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Lunar New Year traditions evolve in the Asian diaspora

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

While Lunar New Year traditions have been carried on for years in Asia, festivities for members of the Asian diaspora have evolved as celebrants welcome in loved ones from other cultures.


K-Pop Group BTS And McDonald's Launch Exclusive Meal And Clothing Line

Thursday, May 27, 2021

The meal includes Chicken McNuggets, a medium order of french fries, a medium Coke and two new sauces inspired by McDonald's South Korea.


4 U.S. Supreme Court Cases Where Asian Americans Fought For Civil Rights

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Over the years, many Asian Americans have fought unjust laws in the courts and changed the course of human rights in the U.S. We look at key Supreme Court decisions.


Bombing Near Kabul School Kills At Least 50, Many Of Them Girls

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Many of the victims were young students. No group has claimed responsibility. The U.S. and NATO are in the process of removing their troops from the country, raising fears of increased attacks.


House Lawmakers Advance Historic Bill To Form Reparations Commission

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The legislation would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend "appropriate remedies" to Congress.


Rapper DMX On Life Support Following Heart Attack

Sunday, April 04, 2021

A longtime lawyer for DMX told The Associated Press that the 50-year-old rapper is "quite ill."


IRS Postpones Tax Filing Deadline To May 17

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

It is the second consecutive year the agency has given taxpayers more time to file their returns because of the coronavirus pandemic.


Anti-Asian Attacks Rise During Pandemic. Read NPR's Stories On The Surge In Violence

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Hate incidents against Asian Americans have risen since the start of the pandemic, leaving Asians nationwide scared and frustrated.


Tiger Woods 'Awake, Responsive' After Undergoing Surgery For Rollover Crash

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The legendary golfer suffered "multiple leg injuries," according to his agent. The sheriff's department said Woods was driving the only car involved in the collision.


Austin Hostage Standoff Leaves 2 Pediatricians Dead

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Police say a doctor who was terminally ill with cancer brought a gun to a Texas pediatrician's office. The stalemate ended with both doctors killed in a murder-suicide.


U.S. Executes Dustin Higgs In 13th And Final Execution Under Trump Administration

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Higgs had been sentenced to death for the 1996 killings of three women. His lawyers had tried to argue that his diagnosis of COVID-19 would make death by lethal injection "cruel."


South Korean Court Orders Japan To Compensate 12 WWII Sex Slaves

Friday, January 08, 2021

The Japanese government rejected the ruling, increasing tensions between the two countries.


Former Fashion Executive Peter Nygard Charged With Sex Trafficking

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Nygard, the former CEO of the Canada-based Nygard International, was arrested in Winnipeg on Monday on a U.S request for extradition.


4 Stabbed, 33 Arrested After Trump Supporters, Counterprotesters Clash In D.C.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Four weeks after a similar event in the nation's capital, some of the president's supporters who came to protest a "stolen" election clashed with counterprotesters into the night.


David Prowse, Actor Behind Darth Vader, Dies At 85

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Audiences heard James Earl Jones' voice as the iconic Star Wars villain, but it was Prowse behind Darth Vader's mask.


Senior Pentagon Official Anthony Tata Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Friday, November 20, 2020

Tata recently took on the duties of the undersecretary of defense for policy. He tested positive after meeting with Lithuania's defense minister.


Trump Supporters, Counterprotesters Clash At D.C. Rally Contesting Biden's Victory

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Right-wing activists and protesters designated as hate groups echoed the president's false claims of a stolen election. As night fell, clashes between Trump fans and counterprotesters turned violent.


U.S. Records Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day Since Pandemic Began

Saturday, October 24, 2020

The 83,000 surpasses the previous record from mid-July by about 6,000. In addition, 943 people died from COVID-19 on Friday. Cases of the virus have been rising in the U.S. since mid-September.


Trump Campaign Manager, Kellyanne Conway Are Latest To Test Positive For Coronavirus

Saturday, October 03, 2020

Stepien took over Trump's campaign in July and attended the debate on Tuesday. Although Conway no longer works at the White House, she recently attended an event at the Rose Garden.


In A Tribute To Justice Ginsburg, Obama Calls On Senate To Delay Naming A Successor

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The former president says Republicans should "apply rules with consistency, and not based on what's convenient or advantageous in the moment."