Tree featured in Bible tale of Jesus to help transform Jericho into tourism hub

Ancient tree to help turn Jericho into tourism hub

Vatican museums chief warns of threats to Sistine Chapel brought on by huge amount of visitors

Tourist crowds threaten Vatican’s Sistine Chapel

Chaplain killed in Afghanistan is 1st Army clergy killed in action since Vietnam

Army: Chaplain is 1st killed in action since ‘70

Tut-tut: Security gaps seen in Egypt’s museums after theft of van Gogh painting in Cairo

Tut-tut: Security problems seen in Egypt’s museums

Obama, wife, daughters go on vacation bike outing under brilliant skies on Martha’s Vineyard

President Barack Obama

Obama begins summer vacation on Martha’s Vineyard

US President Barack Obama welcomes Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Obama and family set out for summer vacation on Martha’s Vineyard

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife
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Holocaust Museum urges Romania to withdraw coin commemorating ‘anti-semitic’ patriarch

Holocaust museum to Romania: scrap ‘racist’ coin

‘Disney theme park for rioting’: Belfast leaders decry children’s zeal for fighting police

Belfast leaders decry youths’ zeal for rioting

Belfast police dodge gunfire in 3rd night of unrest; priest decries ‘theme park for rioting’

Police dodge gunfire in 3rd night of Belfast riots

Armenian church sues Getty museum over return of 7 pages ripped from Bible dating back to 1256

Armenian church sues Getty museum over Bible pages

St. Louis museum to be only Midwestern stop for colelction of art from Vatican

St. Louis museum to host Vatican collection

Green globe: 70 million Irish at home, abroad cheer St. Patrick’s Day from Sydney to San Fran

The White House

London’s Jewish Museum reopens after major facelift, telling story of pride and prejudice

London Jewish Museum reopens after major facelift

Historical meets spiritual in Roman Catholic paintings, sculpture exhibit at National Gallery

National Gallery unveils sacred Spanish art show

Detroit Institute of Arts acquires, restores and unearths treasures for new Islamic gallery

Detroit art museum opening Islamic gallery

In Vancouver and suburbs, museums, malls, dining, gardens show Asian immigration, diversity

Explore Vancouver area’s Asian diversity

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With its colorful ornamental gate, traditional garden and old-Shanghai-style street lamps, a small section of Vancouver lays claim to the title of Chinatown.