Native American tribal leaders urged a Paris auction house to cancel its Memorial Day sale of ceremonial shields, masks, and objects taken from tribes. The sellers moved ahead with the auction of all but one item.
In the German capital of Berlin, graveyards are disappearing. They’re being converted into public parks, playgrounds, even land for new housing. To some, it might sound macabre. But in Germany, it reflects evolving attitudes about death.
It's partly nostalgia for the type of weapon that safeguarded him in Vietnam, says Luis Quiñonez, a 64-year-old former Marine. Still, the NRA member is not a fan of some of the issues advocated by the NRA.
North Korea is one of the most repressive countries on earth, with almost no freedom of religion. But Christian missionaries, it turns out, have a long history with the country. And a number of them are even allowed to operate there today.
A Buddhist statue was meant to simply ward off trash and graffiti on a rough Oakland corner. But it became a community gathering place for the area's Vietnamese immigrants, who turned the site into a beautiful shrine.