By AMY TAXIN Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Chinese woman was sentenced to 10 months in prison on Dec. 16 for running a business that helped pregnant women in China lie on visa forms and to immigration authorities so they could travel to Southern California to give birth to children who would […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Officials are warning about the Asian giant hornet, a new invasive species found in Washington state that can pack a powerful sting and be a threat to honeybees. The Washington State Department of Agriculture said the bug was found in early December in Blaine, near the Canadian border. The state’s agriculture and […]
By TERRY SPENCER Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese national trespassed at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club on Dec. 18 and was arrested when she refused to leave, police said, the second time this year a woman from that country has been charged with illicitly entering the Florida resort. Jing Lu, 56, […]
Associated Press With its multiple teenage characters, the Netflix movie Let It Snow is a mix of a holiday feel-good film and a John Hughes comedy. But unlike those genres, the movie, about a small town besieged by a Christmas Eve snowstorm, has Asian American characters front and centre who aren’t there just to be […]
MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — Baba Ram Dass, the 1960s counterculture spiritual leader who experimented with LSD and traveled to India to find enlightenment, returning to share it with Americans, has died. He was 88. Dass’ foundation, Love Serve Remember, announced late on Dec. 22 that the author and spiritual leader died peacefully at his home […]
Marilyn Strickland announced on Dec. 19 that she wants Washington’s open 10th Congressional District seat.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said it was an “honor and a disappointment” to be the only non-white candidate on the debate stage on Dec. 19.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Four California men shot at a backyard gathering of family and friends will be laid to rest this month with traditional Hmong funerals, as police continue to search for two assailants, a newspaper reported Wednesday. The victims were killed Nov. 17 when unknown gunmen entered a Fresno home through an unlocked […]
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) and the Media Action Network for Asian Americans (MANAA) want NBC to cut ties with Jay Leno amid an America’s Got Talent investigation after his joke which stereotyped Asian Americans. In separate statements, the advocacy groups condemned the 69-year-old for joking that Simon Cowell’s pet dogs looked like something one […]
By JOHN DANISZEWSKI Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Y.C. Jao was a respected Chinese correspondent working for The Associated Press in April 1949 when Mao Zedong’s Red Army stormed into Nanjing, defeating the Nationalist forces of leader Chiang Kai-shek and paving the way for the Communist takeover of China. A family man in his […]