Youth Turn Tide in Abstentionist District

Radio Bilingue, News Report, Allen Meyer, Posted: Oct 31, 2014

A young Latino legislator, running against a veteran opponent with 30 years of experience and extensive support from political circles in Phoenix, won, against all predictions, the Democratic candidacy for congressman. Many give credit to young candidate Ruben Gallego’s strategy of mobilizing voters.




La comprensión de ébola

UC Newsroom, Question & Answer, Laura Kurtzman, Posted: Oct 31, 2014

Los casos del Ébola siguen multiplicándose de manera exponencial por África occidental.




A Lowrider's Final Ride--A Brave East LA Father Enters Hospice

EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 31, 2014

An acute problem among Latinos, shows a 2012 California State Hospice Data Report, is they are less likely than other ethnic groups to discuss the end of life issues.




Why I Decided to Phone Bank for Prop. 47

We'Ced / New America Media, First Person, Victoria Castillo, Posted: Oct 31, 2014

Personal experience compelled Victoria Castillo to become an organizer for Prop. 47, which would reduce prison sentences for thousands of Californians.




에볼라 바이러스, 이해와 대처 방안

UC Newsroom, Question & Answer, Laura Kurtzman, Posted: Oct 30, 2014

서아프리카에서 발생한 에볼라 바이러스 확산이 지속되고 있는 현재, UN 관계자에 따르면 조만간 대형 에볼라 진료센터가 완공되면 12월 1일 까지 1만 9천 명의 헬스케어 종사자들을 필요로 한다고 전했다.




De la cárcel a la escuela: Redención en California

Equal Voice News, Commentary, Por: Raj Jayadev; Traducido por Jenny Manrique Cortés, Posted: Oct 30, 2014

Ahora, California se encuentra en un momento de potencial redención en las próximas elecciones a través de la Proposición 47 - una oportunidad para recalibrar la dirección de nuestra brújula: de las prisiones y cárceles a las escuelas y comunidades.




Shifting From Prisons to Schools: Redemption in California

Equal Voice News, Video, Commentary: Raj Jayadev / Video: Tudor Stanley, Posted: Oct 30, 2014

One commentator writes that through Proposition 47, California has an opportunity to recalibrate its state compass from prisons and jails to schools and communities.




Drawing Lines in the Black Belt

Weld for Birmingham, News Report, Cody Owens, Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Last August, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), a nationwide advocacy group, filed an amicus curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of voters in Alabama’s Black Belt. The ADL claims that state’s post-2010 census redistricting used “unconstitutional” race-based criteria when redrawing the district lines.




15 California School Districts Begin Serving Locally Grown Foods to Students

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Last week, 15 school districts across California began serving their students school lunches made from foods grown in California and prepared freshly just for them.




Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death

EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Although research shows that few Latinos prepare for death, one East Los Angeles man and his family faced his end with a courageous lesson for all.




In Search of a Sanctuary for Migrant Children

New America Media, News Feature, Jenny Manrique , Posted: Oct 28, 2014

A growing number of religious congregations are offering their churches as a sanctuary for unaccompanied children from Central America.




Q&A: Understanding Ebola

UC Newsroom, Question & Answer, Laura Kurtzman, Posted: Oct 28, 2014

UCSF infectious disease physician Charles Chiu discusses the reasons for why this latest Ebola outbreak has spread so far and how it might be contained.




La Guelaguetza: Indigenous Dance and Music Festival Now Part of Bakersfield

South Kern Sol/New America Media, News Feature, Alfredo Camacho/ Photos by Daniel Jimenez, Posted: Oct 28, 2014

Thousands of Central Valley residents descended on Bakersfield this month to celebrate “Guelaguetza,” a vibrant festival of indigenous dance and music.




Record Number of Asian Americans On the November Ballot

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2014

Korean American candidate Roy Cho from New Jersey is one of 22 Asian Pacific Americans vying for a congressional seat in 12 different states and U.S. territories this November. That’s a notable jump from 2008, when 13 candidates ran for congressional office.




Police Ready for Riots Ahead of Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2014

Missouri police are steeling themselves for a grand jury's decision on whether to charge the white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old this summer in a St. Louis suburb.




Artesia on Our Minds -- Diary of an Immigration Detention Camp

New America Media, First Person, Helen Lawrence, Posted: Oct 27, 2014

Immigration attorney Helen Lawrence was one of 10 Bay Area lawyers who recently spent a week providing legal aid to immigrant detainees in Artesia, New Mexico.




