Cultures

'A heavy lift': Religious black voters weigh Buttigieg's bid

Aug 16, 2019

'A heavy lift': Religious black voters weigh Pete Buttigieg's 2020 presidential bid

Gazans struggle to protect antiquities from neglect, looting

Aug 7, 2019

Gazans struggle to protect antiquities after decades of uprisings, war and political turmoil

19 hurt by falling tree branch at Azerbaijan UNESCO site

Jul 14, 2019

Azerbaijan's emergency service says 19 tourists visiting one of UNESCO's newest World Heritage sites have been injured after strong winds knocked down a massive branch from a nearly 500-year-old Oriental Plane tree

Prosecco hills inscribed on Unesco World Heritage list

Jul 7, 2019

Italy's Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, home to the world-famous sparkling wine, have been inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage list

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

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