By Kristen Gelineau and Ravi Nessman The Associated Press KHANDWA, India (AP) — Saroo’s eyes snapped open and everything was suddenly, horribly wrong.
By Terry Collins the Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) ― A gunman opened fire at a Christian university in California Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding three more, before being captured in a nearby city, authorities said.
To the Editor: [Last month,] there were firecrackers and dragon dances at a ceremony on Maynard. When the firecrackers malfunctioned just a little, a middle-aged man stood too close … and was nearly hurt by the furious finale explosion.
Part 1 of 2 in a series about the difficulties APIs face when it comes to sexual identity. By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly Julz Ignacio, Queer Network Program coordinator at the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Safety Center, leads a queer 101 class where “What is gay?” or “What is transgender?” are some of […]
On Friday, Feb. 17, the Knicks lost to the Hornets, 85–89. The Knicks’ seven-game winning streak was dead. In news outlets, point guard Jeremy Lin publicly blamed himself. After all, he had committed nine turnovers. Overshadowing all of that was an unfortunate ESPN headline, which popped up online hours after the loss. The moment the […]
By Joyce F. Jackson For Northwest Asian Weekly Editor’s note: Joyce F. Jackson, CEO and president of Northwest Kidney Centers, originally presented this as a speech given to the Seattle Rotary at its Jan. 25 meeting at the Seattle Convention Center. The speech has been edited from its original form. Seattle is an amazing place […]
By Assunta Ng Most people say I am skinny, but I consider myself fit. I wasn’t that skinny and fit a while back, though. And I think it doesn’t matter whether you are skinny or fat, as long as you are healthy and feel energetic. “What’s the secret?” several friends have asked. Fitness gurus will […]
By Holly Ramer The Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman, who often speaks movingly of his adopted daughters while on the campaign trail, said last Friday that Ron Paul’s supporters were out of line in using the girls to argue that he is un-American.
What really matters? Ask yourself this before you make your New Year’s resolutions. Write down what you find valuable. Writing helps you understand yourself and empowers you to achieve what you want.
By Tim Sullivan The Associated Press AGRA, India (AP) — As far back as he can remember, people told Hari Kishan Pippal that he was unclean, with a filthiness that had tainted his family for centuries. Teachers forced him to sit apart from other students. Employers sometimes didn’t bother to pay him. Pippal is a […]