Debate Rages Over Virginia's New Voter ID Law on Asian-American Community

Asian Fortune, News Report, Jenny Chen, Posted: Oct 26, 2014

Although Asian Americans recently passed Latinos as the largest group of new immigrants to the United States, Asian-American voters had the lowest voter turnout rates of all racial groups. The problem was mainly attributed to photo ID requirement, language barrier and lack of time to go to polling precincts.




Immigrant Workers Fight ‘Wage Theft’ in Texas

Equal Voice News, News Report, Amy Roe, Posted: Oct 26, 2014

U.S. law says that people be paid for the hours they work, though enforcement often falls to the states. In Texas, workers are standing up for their rights and dollars earned.




Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Oct 25, 2014

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.




研究顯示含糖汽水導致細胞老化

UC Newsroom, News Report, Jeffrey Norris, Posted: Oct 24, 2014

根據加州大學舊金山分校的研究顯示糖份飲料除了導致肥胖外,也將導致細胞老化。




Indian Country Vote Key in South Dakota, Alaska and Wisconsin Races

Lakota Country Times, News Report, Vi Waln, Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Two years ago Indian Country voters outperformed, making a difference in South Dakota and Montana, the only two states Nate Silver called wrong.




Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty , Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Experts call Sec. 202 housing the “most successful” program for low-income seniors, but the White House stopped asking Congress for funds.




New York Launches New Language Services for Chinese Small Businesses

China Daily USA, News Report, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

New York City's Department of Small Business Services (SBS) announced that it will be working with two local organizations that serve Chinese immigrants, to provide Chinese-language services to entrepreneurs looking for help.




The Pitfalls of Plastic Surgery in South Korea

New America Media, News Report, YeoJin Kim, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

The steady flow of foreign visitors to South Korea for plastic surgery has led to a spike in the number of disputes over surgeries gone awry.




탄산음료 노화 촉진 유발

UC Newsroom, News Report, Jeffrey Norris, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

최근 어메리칸저널에 발표된 연구 결과에 따르면 탄산음료를 과다 섭취하는 사람의 백혈구 말단소립(DNA를 수용하는 해당 세포의 염색체의 부분)이 짧은 것으로 조사됐다.




Voter Restrictions Affecting Citizens' Rights

Caribbean Today, News Report, Peter Webley, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

According to Edward A. Hailes, Jr., general counsel and managing director of the Advancement Project, 11 percent of the American registered voting population is subject to new qualifications and restrictions that these voters cannot meet. And over 21 million Americans currently do not have the type of new photo ID requirement that was put in place in a number of states.




California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

Coachella Unincorporated/New America Media, News Report, Amber Amaya, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

Residents of eastern Coachella Valley say Prop 1 will alleviate years of struggling with a lack of access to clean and reliable drinking water.




Ebola Outbreak Threatens Food Crisis in West Africa

Inter Press Service, News Report, Thalif Deen, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by poverty and hunger.




Activan Voto Latino

Diario La Estrella, News Report, Carolina Guzman Rincon, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

Activist Dolores Huerta fought side by side with agrarian leader Cesar Chavez, as they founded the United Farm Workers Union. During the elections last year however, she went to Dallas to rally more than 500,000 Latino voters in Texas to make their voices be heard. [Story published in Spanish]




Political Parties Ignore API Vote at Their Peril

New America Media, News Report, Andrew Lam, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

For Asian voters, ethnic loyalties are helping to galvanize an electorate largely ignored by Republicans and Democrats alike.




Palestinians Protest After Israel Restricts Access to Al-Aqsa Mosque

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

The violence was the latest in a series of face-offs between Palestinians and Israeli police in the old city of Jerusalem.




Ben Bradlee, Newspaper Editor of Watergate Fame, Dies at 93

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

The former Washington Post executive editor who directed its Watergate coverage also struggled with how to cover and manage racial issues in his newsroom during the 1970s




India Leads All Nations in Surge of Foreign-Born in U.S.

India West, News Report, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

Nearly one in six adults in the U.S. is now foreign-born and India led all countries in a record increase of new immigrants to the country.




WHO tells the 'spectacular success story' of how Nigeria ended Ebola

Trumpet Media Group, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

As widely anticipated, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has given Nigeria the all-clear on Ebola virus transmission.




