WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01:  Construction continues on the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall October 1, 2014 in Washington, DC. Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the 350,000-square-foot musuem will have a total of 10 stories, five above ground and five below. It is currently on track to be completed in November 2015.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Smithsonian Museum to Display Artifacts From Slave Ship

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will display objects from a slave ship that sank off the coast of Cape Town in 1794.


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Artifacts Damaged After Water Leak at Georgetown Library

The Georgetown Library remains closed and some of its artifacts are damaged after burst pipes leaked water in the building last week, WNEW Senior Correspndent Mark Segraves reports.


A scene from the movie 'Titanic' which was nominated for a record-tying 14 Academy Awards 10 February. 'Titanic' was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress. (credit: MERIE WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

5,000-plus Titanic Artifacts Up for Sale

More than 5,000 artifacts salvaged from the wreck of the Titanic are on the market, including a 17-ton section of the luxury liner’s hull.


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Smithsonian Still Using Poor Storage Facilities

The Smithsonian Institution continues to use substandard facilities in suburban Maryland to store important art and science collections, despite risks cited in a 2006 audit, according to the inspector general of the museum complex.


Picture dated of the 50's showing American writer Ernest Hemingway (Photo credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

Items From Hemingway’s Cuba Home Go To JFK Library

A partnership between Cuba and a private U.S. foundation is working to preserve more of writer Ernest Hemingway’s papers and belongings that he left at his home near Havana when he died.