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A German auction house is helping return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners

Nina McGehee always knew that her family fled Europe before World War II broke out. But she only recently learned about what they left behind. McGehee’s great-grandfather, Siegfried Laemmle, was a German art and antiquities dealer with a successful business in Munich. He was also Jewish, and like all Jewish art dealers in the Third…MORE

A bill in Washington state would allow the composting of human remains

Lawmakers in Washington state passed a bill Friday that would allow human remains to be composted. If Gov. Jay Inslee signs Senate Bill 5001 into law, it will take effect May 1, 2020. Right now, if a person dies in Washington, the body can only be cremated or buried, according to the bill’s sponsor, state…MORE

A 5-year-old boy is missing, and police don’t think he walked away or was abducted

Police looking for a 5-year-old Illinois boy reported missing from his home say they’re putting special focus on the residence after determining it’s likely he neither was abducted nor walked away. The boy’s parents reported Andrew “AJ” Freund missing Thursday morning, telling police they last saw him around 9 p.m. the evening before, at bedtime,…MORE