Cultures

Conservative congress on family sharply divides Italy

Mar 30, 2019

Verona was the backdrop for a culture clash, as it hosted both a conservative congress on family values and a march by civic groups who denounced the event as a move to limit LGBT and women's rights

Mexico's 'Me Too' movement swells in media, cultural circles

Mar 27, 2019

Mexico's "Me Too" movement swells in media, cultural circles

Biden criticizes 'white man's culture,' role in Hill hearing

Mar 27, 2019

Joe Biden condemns 'white man's culture' in speaking out against sexual violence

Pompeo tours Lebanese historical sites in ancient city

Mar 23, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan spent much of the second and last day of their visit to Lebanon touring historical churches and a centuries-old citadel in this coastal city

'Rise up!' NZ students heal with haka after mosque attacks

Mar 23, 2019

After mass shooting, the young people of Christchurch find solace in an old tradition: a Maori ceremonial dance called the haka

Belgian carnival may lose UN recognition amid anti-Semitism

Mar 22, 2019

The U.N.'s cultural agency considers the possible withdrawal of the recognition of a Belgium carnival as intangible cultural heritage following accusations of anti-Semitism during a parade

Chinese visit to Italy seeks closer ties, stirs suspicions

Mar 21, 2019

Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's visit to Rome will see the two countries sign a deal making Italy the first major democracy to join China's ambitious Belt and Road infrastructure project.

1st female superintendent of Grand Canyon park steps down

Mar 14, 2019

Grand Canyon National Park's first openly gay, female superintendent has stepped down after being brought in to change what U.S. investigators called a culture of sexual harassment

The Latest: Grand Canyon chief will focus on social justice

Mar 14, 2019

Grand Canyon chief says she'll focus on social justice and women's empowerment when she leaves the job at the end of March

Russia faces protests over factory on shores of lake Baikal

Mar 12, 2019

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has vowed to audit a prospective water bottling plant on the shores of the world's deepest freshwater lake

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