Cultures

Paris mayor says 'solution' found for black feminist event

May 29, 2017

The mayor of Paris said Monday that a "clear solution" has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an event that had aroused her ire because four-fifths of the festival space was to be open exclusively to black women

Poland faces deadline to stop over-logging in ancient forest

May 26, 2017

Poland has until Saturday to explain to European Union authorities why it has increased logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests and to suspend the excessive removal of trees

Artists ask Polish leaders to stop primeval forest logging

May 19, 2017

Writers and artists have appealed to Poland's top leaders to stop the logging at Europe's last primeval forest

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

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