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Renting Relics: An Offbeat Fix for Greek Debt Woes

Greece is in debt, in trouble, and its people are rebelling against austerity measures. But it's not without resources: What could the government in Athens get if it leased the Parthenon? Or naming rights to the Acropolis? Sacrilege, perhaps -- but when you really need the money...

British Museum gets $38 million gift

The British Museum is receiving a $38 million gift from John Sainsbury, the former chairman of the British supermarket chain. The donation is one of...