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Nation Mar 06

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan dies at 94

While Nancy Reagan may have appeared to be a traditional first lady, she evolved into an integral power player in her husband’s political success. She died Sunday morning at the age of 94.

Arts Mar 20

Canvases bloom in this show of French paintings

Opening Saturday, “Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower” traces the evolution of the floral still life genre from the late 18th century to the early 20th century, in the first major U.S. exhibition of it's kind.

Arts Nov 06

Los Angeles art museum celebrates historic donation

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced its largest-ever single donation: 47 pieces of art valued at $500 million. The generous benefactor is Jerry Perenchio, the former CEO of the Spanish language television network "Univision." The artwork includes…

World Oct 30

Vatican sheds new light on Sistine Chapel’s masterpieces

The Sistine Chapel just got a makeover. Vatican officials unveiled new state-of-the-art energy-efficient lighting and air purification systems to protect Michelangelo’s more than 500-year old frescoes. The three-year-long installation cost roughly $3.8 million.

Economy Jan 31

Obama appeals to CEOs to hire long-term jobless

President Obama has appealed to the nation’s chief executives to hire job applicants who’ve been unemployed long-term. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates nearly 4 million Americans have been without work for 27 weeks or more. On Friday, the president…

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