- Image of Asia: Ramadan in Malaysia Updated: Jun-26-15 7:43 am
In this photo by Joshua Paul, a Malaysian religious student walks in the National Mosque during Islam's holiest month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, which is intended to be a monthlong spiritual cleansing and an exercise is self-restraint, Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from dawn to dusk. Two-thirds of Malaysia's 30 million people are Muslim. Friday prayers at mosques usually include special Quran-reading sessions.
- 3 new dog breeds join American Kennel Club pack Updated: Jun-15-15 6:28 pm
NEW YORK - An Italian truffle-sniffer, a French sheep herder nurtured back from near-extinction and a small Californian shepherd are joining the American Kennel Club's roster of recognized dog breeds.