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  • Pictures in the News | April 16, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | April 16, 2013...
  • The Boy Scouts and the atheists

     
    From Sunday's print column, which features another collection of dispatches from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist Dear Boy Scouts of America: All signs suggest that your national board will lift the long-...
  • The Week in Pictures | April 15 – April 21, 2013

     
    The eyes of the world were on Boston this week with the two bomb blasts during the marathon on Monday and subsequent manhunt for two brothers believed to be the perpetrators....
  • Pew study finds a mosaic of religious faiths among Asian Americans

     
    The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life has a new survey titled “Asian Americans: A Mosaic of Faiths” that provides a comprehensive look at the fastest-growing minority in America and their religious beliefs.   Asian-Americans have gone from...
  • Government forces killed, raped Rohingya in Myanmar, report says

     
    In Myanmar, government forces stood by while Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists were slain in devastating rounds of violence, then joined in by killing, raping and rounding up the Rohingya, Human Rights Watch said in a new report....
  • Buddhist monks bless Musikfest to ward off rain that devastated fest last year

     
    After taking every precaution it could to prevent against rain devastation like that which put last year’s festival $750,000 in debt, Musikfest still wanted every assurance it could get. Buddhist monks of Drepung Loseling monestary in Atlanta So...
  • Aid workers sentenced after Myanmar ethnic clashes

     
    In Myanmar, aid workers from the United Nations and a partner agency have been sentenced in a murky case that has been linked to the ethnic violence that wracked its western stretches earlier this summer....
  • Myanmar activist Suu Kyi collecting honors, evaluations

     
    Global Focus: Few could have imagined six months ago that Aung San Suu Kyi, the voice of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and symbol of its long repression, would be the toast of Washington as she belatedly collects honors and accolades given out during...
  • Buddhist temple donates school supplies to Cheney Elementary

     
    The young adult division of the Guang Ming Temple organized a school supplies drive at the Buddhist temple to benefit the children of Cheney Elementary School in Orlando. Temple members contributed spiral notebooks, copy paper, pencils, erasers and...
  • Afghan suicide bomber kills 14, including three NATO troops

     
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed a convoy of NATO and Afghan forces carrying out a joint patrol in the eastern city of Khost, killing at least 14 people, including three coalition soldiers and their Afghan interpreter, local authorities said....
  • Muslims in Bangladesh torch Buddhist temples over Facebook image

     
    Angry Muslims in southeast Bangladesh torched at least 10 Buddhist temples and dozens of homes Sunday after alleging that a Buddhist man insulted Islam on his Facebook page, authorities said....