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Artist, actor and restaurateur Mr. Chow on his driving creative force: 'To be true'

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Michael Chow has worn many hats in his 84 years. A new documentary about his life, a.k.a. Mr Chow, paints the portrait of a man who has endured hardship, and found creative outlets to cope.


'We cannot fail so big as war': A writer's lesson from examining the Korean War

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

In just over 200 pages, E.J. Koh's debut novel spans decades to tell the individual stories of lives impacted by the Korean War.


Jeff Yang's new book is a 'cheer out loud' for the films that made Asian America

Monday, November 06, 2023

There has been notable progress in Asian American representation in film over the past few years. One author explores how the journey to this point wasn't always easy.


Meg Ryan on what romance means to her — and why her new movie isn't really a rom-com

Friday, November 03, 2023

The queen of rom-coms plays with the genre in What Happens Later.


He says he's a moderate Republican, and the party is on a 'slide to authoritarianism'

Monday, October 30, 2023

Adam Kinzinger describes himself as a Republican moderate; something he says is a dying breed in American politics.


How many friends do Americans have? A survey crunched the numbers

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

A study released this month from the Pew Research Center has delved into what friendship in the U.S. looks like, and just how much they mean to us.


This Malaysian island offers endless stories and inspiration. Just ask Tan Twan Eng

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

His latest book, The House of Doors, is a decade-shifting story that delves into tragedy, cultural dissonance and memory loss.


This author says Minecraft helps prepare kids for our world

Friday, October 20, 2023

Minecraft: The Village is the final book in a trilogy inspired by the wildly popular video game series.


How a family-owned Chinese restaurant shaped Curtis Chin's worldview

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Curtis Chin's new memoir, Everything I Learned, I Learned in a Chinese Restaurant tells the story of how he came of age helping out at his parents' business in Detroit.


This 'cider donuteur' has made a map to help you find the best cider donuts

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

The New England Cider Donut Map is exactly what it sounds like, a resource to help you get access to the fall confection.


In 'Blackouts,' one writer brings America's hidden queer history to the forefront

Friday, October 13, 2023

In Blackouts, Justin Torres plays with fact and fiction, and calls into question whose story gets told.


Graphic novelist Daniel Clowes makes his otherworldly return in 'Monica'

Thursday, October 12, 2023

It's his first work in seven years, with a protagonist he says has allowed him to process his own life.


Here's how Israel's 'Iron Dome' stops rockets — and why Ukraine doesn't have it

Thursday, October 12, 2023

The highly sophisticated, multi-billion-dollar defense system has been under constant redevelopment since its inception in the early 2000s. Here's how it works.


How Israel's Iron Dome detects and intercepts incoming rockets

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Israeli civilians are greatly benefiting from the country's advanced missile defense system — the Iron Dome. It's a network of radar detectors and missile launchers that intercept incoming rockets.


The story of the drug-running DEA informant behind the databases tracking our lives

Monday, October 09, 2023

You might not know Hank Asher. But you'll recognize how his creation and monetization of online databases helped change modern life.


The U.S. Army is falling short of its recruitment goals. She has a plan for that

Thursday, October 05, 2023

For years, the U.S. Army has not been able to meet its annual recruitment goal. The Secretary of the Army, Christine Wormuth, is rolling out a plan to address that.


The Hollywood writers strike is over. What's next for the writers?

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

After 148 days, two writers share what their plans are now, and what they think of the deal their union struck with the studios.


After revealing her family secret, Kerry Washington reflects on what was gained

Monday, October 02, 2023

In her new memoir, Kerry Washington explores how a shocking discovery about her identity changed her relationship with her parents and her own children.


Why the Obama era 'car czar' thinks striking autoworkers risk overplaying their hand

Friday, September 29, 2023

He was the lead adviser for the Obama administration when the government bailed out auto companies in 2009. Now, he is weighing in on the union strikes against the big 3 American automakers.


'It was a photographer's dream': Remembering the Sycamore Gap tree

Friday, September 29, 2023

A 200-year-old beloved tree in northern England, was vandalized and cut down this week. One photographer shares what the Sycamore Gap tree meant to him.