The two issues that concern most Americans regarding health care are the number of uninsured and affordability. About 47 million Americans, or nearly one in six, are uninsured.
San Jose city councilwoman to face recall election
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — What started as a dispute over what to name a retail district in San Jose may end up getting a city councilwoman removed from office.
Proposed Philly casino enrages Chinatown residents
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of Philadelphia’s Chinatown section are outraged over plans to locate the Foxwoods Casino in their neighborhood.
Nobel prize goes to 3 Japanese and 3 Americans
Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese American won the 2008 Nobel Prize in physics on Oct. 7 for theoretical advances that help explain the behavior of the smallest particles of matter.
Sound familiar? Little Tokyo seeks to build back Japanese vibe
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The last time LA’s Little Tokyo tried getting back to its Japanese roots, it was in the early 1980s with the Japanese Village Plaza, a warren of sweets shops, tea stands and trinket stores under sloping glazed-tile roofs.
Workers refuse to bow down to Boeing
“We need more job security, more raises and benefits,” said female Korean American Lee*, 43, an electrician at the Everett-based Boeing plant.