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US Archives to display Emancipation Proclamation

02/05/2014 1:46am
The National Archives is placing the original Emancipation Proclamation on display in Washington to mark Black History Month.

Prince plays London living-room gig

02/05/2014 4:23am
When Prince came to London a few years ago, he played more than 20 nights at the vast O2 arena. This time, he played a suburban living room to a dozen people.

British man jailed for defacing queen's portrait

02/05/2014 5:29am
A fathers' rights activist has been sentenced to six months in jail for spraying purple paint across a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey.

Review: 'Monuments Men' a misstep for Clooney

02/05/2014 6:40am
George Clooney, movie director, started out with so much promise.

Ask a Designer: multi-faceted master bedroom

02/05/2014 7:55am
We're told a well-designed master bedroom should be an oasis of romantic calm. It's also supposed to be the practical place where you store clothing and get a good night's sleep, and it may also be where you watch television, pay bills and even set up a home office. 

Olympics, bracelets inspire handmade Valentines

02/05/2014 7:57am
There's no Olympic medal for making rubber band bracelets or bad puns, which is too bad because Valentine's Day falls right in the middle of the 2014 Winter Games.

Red Light Secrets Museum opens in Amsterdam

02/05/2014 9:14am
On any given evening, thousands of tourists stroll down the narrow canal-side streets of Amsterdam's famed Red Light District, gawking at ladies in lingerie who work behind windows, making a living selling sex for money. Now a small educational museum is opening Thursday in the heart of the district to show reality from the other side of the glass.

Love among pets, partners means harmony at home

02/05/2014 9:55am
It's got to be more than puppy love to move in with your partner. But that's just what you'll need for household harmony if that partner comes with a pet.

'Archetype' looks at how much memories define us

02/05/2014 10:04am
"Archetype" (Dutton), by M.D. Waters

Slow cooker chicken that delivers ease and flavor

02/05/2014 10:21am
The trouble with slow cookers is that while they certainly deliver on ease, they sometimes disappoint on flavor. It's the risk you run when you dump a bunch of ingredients in a pot and walk away for much of the day.

'The Monuments Men' pulls an A-team cast

02/05/2014 10:59am
When a leading Hollywood actor decides to make a movie, casting usually becomes as easy as dialing some of your closest A-list buddies.

Muslim men write about love in new anthology

02/05/2014 11:05am
"Salaam, Love: American Muslim Men on Love, Sex, and Intimacy" (Beacon Press), edited by Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi

Monuments Men group lists 'most wanted' works

02/05/2014 12:50pm
The Monuments Men helped return almost 5 million works of art and cultural objects looted by the Nazis during World War II, but hundreds of thousands of treasures are still missing. And the Dallas-based foundation focused on honoring the group _ and continuing its work _ hopes that a new feature on its website will help recover some of those works.

Discovery to air wingsuit flight off Everest peak

02/05/2014 12:51pm
Discovery Channel plans a live broadcast of the first wingsuit flight off the summit of Mount Everest.

'Monuments Men' parts inspired by real people

02/05/2014 12:55pm
The characters in the new George Clooney film "The Monuments Men" were inspired by real people who worked to save cultural treasures across Europe during World War II. Filmmakers fictionalized some of the characters, but the Dallas-based Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, founded by Robert Edsel, who wrote the book the movie is based on, matched some of the cast with the real people they were based on.

Dr. John leads lineup at French Quarter Fest

02/05/2014 2:05pm
It's been more than 25 years since Grammy Award winner Dr. John has played New Orleans' French Quarter Festival, but organizers say that changes this spring when the singer-pianist returns for the first time since 1987.

FAA: Metal that struck Va. home came from chipper

02/05/2014 2:09pm
An investigation has concluded that a piece of metal that crashed through a northern Virginia home from the sky came from a woodchipper, not an airplane.

Coast Guard evacuates injured cruise passenger

02/05/2014 2:11pm
Officials say a Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated an injured cruise ship passenger off Florida's east coast.

Models in Spanx kick off New York Fashion Week

02/05/2014 2:15pm
Even models love their Spanx.

In New York, snow, slush, delays and Rockettes

02/05/2014 2:51pm
Commuters at the busiest train station in the nation on Wednesday had to factor in snow, sleet, slush _ and high-kicking Rockettes.

Maria Bartiromo starts on Fox Business Feb. 24

02/05/2014 3:01pm
Fox Business Network says new hire Maria Bartiromo will launch her two-hour weekday program starting Feb. 24.

A look at a real man portrayed in 'Monuments Men'

02/05/2014 4:46pm
As part of an Allied mission tasked with saving works of art during World War II, a homesick James Rorimer told his wife in a December 1944 letter from liberated Paris that he was working hard but worried about how much he was achieving.

Tiede seeks lighter penalty for rich widow's death

02/05/2014 6:00pm
Attorneys for a former mortician serving a life sentence for the death of a rich East Texas widow are seeking a lighter sentence.

NY theater community mourns Philip Seymour Hoffman

02/05/2014 7:18pm
The New York theater community mourned Philip Seymour Hoffman on Wednesday night with candles flickering outside a small downtown theater and with Broadway's mighty marquee lights dimmed in his honor, a sign of the celebrated actor's broad love of the stage.

'Octomom' faces additional welfare fraud charge

02/05/2014 7:50pm
"Octomom" Nadya Suleman was charged with a fourth count of welfare fraud Wednesday after prosecutors said they discovered she wrongly collected an additional $10,000 in benefits from the state.

US and Russian envoys trade jibes over Pussy Riot

02/05/2014 8:07pm
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power traded jibes with Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin on Wednesday over her meeting with two members of the Russian protest punk band Pussy Riot who were recently freed from prison.

Celebrities want to tie trade pact to dolphin hunt

02/05/2014 8:47pm
A group of American celebrities and other activists want President Barack Obama to refuse to sign an international trade agreement until Japan bans the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the fishing town of Taiji.