Cultures

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

Italian candidate for premier defends 'white race' remark

Jan 15, 2018

An Italian premiership hopeful is defending a local candidate for advocating limits on immigrants' numbers to save "our white race"

Maine shed blown to Canada by blizzard being saved, returned

Jan 12, 2018

A historic Maine fishing industry shed that was dislodged from its pilings and set adrift by a blizzard and wound up in Canada is being saved

Storm blew historic building to Canada; Maine wants it back

Jan 11, 2018

A fishing-industry building on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places is half-submerged on a Canadian island _ and could disintegrate before legal tangles are resolved

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