burning north of Flagstaff, but they were met with an unexpected distraction Wednesday. A drone impeded their operations in the air for a shor...
19:00, 07/25/2019

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 PS1....
13:00, 06/28/2019

‘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 website that’ll make you spill your coffee, pull your hair, scream in agony, and punch the wall. Maybe...
05:32, 07/04/2019

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 11 lunar landing....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Real spies, not James Bond, take spotlight at new spy museum WASHINGTON (AP) — James Bond’s shiny silver sports car greets visitors as they step into the new and improved International Spy Museum that opens Sunday in Washington. After that, it’s as if the fictional life of Hollywood’s most fa...
09:48, 05/07/2019

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 secret state...
15:16, 07/28/2019

Community thanks hundreds of firefighters battling Museum Fire TUCSON –The Museum Fire has burned 1,961 acres of land north of Flagstaff. On Sunday afternoon, the Coconino National Forest Service reported they had 46% of the fire contained. That’s all thanks to the hundreds of firefighters that are b...
23:48, 07/28/2019

Museum Fire burning in northern Arizona now 46% contained Museum Fire near Flagstaff, Ariz. Courtesy: Coconino County Twitter FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the Museum Fire burning in a northern Arizona mountain pass is close to being halfway contained. The fire is up to 46% contained Sunday from 3...
16:16, 07/28/2019

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 ground, the £1.65 million Jim Clark Motorsport Museum in the Scottish Borders town of Duns is finish...
04:32, 07/10/2019

Kurt Vonnegut museum raises $1.5M for new Indianapolis home The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home....
08:16, 05/16/2019

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 is looking for a new location to expand its nuclear testing exhibits. The museum opened in 2005 and be...
16:00, 06/15/2019

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 place...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Air museum in Indiana plans building for Cold War-era bomber BUNKER HILL, Ind. (AP) — The aircraft museum at northern Indiana’s Grissom Air Reserve Base is working to raise $300,000 toward a building to protect and display one of the few surviving Cold War-era B-58 Hustler bombers. Grissom Air Museum lea...
06:16, 05/28/2019

Evita Museum opens new exhibition focused on toy giveaways Long before politicians started using social media to influence public opinion, the Eva Perón Foundation sought to touch voters on a personal level: handing out free toys to four million children....
10:16, 05/11/2019

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 exhibition on it....
14:16, 07/15/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
11:16, 05/17/2019

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 masterpieces from the Palazzo Barberini and Galleria Corsini in Rome....
19:48, 07/15/2019

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 of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
05:00, 06/11/2019

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 can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
07:00, 07/22/2019

Louisville Slugger Museum Introduces More Interactive Tour LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3)– The Louisville Slugger Museum is introducing some new cool upgrades. Visitors can now get a more interactive experience by touching and holding the lumber that will become a Louisville Slugger baseball bat. The tour st...
03:32, 06/12/2019

Donors suspend funds for Poland’s Jewish museum A Jewish association says private donors to Poland’s renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government’s failure to extend the term of its director...
16:32, 07/16/2019

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 defence lawyers from the military tribunal trials under way in Guantánamo Bay gathered by James Bond...
08:00, 05/27/2019

4 the Weekend: Desert Museum hosts Party for the Planet ARTS George Lopez Casino Del Sol Saturday 8 – 11 p.m. Comedian George Lopez will be in Tucson Saturday. The show is at Casino Del Sol’s AVA Ampitheater. MUSIC Lord Huron  Rilato Theatre Saturday  8 p.m. Indie band ‘Lord Huron̵...
11:32, 05/09/2019

'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 has long been known for its street art – whether it was Keith Haring’s political graffiti in the 1980s ...
09:32, 05/28/2019

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 children’s ditty while visiting the new Statue of Liberty Museum, just steps away from America’s great sy...
17:16, 05/24/2019

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. Visitors can experience the park after dark until 10 p.m. There will be animal presentations, food, art...
15:00, 07/11/2019

