By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are increasingly hostile to China as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the U.S. and global economies and after three years of Trump administration antagonism toward the country. The nationwide poll released on April 21 was conducted last month by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. […]
The spread of the COVID-19 virus, nationwide stay-at-home orders, and social distancing guidelines have forced the U.S. Census Bureau to suspend field operations until Apr. 15.
By WILL WEISSERT WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on April 8, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable […]
Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang drew backlash for urging fellow Asian Americans to display more “American-ness.” In a Washington Post editorial on April 1, he called on them to avoid confrontation and do acts of goodwill like volunteering and helping neighbors. “Being ‘the good Asian’ has not fared well for Asian Americans,” said Cynthia […]
The reports are out there. A student in Singapore beaten. A Vietnamese curator excluded from an art event in London.
By MEG KINNARD COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard suspended her presidential campaign on March 19, ending a long-shot effort that saw her feuding with Hillary Clinton and raising fears among Democrats that she would mount a third-party 2020 bid. In an email and a video posted to Twitter, Gabbard offered her full […]
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Two Chinese men pleaded guilty on March 3 to illegally taking photographs at a Florida Navy base. Court records show Jielun Zhang and Yuhao Wang, both 24, pleaded guilty in federal court in Key West to a single count of illegally photographing a U.S. defense installation. They could get up […]
By ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — They often don’t have places to wash their hands, struggle with health problems and crowd together in grimy camps. That’s what makes homeless people particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus. Almost 200,000 people live in those conditions in the United States, according to a White House report, […]
WASHINGTON — Two members of Congress, Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Paul Gosar, said on March 8 that they are isolating themselves after determining they had contact at a political conference in suburban Washington with a man who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Cruz (R-Texas) said he had brief contact with the man […]
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Chinese nationals were charged on March 2 with laundering over $100 million in cryptocurrency that had been stolen by North Korean hackers, U.S. prosecutors said. Tian Yinyin and Li Jiadong were charged in an indictment unsealed in Washington with money laundering conspiracy and operating an unlicensed […]