Hundreds of volunteers have signed up to support a Northern California organization to escort elderly Asian Americans through their neighborhoods—after a string of attacks against them in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Tiger Woods was seriously injured on Feb. 23 when his SUV rolled over and ended up on its side in suburban Los Angeles, authorities said.
Police are stepping up their patrols and volunteers are increasing their street presence after several violent attacks on older Asians stoked fear in San Francisco Bay Area Chinatowns and subdued the celebratory mood leading up to Lunar New Year.
By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Black and Latino New York City residents are receiving COVID-19 vaccines at far lower rates than white or Asian New Yorkers, Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged on Jan. 31 as he vowed to continue expanding access to the shots in communities that have been ravaged by […]
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Feb. 2. “After testing negative as recently as this weekend, I have taken a positive COVID rapid test,” Yang said on Twitter. “I’m experiencing mild symptoms, but am otherwise feeling well & in good spirits.” The […]
Ted Lieu, a member of Congress representing California’s 33rd district, played a key role in the second impeachment of Donald Trump.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dick Button has always been the measuring stick for American men figure skaters. And no wonder, with seven straight U.S. titles and two Olympic gold medals. Nathan Chen has leapt into Button territory. Even with an error at the beginning of his free skate, Chen was unbeatable on Jan. 17, winning […]
WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has resigned effective Jan. 11, becoming the highest ranking member of President Donald Trump’s administration to resign in protest after the pro-Trump insurrection at Capitol. In a statement on Jan. 7, Chao, who is married to Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, said the violent attack on the Capitol “has […]
WASHINGTON — “Only hours after President Trump incited a deadly assault on our Capitol, our country, and our democracy, many Republicans still refused to take the bare minimum COVID-19 precaution and simply wear a damn mask in a crowded room during a pandemic—creating a superspreader event on top of a domestic terrorist attack,” said Rep. […]
New Jersey Rep. Andy Kim walked amid the mess shortly after voting to certify Joe Biden’s victory over Trump—and felt the weight of the day wearing on him—when something motivated him to clean up the debris.