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This photo shows a detail of a watercolor panorama of a Continental Army encampment that features the only known wartime depiction of George Washington's headquarters tent, his command center throughout the war, in Philadelphia. The tent is also the marquee exhibit at the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in April in Philadelphia. (Courtesy of the Museum of the American Revolution via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 11:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philip Mead was online late one night in May, looking for possible artifacts from the American Revolution, when a painting up for auction caught his eye and got his heart racing. The chief historian at the American Revolution Museum had spied an unsigned watercolor from 1782. It...
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Visitors to Christie's wait outside in a line to view Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in New York. The painting is expected to sell at auction for $100 million on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
November 15, 2017 - 12:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist's death is set to be auctioned Wednesday in New York, where it is guaranteed to sell for at least $100 million. Art lovers have lined up by the thousands...
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This photo shows a detail of a watercolor panorama of a Continental Army encampment that features the only known wartime depiction of George Washington's headquarters tent, his command center throughout the war, in Philadelphia. The tent is also the marquee exhibit at the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened in April in Philadelphia. (Courtesy of the Museum of the American Revolution via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 12:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philip Mead was online late one night in May, looking for possible artifacts from the American Revolution, when a painting up for auction caught his eye and got his heart racing. The chief historian at the American Revolution Museum had spied an unsigned watercolor from 1782. It...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2009 file photo shows a neon sign at the entrance to the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors plan to take up recreational pot regulations Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, a process that has taken a surprisingly contentious turn in the weed-friendly city as critics, who are largely Chinese American and immigrant, have lobbied against placing retail shops too close to children. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
November 15, 2017 - 12:02 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California. Supervisors have had a hard time fashioning local...
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November 14, 2017 - 10:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that...
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FILE - In this Dec. 25, 2014, file photo, a visitor takes a selfie with his friend in front of the Cinefamily at Silent Movie Theater in Los Angeles, prior to attending the movie "The Interview." The independent movie theater Cinefamily, which had numerous celebrity supporters, said Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, it is closing in the wake of investigations into the sexual misconduct of two of its executives. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
November 14, 2017 - 9:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The independent Los Angeles movie theater Cinefamily, which had numerous celebrity supporters, said Tuesday it is closing in the wake of investigations into the sexual misconduct of two of its executives. Cinefamily's board of directors said Tuesday that it was shutting down...
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FILE - In this April 3 2016, file photo, Amtrak investigators inspect the deadly train crash in Chester, Pa. The Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia causing a derailment. The National Transportation Safety Board is set to review the findings of an investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers. The board is meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Washington to determine a probable cause of the deadly crash. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 4:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal investigators said Tuesday they found major lapses in how Amtrak deals with safety, including more than two dozen hazardous conditions at the work zone near Philadelphia where a train slammed into a maintenance backhoe last year and killed two workers. Chief among them,...
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FILE - In this April 3 2016, file photo, Amtrak investigators inspect the deadly train crash in Chester, Pa. The Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia causing a derailment. The National Transportation Safety Board is set to review the findings of an investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers. The board is meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Washington to determine a probable cause of the deadly crash. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 4:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the National Transportation Safety Board's ruling that safety lapses led to a crash that killed two Amtrak maintenance workers near Philadelphia (all times local): 4 p.m. Amtrak says it has taken steps to improve its safety culture since two maintenance workers...
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FILE - This Oct. 19, 2009 file photo shows a neon sign at the entrance to the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors plan to take up recreational pot regulations Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, a process that has taken a surprisingly contentious turn in the weed-friendly city as critics, who are largely Chinese American and immigrant, have lobbied against placing retail shops too close to children. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
November 14, 2017 - 2:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors in famously pot-friendly San Francisco are under pressure from cannabis advocates to pass regulations that would allow the industry to flourish once recreational sales become legal throughout California in January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is scheduled...
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FILE - In this April 3 2016, file photo, Amtrak investigators inspect the deadly train crash in Chester, Pa. The Amtrak train struck a piece of construction equipment just south of Philadelphia causing a derailment. The National Transportation Safety Board is set to review the findings of an investigation into what caused a speeding Amtrak train to slam into a backhoe last year near Philadelphia, killing two maintenance workers. The board is meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Washington to determine a probable cause of the deadly crash. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
November 14, 2017 - 1:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Amtrak's safety culture suffered major lapses, including more than two dozen unsafe conditions at a work zone where a train slammed into a maintenance backhoe last year, killing two workers, federal investigators said Tuesday. Chief among them, investigators said, were a foreman...
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