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    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — It’s more than the world’s largest folk art market. It’s about keeping traditions alive and helping artisans from developing countries use their skills to start their own businesses. Now in…

  • Annual festival celebrates northern Michigan’s cherries

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The National Cherry Festival gets underway Saturday in Traverse City, featuring music, aerial acrobatics and plenty of activities celebrating northern Michigan’s signature fruit. The festival runs through July 11. Air…

  • Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being shown for the first time…

  • Leonard Nimoy’s son makes Spock documentary to honor father

    NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Nimoy has found a way to spend countless hours with his late father Leonard Nimoy: He’s creating a documentary for the actor who played Spock on “Star Trek.” Nimoy said…

  • Smithsonian exhibit features Powers’ ‘Greek Slave’ sculpture

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian American Art Museum is featuring one of the 19th century’s most famous sculptures with a new exhibition about artist Hiram Powers’ “Greek Slave.” The new exhibition “Measured Perfection” opens Friday.…

  • Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography…

  • Who’s John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

    KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) — The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember — Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. Almost never mentioned is John Jay. “Most people…

  • Illinois city condemns childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke

    DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated building. The (Champaign) News-Gazette (bit.ly/1HB0pzJ ) reports that the 89-year-old actor…

  • CAS explain how Vanessa-Mae cleared of Olympic ski race fix

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae exploited weak International Ski Federation rules and got help from Alpine race officials “smitten” by her celebrity to qualify for the Sochi Olympics, according to sport’s highest court.…

  • PHOTOS: A Capitol Fourth 2015

    WASHINGTON — The 34th annual “A Capitol Fourth” celebration returns to the National Mall on Saturday, July 4. View images of the event, its rehearsals and more. Send your photos using #WTOP on Twitter or through the…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Reps. Tom Cole,…

  • Trainor postpones 2 shows due to hemorrhage on vocal chords

    NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords. The 21-year-old pop singer made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. She said “doctors want me on…

  • Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band’s prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography…

  • Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication…

  • Jhene Aiko in a pop culture moment thanks to ‘Post to Be’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Three Grammy nominations didn’t hurt, but it’s a bit of naughty lyric offering new meaning to the consumption of groceries that has propelled Jhene Aiko’s popularity. The soulful singer with the…

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