Amazon has named former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to its board. The Indian American Tamil business executive is the second woman of color to be added to the online retailer’s board of directors in a month.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft visited a Florida massage parlor for sex acts the night before and the morning of January’s AFC championship game, authorities said on Feb. 25 in documents charging him with two misdemeanor counts of soliciting prostitution.
Lawmakers aim to prohibit scleral tattooing, otherwise known as the practice of scarring or inserting pigment onto the human eye.
A federal judge will now decide whether Harvard University intentionally discriminates against Asian American applicants, an allegation made in a 2014 lawsuit that was debated in a final round of arguments on Feb. 13.
LOS ANGELES — A man who authorities say was recorded antagonizing demonstrators during a Black Lives Matter protest in January has been arrested on suspicion of impersonating a police officer.
C.Y. Lee, whose novel “The Flower Drum Song’’ became a best seller and the basis for a popular stage musical and Oscar-nominated film despite mixed critical reactions and concerns about stereotypes, has died at age 102.
Immigrants from Nepal and Honduras have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s biggest stars have all moved on. Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are television analysts while Tony Stewart is racing sprint cars again. Danica Patrick traded her firesuit for athleisure-wear while Carl Edwards just kind of disappeared.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area restaurant owner who was criticized after saying he would refuse service to anyone wearing a red “Make America Great Again’’ baseball cap has apologized and reversed course, saying on Feb. 1 that his restaurant will keep serving everyone.
DETROIT (AP) — The present and future of American figure skating were on display at last week’s national championships. Nathan Chen and Alysa Liu were captivating, but it remains to be seen how much they can help the U.S. rebound on the international stage.