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Sun StaffFor most scientists, a Nobel Prize is the capstone of a career. But in the 50 years since their breakthrough discovery of the structure of DNA, James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick have continued to pursue the frontiers of knowledge, albeit along...
Sun Arts WriterThe thing that bothers national cultural leaders Martin Sullivan and Gary Vikan most about the looting in Iraq is how little art seems to matter, at least to U.S. military commanders. "That's probably the worst thing," said Vikan, director of the Walters...
Tags: Theft, Walters Art Museum, Auction Service, Iraq, Arts
Sun Foreign StaffBEIJING - As the United States and Great Britain lobby other members of the United Nations Security Council to support strong measures against Iraq, China has remained publicly ambiguous about its position - a stance pleasing so far for the Bush...
Tags: National Security, Defense, China, England, United Kingdom
Chicago Tribune Staff WritersAs the nation's major recording companies pull out their big guns to fight illegal music trafficking, the industry shouldn't expect parents and universities to join in their game of cops and downloaders. "Most parents who would walk into their child's...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen his position at a mid-size bank was eliminated during the economic doldrums of the early 1990s, Richard Coss Jr. reacted by striking out on his own as a consultant. Even with a knack for numbers and a Duke University MBA, it still took him more than...
Sun StaffThose who know the story first-hand have dwindled to a precious few. For more than 40 years, Maryland taxpayers paid for the graduate education of hundreds of African-American teachers, lest they breach the walls of segregation at the University of...
Special To The SunIt will take months to assess exactly what was destroyed and looted at the National Museum of Iraq in Baghdad, but one thing is sure: The museum, the most important repository of Mesopotamian art in the world, will never be the same. It's now estimated...
Tribune staff reporterBAGHDAD, Iraq - The preliminary report on the looting of the National Museum of Iraq is scheduled to be released by the Pentagon today, but after spending several days inspecting the damage, McGuire Gibson, professor of Mesopotamian archaeology at the...
Tags: Central Bank, Death, Saddam Hussein
IT IS A MANTRA among black Americans that we are insufficiently aware of our history, that our advancement will be hobbled until we are all rooted in a sense of continuity with the past. Yet every year we are regaled with not just a Black History Day but...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Civil Rights, Washington, DC, Al Sharpton, Racism
Sun StaffAbout noon on Feb. 28, 1953, two men burst into their favorite pub, a scruffy spot called The Eagle near their Cambridge University laboratory. As people sipped their beers and forked down shepherd's pie, one of the men gleefully announced: "We have...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Stolen art and artifacts looted from Iraq's museums have begun to move on worldwide markets, U.S. law enforcement officials said yesterday, and at least two pieces of art believed to have been stolen have been stopped by the Customs Service...
Tags: Justice System, Defense, Theft, History, Auction Service
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