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  • From Nazis to Lincoln, from World's Fair to bees

    From Nazis to Lincoln,  from World's Fair to bees
    Once again this year, the fall museum and zoo schedules are full, and not just because of the now-requisite Halloween and Christmas programming. Highlights include a World's Fair revisitation at the Field, commemoration of the Gettysburg Address' 150th...
  • Panda enthusiasts find shutdown hard to bear

    Panda enthusiasts find shutdown hard to bear
    They had come a long way to see the giant pandas. Several thousand miles, in fact. But when Muscovites John Boyko and Corina Naraevskaya strolled up leafy Connecticut Avenue to the entrance of the National Zoo Tuesday, they were confronted with a locked...
  • December 5: Midday Fix - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    December 5: Midday Fix - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place, SW Washington, DC www.ushmm.org/ Event: 20th Anniversary National Tour: Chicago Sunday, June 9, 2013 10:00 a.m. Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington Street Chicago For a list...
  • Sanford C. Sigoloff dies at 80; corporate turnaround expert

    Sanford C. Sigoloff dies at 80; corporate turnaround expert
    Corporate turnaround expert Sanford C. Sigoloff, credited with leading ailing companies such as Wickes Cos. out of bankruptcy but criticized by many as a tough-as-nails boss, has died. He was 80. Sigoloff died of complications from pneumonia Saturday...
  • Jack Tramiel dies at 83; founder of Commodore computers

    Jack Tramiel dies at 83; founder of Commodore computers
    Jack Tramiel, the tough and aggressive Commodore International founder who brought millions of people into the world of personal computers in the late 1970s and early '80s with his low-cost PCs, has died. He was 83. Tramiel, who lived in Monte Sereno,...
  • Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder

    Harry Eisen dies at 95; Norco Ranch founder
    Harry Eisen, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who founded Norco Ranch Inc. in western Riverside County in the 1950s and built it into one of the state's leading egg producers, processors and distributors, has died. He was 95. Eisen died July 19 of...
  • Holocaust museum launches Memory Project

     
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com announced Tuesday the launch of the World Memory Project, www.WorldMemoryProject.org, which will recruit the public to help to build the world’s largest online resource for information...
  • Monster Mash: Holocaust Museum gets big gift; Wallis Annenberg and MOCA

     
    The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum said it has received its largest single gift ever -- $17.2 million from the estate of Eric F. Ross....
  • Think Again: Hypocrisy at its worst

    Think Again: Hypocrisy at its worst
    It’s a problem when the only news source that tells it like it is, with no holding back, is "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Watching the show is like a ritual of exposing the hypocrisy with the political leadership of our country. Republicans...
  • Convicted Nazi Criminal Demjanjuk Dies at 91

    Convicted Nazi Criminal Demjanjuk Dies at 91
    BERLIN (CNN) -- Former Nazi death camp guard and onetime Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk has died in Germany, a police spokesman said Saturday. Demjanjuk, 91, was found guilty last May in a German court of assisting in mass murder as a guard at the...
  • Remembering the lessons of genocide

    Remembering the lessons of genocide
    Lessons of the Nazi genocide will be offered in three events next year by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Called the 2013 South Florida Speaker and Film Series, the events will be held in the Boca Raton area. First up on Jan. 9 will be...
  • The Darfur deception

    The Sept. 29 killing of 10 African Union peacekeepers in south Darfur by a splinter faction of one of the main anti-Sudanese government insurgent groups was shocking -- but especially so to those who have only followed the Darfur tragedy through the...