By Don Wilkins Owensboro Messenger Inquirer OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — Snow fell outside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 696 as its members held their monthly meeting Feb. 9. Although attendance was down, most of those present were Vietnam veterans receiving some percentage of disability benefits from their exposure to Agent Orange — a herbicide […]
By Vivian Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly The sun may be out in Seattle, but it’s definitely not shining in all parts of Hollywood! Read on to find out the latest pop culture news and media happenings for Asians and Asian Americans in Hollywood—the good and the ugly. The whitest Asian character in Hollywood Another month, […]
By Mark Kennedy NEW YORK (AP) — Conrad Ricamora’s acting career is on fire of late. He may want to thank his genes. He’s on ABC’s hot new drama “How To Get Away with Murder” and he’s also singing on Broadway in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical “The King and I.” Not bad for a […]
I was with a group of Filipino teenagers, who worked in a farm picking grapes in Delano in the summer of 1965.
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Novelist and magazine writer Sarah Bird’s latest novel, “Above the East China Sea,” is a study of two young girls, separated by 60 years, in Okinawa Province of Japan. Bird will read and sign books on July 2 at Elliott Bay Books. She took some questions over e-mail.
The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced the appointment of six new members to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans on Jan. 31.
By Jean H. Lee The Associated Press PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean space officials said all assembly and preparations for this week’s planned satellite launch have been completed and denied it is a cover for a missile test.
On March 14, University of Phoenix Oregon Campus honored alumnus Noland Hoshino with an Alumni Community Service Award for his efforts to develop an innovative website and social media campaign for the Portland chapter of Heifer International, a global non-profit organization that works with communities to help end hunger and poverty. Hoshino, a 20-year veteran of […]
By Donald Bradley The Kansas City Star KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — At the very worst of times, John W. Nash came clean. “If I tell you what I did over there, you won’t love me anymore,” he told his wife.
By Bryan Painter The Oklahoman LAVERNE, Okla. (AP) — On a museum wall in the far northwestern Oklahoma community of Laverne is a framed thank-you.