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 is not due to open for several years, but is already shaping up to be one of the most contentious mu...
10:32, 06/22/2019

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European instit...
07:32, 06/21/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
16:48, 06/14/2019

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 and some other patrons during a field trip....
08:32, 05/23/2019

Holocaust museum lectures AOC after ‘concentration camp’ remarks WASHINGTON — The Yad Vashem museum in Israel suggested that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed a history lesson after the freshman Democrat said migrants at the southern US border were being housed in “concentration camps.” “Concentration camps ass...
16:48, 06/19/2019

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 rare albino porcupine. ...
13:32, 07/20/2019

Crime Trackers: New details released on stolen art from UA Museum of Art TUCSON – A priceless piece of art that was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art has been found after being lost for more than 30 years. Willem De Kooning’s Woman Ochre went missing in 1985 and was returned in 2017. However,...
23:48, 05/02/2019

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’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by to...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Meet the Museum of Natural History’s newest guest: a T. rex WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest guest at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is a coveted Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Curators have eagerly sought the skeleton for years. Now, the new addition, dubbed “The Nation’s T. ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Trump baby blimp could be heading to a museum The Museum of London says it wants to acquire a rubber inflatable depicting President Donald Trump as a giant screaming baby that has featured in protests against the U.S. leader around the world since its debut in London last year....
02:48, 06/03/2019

Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
15:48, 08/02/2019

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
03:00, 06/15/2019

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being in the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few years on the force, an old habit with painkillers spun out of control. In just a month’s time, Restivo...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
10:32, 05/15/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations, Electoral Commission warns Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is at a "high and ongoing risk" of accepting impermissible donations from supporters, the official elections watchdog has said....
09:48, 06/12/2019

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 ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was ...
22:00, 07/15/2019

German Jewish group applauds museum director’s resignation BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s Central Council of Jews is welcoming the resignation of the director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum amid accusations he promoted views critical of Israel. Council President Andreas Schuster told dpa news agency Saturday...
09:16, 06/15/2019

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 Engineers....
12:16, 06/12/2019

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.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Poet laureate writes tribute for Statue of Liberty Museum At a time when families have been separated at the Mexican border and children placed in cages, the country’s poet laureate is invoking an old and welcoming spirit for those seeking to live in the U.S....
14:00, 05/17/2019

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 Cardin makes clothes to wear on the moon. Those space-age threads — launched in 1964 with his Cosmos colle...
21:16, 07/19/2019

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 racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last month...
11:16, 06/12/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson to keep museum job after sexual misconduct inquiry Astrophysicist was accused of behaving inappropriately with two women in an article published in November on website PatheosThe astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York’s American Museum of Na...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.        ...
11:16, 05/07/2019

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.        ...
14:16, 07/28/2019

British Museum to return Buddhist heads looted in Afghan war Stolen artefacts likely removed by Taliban will go on display before being sent to KabulFourth-century Buddhist terracotta heads probably hacked off by the Taliban and found stuffed in poorly made wooden crates at Heathrow are to be returned to Afgha...
00:00, 07/09/2019

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 activist Hafsat Nabiola...
23:48, 07/26/2019

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 toward low ranking military families. Visitors who donate will receive reduced admission. The museum enc...
14:48, 07/04/2019

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 to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the gl...
17:32, 08/15/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:00, 05/16/2019

A Huge Air-Cooled Volkswagen Museum in Puerto Rico Is Selling Everything Right Now I’ll admit, I’m a bit late to write about this since it’s been going on the past few days, but I was sick as a dog last week, and, well, you’re the real victims, here. But no more wallowing in self-pity! If you love old air-cooled Volkswagens, then y...
16:48, 05/06/2019

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. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth. (Jun...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Italian museum looks to unlock Leonardo da Vinci hair mystery ITALY – 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, who died 500 years ago this month. However, some experts have thrown doubt on the exer...
11:32, 05/06/2019

