Cultures

This year's Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change

May 14, 2017

With a lineup featuring Netflix films, virtual reality and television, this year's Cannes Film Festival is quaking with change

Thousands in Madrid demand end to bullfighting in Spain

May 13, 2017

Thousands of animal rights activists protested Saturday in Madrid to demand an end to Spain's long tradition of bullfighting

Historic tomb moved to make way for dam in Turkey

May 12, 2017

An enormous tomb has been moved to make way for a hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river in Turkey's southeast.

Agents: Customs officers committed sexually abusive hazing

May 10, 2017

Federal investigators are reviewing allegations that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in New Jersey have been subjected to sexually abusive hazing

St. Louis to turn Chuck Berry's one-time home into museum

May 9, 2017

St. Louis is planning to convert Chuck Berry's one-time home into a museum and to create a cultural district around it honoring the rock 'n' roll legend and other prominent African-Americans who have lived in that part of the city

Zinke: Monument status may not be best to save sacred land

May 8, 2017

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said sacred tribal lands he toured in America's newest and most hotly contested monument should be preserved, but he questioned whether the monument designation was the right way to do it

The Latest: Zinke says he wants to preserve Native culture

May 8, 2017

US Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he wants to make sure Native American culture is preserved in a new national monument in Utah but cautioned that not all tribal members share the same opinion

Black teen wins essay contest on topic of white privilege

Apr 4, 2017

A black teenager who wrote about the "unavoidable" racial issues he faces growing up in an affluent, predominantly white Connecticut town has won an essay contest on the topic of white privilege

UN warns that destroying cultural heritage may be war crime

Mar 24, 2017

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution condemning the unlawful destruction of cultural heritage and warning the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and other combatants that such attacks may constitute war crimes

Memphis officials to help save Aretha Franklin's birthplace

Mar 23, 2017

The Memphis mayor's office is pitching in to help figure out the future of the dilapidated house where soul singer Aretha Franklin was born, a lawyer said Thursday

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