By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who won a Nobel Prize in physics but came under questioning for his handling of a solar energy loan, is stepping down.
Ex-Rep. Cao says he’ll seek AG job
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Joseph Cao, the Vietnamese American Republican who won, then lost a mostly Black, mostly Democratic
Feinberg promises quick response on BP spill claims
KENNER, La. (AP) — The man taking over the Gulf oil spill claims process at BP promised spill victims fast service, with short-term emergency payments coming in two days
Vietnamese refugee forgoes vacation to volunteer in the Gulf Coast and sees pieces of his past
Instead of spending his vacation on a beach somewhere, Thao Tran, a Vietnamese refugee and staff assistant to Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, went to the Gulf Coast to see its present condition and volunteer. What he experienced there has affected him profoundly …
First Vietnamese American congressman on how to fight political apathy
Rep. Joseph Cao (R-La.), the country’s first Vietnamese American member of Congress, paid a visit to Seattle on July 30.
BP oil spill spreads anxiety among Vietnamese fishermen
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On a steamy summer morning, Minh Chu would normally be out in the Gulf, hauling in huge loads of shrimp in the blistering sun.