While trying to restore the fresco at Sanctuary of Mercy Church, Cecilia Gimenez inadvertently destroyed Elias Garcia Martinez’s century-old Ecce Homo. Here, she tells her side of the story: “Everybody who came into the church could see I was painting.”
3. The “Touch Up Job” In Question
- The Trump administration is rolling back an Obama-era policy aimed at protecting transgender students in public schools.
- North Dakota police have begun clearing out Standing Rock protester camps at the Dakota Access Pipeline site.
- Seven Earth-sized planets that could have water and possibly sustain life have been discovered orbiting a dwarf star, NASA announced today.
- Facebook is in negotiations with the Major League Baseball League to possibly stream one game per week during the 2017 season.