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Hansi Lo Wang

Hansi Lo Wang appears in the following:

Gunshot Reminds Residents That Tension Still Hangs Over Baltimore

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

During an arrest in Baltimore on Monday, a suspect's gun accidentally discharged. No one was injured. Police quickly held a news conference to clear up the misinformation that someone had been shot.

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Award-Winning Poets Write For Passersby In New York

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In New York City, award-winning poets are sitting in booths Thursday, ready to write poems on demand for passersby. Organizers of the event say they want to bring poetry to everyone in the city.

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Art From Japanese-American Internment Camps Saved From Auction Block

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Artworks by Japanese-Americans wrongfully imprisoned in World War II internment camps won't be sold to the highest bidder. The move came after protests from descendants of the internees.

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Brooklyn Brewery Dares Diners To Eat Like Dutch Settlers

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Pass the salt pork! A brewery in New York took diners back in time with local dishes from the 1650s. That means a lot of venison, sumac, fried dough and — don't worry — beer.

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Deaths Of Unarmed Black Men Revive 'Anti-Lynching Plays'

Friday, April 17, 2015

The recent killings of unarmed black men by police have inspired a Brooklyn theater company to stage new readings of dramas written in the early 1900s about the lynching of African-Americans.

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Painting The 'Epic Drama' Of The Great Migration: The Work Of Jacob Lawrence

Friday, April 10, 2015

A rare exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art features 60 of Lawrence's paintings about the journey of 6 million African-Americans, who fled the segregated South during the Great Migration.

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Eyewitness Video: A Controversial Tool For Holding Police Accountable

Friday, April 10, 2015

Cell phone video led to murder charges against a S.C. police officer for the shooting death of an unarmed man. Eyewitness videos can be helpful, but they don't always result in criminal charges.

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Civilians Can Record Police Encounters, But When Is It Interference?

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Courts have ruled that civilians have a constitutional right to videotape police encounters in public. But civilians are not allowed to interfere with police activity.

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Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted On Corruption Charges

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Sen. Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on corruption charges. These are the first criminal charges brought against a sitting U.S. Senator in seven years.

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The Chinese 'Paper Son' Who Inspired The Look Of Disney's 'Bambi'

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Tyrus Wong's expressive paintings caught Walt Disney's eye and became the visual guide for Bambi. Born in China, Wong — now 104 — used forged papers to enter the U.S. under the Chinese Exclusion Act.

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First Gay Group Marches In NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

An LGBT group carried its own banner for the first time ever in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade Tuesday.

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Museum Asks Visitors To Listen To New York's Buildings

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Iconic architecture, long a subject for academics and designers, is being explored with sound in a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York.

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Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.

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U.S. Federal Jury Finds PA And PLO Liable For Israel Attacks

Monday, February 23, 2015

A federal jury has found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization liable for attacks that occurred in Israel more than a decade ago.

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Korean Tailors Try To Keep The Lunar New Year Hanbok Ritual Alive

Saturday, February 21, 2015

A new year's tradition of wearing a new, custom-tailored outfit to celebrate the Lunar New Year is fading in Korean culture.

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Whatever Floats Your Goat: The 2015 Lunar New Year Animal Is Up For Debate

Thursday, February 19, 2015

According to some East Asian zodiacs, 2015 is the year of the sheep. Or is it the goat? Different cultures will give you a different answer for which animal symbolizes this Lunar New Year.

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Judge's Decision Leaves Immigrants In Legal Limbo

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Unauthorized immigrants who entered the U.S. as children and have lived here since 2010 now wait to see what will happen to programs that were designed to temporarily protect them from deportation.

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New York Attorney General Targets Mislabeled Herbal Supplements

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Four major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, GNC and Walgreens are accused of selling mislabeled herbal supplements in New York. DNA tests by the state attorney general's office found that some store brand supplements do not contain the ingredients as advertised.

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Fuggedabout It: New York Accent On Its Way Out, Linguists Say

Monday, February 02, 2015

New York City is home to more than 700 languages including distinct "New Yorker" accents. A new exhibit examines how changes in the city's population are contributing to their decline.

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University Re-Imagines Town And Gown Relationship In Philadelphia

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Drexel University is taking a hands-on approach to redeveloping one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods with a new center designed to serve not just students but mainly local residents.

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