Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and actor Will Smith came together on stage to deliver remarks at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24. Winfrey gave $20 million dollars to the museum, making her the single biggest donor.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, President Obama said the museum helps to "better understand the lives of the president, but also the slave."
by Heidi Groover Seattle Mariners catcher Steve Clevenger is suspended for the rest of the season without pay. alens/shutterstock Seattle Times: The Mariners have suspended catcher Steve Clevenger without pay for the remainder of the...Show More Summary
When the Miami Dolphins take to the field this Sunday at their newly anointed Hard Rock Stadium, their focus will be on defeating the 0-2 Cleveland Browns. Football fans, however, will find many new things to see, do, and taste at this newly renovated home of the 'Fins. President and...
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Scalpers posted ads trying to sell their free tickets to the National Museum of African American History and Culture for more than $100 ahead of its opening on Sept. 24. Free passes aren't available for the new museum for weeks.
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The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District wants more time to come up with the funding for a long-discussed suicide prevention barrier.
by Christopher Frizzelle Last night at the Moore Theatre was the 14th annual Stranger Genius Awards, and five Seattle artists left the building with $5,000 each, no strings attached. We'll have party pics on Slog in the morning, but for now, here are all the winners' acceptance speeches. Show More Summary
San Francisco has a lot of dogs — about 120,000 — and that means 32 million pounds of puppy poop produced each year, with the vast majority of it going into the landfill. “We tried to start this dog waste collection initiative at Duboce...Show More Summary
In the city to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary, the couple from Massachusetts sporting T-shirts and shorts stuck out like a big, straight thumb amidst the hundreds of thousands of nude or near-naked passersby who hung leather...Show More Summary
We are not built for the heat.
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Two people were shot and another injured early Sunday at an apartment complex across the street from Cal State Northridge, Los Angeles police said. A caller reported hearing three shots fired about 8 a.m. at the complex near the intersection of Zelzah Avenue and Lassen Street, said Officer Norma...
More than 50 employees working inside Los Angeles County’s juvenile lockups received promotions despite a history of disciplinary problems or criminal arrests under a deal county leaders quietly cut earlier this year. The workers had previously been denied promotion for actions ranging from mistreatment...
Two D.C. teachers are part of a select group who will travel to other countries to enrich their teaching methods under the Fulbright program.
Divided loyalties hamper the board, but resistance to change blocks reform efforts.
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