By Deepti Hajela The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The harassment of 19-year-old Danny Chen started in basic training — teasing about his name, repeated questions of whether he was from China, even though he was a born-and-raised New Yorker.
By Charmaine Noronha The Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — On a summer morning in 2009, in canal locks east of Toronto, police made a grisly discovery. In a submerged Nissan car were the bodies of three teenage sisters and a 52-year-old woman.
By Chris Hawley The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Eight U.S. soldiers have been charged in the death of a fellow GI, a Chinese American who apparently shot himself in Afghanistan after being subjected to what a community activist said were assaults and ethnic taunts from his comrades.
Last week, criminal military charges were filed against eight soldiers for involuntary manslaughter, negligent homicide, and assault, among other charges, for the death of Pvt. Danny Chen. Chen shot himself in Afghanistan after being subjected to what some say were assaults and ethnic taunting from his fellow soldiers.
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — India has not had a case of polio in nine months, raising hopes the country is on the verge of defeating the disease, health officials said Monday, Oct. 24.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly “Ain’t no mountain high enough,” so goes the song. Literally and figuratively, I reached new heights on Aug. 25, flying on a KC-135 from Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma. Our goal was to watch two fighter jets flying parallel to our plane in the sky for refueling once […]
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia and Australia sealed a pact Monday, July 25, to swap refugees in a contentious new strategy aimed at deterring asylum seekers from undertaking perilous boat journeys to Australia. The deal will see Australia send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia over the next four years in exchange for Australia resettling […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Some brides in Afghanistan change their outfits up to 10 times. Throw in the six-hour trips to the beauty parlors and the meals for 1,000 guests — and one wedding alone could bankrupt many Afghans. …
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon congressman who has acknowledged inappropriate behavior during the 2010 election campaign will face a primary challenge in the next election.
Marine Corps Col. Daniel Yoo will be sworn in as the first Korean American general in the U.S. Armed Forces.