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 history of Woodstock. But does it do justice to the historic events?...
03:02, 08/14/2019

Huge sphinx begins journey to new spot in Philly museum PHILADELPHIA (AP) — How do you move a priceless, 25,000-pound (11,340-kilogram) sphinx? Very carefully. The largest sphinx in the Western Hemisphere is on the move for the first time in nearly 100 years. The Penn Museum in Philadelphia is relocating ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Museum of underwater art to open on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Submerged sculptures and others that appear at low tide to be installed at several Queensland sites, as part of a project that also aims to rehabilitate sections of the reefFrom a colour-changing figure warning of warming seas to a sunken skeletal gr...
07:32, 07/18/2019

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 as the kitten, herself. Back in March, Arieta, the endangered female ocelot at the museum, gave birth ...
02:00, 06/15/2019

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 down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on Sunday, in the first large Extinction Rebellion eve...
02:48, 05/26/2019

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-discovered dinosaur that managed to keep hidden in plain sight for three decades....
00:48, 08/06/2019

'Lost' statue of Alexander the Great found in museum warehouse Archaeologists have discovered a stunning, albeit noseless, bust of Alexander the Great, but not from an ongoing excavation located in Alexander's ancient, sprawling empire....
02:16, 08/07/2019

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 the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
14:48, 06/28/2019

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 place to pay homage to his legacy. The Bob Moog Foundation has opened the Moogseum, a museum in Ashev...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Museum exhibit puts horrific realities of the Holocaust on display If only those who deny the Holocaust would go down to Battery Park. For here is proof that the horror happened — in more than 400 photos and 700 objects, some as small as a child’s toy, others as large as the freight car that carried hundreds of thou...
21:00, 05/02/2019

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
04:16, 05/21/2019

Whitney museum trustee resigns after protests over sale of teargas Warren Kanders is the chairman and CEO of Safariland, a company that sells military gear including teargas canistersWarren Kanders, vice-chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s board of directors, has resigned after months of mounting protes...
15:16, 07/25/2019

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 clutches. But without urgently needed help, it will dieI am sitting at a huge table at the Ministry of Cult...
07:32, 05/21/2019

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 subjected to racism by staff and patrons during a field trip last week....
17:32, 05/24/2019

New York museum wins case to keep Picasso sold during Nazi era The Met Museum in New York has won the right to keep "The Actor" after a court sided with the institution. Laurel Zuckerman claimed she was the rightful owner after her great uncle sold the painting to escape the Nazis....
22:00, 06/26/2019

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 northern Swedish graveyard from which they were exhumed in the 1950s, in a ceremony acknowledging hist...
07:48, 08/07/2019

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?Sitting in a glass case, standing out against a backdrop of deep red, there’s an ice axe that still b...
03:16, 05/27/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Berlin museum returns Maori and Moriori remains to New Zealand The Charité hospital in Berlin returned the skulls of 109 Maori and Moriori people taken to Germany more than 100 years ago. The remains were handed over to New Zealand's national museum in a ceremony....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
15:00, 07/14/2019

All Your Favorite Movie Star Cars Are Waiting for You at the Petersen Museum Are you visiting Los Angeles or do you live in Los Angeles and find yourself with nothing to do? If you like cars, movies and video games, then you should definitely think about getting yourself down to the Petersen Automotive Museum to check out its...
14:16, 05/03/2019

The Holocaust Museum's Dreadful Intervention In the Concentration Camp Debate As the debate over Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s characterization of American migrant detention facilities as “concentration camps” enters its second, aneurysm-inducing week, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has entered the fray to urge people no...
12:16, 06/24/2019

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), which means it’s time for some of those film assets to start earning their keep. According to The Hollywo...
20:16, 08/06/2019

‘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 Children’s Museum Tucson is kicking off the weekend with a new exhibit. Imagine It! Imagine It! opens at...
08:00, 06/21/2019

