LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. District Judge Robert M. Takasugi, who was sent to an internment camp with his family during World War II and overcame discrimination to become the first Japanese American appointed to the federal bench, has died at the age of 78.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s aides struggled to explain a reported $20,000 dinner bill racked up by her and her entourage in New York while the Philippines was mourning the passing of former leader Corazon Aquino.
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Il issued a “special pardon” freeing two jailed American journalists after talks with former U.S. President Bill Clinton, North Korea’s official news agency announced on Wednesday, Aug. 4.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Space shuttle Endeavour and its seven astronauts returned to Earth last Friday, completing a long but successful construction job that boosted the size and power of the international space station.
BRIDGEHAMPTON, New York (AP) – The former head of the chemical company responsible for the gas leak that killed thousands of people in Bhopal, India, 25 years ago has been “haunted” for years by the world’s worst industrial disaster, his wife said Saturday, Aug. 1.
NEW YORK (AP) — As editor in chief of Us Weekly magazine for 6 years, Janice Min often found herself zealously watching young women in airport lounges.
“In some ways, it is both the best of times and the worst of times,” said Sandip Roy. He is an editor at New American Media, an association representing 2,000 ethnic news organizations. “They are definitely not immune to the pressure on media going on all over the place … but in terms of audience, the interest has never been higher.”
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The problems started when they stole a car. The wrong car. An Asian gangster’s car.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democrat Judy Chu has easily claimed a vacant U.S. House seat in a Los Angeles-area district, reinforcing the Democratic majority on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON — The best time to learn a foreign language is between birth and the age of 7. Missed that window?