Prominent Vietnamese Blogger Released From Prison, Into Exile

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

Dieu Cay, a blogger who has spent the last 6 years in prison serving two consecutive sentences was released Oct 21 and immediately expelled out of the country to fly to the United States, his family and the U.S. General Consulate confirmed.




Leak? It Probably Means That Darren Wilson Won’t Be Charged In Michael Brown’s Death

The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

Prosecutors are preparing those of us outraged about Brown’s death for what we don’t want to hear.




Youth Depression a ‘Tough Pill’ for Indian American Parents to Swallow

New America Media, First Person, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

For one young Indian American, taboos around depression led to years of suffering in silence.




Black Women Challenge NFL on Domestic Violence

Louisiana Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women have stepped forward to ensure the NFL gets it right this time.




Refresco dulce conectado al envejecimiento de las células

UC Newsroom, News Report, Jeffrey Norris, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

El consumo de refrescos edulcorados con azúcar puede promover enfermedades independientemente de su papel en la obesidad




Sugary Soda Linked to Cell Aging

UC Newsroom, News Report, Jeffrey Norris, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers.




Democratic Candidates Must Work Harder to Lock in Black Voters

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

It’s hard not to see this coming. Democrats will be popping Tylenols in bed the morning of Nov. 5—only hours after election night returns stream in.




DACA Recipients Grateful for Present, Uncertain About Future

Richmond Pulse, News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Posted: Oct 19, 2014

In two profiles from Richmond, Calif., young immigrants extol the virtues of Deferred Action but express anxiety over its looming expiration date.




Palliative Care Means Dignity for Ethiopian American Elders

The Immigrant Magazine/New America Media , News Feature, Julian Do, Posted: Oct 18, 2014

Dying in America is new to many Ethiopian elders and their families, but palliative care programs can make the experience less burdensome.




Michael Dunn Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Teen Over Loud Music

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 17, 2014

Michael Dunn, the Florida man found guilty earlier this month of first-degree murder in the shooting death of unarmed teen Jordan Davis over loud music, has been sentenced to life without parole.




서류 미비 신분 학생, 주 정부 및 UC 대출 프로그램 지원 가능

UC Newsroom, News Report, Katherine Tam, Posted: Oct 17, 2014

UC 오피스와 주 정부의 노력으로 주정부 지원 학장금 수혜 자격이 있는 서류 미비 신분 UC 학생들이 앞으로 연방 정부 지원 학자금을 연 최고 4천 달러까지 융자받을 수 있게 되었다.




TV 드라마, 정신 질환 편견 바꾼다

New America Media, News Report, YeoJin Kim, Posted: Oct 17, 2014

현재 대한민국의 자살률은 세계 1위, 행복지수는 수 년간 지속적으로 하위권을 기록하고 있다.




High Numbers of California’s Asian-American Voters Still Undecided

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Oct 17, 2014

Many Asian-American voters are undecided on key candidate races and ballot measures in the lead-up to the Nov. 4 election.




Una guía para los padres para prevenir el suicidio

Mundo Hispánico, News Feature, Johanes Roselló, Posted: Oct 16, 2014

Los Camacho buscan mantener la memoria de su hijo viva y ayudar a prevenir el suicidio a través de su fundación.




A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Suicide

Mundo Hispánico, News Feature, Johanes Roselló, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Oct 16, 2014

Today, Brandon's parents are able to see some of the signs they missed that their son was in trouble.




Faith Leaders Unite to Support Prop. 47

New America Media, News Report, Julian Do, Posted: Oct 16, 2014

A California proposition that would reclassify certain felonies as misdemeanors is drawing support from a diverse array of faith leaders.




Convicted Indian American Baby Killer Sentenced to Die

New India Times, News Report, Posted: Oct 15, 2014

An Indian national convicted of killing a 10-month-old girl and her grandmother in a kidnapping for ransom gone awry has been sentenced to death in Pennsylvania.




Korean TV Show Tackles Taboo Subject of Mental Illness

New America Media, News Report, YeoJin Kim, Posted: Oct 15, 2014

A TV drama set in the mental health ward of a hospital is sparking conversations in South Korea.




Over 10,000 Californians to Lose Health Coverage

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Some Californians who purchased insurance on the exchange are in danger of losing their health plan.




Little Saigon has 19 Candidates Running for 20 Offices

Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Introducing 19 Vietnamese Americans candidates with origins from Little Saigon in Orange County, California.




