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  • Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans

    Petition wants White House to display rug made by Armenian refugee orphans
    A petition on Whitehouse.gov is urging President Barack Obama to display a rug woven by Armenian orphans at a refugee camp in 1920. The tapestry was donated to President Calvin Coolidge in 1925, as a gift to thank Americans for their humanitarian support following World War I.
  • White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide

    White House urged to display Armenian Orphan Rug commemorating genocide
    In a new twist to efforts to call attention to the Armenian genocide, a group of lawmakers has accused the Obama administration of blocking a Smithsonian display of a rug woven by orphans of the mass killings about a century ago. The lawmakers have...

    Library revamp to offer space for working on creative projects

    A $15 million renovation of the Central Library just got a bit more expensive. The City Council this week approved spending an extra $374,966 to add an incubator space where people can work on creative projects, and a room dedicated to the Armenian...

    Battle between attorneys settled

    The lengthy legal battle between the attorneys who won tens of millions of dollars for descendants of Armenian genocide victims has run its course. Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck, two of the attorneys in class-action lawsuits that descendants of...

    Police make two more arrests in killing D.A. officials call a hate crime

    Los Angeles police on Thursday arrested two additional suspects in the murder of Glendale resident Joshua West, a violent killing that prosecutors have described as a hate crime motivated by West’s sexual orientation. West, 33, was beaten, shot,...