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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013, file photo, San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, greets Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh after the Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31 in the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
November 26, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The Baltimore Ravens were on their way to a Super Bowl blowout when things really got dark. Literally. Super Bowl 47 between the Ravens and San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 3, 2013, was pegged as the first between head coaches who were brothers. Jim Harbaugh stood on the San Francisco sideline and John...
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FILE -In this Aug. 7, 2010, file photo, Former Minnesota Vikings great John Randle poses with his bust after enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010. Randle did enough great things on the football field to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He is being rewarded after his playing career not with such accolades, but simply with being able to help others. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
November 26, 2019 - 11:48 am
John Randle did enough great things on the football field to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He's now being rewarded after his playing career not only with such accolades, but simply by being able to help others. Specifically, former NFL players. Randle, the dynamic defensive...
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Police officers work behind a caution tape at the Schinkelwache building in Dresden Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Authorities in Germany say thieves have carried out a brazen heist at Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museum containing priceless treasures from around the world. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 1:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Thieves broke into Dresden’s Green Vault, one of the world’s oldest museums, early Monday morning, making off with three “priceless” sets of 18th century jewelry that German officials said would be impossible to sell on the open market. The treasury of Augustus the Strong of Saxony...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2015, file photo, Philadelphia University's Herb Magee gestures during the team's game against Wilmington in Philadelphia. Magee joined Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski as the only NCAA men's coaches to win 1,100 basketball games. Krzyzewski has 1,138 wins (1,065 with Duke) in a career that started with Army in 1975. Magee hit the magic number this week when Jefferson University (the new name for Philadelphia University) beat Kutztown 98-79 in front of maybe 1,000 fans at home on Henry Avenue. (Charles Fox/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 23, 2019 - 3:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Herb Magee is the "Shot Doctor," who has worked with kids to the pros on the art of the jumper, while quietly crafting a Hall of Fame coaching career at a Division II program nestled outside Philly's college hoops epicenter. Mike Krzyzewski is simply "Coach K," an NCAA national...
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November 18, 2019 - 4:36 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art will add only artwork created by women to its permanent collection in 2020. Museum director Christopher Bedford announced the policy Thursday, saying something radical must be done to rectify centuries of imbalance. The Maryland museum acquired its first...
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In this picture taken on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, visitors view the exhibition "The Technology in Dictatorships," at the National technical Museum in Prague, Czech Republic. The exhibition, the first of that kind here, marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 anti-communist Velvet Revolution by looking back at the surreal repression of a nation and resistance against it. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
November 16, 2019 - 3:03 am
PRAGUE (AP) — A new exhibition at the National Technical Museum in Prague marks the 30th anniversary of the 1989 anti-communist Velvet Revolution by looking back at the surreal repression the nation underwent and at how it resisted. It focuses on the technology used by the totalitarian regime to...
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November 14, 2019 - 6:28 pm
SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens has acquired rare documents shedding light on anti-slavery efforts taking place before and during the Civil War The institution announced Wednesday it has acquired the ledgers of Quaker abolitionist...
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Visitors walk into the Museum of Art ahead of the announcement by Google Arts & Culture that it digitized more than 350 artworks in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Dánica Coto)
November 07, 2019 - 8:22 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The 1953 painting by Rafael Tufiño Figueroa features his mother with a red scarf on her head, a determined look on her face and heavy expression lines, a depiction of a working-class woman that broke from conventional portraits of the time that focused largely on...
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FILE - This May 29, 2019 file photo shows actress Meryl Streep at the premiere of HBO's "Big Little Lies" season two in New York. Streep has been named as a co-chair of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 07, 2019 - 12:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Next year's Met Gala may be the closest we'll ever come to getting a Miranda Priestly moment at the starry event. Meryl Streep has been named as a co-chair of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. The Oscar-winner played Priestly, a thinly veiled fictional version of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2015, file photo, designer Zac Posen and model Naomi Campbell greet the crowd after his Fall 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week, in New York. Posen is shutting down his namesake label. Posen, 39, said he was “deeply saddened that the journey of nearly 20 years has come to an end.” He launched his label in 2001. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 02, 2019 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Zac Posen is shutting down his namesake label. Posen has been a red carpet favorite for close to two decades, known for glamorous, body-hugging gowns, often with long trains or big, flamboyant ruffles, for stars like Katie Holmes and Rihanna. An announcement from the label'...
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