Why the Nobel Peace Prize is a Red-Faced Moment for Pakistan and India

New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

A joint Nobel Peace Prize for a Pakistani and an Indian. Now if that doesn't embarrass the two armies into a ceasefire, what can?




Ebola-Themed Halloween Outfits Expected to Go ‘Viral’

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Talk of fake hazmat suits for Halloween has hit social media. Will it spark the next trend of “in” costumes?




Palliative Care: How Chinese Americans Find Comfort at Death’s Door

American Commercial News/New America Media, News Feature, Geoff Chin, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Chinese Americans are learning not to avoid the taboo topic of death, but to take charge of their end-of-life decisions for their peace of mind.




生命末期可以更精彩 安寧緩和療護讓病人與家屬更安心

American Commercial News/New America Media, News Report, 陳家賦, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

今年初,我父親在馬來西亞動了腦部手術之後,因為出現併發症而昏迷不醒。醫生並不知道他會不會再醒過來,身為子女的我們被這突如其來的醫療情況感到措手不及。




El programa de préstamos estatales respaldado por la UC proporcionará ayudas a estudiantes indocumentados

UC Newsroom, News Report, Katherine Tam, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Los estudiantes indocumentados de la UC que cumplen los requisitos para pagar la matrícula de residente del estado, pero no los cumplen para ayudas federales...




加州大學支持 “無證學生貸款計劃”

UC Newsroom, News Report, Katherine Tam, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

在加州大學以及州內議員支持下,加州新通過的法案將讓加州符合州內學費補助但不符合聯邦財務貸款補助的無證學生




Room For Debate Frees Up But Bloggers Remain Imprisoned In Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Incarcerated for the past six years in poor prison conditions, Nguyen Van Hai has suffered dearly for his critical views on China. First detained on trumped up tax evasion charges in 2008, and subsequently convicted in 2012 on anti-state charges for blogging, 62-year-old Hai is currently serving a 12-year jail term that his family fears could be a death




Steven Yeun On How Korean Parents React To A Career In Acting

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Steven Yeun recently went on Ellen as a first-time guest to promote the return of The Walking Dead.




Young Black Men 21 Times More Likely Than Whites to Be Shot Dead by Police

Propublica, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Young black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts – 21 times greater i, according to a ProPublica analysis of federally collected data on fatal police shootings.




Giant Rubber Duck To Visit Seoul Amid Construction

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

The world-famous, giant rubber duck will visit Seoul in what may be the highest-profile foreign visit to Korea since Pope Francis arrived via Kia Soul in August.




Misty Upham's Father Fears She May Have Committed Suicide

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Charles Upham, father of award-winning actress Misty Upham, who has been missing since last Sunday, says he fears she may have committed suicide.




UC-Backed State Loan Program Will Provide Aid to Undocumented Students

UC Newsroom, News Report, Katherine Tam, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Undocumented UC students who qualify for in-state tuition but are ineligible for federal assistance soon will be able to borrow up to $4,000 a year.




加州大學戴維斯分校學生創設“無證學生服務中心”

UC Newsroom, News Report, Julia Ann Easley, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

安娜(Ana Maciel)曾因為無證移民的身分而面臨無法完成大學教育的困境,但是幾年後,她不僅正式入學加州大學戴維斯分校




Why Candidates Shouldn’t Ignore Asian American Voters

New America Media, News Analysis, Andrew Lam, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Asians and Pacific Islanders are a fast-growing population and as a voting bloc, their numbers have nearly doubled since 2000, but political candidates continue to ignore them.




Filmmaker's Debut ‘Purgatorio’ Brings New Look to the Border

LA Beez, News Feature, Eduardo Stanley, Posted: Oct 12, 2014

A young, Latino filmmaker from California's Central Valley garners praise with first documentary about immigrants on the border.




Teen Girls Learn to Create Assisted Living Website at Summer Business Camp

Next Avenue/New America Media , News Feature, Elizabeth Isele , Posted: Oct 12, 2014

Inés, Molly and Sofia teamed up at last summer’s Entrepreneurs in Training camp to design an assisted-living website that might help their grandparents.




Amid Nationwide Propane Shortage, Natural Gas Flared in Bakken Oil Fields

Indian Country Today, Commentary, Winona LaDuke, Posted: Oct 11, 2014

Tribal members say that every day more than 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared away -- enough to heat half a million homes, amid a heating gas shortage.




