By Heather Tan The Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — Olivia Munn’s love for Wonder Woman may be no secret, but the actress doesn’t think she’d be likely to play the superheroine on the big screen.
By Julie Watson The Associated Press SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) — Japanese troops will converge on California’s southern coast in the next two weeks as part of a military exercise with U.S. troops aimed at improving that country’s amphibious attack abilities.
By Staff The Associated Press IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Irvine officials pledged to work on race relations on campus this week after a Black student found a hand-scrawled note in her backpack calling her a slave, making it the second racist incident that has offended Black students in recent weeks.
By Deanna Duff Northwest Asian Weekly Do you feel lucky? Whether you believe in the power of four-leaf clovers or tossing salt over your shoulder, seeking good fortune is often a valuable part of a culture’s traditions. The Bellevue Art Museum’s upcoming exhibit, “Maneki Neko: Japan’s Beckoning Cats – From Talisman to Pop Icon” (running […]
By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Guan Tianlang is an eighth-grader from China who barely weighs 125 pounds and doesn’t hit the golf ball far enough to reach some par 4s. The next stop for the 14-year-old prodigy will be the Masters, where he will tee it up with Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Bubba […]
By Joseph White The Associated Press OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The story of this spelling bee champion begins in the car, on the daily commute to kindergarten with her father at the wheel. “He’d ask me words that he saw on the signs, on billboards, and he’d ask me to spell them,” Snigdha Nandipati […]
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Boeing Co. delivered two of its new 787s to Japan Airlines on March 26. The planes will be the first 787s that will fly commercially from the United States.
To the Editor: Back in 1997, when I reported for the NW Asian Weekly, I was asked to profile Dr. Gordon Hirabayashi in the run-up to the paper’s inaugural Asian American Pioneers Awards banquet, during which Dr. Hirabayashi was to be honored for his personal stand against the Japanese American Internment.
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 Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Paul Killpatrick is president of Seattle Central Community College and vice chancellor <!–more–>for district-wide student services for Seattle Community Colleges. Previously, he was president of Lake Tahoe Community College in California and president of Great Basin Community College in Nevada. At Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Ore., […]