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Contributing writerDomestic terrorist David Michael Wade’s recent attack on the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., may have for the first time made Americans aware of Sikhism, a religion founded in northwestern India during the late 15th and early 16th century by Guru...
CNNWashington -- A JetBlue pilot arrested after an apparent meltdown aboard a March flight has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. A federal judge in Amarillo, Texas, made the determination Tuesday after a psychologist testified that pilot...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesFor thousands of years, the high, arid San Luis Valley has spawned tales of the strange and the fantastic. Native Americans called it the Bloodless Valley, setting aside their weapons as they made vision quests up sacred Blanca Peak, the great sentinel...
Tags: United Nations, Health, Minority Groups, India, Yoga
What traveler hasn't landed in a dreamed-of destination and found it crawling with tourists, fast-food franchises, name-brand stores and dollar-a-beer bars? The good bones of Charleston, S.C., which made the World Monuments Fund's list of imperiled...
Four a.m. is a terrible time of day, too late for night owls, too early for early risers. The exception is 4 a.m. at Borobudur, waiting for the sun to rise over the Kedu Plain in central Java with 504 figures of Buddha. The temple is one of three great...
It's more than a little ironic that the same Arizona Legislature that spearheaded a ruthless, racially charged campaign against illegal immigrants also banned K-12 ethnic studies classes on the grounds that they promote hatred and division. Who knew...
Christians often celebrate Easter on different Sundays, as is the case again this year, because of differences in how the date is determined by the Eastern and Western churches. Whether it be April 8 (West) or April 15 (East), there's agreement that...
Tags: Easter, Lent, Recipes, Bill Daley, Religious Festivals
More proof that Indonesia is one of the most volcanically active places on the great Pacific Ring of Fire came in October 2010, when 9,560-foot Mt. Merapi, visible from the temple of Borobudur, erupted, killing 343 people and displacing an estimated 90,...
Tags: Landforms, Volcanoes, Mountains, Religion and Belief, Landforms
Spice maker McCormick & Co. plans to make more acquisitions, especially in emerging markets in Eastern Europe and Asia, where sales are expected to account for 13 percent of the firm's overall revenue this year, the company's chief executive officer and...
Spiritual leader Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, who died April 13 of pancreatic cancer, will be remembered at a memorial service May 26 at her Kashi Ashram near Sebastian, Fla. She was 71. The service is set for 6 to 8 p.m. at Kashi, 11155 Roseland Road. It...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness NewsCrowds gather around a Hindu temple in southern India to watch the ancient ritual of baby tossing. A Hindu priest stands on the roof of a temple and tosses babies off of it. A group of men below catch the babies in a cloth. The babies range in age from...
Tags: Religion and Belief
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe owners of the Hagerstown Suns are talking with officials in Winchester, Va., about building a stadium complex on one of several alternative sites in the southeastern part of the city, Winchester City Council members confirmed Wednesday. “We&...
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