Estudiante de la UC Davis estableció el centro para estudiantes indocumentados

UC Newsroom, News Report, Julia Ann Easley, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

Una dura realidad separaba a Ana Maciel de Soledad, California, de su sueño de una educación universitaria: Es una inmigrante indocumentada.




Malala, Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl who was shot on a school bus by a Taliban gunman in 2012 is one of two recipients of this year's Nobel Peace Prize.




Northwest Tribes Celebrate Highest Fall Fish Returns to Columbia River Basin in 75 Years: CRITFC

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

The fall Chinook salmon return is still on track to blast through previous records, with this year surpassing even last year’s, the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) announced in September.




Open Season On Blacks?

Final Call, News Report, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

From California to South Carolina, from Missouri to Detroit to New York, Blacks are being assaulted, shot and killed. As anger grows, protests rise, and frustrations build, people are asking, when and how will this end?




Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

A majority of California voters support the expanding health coverage to include undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll.




A Year After a Teen was Tased, Will Texas Protect Students?

Equal Voice News, News Report, Alex Ashley, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

The case of Noe Niño de Rivera still lacks a full public answer as to why a school resource officer used a taser on him at his high school in November 2013.




San Jose Youth Respond to County Plan to Use Pepper Spray in Juvenile Hall

Silicon Valley De-Bug, First Person, De-Bug High staff, Posted: Oct 09, 2014

Santa Clara County approved a pilot program to allow the use of pepper spray against juvenile hall wards starting next month. Youth in San Jose say the weapon's use could lead to abuse.




Early Voting Key to Increasing Latino Voter Turnout

VOXXI, News Report, Griselda Nevarez, Posted: Oct 09, 2014

Voting groups are looking to Arizona's model to increase Latino voter turnout. The state has accomplished this through a strategy that boost early voting.




More Chinese American Elders Stating Their End-of-Life Wishes

Chinese Daily News-World Journal/New America Media , News Report, Stephanie Wu, Posted: Oct 09, 2014

Although two-thirds of Asians would rather die at home, only one-third don't die in institutions. Palliative care programs can help ensure the system honors their wishes.




‘Youth of Color’ Voting Still Critical in Competitive Political Races

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Oct 08, 2014

The youth vote could affect the outcome in November’s competitive political races include Alaska, Colorado, and Louisiana, according to an analysis CIRCLE.




USA Swimming Suspends Michael Phelps for 6 Months

Afro.com, News Report, Posted: Oct 08, 2014

USA Swimming has suspended Michael Phelps for six months, forced him to withdraw from next year’s world championships and taken away his funding.




1st Person Diagnosed With Ebola in America Has Died, Hospital Reports

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 08, 2014

homas Eric Duncan succumbed to the disease early Wednesday morning, the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas posted on its Facebook page.




Low Filipino Turnout at Undocumented License Forums

Asian Journal, News Report, Mico Letargo, Posted: Oct 08, 2014

Filipino-American officials with the Los Angeles Mayor's office lamented that only a handful of Pinoys attended driver’s license educational forums organized by the city.




Are Africans in the U.S. Stigmatized Over Ebola?

PRI's The World, News Report, produced by Shirin Jaafari, Posted: Oct 08, 2014

Sagal Radio host Hussein Mohamed says he fears poor communication about Ebola will create misconceptions about people from Africa.




Same-Sex Marriages Begin in Va. after Supreme Court Ruling

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Same-sex marriages in Virginia have officially begun in the wake of the Supreme Court's refusal to enter the fray, as previous rulings by lower courts prohibiting bans were upheld Monday for Virginia and 10 other states.




Nghiên Cứu Mới: Dự Luật 47 Sẽ Giúp California Giải Quyết Vấn Đề Nhà Tù Quá Tải

New America Media, News Report, Bài của Ngọc Nguyễn và Nicole Hudley; translated by Mai Tran, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Một dự luật trong cuộc bầu cử Tháng Mười Một sẽ tái phân loại sáu tội trọng không bạo lực thành tội nhẹ, một việc mà các nhà quan sát nói có thể giúp California cuối cùng tuân thủ luật định liên bang để giảm hệ thống nhà tù quá đông đúc của mình.




