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Looted statues, pottery returned to Italy after probe in NYC

NEW YORK — Seven ancient statues and pottery vessels are headed back to their homeland in Italy after authorities said they tracked down the stolen items in New York City.Dating back as far as the eighth century B.C., the artifacts were looted by Italian tomb raiders in the 1990s, then were smuggl
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The Latest: Britain resumes sharing bombing intel with US

MANCHESTER, England — The Latest on the investigation into the Manchester concert bombing (all times local):10:55 p.m.British police say they have resumed sharing intelligence about the Manchester bombing with U.S. counterparts.Britain had halted the exchange of information after details of the Ma
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A gala that actually commemorates something

Art gives us new perspectives and leads us to see things in different ways. I confess I didn’t expect Wednesday night’s concert at the Kennedy Center to do either: A centerpiece of the culminating week of John F. Kennedy Centennial celebrations, it featured the National Symphony Orchestra playin
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A Laurie Anderson pilgrimage? Just don’t tell her you’re calling it that.

North Adams, MASS. — You are sitting, floating through the virtual clouds, when you hear that unmistakable voice coming through the headphones. The glittering buildings. Paper being shredded on the floor. It is Laurie Anderson, the artist most famous for her fluke 1981 hit “O Superman” but a
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DC Theater Friday: What’s the buzz? Tell you what’s a happenin’.

The weekly feature of what’s happening on Washington stages. Players to watch this week:-Natascia Diaz, a sublime Mary Magdalene in Signature Theatre’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.”-Ted van Griethuysen, dean of D.C. actors, holding center stage at 82 as the addled title figure in “The Father
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Police: Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel

LAS VEGAS — A man wearing body armor and a mask backed a tractor-trailer through the gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch before dawn Thursday and crashed it into the front door of the famed Nevada brothel featured in the CatHouse reality television show, according to authorities and the brothel’s o
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At Cannes, auteurs are worshiped, for better and, too often, for worse

CANNES, France — The year 2017 will be remembered for many things at the Cannes Film Festival, among them the international film showcase’s 70th anniversary, a bomb threat midway through the festival that sent audiences out onto the Croisette, and the vociferous booing that greeted movies prod
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TV highlights: ‘Bloodline’ returns to Netflix

(All times Eastern). Ginormous Food (Food at 8) Josh Denny scouts decadent dishes in Sin City. RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1 at 8) Pop star Kesha makes a guest appearance as the queens give makeovers to the show’s crew members. Yukon Men (Discovery at 9) With dark days quickly approachin
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In the new ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ trailer, Spidey has a spiffy new costume — designed by Iron Man

In case you’re wondering just what Tony Stark/Iron Man’s impact will be in “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” look no further than Spider-Man’s spiffy new Spidey-suit.Sony and Marvel Studios released a new trailer for their joint Spider-Man movie effort (in theaters July 7), and it begins with Pete
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Denise Mina looks inside the mind of a psychopath in her chilling novel ‘The Long Drop’

On a rainy Glasgow night, two men go on a pub crawl. There’s nothing unusual about that, but, the subject of their conversation is indeed something singular: a triple murder. One of the men, William Watt, is accused of slaughtering his wife, daughter and sister-in-law in their beds. He has a solid
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