By Dave Gram The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Jason Kirchick and Christian Pinillos are worried not only about their future working at a struggling ski lodge, but also about their marriage.
By Nirmala George The Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) — For 11 years, the family of a convicted terrorist waited and wondered about his fate as he sat on death row. Two weeks ago, they found out — from television. Mohammad Afzal Guru had been hanged in secrecy in a faraway jail in New […]
By Youkyung Lee AP Business Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean lawmaker known for criticism of the Samsung conglomerate has forfeited his seat in parliament after the Supreme Court ruled he violated communications laws by publishing incriminating wiretaps of conversations between Samsung officials on the Internet.
Let’s not sugarcoat anything — Arizona’s Proposition 200 is racist, and the Supreme Court needs to strike it down. A law that systematically forces naturalized citizens to spend an appreciable amount of time to vote than native-born citizens is wrong. And that’s exactly what Prop. 200 does.
By Josh Lederman The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Deflecting criticism about a perceived lack of diversity in his second-term Cabinet, President Barack Obama on Monday, Jan. 14 urged Americans not to rush to judgment about who he will appoint to replace departing members of his team.
By Nirmala George Associated Press NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Legal proceedings in the fatal gang-rape attack on a student in India’s capital began Monday, Jan. 21, in a fast-track court for crimes against women that has stirred debate over how best to deliver justice to rape victims.
2012 was a great year for the Asian Pacific community, but there’s always more to accomplish. For 2013, we wish for… 1. A return to 2011’s Chinatown–International District parking rates. While the rest of Seattle can afford increased parking rates, the businesses in the International District have been having a hard time. A return to […]
By Mark Sherman and Jay Reeves The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African Americans. Now, opponents of a key part of the Voting Rights Act are asking the […]
During this week’s debate, Mitt Romney got a few things right about President Obama. Obama promised to reform the United States’ immigration policies during his first term. He hasn’t. He promised to improve the economy and cut down the deficit. He failed to meet his goals. At best, he scores a C+ on the economy.
By Mark Sherman The Associated Press Washington, D.C. (AP) — Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on their agenda in the middle of a presidential election campaign.