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A view of the Armenian Room taken Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in the Cathedral of Learning in Pittsburgh, Pa.  Each room — Russian, Hungarian, German, Swedish, Ukrainian, Israeli, Norwegian, African, English, Philippine and others — is distinctive, built with donations from immigrant communities proud of what their sweat in the Pittsburgh steel mills and elsewhere achieved. (Nate Guidry/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)

Nationality Rooms director retires, but her voice lives on

Mar. 14, 2020 9:45 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The soothing voice that transports listeners to faraway places is still there. Visitors to the famed Nationality Rooms inside the University of Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning can still hear E. Maxine Bruhns, 96, pay tribute to the countries and cultures of immigrants who helped...

Lobsang Sangay, the president of the Central Tibetan Administration, gestures as he presides over a gathering to mark the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising in Lhasa, in Dharmsala, India, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Hundreds of Tibetans had staged a protest in 1959 in the Tibetan capital Lhasa against China's rule. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)

Tibetan President-in-exile urges UN official to visit Tibet

Mar. 10, 2020 12:33 PM EDT

DHARMSALA, India (AP) — Tibetan President-in-exile Lobsang Sangay urged the United Nations human rights chief on Tuesday to visit Tibet to examine rights violations and press for unrestricted access to the China-controlled region. Sangya made the statement as the Central Tibetan Administration, the exile...

Police: General manager of historic tavern stole nearly $70K

Feb. 19, 2020 1:53 AM EST

BEREA, Ky. (AP) — Thegeneral manager of a historic tavern in Kentucky has been accused of stealing nearly $70,000 from the business and then gambling it away. James Smock, 57, was charged with theft by taking from Boone Tavern, a historic hotel and restaurant, Berea police spokesperson Amanda Chitwood said...