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The mask of King Tutankhamun, which was found to have been damaged and glued back together, is seen at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo January 24, 2015. REUTERS/Staff

Museum admits Tut's beard broke, glued back on

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo acknowledged on Saturday that one of its greatest treasures, the mask of King Tutankhamun, had been crudely glued back together after being damaged, but insisted the item could be restored to its former glory.

Enormous painted eyes look down on visitors to Blenheim Palace, the magnificent boyhood home of Winston Churchill. The estate will mark the 50th anniversary of death with special exhibits and a new garden this year. ROBIN ROBINSON/TORONTO SUN

Britain toasts Churchill this year

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's death and the 75th anniversary of his becoming prime minister of the United Kingdom in the early months of World War II.

Fireworks fill the sky as Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters fill the stage during the finale at Disneyland's 50th anniversary celebration ceremony at the Disneyland theme park, as "The Happiest Homecoming on Earth" begins in Anaheim, California in this May 5, 2005 file photo. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/Files

Disneyland measles outbreak spreads

LOS ANGELES - The leading U.S. pediatrician group on Friday urged parents, schools and communities to vaccinate children against measles in the face of an outbreak that began at Disneyland in California in December and has spread to more than 80 people in seven states and Mexico.