- Huge American flag made of Legos on display at Smithsonian Updated: Jul-04-15 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON - Thousands of visitors at the Smithsonian have helped build the largest American flag made out of Lego bricks in time for the Fourth of July.
- Smithsonian exhibit features Powers' 'Greek Slave' sculpture Updated: Jul-03-15 1:05 pm
- Winchester student spots error in Boston museum exhibit Updated: Jul-03-15 9:49 am
WINCHESTER, Virginia - When rising Handley High School sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld visited the Museum of Science in Boston earlier this month, he saw something nobody had noticed before - an error in one of the museum's exhibits.
- Smithsonian exhibit features Powers' 'Greek Slave' sculpture Updated: Jul-03-15 6:04 am
- Smithsonian exhibit features Powers' 'Greek Slave' sculpture Updated: Jul-03-15 3:17 am
- New black coral species found, longest-living sea creature Updated: Jul-01-15 9:02 am
HONOLULU - A news species of deep-water black coral has been found in the Hawaiian Islands and scientists believe it is the longest-lived marine organism known to date.
- Former Cornell president begins leading Smithsonian in DC Updated: Jul-01-15 2:22 am
WASHINGTON - A heart doctor and Ivy League university president is taking charge of the Smithsonian Institution.
- Vintage Brown County dolls headed for the Smithsonian Updated: Jun-21-15 1:13 pm
NASHVILLE, Indiana - Early in the Great Depression, Portia Howe Sperry put Brown County women to work sewing soft cotton rag dolls with wool-stuffed jointed arms and legs and simple hand-painted faces that sold for 25 cents.
- Mother donates son's Medal of Honor to Smithsonian Updated: Jun-21-15 10:01 am
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Marine Cpl. William Thomas Perkins Jr. documented history as a combat photographer. Now his posthumously awarded Medal of Honor will go to Washington, D.C., to document his role in the Vietnam War.
- DNA from ancient skeleton shows ties to Native Americans Updated: Jun-18-15 1:27 pm
NEW YORK - An ancient skeleton found nearly 20 years ago in a river in Washington is related to Native Americans, says a DNA study that could help resolve a long-running dispute over its ancestry and custody.
- Searching for Earhart is his life's quest, despite doubters Updated: Jun-13-15 5:10 pm
OXFORD, Pennsylvania - There are many people with theories about what happened to Amelia Earhart. But few stir up more excitement - or more ire - than Ric Gillespie.