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, despite the institution's failure to honor its "moral commitments," a federal judge in California has rul...
19:48, 05/01/2019

Diane von Fürstenberg realizes dream of Statue of Liberty museum Like Lady Liberty, she knows something about flowing gowns. Wrap-dress impresario Diane von Fürstenberg led a massive fundraising effort to build a new museum dedicated to the Statue of Liberty, and the fruits of her labor will go on display for the ...
23:32, 05/13/2019

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 hedgefunders....
00:16, 08/08/2019

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
08:48, 07/10/2019

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal guidelines....
11:48, 08/06/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
00:48, 07/11/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s assured it complies with a new law targeting such deals. The attorney general’s office says C...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a new technique to pull back on opioid prescriptions....
15:32, 05/31/2019

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to fuel the national opioid addiction crisis, according to the Washington Post....
19:00, 07/18/2019

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
11:48, 06/06/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
20:48, 06/05/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
11:48, 07/18/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
06:32, 07/08/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London....
03:16, 05/19/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
19:48, 05/28/2019

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 2007,” said one patient of the physician, who practiced in Murray Hill. “He turned me on to growth hormo...
08:19, 08/11/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis co...
03:16, 07/15/2019

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
14:16, 07/12/2019

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder caused ovarian cancer and mesothelioma....
09:48, 07/16/2019

Hard-hit Pennsylvania to sue drugmaker over opioid epidemic PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The attorney general of Pennsylvania says he’s filing a lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical giant of fueling the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office said it would announce details of the lawsuit Tuesd...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
15:48, 07/08/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
16:48, 05/28/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
17:32, 06/18/2019

Celeb jeweler Ippolita collabs with the Brooklyn Museum on wild charms Celeb-favorite jewelry designer Ippolita Rostagno is doubling down on creative collabs. She worked with Kendall Jenner on a 2017 collection and was struck by the reality star’s maturity. “She was very, very professional, honestly, so that was kind of...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Charles Dickens museum buys lost portrait 130 years after it went missing London museum raises £180,000 to buy lost Margaret Gillies portrait of young author found in South African auctionA portrait of Charles Dickens that was lost for more than 130 years is “coming home” after a successful fundraising campaign.The Charles...
09:00, 07/18/2019

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 Star Trek: Picard. The upcoming San Diego Comic-Con panel promises a new look at the series (and hop...
20:32, 07/19/2019

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 case against him collapsed...
14:16, 08/03/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
18:32, 05/08/2019

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and James Bond exhibits. But beneath the Hollywood veneer, it also tackles some of the more difficult questio...
11:00, 05/15/2019

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, authorities charged Wednesday. Ticket man Daniel Lee, 41, stole $367,090.97 over three years by resell...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
02:48, 07/16/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
12:32, 05/07/2019

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 his day....
17:00, 07/19/2019

Stanley Kubrick's film legacy remembered at London Design Museum From costumes worn in "A Clockwork Orange" to props seen in "Full Metal Jacket", an exhibition dedicated to Stanley Kubrick opens in London this week looking at the late American director's film work 20 years after his death....
10:00, 04/28/2019

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.        ...
09:32, 05/24/2019

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 car...
11:00, 06/15/2019

‘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 with Jimmy Fallon to prank unsuspecting visitors at the Times Square venue on last night’s epi...
12:48, 06/27/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, everything is on hold....
10:48, 06/12/2019

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 chair is among the exhibits of its permanent exhibition....
10:48, 06/12/2019

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 has been hidden in plain sight in a South African museum collection for 30 years.The fossilised bones...
07:48, 08/05/2019

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 case against him collapsed...
16:48, 08/03/2019

Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting, Los Angeles judge rules A U.S. federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a Spanish museum is entitled to a 19th century painting that was looted by the Nazis, despite a California family’s claim to its rightful ownership....
19:48, 04/30/2019

