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Serenity Now: Austin's Elisabet Ney Museum evokes a past era

Serenity Now: Austin's Elisabet Ney Museum evokes a past era

This April 2012 photo provided by the Austin Parks & Recreation Department shows the Elisabet Ney Museum in Austin, Texas. A celebrated German sculptor, Ney established her home and studio in the castle-like building in 1892. Her works and tools are displayed there, and visitors can also…

February 02, 2016 4:20 pmLoading…
Serenity Now: Austin's Elisabet Ney Museum evokes a past era

Serenity Now: Austin's Elisabet Ney Museum evokes a past era

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Four miles from the bustling state capitol, a castle-like structure sits in a corner of Austin's Hyde Park neighborhood. It's built from white stones, complete with columns and a square tower. Out front, a field of native greenery teeming with tall purple and yellow wild…

February 02, 2016 4:20 pmLoading…
Serenity Now: Austin's Elisabet Ney Museum evokes a past era

Serenity Now: Austin's Elisabet Ney Museum evokes a past era

This April 2012 photo provided by the Austin Parks & Recreation Department shows the Elisabet Ney Museum in Austin, Texas. A celebrated German sculptor, Ney established her home and studio in the castle-like building in 1892. Her works and tools are displayed there, and visitors can also…

February 02, 2016 4:20 pmLoading…
France asks EU partners for new sanctions on Iran

France asks EU partners for new sanctions on Iran

PARIS (AP) — France has asked its European Union partners to consider new sanctions on Iran for its recent missile tests, officials have told The Associated Press, even as Paris welcomed the president of the Islamic Republic, which is flush with funds from the lifting of other sanctions over…

January 27, 2016 4:02 pm Photos

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The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

An unidentified member of the Iranian delegation following President Hassan Rouhani takes a photo with a tablet during Rouhani's visit to Rome's ancient Colosseum, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit to Europe, the first …

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The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, visits Rome's ancient Colosseum, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit to Europe, the first by an Iranian president in almost two decades. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, bottom with white turban, waves to journalists on the occasion of his visit to Rome's ancient Colosseum, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit to Europe, the first by an Iranian president i…

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The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right with white turban, is flanked by Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, right, on the occasion of his visit to Rome's ancient Colosseum, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit to…

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The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center with white turban, is flanked by Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, right, on the occasion of his visit to Rome's ancient Colosseum, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit t…

January 27, 2016 12:19 pmLoading…
The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center with white turban, waves to journalists on the occasion of his visit to Rome's ancient Colosseum, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit to Europe, the first by an Iranian president i…

January 27, 2016 12:19 pmLoading…

The Latest: Rouhani faces protest, corporate bosses in Paris

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Europe (all times local):

January 27, 2016 12:19 pmLoading…

Italy minister says Iran statue cover-up 'incomprehensible'

ROME (AP) — Italy's culture minister has criticized as "incomprehensible" the decision to cover up naked statues at a Rome museum where Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was visiting, adding a new twist to the controversy that has dominated Rouhani's deal-making visit to Italy.

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The Latest: Rouhani says Iran didn't request statue cover-up

The Latest: Rouhani says Iran didn't request statue cover-up

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, delivers a speech during a press conference at a hotel in Rome, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. Rouhani leaves Rome later today for Paris, his second stop of his four-day visit to Europe, the first by an Iranian president in almost two decades. (Claudio Peri/ANSA …

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Italy hides ancient museum nudes from Iranian president

Italy hides ancient museum nudes from Iranian president

In this Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 photo, plywood panels cover naked statues inside the Campidoglio, Capitol Hill, during a meeting between Italian Premier Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in Rome, Italy, January 25, 2016. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP) ITALY OUT

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Italy hides ancient museum nudes from Iranian president

Italy hides ancient museum nudes from Iranian president

Some of the marble statues that were covered up with wooden panels on the occasion of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit are seen at the Capitoline Museums, in Rome, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. A kind of " classics coverup " is causing a political flap in Italy, after ancient nude statues …

January 26, 2016 12:42 pmLoading…
Italy hides ancient museum nudes from Iranian president

Italy hides ancient museum nudes from Iranian president

ROME (AP) — A decision by Italian officials to cover up ancient nude statues to not offend Iran's visiting president is drawing ridicule in Rome.

January 26, 2016 12:42 pm Photos

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Buttons as contemporary art, reimagined in NYC exhibition

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no denying buttons are an important clothing item, but can they rise to the level of art? A new exhibition at a Manhattan gallery proves they can.

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Stephen Otten, (center), former Navy S.E.A.L. sniper, unveils his sculpture, "David" on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the Ladue home of Ron Cameron, (center right). Otten immersed himself into studying art while still serving in the military. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

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Stephen Otten, (right), former Navy S.E.A.L. sniper turned artist, discusses the process of creating his sculpture"David" along side Ron Cameron on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at an unveiling party at Cameron's Ladue home. Otten immersed himself into the study of art while still serving in the mil…

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Guests at an unveiling party get a look at the sculpture, "David," by former Navy S.E.A.L. sniper turned artist, Stephen Otten on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the Ladue home of Ron Cameron. Otten immersed himself into the study of art while still serving in the military. Photo by Christian Goode…

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