This picture provided by the American Folk Art Museum shows ...
Jan 17th, 2012
(AP) - This picture provided by the American Folk Art Museum shows a late 19th century quilt by Mary Phelps Harris, :Log Cabin QUilt: Pineapples and Squares Variation, from the museum's collection. New York's American Folk Art Museum has long been plagued by financial problems. But it's now celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new exhibition and renewed optimism. (AP Photo/American Folk Art Museum) -
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Charles Ramsey, the Cleveland dishwasher who became an overnight sensation for his street-wise poise under the media spotlight after helping save three women from an alleged decade-long kidnapping ordeal, has won a shout-out from McDonald's and legions of fans on social media. Ramsey responded to cri... [Full Article]
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Hundreds of bicycles are pedaling triumphantly through the Netherlands' national museum in Amsterdam, signaling the end of more than a decade of efforts by cyclists to ensure a passageway that runs under and through the Rijksmuseum would remain open to bike traffic. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A video published on Thursday showed fighters of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in Syria executing 11 men they accused of taking part in massacres by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. The film is believed to be from eastern Deir al-Zor province and dates from some time in 2012, according to the Syrian Observatory for Huma... [Full Article]