SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – A group from Los Alamos, once the building site for an atomic bomb, is making an unprecedented trip this month to a country that was devastated by the weapon. Los Alamos Historical Museum representatives are traveling throughout Japan to gain that country’s perspective on the impact of nuclear warfare. Museum […]
Gov. Jay Inslee recently announced the reappointment of Lori Wada and made the following appointments to the Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs (CAPAA). Lori Wada immigrated to Washington from Seoul, South Korea when she was 18 years old. She has been a state government employee for over 25 years and has been an active […]
By Lolita C. Baldor Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military’s U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and said it appears that no classified material was breached.
By Kimberly Hefling Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – Despite a 32-year-old court ruling, school districts continue to raise barriers to enrollment for children brought into the United States illegally, the Obama administration said last week, characterizing reports of hindrances as troubling.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly’s Diversity Makes a Difference scholarship program celebrates high school students from Western Washington — nominated by teachers, counselors, principals, and community members — who encourage and actively promote diversity.
By Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee signed a measure on Feb. 26 that expands state college financial aid to students who don’t have legal status in the United States.
Part of the fun of the Super Bowl, aside from watching the Seahawks become champions of the world, is the commercials. There’s always one or two that get people riled up, and this year, Coca-Cola’s “It’s Beautiful” ad was one such culprit. The ad depicts scenes of Americans of all ages and colors playing and […]
By Hope Yen The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s poverty rate stood still at 15 percent last year, the sixth straight year that it has failed to improve.
By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Emboldened by the critical role minorities played in the November elections, immigrant rights advocates in Olympia want to play offense this year.
By Malcolm Ritter and Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Even if the worst nuclear accident in 25 years leads to many people developing cancer, we may never find out. Looking back on those early days of radiation horror, that may sound implausible.