‘Heather Has Two Mommies’
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‘Heather Has Two Mommies’

  NEW YORK (AP) — A playful picture book about a little girl named Heather and her two happy mommies was a cultural and legal flashpoint 25 years ago, angering conservatives over the morality of same-sex parenting and landing libraries at the center of community battles over placement in the children’s stacks. Today, Heather — … Continue reading

New fashion museum exhibit documents Lauren Bacall: The Look
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New fashion museum exhibit documents Lauren Bacall: The Look

NEW YORK (AP) — On stage, screen and magazine covers, Lauren Bacall was known as “The Look,” but in her regular life, the late icon described her style as “studied carelessness.” Now, more than six months after her death, student curators at the Museum at theFashion Institute of Technology have managed to capture both sides … Continue reading

400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California
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400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts will be returned to their country of origin, federal officials say. The books, “Stirpium Historiae” and “Rariorm Plantarum Historia Anno 1601,” were taken from Italy’s Historical … Continue reading