Latest Marilyn Monroe News

Debt forces hunt for Lincoln-item auctioneers

Aug. 15, 2018 4:59 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The hunt for auctioneers to settle a $9.7 million debt by selling off parts of a valuable collection of Lincoln artifacts, including an iconic stovepipe hat and gloves bloodied the night he was assassinated, began Wednesday, but the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum...

Marilyn Monroe dresses, personal photos going up for auction

Aug. 9, 2018 9:07 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dresses that belonged to Marilyn Monroe along with an autographed photo thanking the executive who launched her Hollywood career will go on display before heading to auction. Auction house Profiles in History announced Wednesday that the items will be exhibited in Beverly Hills starting...

Today in History

Aug. 5, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2018. There are 148 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 5, 1962, South African anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela was arrested on charges of leaving the country without a passport and inciting workers to strike; it was the...

'Holy Grail' of cards _ 1952 Mickey Mantle _ goes on display

Jul. 17, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The "Holy Grail" of baseball cards, a pristine 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle valued at several million dollars, was delivered to the History Colorado Center on Monday via armored truck for a 72-hour public display. "I want the community to enjoy looking at the card," said its owner, retired lawyer...

The Latest: Trump in Scotland for weekend at golf course

Jul. 13, 2018 8:26 PM EDT

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at one of his private golf courses in Scotland. Aides say Trump will be spending the weekend preparing for his Monday summit with Russia's Vladimir...

The Latest: Trump, queen getting acquainted over tea

Jul. 13, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II are getting acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle. Towering over the queen, Trump and the monarch shared a few interactions Friday as they reviewed troops at the...

Idaho: Huckleberry beer, Craters of the Moon and Sun Valley

Jul. 2, 2018 10:49 AM EDT

ARCO, Idaho (AP) — Huckleberry beer, Craters of the Moon park and Sun Valley: It was a trio of unique Idaho experiences. My husband and I came up with the spur-of-the-moment itinerary on a road trip out west last September. We'd planned on hiking in Idaho's Sawtooth National Forest but smoke conditions...

Amid public triumph, private turmoil for Marvel's Stan Lee

Jun. 30, 2018 6:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has been another epic year for characters Stan Lee helped create, with "Black Panther" and "Avengers: Infinity War" earning more than $3 billion combined globally and "Ant-Man and the Wasp" still to open next week, all three featuring the clever cameos beloved by devoted fans of the...

Today in History

Jun. 29, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, June 29, the 180th day of 2018. There are 185 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 29, 1927, the first trans-Pacific airplane flight was completed as U.S. Army Air Corps Lt. Lester J. Maitland and Lt. Albert F. Hegenberger arrived at Wheeler Field in...

Lincoln Foundation's Marilyn Monroe dress sells for $50,000

Jun. 25, 2018 11:52 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation's unusual ownership of a black dress once belonging to movie star Marilyn Monroe is ending as it sold over the weekend for $50,000. The dress was among several items that the Springfield, Illinois, foundation put up for auction in...