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.
BEIJING (AP) — When the best job Mikala Reasbeck could find after college in Boston was counting pills part-time in a drugstore for $7 an hour, she took the drastic step of jumping on a plane to Beijing in February to look for work.
BEIJING (AP) — Police cleared the streets and office buildings in parts of China’s capital on Friday for a full dress rehearsal of celebrations for 60 years of communist rule. There was a mixture of excitement and resentment among ordinary Chinese who were told to stay away.
The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), along with other leading civil rights and labor organizations, recently filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court to challenge the state of Arizona’s mandatory E-Verify law.
On Sept. 17, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke announced a $4 million dollar Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to South Seattle Community College.
One of the ways that the government is helping during the current economic crisis is through the $8,000 first time homebuyer credit initiative.
Seattle Councilmember Bruce Harrell, chair of the Energy and Technology Committee, proposed on Sept. 8 the utilization of a government and technology outline that will optimize the use of technology to increase transparency, enhance access to city information, and improve government efficiency.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown appointed Edward Chow, Jr. to head the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The new Coal Creek Family YMCA celebrated its grand opening with free tours, health and wellness information, class demos, and cooking demonstrations. More than 1,500 people attended.