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Jun 24, 2016

Pope heads to Armenia, world's first Christian country

Pope Francis embarks on a three-day visit to Armenia Friday, just over a year after he enraged Turkey by using the term genocide to describe the mass killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire. Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity as its ...

Jun 23, 2016

Census: Asians remain fastest-growing racial group in U.S.

Asians remain the fastest-growing racial group in the United States, according to new information from the Census Bureau. The nation’s Asian population grew at 3.4 percent between July 2014 and 2015, with migration responsible for the majority of the growth, government officials said Thursday. ...

Yogis throng Times Square to fete solstice

Jun 21, 2016

Yogis throng Times Square to fete solstice

Following a long-held tradition, thousands of yoga fans gathered in New York’s Times Square on Monday to mark the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. During the 14th edition of the annual event, yogis transformed the famous intersection in one of the ...