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Iconic Marilyn Monroe dress sells for $4.6 million

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The legendary white dress seen billowing under Marilyn Monroe in an iconic image of 1950s Hollywood has sold at auction for $4.6 million, shattering estimates. The dress, worn by the star in the 1955 film “The Seven Year Itch,” had been expected to fetch between one…

Iconic N. America pines may vanish: study

WASHINGTON – The narrow, towering lodgepole pine trees that populate North America’s western forests may disappear in the coming decades due to climate change and attacking beetles, a study said Monday. The trees are tough and adaptable, particularly in areas prone to wildfires and bitter cold, but warmer, dryer seasons…