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Italian PM vows new Genoa bridge will be ready by April

Aug. 14, 2019 8:05 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has pledged that a new bridge for the Italian port city of Genoa will be ready by April, replacing the Morandi bridge that collapsed one year ago, killing 43 people. An emotional ceremony was held Wednesday in Genoa marking the anniversary of the tragic...

Q&A: New film academy president talks hostless show, museum

Aug. 8, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has been on the job for less than a day, but already has more than enough on his plate. Casting director David Rubin has ascended to the post as the head of the organization that puts on the Oscars after a turbulent...

Whitney Museum trustee, tied to tear gas, quits amid protest

Jul. 25, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The vice chairman of New York's Whitney Museum of American Art resigned Thursday, days after eight artists asked to withdraw their work from a biennial exhibition over his ownership of a company that makes tear gas. "It is with great sadness and disappointment that I inform you of my...