Nghiên Cứu Mới: Dự Luật 47 Sẽ Giúp California Giải Quyết Vấn Đề Nhà Tù Quá Tải

New America Media, News Report, Bài của Ngọc Nguyễn và Nicole Hudley; translated by Mai Tran, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Một dự luật trong cuộc bầu cử Tháng Mười Một sẽ tái phân loại sáu tội trọng không bạo lực thành tội nhẹ, một việc mà các nhà quan sát nói có thể giúp California cuối cùng tuân thủ luật định liên bang để giảm hệ thống nhà tù quá đông đúc của mình.




調查顯示:47號提案將幫助加州減緩監獄過度擁擠的問題

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen and Nicole Hudley; 翻譯:Summer Chiang, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

三藩市–在11月選舉內的47號提案將重新分類六項“非暴力重罪”變成“輕罪




Nuevo estudio: Prop. 47 de California tocaría tema de la superpoblación en las prisiones

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen; Traducido por El Reportero, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Una medida en la boleta electoral de noviembre reclasificaría seis delitos no violentos a delitos menores, una medida que los observadores dicen que podría ayudar a California a fin de cumplir con un mandato federal para reducir el sistema de prisiones superpobladas.




발의안 47, 가주 초만원 교도소 환경 개선

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen and Nicole Hudley; translated by Aruna Lee, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

샌프란시스코 - 11월 선거에 부쳐질 발의안 47은 6 종의 무폭력 경력 중범죄 및 경범죄를 재분류하여 복잡한 교도소 환경을 완화시킬 수 있을 것으로 전망된다.




NYT Apologizes for Offensive Cartoon on India’s Mars Mission

India West , News Report, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Days after it published an offensive cartoon mocking India's successful Mars mission, The New York Times apologized Oct. 6 saying it was not trying to "impugn" India but was highlighting that space programs are no longer the exclusive domain of rich Western countries.




Lack of Asian-Language Materials on Exchanges Leaves Many AAPIs Uninsured, Say Advocates

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Language barriers have left hundreds of thousands of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders uninsured.




Where Ebola Meets Concerns Over Race, Class and the Uninsured

The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

As the condition of patient Thomas Eric Duncan in Dallas deteriorates, serious questions are being raised about why he was turned away from a hospital after his initial complaints of illness.




Vietnamese Independent Reporters Become Martyrs For Their Paper's Cause

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

Redemptorist News journalists have been jailed, harassed, and had their passports revoked for reporting on human rights.




UC Davis Student Establishes On-Campus Undocumented Center

UC Newsroom, Video, Julia Ann Easley, Posted: Oct 07, 2014

A harsh reality once stood between Ana Maciel of Soledad, California, and her dream of a college education: She is an undocumented immigrant.




Supreme Court denies 7 appeals in 5 states

Bay Area Reporter, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

In a surprise development, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday announced it would not accept for review any of the seven appeals on same-sex marriage bans from five states – Virginia, Wisconsin, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Utah.




Obama Endorses Bowser for D.C. Mayor

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

President Obama endorsed D.C. Council member Muriel E. Bowser on Monday in the city's mayoral race as the hotly-contested campaign enters its final weeks.




Georgia School Putting the Wheels on Common Core

The Epoch Times, Commentary, Mary Silver, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

On a school tour to see Common Core in action, one reporter couldn't help but notice how all the desks had wheels on them.




The Sketchbook Diary of Hong Kong’s Protests

JMSC Reports on Occupy Central, News Feature, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

China has so far let Hong Kong authorities deal with the protest and played a game of patience. But as every side camps on its position, a middle ground becomes harder to reach and odds of a more violent conclusion are growing.




Kim Jong-Un's 27-Year-Old Sister in Charge of North Korea

Koream Journal, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s younger sister Kim Yo-jong is reportedly in control of the hermit country in place of her brother whose illness has prevented him from making public appearances for almost a month, according to North Korea Intellectuals Solidarity (NKIS), a South Korea-based think tank.




Umbrellas Up: U. Washington Students Support Hong Kong Protests

International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

On the same day that Hong Kong’s history-making protests reached their highest numbers yet, over 250 students and community members gathered at UW to speak about Hong Kong’s protests, police brutality, and the meaning of “true” democracy.




Q&A: A Year In, Napolitano Uncovering Treasures of UC

New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Oct 06, 2014

On her first year since becoming president, Janet Napolitano says she's taken an "archaeologist's approach" to uncovering the many layers of the UC.