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
16:32, 05/28/2019

US judge rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted Pissarro painting A US court has ruled a Spanish museum legally purchased a prized French Impressionist painting looted by Nazis. The judge criticized Spain for not following its "moral commitments" to return the Camille Pissarro work....
11:48, 05/01/2019

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 Institution...
10:32, 05/28/2019

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 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than...
08:32, 06/16/2019

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 ancient Athenian neighbourhood that survived from the Classical era to Byzantine times....
14:48, 06/21/2019

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — 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 digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined doz...
23:00, 05/25/2019

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 London as a way of combating modern-day racism.The idea has been put forward by the Fabian Society, whi...
14:19, 08/11/2019

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 archaeologists, antiquities, and museums that has a very long history.  ...
18:32, 06/02/2019

‘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 fabric. Taking inspiration from space exploration and technology, he conjured gravity-defying gowns with o...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Tweet prompts Canadian museum to recognize genocide against indigenous people A single tweet appeared to prompt a prominent Canadian museum to change its stance on the country’s historic treatment of indigenous people. The shift from the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg — which now says the country’s tr...
09:32, 05/18/2019

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 Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations agains...
19:48, 07/28/2019

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 give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
19:48, 05/16/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
16:00, 07/11/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
12:16, 05/28/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Read More...
12:32, 05/14/2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
11:00, 05/27/2019

China restricts opioid in tighter painkiller controls China has imposed new restrictions on the opioid oxycodone, its drug regulator said, as the country tightens control of its painkillers industry in the battle against drug addiction....
07:48, 08/08/2019

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opioid addiction....
11:32, 05/26/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from Gov. Jim Justice and Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says it’s thought to be the country̵...
10:00, 05/02/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. They urged a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thur...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous ...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
10:16, 07/15/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn't intend to kill patients. (June 5)        ...
15:48, 06/05/2019

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce in Irving, Texas, US, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (credit: Getty | Bl...
03:16, 07/18/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
18:16, 06/05/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids....
17:48, 06/06/2019

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication. The filing in US Bank...
09:16, 06/10/2019

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
05:16, 07/19/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, the fewer people will die from opioid overdoses. The findings suggest that there’s no real connection...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of racketeering conspiracy for bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray has filed for bankruptcy protection. Chandler, Arizona-based Insys Ther...
14:16, 06/11/2019

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
23:00, 07/18/2019

Prescriptions for opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
05:16, 04/30/2019

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come true...
05:32, 04/30/2019

In opioid lawsuits, 1 state opts to stay on the sidelines LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The nation’s opioid addiction crisis has prompted every state except one to pursue legal action against drugmakers, distributors or pharmaceutical companies. The attorney general in Nebraska has been active in combatting op...
06:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to induce doctors to prescribe highly addictive opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednes...
17:32, 06/05/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions....
06:16, 05/01/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
10:32, 04/28/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
06:48, 05/21/2019

Opioid Makers Draw Scrutiny From Hedge Funds Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potential settlements from that litigation will drag down shares....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Report: U.S. opioid prescribing rates higher than other countries About 79 percent of patients who felt pain during hospital visits in the United States received opioid prescriptions, which is nearly 30 percent higher than in other countries, a new study shows....
09:48, 07/25/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medications. Cibola, Valencia, Catron, Sierra, Curry, Lincoln and Socorro counties filed near-identical compl...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they're responsible for the opioid epidemic....
10:32, 07/03/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a US investigation into sales of a treatment for addiction to opioids by its former prescription drug...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
16:00, 06/28/2019

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
22:48, 07/07/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly three-quarters of the...
07:48, 05/06/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the g...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
14:48, 07/09/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
05:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of an opioid-addiction treatment....
10:16, 07/11/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in the hospital may be at a higher risk of long-term use. That’s according to a new study from t...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
21:32, 07/03/2019

Honor students complain of racial incidents at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts "No food, no drink, no watermelon." That's what one staffer at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts allegedly told a group of black students on a field trip to the arts institution....
09:32, 05/25/2019

