NEW YORK (AP) — The featured speakers at the annual benefit gala for PEN America shared stories about truth and the determination to learn it.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Museum of Natural History in New York will not be hosting a scheduled gala dinner honoring the president of Brazil.
NEW YORK (AP) — The president of Brazil may not be a welcome guest in New York — at least, not at one event.
President Jair Bolsonaro is to be honored at the American Museum of Natural...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change.
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local):
Police say 16 people have been arrested for blocking traffic during a climate protest in front...
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Museum of Natural History has big plans for its big 150th anniversary.
The museum announced Wednesday a slate of events starting next month to commemorate its...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes, in the middle of the night, nocturnal creatures are allowed to roam the halls of New York's American Museum of Natural History, free from shouting and swarming children. They are adult humans, known to sometimes quietly contemplate science with a cocktail.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A collection of four rare star rubies found in North Carolina has made it to a New York auction house, and it's expected they could be worth more than $90 million.
NEW YORK (AP) — Feel as though you're in the dark when it comes to the underwater world?
New York's American Museum of Natural History is working on just the solution: a floor-to-ceiling installation depicting creatures that glow.
Photographers got a sneak peek on Thursday as one of the centerpieces was installed for an exhibition called "Unseen Oceans."
NEW YORK (AP) — A group of over two dozen curators at the American Museum of Natural History have objected to a museum trustee who is a donor to groups that challenge climate change.
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a whiff of horror about PEN America's new Literary Service Award winner — it's Stephen King.
The literary and human rights organization will honor King with the award May 22 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The Bangor, Maine, resident's new novel, "The Outsider," is being published on that date.
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say red paint was splashed on the base of the Theodore Roosevelt statue on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan.
The vandalism was discovered at about 7 a.m. Thursday.
The bronze statue by James Earle Fraser depicts the former president and New York police commissioner on horseback flanked by an African and a Native American. It was erected in 1939.
NEW YORK (AP) — Exotic gemstones and minerals will soon be on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, including a recently announced 12-foot-tall (3-meter-tall) amethyst geode acquired from Uruguay.
NEW YORK (AP) — The oldest hall at the American Museum of Natural History is getting an update.
The museum announced Monday that the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, which opened in 1899 and hasn't been significantly changed in decades, will undergo a $14.5 million renovation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Prominent astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has a suggestion for anyone with a view of next week's solar eclipse: Put down your smartphone and take in the phenomenon yourself.
Tyson told an audience at the American Museum of Natural History on Monday: "Experience this one emotionally, psychologically, physically."
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 900 middle schoolers are showcasing science projects on topics from monkey grooming to solar ovens at a New York City museum.
The American Museum of Natural History says Saturday's event is the city's largest middle school science expo. It features more than 400 student projects.
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Lonesome George is returning to the Galapagos Islands, where his longevity as the last of his giant tortoise species and fruitless attempts to find him a mate made him a local legend.
George died at age 90 from natural causes in 2012. His remains were sent to the American Museum of Natural History in New York, where he was embalmed and exhibited.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Sondheim's latest honor comes from literary and human rights organization PEN America.
The group announced Wednesday that the composer is this year's recipient of the PEN/Allen Foundation Literary Service Award. Meryl Streep will present Sondheim with the award at the group's annual literary gala April 25 at the American Museum of Natural History.
Sondheim has written music or lyrics or both for "West Side Story," ''Sweeney Todd," ''Into the Woods" and more.
NEW YORK (AP) — The American Museum of Natural History is presenting a bilingual exhibit that explores Cuba's biodiversity and culture.
The exhibition is called "¡Cuba!" and opens Nov. 21. It was developed in collaboration with Cuba's National Museum of Natural History under an agreement signed in the summer in Havana.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Cuban zoologist and the U.S. secretary of education are being recognized with honorary Ph.D.s from New York City's American Museum of Natural History.
Gilberto Silva Taboada (tuh-BOH-uh-duh) and Secretary of Education John King Jr. will be honored on Monday during a commencement ceremony at the museum's Richard Gilder Graduate School.
In 2009, the AMNH became the first museum in the nation to grant Ph.D.s.