CINCINNATI (AP) — American students are falling far behind their international counterparts in learning second languages, creating economic disadvantages for U.S. businesses and raising national security concerns.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Asians, many of them living in foreclosure-ravaged California, suffered the sharpest drop in homeownership last year, eclipsing declines felt by whites, Blacks, and Latinos, according to new Census data.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The families from the edge of the Himalayan Mountains arrived in Cleveland last winter as other refugees have — poor, cold, and bewildered.
PUDUKKOTTAI, India (AP) — Considering suicide after being stripped of her medal and shunned by the people around her, Indian runner Santhi Soundarajan knows a bit about what Caster Semenya is going through.
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House plans to nominate the judge who presided over the Bernard Madoff case to the appeals court that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor served on, Sen. Charles Schumer said on Sept. 9.
PLACERVILLE, Calif. — When those who knew her talk about Annie Le, they do so in superlatives — best student they ever had, most dedicated volunteer, smartest teenager they’ve ever known.
On the day to remember the terror of 9/11, the war it spawned in Afghanistan sowed fresh divisions.
MACON, Ga. (AP) — An Asian American businessman is leading a new association that hopes to make business safer after three men who shared his last name were slain during robberies in Georgia in the past two months.
NEW YORK (AP) — In cramped quarters in Chinatown, staff at the Museum of Chinese in America had to be careful not to step on any schoolchildren as they taught a class about the role Chinese immigrants played in building the Transcontinental Railroad.
OAKLAND, California (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki took Gio Gonzalez’s first offering for a ball. He drilled the second pitch down the right field line for a double and his 2,000th career hit.