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Map helps Chinese man reunite with his family after decades

Jan. 05, 2022 21:01 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Since he was a child, Li Jingwei did not know his real name. He did not know where he was born, or for certain how old he was — until he found his biological family last month with the help of a long-remembered map. Li was a victim of child trafficking. In 1989...

'Substitute camera' captures Ghislaine Maxwell trial drama

Jan. 05, 2022 09:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As Ghislaine Maxwell strode into the courtroom for the first day of her sex-trafficking trial, no photographer was allowed to catch it. Courtroom artist Elizabeth Williams, however, was at the ready and before the hour was up, the curtain-raising scene was transmitted to news...

On busy 1st day, NYC mayor urges resiliency against pandemic

Jan. 01, 2022 16:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's new mayor, Eric Adams, pledged Saturday to steer the nation's largest city out of the pandemic by drawing on the resiliency of its people and promising a government that works better, even if it's not radically different. Hours after being sworn...

Drawing bought for $30 believed to be rare Renaissance work

Dec. 19, 2021 16:46 PM EST

CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — A drawing purchased at an estate sale in Massachusetts for $30 is believed to be a rare work by a Renaissance artist worth tens of millions of dollars. International art experts say the previously unknown drawing by Albrecht Dürer could be one of the most...

Bob Dylan artwork show opens in Miami, new cinema paintings

Nov. 27, 2021 10:17 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Bob Dylan has been telling stories through songs for 60 years. But recently America’s master lyricist has also captured moments in a new series of paintings that, just like his songs, are intimate and a bit of a mystery. The most comprehensive exhibition...

Chic hotel opening in New York City celebrates Broadway

Nov. 17, 2021 20:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors to the latest chic hotel to open in New York's theater district can easily walk to any Broadway show — or they can stay inside and celebrate them. The Civilian — a 203-room hotel with bars, lounges and a bistro — is...

Judge vets potential jurors for Ghislaine Maxwell trial

Nov. 16, 2021 15:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prospective jurors got their first glimpse of Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite charged with helping Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse girls and women, when a judge began questioning them individually Tuesday. Wearing a black suit, Maxwell hugged...

After years of 'hiding,'' Klimt work is a star in Rome show

Oct. 26, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Mystery still swirls around Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” nearly a quarter-century after the painting was stolen from an Italian museum, only to turn up at the start of what would become the coronavirus pandemic. Who stole the 1917 artwork and...