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 been the Parthenon gallery. With its 360-degree panoramic view from the top floor, the museum has al...
14:48, 06/08/2019

A museum canceled its Robert Mapplethorpe show — and decades later, it’s finally trying to make amends “How do you come to terms with a significant ghost from your past?” Thirty years after the Corcoran’s decision, a new exhibition relives the fallout....
09:32, 06/12/2019

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
06:48, 05/29/2019

Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder’s death Baton Rouge’s African American history museum was found vandalized on Monday — exactly one month after it’s 75-year-old founder, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was murdered. Police were investigating the damage, including shattered windows and ben...
20:32, 08/12/2019

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 duration of Virgil Abloh’s new exhibition, Figures of Speech, which opens Monday....
20:48, 06/10/2019

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 found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports...
16:00, 07/16/2019

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 interested in scaring other people. So it’s not too surprising than when the young Stranger Things ca...
16:48, 06/27/2019

Families and survivors oppose private museum to honor Pulse shooting victims The owner of the gay Florida nightclub where 49 people were killed in a 2016 mass shooting is moving forward with plans to honor the victims by constructing a private museum despite controversy.        ...
00:32, 08/15/2019

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 has banned two people and vowed to change protocols for its guards after minority middle school studen...
08:16, 05/25/2019

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 entirely different level of skill to pilot a drone through intricate dinosaur skeletons inside a museum....
09:00, 06/04/2019

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.       ...
10:16, 07/12/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
12:16, 05/07/2019

Whitney Museum vice chair resigns after protests over his company’s tear gas sales The Whitney Museum of American Art’s vice chairman resigned Thursday following months of protests over his company’s sale of tear gas. A group of eight artists recently said they were pulling out of the prestigious 2019 Whitney Biennial e...
20:32, 07/25/2019

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 matter when it comes to art? DW's Sertan Sanderson reports from Cape Town....
05:48, 07/22/2019

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.        ...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Exhibition Review: A Reimagined Spy Museum in Washington Doesn’t Flinch From the Darker Side Built for $162 million, the museum features flashy interactive exhibits but also grapples with intelligence failures, out-of-control surveillance and torture....
12:00, 05/06/2019

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 Rouge....
17:00, 07/13/2019

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 on the North Sea, has international aspirations and Marvin Gaye, the late prince of Motown, has emer...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis to help fix the opioid crisis....
16:32, 06/10/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
14:32, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Hawaii Sues Opioid Maker For Deceptive Marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 5:45 p.m. Hawaii has joined other states in filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma. Hawaii Attorney General Clare Connors said in a statemen...
19:48, 06/03/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction crisis?...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
15:48, 06/28/2019

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:00, 06/10/2019

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine’s attorney general says in a lawsuit that Purdue Pharma deceptively marketed opioid drugs in the state over a decade while the opioid crisis...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose founder and top executives have been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive painkil...
18:16, 06/10/2019

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal charges over sales of its opioid drug Subsys....
04:16, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S. probe into bribes it paid to doctors for prescribing a powerful opioid medication....
05:32, 06/10/2019

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epide...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Insys is first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl spray....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil probes into its marketing of opioids, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday....
17:32, 06/05/2019

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing drugmaker John...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and address the opioid crisis: Reduce punitive policies and emphasize treatment....
07:16, 05/23/2019

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs to create a negotiating group consisting solely of U.S. towns, cities and counties. The goal of a mo...
09:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of...
12:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billi...
12:32, 06/14/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the development of addiction."...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
11:00, 07/10/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
03:48, 05/24/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction....
09:16, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidem...
12:48, 05/26/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless are suffering with destructive addiction today. During the 15-county listening tour I took in my fi...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges that it failed to report thousands of suspicious orders of the opioids hydrocodone and oxycodone....
13:16, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to face trial over allegations that it and other drugmakers helped to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic....
11:00, 05/26/2019