Cultures

District 12 of 'The Hunger Games' is now a historic place

Jun 21, 2019

The mill village that filled in for District 12 in 'The Hunger Games' is now on the National Register of Historic Places

Ecuador: US military could use Galápagos island for flights

Jun 17, 2019

Ecuador's government says it may let the U.S. military use a Galápagos island for aircraft on anti-drug trafficking flights, drawing criticism that the agreement would damage the archipelago's unique animal and plant life

China deploys Confucius in bid to boost religion controls

May 28, 2019

China has begin five-day Confucian culture immersion courses for religious leaders in the sage's hometown as part of a campaign to extend government control through a process of sinicization

US ambassador in China makes rare visit to Tibet

May 20, 2019

U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad is making a rare visit to Tibet

Iran firefighters put out blaze at historic bazaar in Tabriz

May 9, 2019

Report: Iranian firefighters put out blaze at 1,000-year-old market in city of Tabriz, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with 'The Apollo'

Apr 25, 2019

The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater

Notre Dame fire was a warning bell. But will Europe listen?

Apr 22, 2019

The devastating Notre Dame fire was a warning bell that all of Europe needs to hear since so many monuments and palaces across the continent are in need of better upkeep

The Latest: Crown of Thorns presented at Paris service

Apr 19, 2019

The Crown of Thorns relic saved from the fire at Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral has been presented to worshipers at special Good Friday ceremony

Aloha Poke claim revives Hawaiian culture protections push

Apr 19, 2019

Hawaii lawmakers are considering adopting a resolution calling for the creation of legal protections for Native Hawaiian cultural intellectual property

Correction: Burning Man-Expansion Permit story

Apr 18, 2019

Correction: Burning Man-Expansion Permit story

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