Cultures

Decade-long makeover of King Tut's tomb nearly completed

Mar 27, 2018

The Getty Conservation Institute is wrapping up a nearly decade-long project to preserve Egypt's legendary tomb of King Tut

Report: Famed Iranian philosopher Shayegan dies at age 83

Mar 22, 2018

Report: Famed Iranian philosopher Dariush Shayegan, advocate of confronting domination of Western philosophy, dies at 83

Tonga's proposed ban on women's rugby angers critics

Mar 21, 2018

An order from Tonga's education ministry banning girls from playing rugby at the Pacific nation's only public high school has been condemned by Tongan community leaders and a high-profile Olympic champion

Twitter: 'Black Panther' is most tweeted about movie ever

Mar 20, 2018

The pop culture sensation "Black Panther" has set another record: most tweeted about movie ever

Emboldened Xi to protect 'every inch' of China's territory

Mar 20, 2018

Xi vows to protect 'every inch' of China's territory and promote resurgence of Chinese cultural power, as he kicks off second term as president following constitutional changes allowing him to rule indefinitely

The Latest: Trump, Dems at odds over immigrants, border wall

Mar 19, 2018

President Donald Trump and top congressional Democrats remain shy of an agreement to put language into a government spending bill to protect many young immigrants from deportation

Myanmar forces Burman culture on minorities, erases identity

Mar 16, 2018

Myanmar's civilian government is continuing the earlier military drive to Burmanize its ethnic minorities through education, religious proselytization and often through force

Tuaregs celebrate culture in Niger Sahara festival

Mar 14, 2018

More than 1,000 people gathered in northern Niger to celebrate Tuareg culture through dances, music, poetry and camel races

Farms, food and magical stone cottages in Italy's Puglia

Mar 12, 2018

The Valle d'Itria in Italy's central Puglia offers rolling hills, meandering roads, stone walls, earthy food and wine along with a must-see attraction: stone cottages with conical roofs called trulli

Southwest 'casta' paintings spotlight race, popular culture

Mar 11, 2018

Southwest border artist Claudio Dicochea gives a modern day psychedelic spin to the colonial "casta" paintings first created in 18th century Mexico in his exhibit "Acid Baroque" on display at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

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