What to Look For In Dueling Autopsies of Michael Brown

ProPublica, News Analysis, AC Thompson, Posted: Oct 05, 2014

Post Mortem by Michael Baden is only the beginning as teams of specialists study the body of 18-year-old African American killed by police.




Many Insured Californians Unaware They Have Mental Health Coverage

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2014

Almost half of Californians who have insurance say that a lack of coverage is the reason they haven’t gotten mental health treatment despite needing it.




White Mother Sues Sperm Bank After Birth of Mixed-Race Daughter

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 04, 2014

When the couple ordered more vials so that they could have more children using sperm from the original white donor they claim they requested, it was then that they realized the initial donor didn’t match the one they requested. But by then, Cramblett was pregnant.




Q&A: Ebola and Africa’s Untold Stories

New America Media, Question & Answer, George White, Posted: Oct 04, 2014

Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, chair of the African Union Commission, is currently overseeing the deployment of AU volunteers to help halt the spread of Ebola.




華人家長是否該持續使用“虎媽教育”

UC Newsroom, News Report, Sean Nealon, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

根據加州大學河濱分校(Riverside)的研究顯示,華裔父母少鼓勵多處罰的教育方式可能導致孩童自尊心較低




Estudiante de UC Berkeley aspira a ser la versión femenina, mexicana de Carl Sagan

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

Cuando Ana Aceves tenía 12 años, estaba sentada en el porche de sus padres en la ciudad de Merced, levantó la vista hacia el cielo nocturno y tuvo un "viaje astral".




Bruce Lee Day Kicks Off Grand Opening Opening of Exhibit At the Wing

International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is declaring today Bruce Lee Day to commemorate the opening of a new three year exhibition on the life of the iconic martial arts star, reports the International Examiner.




‘Medida Q’ lucha por preservar el espacio abierto

New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique Cortés, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

El espacio abierto del Valle de Santa Clara podría ser preservado si los votantes marcan Sí en la ‘Medida Q’.




Shooting Death of Mayor Shocks Bell Gardens

EGP News, News Report, Gloria Alvarez, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was a longtime victim of domestic violence, according to her attorney.




Measure Q Would Preserve Open Space in Silicon Valley

New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique Cortés, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

If approved, Measure Q would ensure that California's ever-expanding tech capital leaves some space for the natural environment.




Hong Kong’s ‘Che’ Points at the Collapsing Facade of Elitist Hong Kong

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

The sudden reversal of political fortunes in Hong Kong has thrown everything wide open, as the elitist power structure crumbles.




Before Enduring We Will Not Endure it: Notes From the Hong Kong Protests

New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Oct 03, 2014

Our arms and eyes saran-wrapped against the burning of pepper sprays. Surgical masks and wetted towels ready in case of teargas bombing




US Ebola Victim Made Several Stops on His Way to Texas

The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 02, 2014

The man who became the first person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with Ebola made quite a few stops around the world before reaching his final destination in Dallas, the Associated Press reports.




Mangalyaan Mission to Mars and Isro's 'Rocket Women'

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Oct 02, 2014

When we think about space, whenever we think about science, we think about Vikram Sarabhai or Homi Bhabha or Satish Dhawan. Serious men in suits. Not women in sari.




Hong Kong At a Crossroad: Economic Prosperity or Freedom?

LA Beez/New America Media, Op-ed, Julian Do, Posted: Oct 02, 2014

Which of these values would become more important to the people of Hong Kong overtime: economic prosperity or freedom of expression? Now we know.




Q&A: Slovak President Recalls Younger Years in America

New America Media, Interview, Zdenek Kratochvil, Posted: Oct 01, 2014

Slovakia's new president was elected on the strength of his business credentials, a story that goes back to his days as a blue collar immigrant worker in the U.S.




Gen ’97 Drives Struggle for Identity and Fairness in Hong Kong

New America Media, News Analysis, Yoichi Shimatsu, Posted: Oct 01, 2014

What the young radicals reject is the selling out of Hong Kong’s unique way of life to the highest bidder.




NaMo in a New York Minute

News India Times, Commentary, Sunil Adam, Posted: Oct 01, 2014

What distinguished Modi’s visit from those of his many predecessors was the enthusiasm and participation of Indian Americans.




Q&A: Long Beach Unified Only District in CA to Mention Homeless Students in its Budget

New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Oct 01, 2014

Long Beach Unified School District was the only district in California to reference homeless students in its plan, under a new funding law that directs more money to high need students.