Cultures

Ancient temple left neglected as Yemen war threatens history

Feb 8, 2018

Ancient temple left sand-strewn as Yemen war threatens historical sites in Arab world's poorest country

Spring break is more than 'fly and flop' vacations this year

Feb 6, 2018

Spring break isn't just about "fly and flop" anymore _ heading to an island where you lie in the sun all day drinking pina coladas. Travelers are looking for unique experiences and active adventures.

Officials: Trucker damaged part of Peru's prized Nazca lines

Jan 31, 2018

Authorities in Peru have detained a truck driver who they say damaged part of the world-renowned Nazca lines

130-year-old gasholder building on national historic list

Jan 29, 2018

A 130-year-old red-brick coal gasholder building in New Hampshire believed to be the last of its type in the country has been named to the National Register of Historic Places

APNewsBreak: Maids to ask Las Vegas hotels for panic buttons

Jan 25, 2018

The union representing hotel workers in Las Vegas will ask casino-resort operators to give "panic buttons" to housekeepers as part of their new contracts

Bolivia's Alasitas Fair shines with UNESCO list recognition

Jan 24, 2018

Every year, thousands of Bolivians head to the two-week Alasitas festival to buy miniature cars, houses and toy dollar bills symbolizing their dreams of prosperity in one of South America's poorest countries

Maine town manager is fired for touting 'white civil rights'

Jan 23, 2018

Officials in a northern Maine have fired a town chairman who publicly espoused white separatist views

Will the unique culture of Miami's Coconut Grove survive?

Jan 22, 2018

Amid redevelopment, Miami's oldest neighborhood, Coconut Grove, tries to preserve its unique history, tropical landscape and bohemian culture

Pope: Femicides in Latin America a scourge that must stop

Jan 20, 2018

Pope Francis is denouncing femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women, calling for legislation to protect them and a new cultural mindset

The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violence

Jan 20, 2018

Pope Francis is denouncing the killings of women and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women

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