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98-Year-Old NYC Photographer Shows Life as Is – From WWII to Today

98-Year-Old NYC Photographer Shows Life as Is – From WWII to Today

98-year-old photographer Tony Vaccaro was a simple infantryman, but he unofficially photographed World War II for 272 days. Anna Nelson met with Vaccaro to talk about his role in documenting the war. Anna Rice narrates her story. …

Australia Announces Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics 

Australia Announces Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics 

Australia will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, mirroring a  similar move by the United States.  Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the boycott Wednesday in Canberra, citing a range of issues including accusations of human rights abuses against China and Beijing’s refusal to hold bilateral talks […]

Reports: Biden Administration Expected to Announce Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Games

Reports: Biden Administration Expected to Announce Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Winter Games

U.S. news outlets say the Biden administration is expected to announce a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games. A diplomatic boycott means no U.S. officials would attend any events of the Beijing 2022 Games, while still allowing athletes on Team USA to participate. That would avoid […]

Dictionary.com Anoints Allyship Word of the Year for 2021

Dictionary.com Anoints Allyship Word of the Year for 2021

Allyship, an old noun made new again, is Dictionary.com’s word of the year.  The look up site with 70 million monthly users took the unusual step of anointing a word it added just last month, though “allyship” first surfaced in the mid-1800s, said one of the company’s content overseers, John Kelly.  “It […]

Kennedy Center Honors, Its Traditions Are Back Once More

Kennedy Center Honors, Its Traditions Are Back Once More

The Kennedy Center Honors is returning to tradition this year. The lifetime achievement awards for artistic excellence will be presented Sunday night in a gala at the Kennedy Center’s main opera house after the coronavirus pandemic forced delays and major changes to last year’s plans. Honorees include Motown Records creator […]

Traditional Wrestling Continues as a Friday Fixture in Kabul

Traditional Wrestling Continues as a Friday Fixture in Kabul

Through clouds of billowing dust, two men circle each other warily before one plunges forward, grabbing his rival’s clothing and, after a brief struggle, deftly tackling him to the ground. The crowd, arrayed in a circle around them, some sitting on the ground, others standing or clambering onto the backs […]

Mogadishu Book Fair Resumes after COVID-19 Lockdown Postponement

Mogadishu Book Fair Resumes after COVID-19 Lockdown Postponement

Somalia’s annual Mogadishu International Book Fair has resumed following the suspension of the event last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Restrictions were applied to the invitation-only event this year in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The sixth edition of the Mogadishu book fair was a big distraction […]

Absence of Dissident Artist’s Works Spurs Fears of Hong Kong Art Censorship

Absence of Dissident Artist’s Works Spurs Fears of Hong Kong Art Censorship

Art censorship in Hong Kong is “very much real,” an expert said after the city’s much-anticipated art gallery opened recently without showcasing some expected artworks by a Chinese dissident. The former British colony’s largest art museum, M+, opened Nov. 12 to great fanfare, but also heated debate because of its […]

Egypt Reopens 3,400-Year-Old ‘Avenue of the Sphinxes’

Egypt Reopens 3,400-Year-Old ‘Avenue of the Sphinxes’

After decades of excavation efforts, Egypt has opened the ‘Avenue of Sphinxes,’ a 3,400-year-old walkway that connects Luxor’s main ancient temples. For VOA, Hamada Elrasam has this photo gallery with words by Elle Kurancid. …

Alec Baldwin Denies Responsibility for Fatal Shooting on Movie Set

Alec Baldwin Denies Responsibility for Fatal Shooting on Movie Set

Alec Baldwin Thursday denied responsibility for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on the set of his Western movie “Rust,” saying he would have killed himself if he believed the shooting was his fault. In an emotional television interview, the actor said he did not pull the trigger on the […]

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