| Jun 1, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Critics of an upcoming reality-TV show following a group of Armenian Americans who live in Glendale have created an online petition and fast-growing Facebook page in an attempt to pressure a television station to cut the program before it airs next month....
| May 2, 2014
| 4:09 PM
I agree with Adam Schiff that the United States should formally recognize the Armenian Genocide at the hands of the Turks.
Similarly the United States has or should recognize other genocides, such as the Nazi's slaughter of Jews, gypsies, Cambodians, et...
| May 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
We learned this week from Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that the beautiful rug created in 1920 by orphans of the Armenian Genocide and gifted to the United States five years later, might actually be placed on public display — as soon as this fall....
| Mar 31, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Orphaned during the Rwandan genocide in 1994, Emmanuel Habimana posed a question to Stevenson High School students, including Rafi Stifelmann, that chilled her to the bone.
How long will it be until we actually mean it when we say, "Never again?"...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Two weeks ago, a white supremacist opened fire outside of the Jewish Community Center and at an assisted living facility in Overland Park, Kan. He is charged with murdering three people.
After his arrest, he yelled "Heil Hitler" from inside a squad car....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:32 PM
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
| Apr 6, 2014
KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 3:50 PM
The young children had just celebrated their first communion and had gathered on the lawn of the Tujunga home of John Steven McGroarty, California’s Poet Laureate, to have their picture taken.
McGroarty, an important figure in the history of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
BEIRUT — A rebel assault on the northern Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border has sparked a furor among Armenians worldwide and revived dark memories of the Ottoman-era genocide.
It's unclear how many civilian casualties occurred in the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:00 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In scattered villages on steep green hillsides, many who killed their neighbors in Rwanda's genocide 20 years ago now live side by side with relatives of the dead.
Speech that creates ethnic divisions has been...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:51 PM
The Armenian community in Glendale quickly reacted to the takeover of a majority Armenian town called Kessab by Syrian rebels in northwest Syria in late March, forcing inhabitants to flee.
A social media campaign cooked up by a Glendale youth...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 6:36 PM
WASHINGTON – For Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the attack on a Syrian town that is home to descendants of the Armenian genocide was a painful reminder of the past.
"I can’t help but think, 'Here we are again,'" said Eshoo, whose grandparents...