Educators say Western Kentucky University’s new Confucius Institute will broaden language offerings at local schools and help students compete in a global economy …
Investigators are confronted with a series of nagging questions as they try to unravel the case of a California real estate agent who said his Toyota Prius turned into a runaway death trap after the gas pedal became stuck …
Traffic along the teeming streets of Chinatown came to a standstill: death was parading by, heralded by the clear, sharp notes of a brass band. Women looked up from their grocery shopping; tourists pulled out their cameras.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. David Paterson pardoned a Chinese immigrant on March 6 who faced deportation after disclosing on an application for U.S. citizenship that he had convictions for robbery going back nearly 15 years to when he was a teenager.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The lone Republican lawmaker to support Democratic health care legislation has seen his fundraising drop by nearly 40 percent since his vote, and he is quickly burning through a dwindling bank account after resorting to a costly national fundraising operation.
HOLLISTON, Mass. (AP) — Hiding from merciless militiamen and trekking through unforgiving mountainous terrain, Madhel Majok escaped the mass slayings and genocide of the Sudan that killed his parents. The 9-year-old orphan fled to neighboring Kenya, where he then survived vigilante shellings on his crowded refugee camp.
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s tourism industry has long touted the islands’ native culture as a selling point to prospective visitors — such as leis, luaus, and the “aloha spirit.”
LAREDO, Texas (AP) — Police cars and large white vans rumbled down the unpaved road toward the ramshackle houses, where illegal immigrants are among hundreds living in a slapdash Texas neighborhood, or colonia, called San Carlos.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The alleged neglect and death of a terminally ill Chinese immigrant detained in a Rhode Island jail two years ago triggered scathing reports and investigations. There has been a wide-ranging federal lawsuit and hand-wringing over who was responsible.
She has books piled in a bin outside her cubicle at work. She has books stacked in boxes under her desk. She has heaps of books in her apartment and bundles of books in her car. She has boxes and boxes and more boxes of books stacked in a corner of a friend’s office. Children’s books, history books, computer books, science books, memoirs, biographies, fiction, non-fiction. From math to romance.