OLYMPIA – The Washington State Legislature welcomed one of its most diverse cohorts of elected officials in state history on Jan. 14. The most recent class includes a female majority in the House Democratic Caucus with women of color serving in both the House and Senate leadership ranks. Washington currently ranks fourth in the nation […]
LOS ANGELES — Katelyn Ohashi did three backflips, landed into a split and got back up to end her floor routine as though it was easy. Then the crowd went wild as the University of California, Los Angeles, freshman gymnast stood there smiling. Not only did Ohashi, a Bellevue native, stun the audience with her […]
Washington’s 2019 Legislative Session kicked off on Jan. 14 in Olympia, with the House and Senate both convening, conducting opening ceremonies, and swearing in new members. Among the Asian American and Pacific Islander elected officials, the House welcomed My-Linh Thai who came to the United States from Vietnam at age 15. She is the first […]
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated on Jan. 6 in an unexpected move, after just two years on the throne. The palace said in a statement that the 49-year-old ruler had resigned as Malaysia’s 15th king with immediate effect, cutting short his five-year term. No reason was given in the […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California man has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his in-laws who were visiting from China. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office says 46-year-old Caminero Wang was sentenced on Jan. 2 to life without possibility of parole plus 50 years to life. A jury found Wang […]
BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teacher who lost his teaching license after state education officials say he used racist nicknames and made derogatory comments toward students has been allowed to teach again. The Bulletin reports the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission issued a new license that allows former Bend-La Pine Schools music instructor […]
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Apple Inc.’s $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to consumers in China unnerved by an economic slump and the trade war with the U.S. CEO Tim Cook said in a Jan. 2 letter to shareholders that demand for iPhones is waning and revenue for the last quarter […]
A martial-arts maneuver can reduce blood loss in someone who has sustained a significant wound, suggests a small, proof-of-concept study.
A Spokane Valley company will open a factory in Vietnam as a hedge against any future trade dispute between the United States and China.
Eater magazine reports that Seattle-based sushi chain Blue C Sushi laid off all its staff in an email sent over the weekend, announcing the closure of all locations.