Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 31, 2015
Vietnamese leaders have directly challenged the legality of China’s recent moves to develop once partially submerged reefs in the Spratly islands into potential military bases.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 31, 2015
No different from the governments under Nazi Germany or Stalin’s Soviet Union, our government does not make mistakes—none that they could admit.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Oct 29, 2015
Some called him in for interviews, while others skipped over him when they noticed his felony record. And even finding quality housing was a struggle.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Oct 28, 2015
Francisco Herrera, the only Latino candidate running for San Francisco mayor, launched his campaign when he realized the city was losing its diversity.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 28, 2015
Walmart took down the page for a children’s Israeli soldier Halloween costume after outrage from the Arab American community and Palestinian solidarity activists.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Oct 28, 2015
Her heart rate starts rising. Her hands begin to sweat and shake. She paces back and forth. She found relief through cosplay.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 28, 2015
Carson's burst on the scene has been a mix of mystery, anomaly, and fascination, and groupie awe.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
A large majority of California’s registered voters believe that electronic cigarettes lead to nicotine addiction among young people and need to be regulated, according to a new study by The Field Poll.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
Easy, microwaveable Korean foods — frozen japchae and bibimbap — from a U.S.-based producer, Mindful Food Corp., have found their way to Gelson’s supermarkets.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
Many African immigrants have to go through a secondary review process in order to apply for a California driver’s license under AB 60.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
Tensions in the South China Sea look set to escalate following a direct challenge by the United States to China’s recent build-up in the disputed Spratly Islands.
Inquirer , News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
The USS Lassen passed within 12 nautical miles of at least one of the land formations Beijing claims in the disputed Spratly Islands.
The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
Instead of ensuring safety and protection, the presence of law enforcement in schools is too often disciplinary in nature
New America Media, First Person, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
Joining the military after graduating from high school seemed like the best and quickest way to leave the stress of my environment.
Indian Country News, News Feature, Posted: Oct 27, 2015
During the course of his brief internship, the boy alleged that he was sexually assaulted several times during work hours by the store’s manager.
Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 26, 2015
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled Monday that the federal district court should consider a legal complaint against the No-Fly List.
Washington Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 26, 2015
The World Health Organization issued a statement early Monday warning that based on evidence from hundreds of studies, eating processed meat such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham -- which is salted, cured or smoked to enhance or preserve flavor -- can cause cancer.
Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Oct 26, 2015
Another 13 current and former athletes were also taken in for making bets online in illegal sports gambling.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 26, 2015
The retired neurosurgeon told NBC’s Chuck Todd Sunday that abortion should be outlawed, with almost no exceptions.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 25, 2015
His original convictions were overturned twice on appeal. However, the death sentence imposed at Manh’s third trial was upheld.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 25, 2015
Students at Pierce College are creating platforms to tell their stories and encouraging classmates to seek treatment for depression.
Indian Country Today, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 23, 2015
Aboriginal voters in Canada appeared to have turned out in record numbers, electing 10 Native people to Parliament.
VoiceWaves, Video, Posted: Oct 23, 2015
VoiceWaves youth reporters produced five short films highlighting positive food justice stories in the city.
New Canadian Media, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 23, 2015
For the first time in Canada’s electoral history a Mandarin-speaking member of Parliament was elected.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 22, 2015
The report said most complaints related to harassment by local rather than central authorities, and that systematic efforts were made to suppress the activities of groups that resisted close government supervision
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Oct 22, 2015
Donald Trump is under fire from Muslim groups after stating in an interview on the Fox Business Network that he would shut down mosques in the U.S.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2015
Mr Xi can expect a far more ambivalent reception closer to home on one of his next foreign visits – an expected autumn visit to Vietnam.
International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2015
The actual militia group Viet Cong was responsible for the deaths, torture, and displacement of thousands of Vietnamese people during the Vietnam War. According to some of the protesters, many of their relatives have been directly impacted by the Viet Cong.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 21, 2015
Ebony Magazine stirred a mini-firestorm of rage when it dredged up an old photo shot of the TV Cosby show family, plopped it on its November cover.
Indian Country News, Commentary, Posted: Oct 21, 2015
There are plenty more examples. And while we don’t have absolute certainty as to who will be best for Native people in this upcoming election cycle, we do know who will be the worst for Native people, Mexicans and black folks.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2015
he November cover of Ebony magazine depicting a shattered photo of TV's famed "Cosby Show" cast has sparked a maelstrom on social media, with many blasting the publication for the cover's negative connotations and others equally unsure how to react to the provocative image.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 20, 2015
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted 54-46 against a bill that would have defunded so-called "sanctuary cities."
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 17, 2015
Editor’s note: California’s cap-and-trade program, which charges major polluters for their greenhouse gas emissions, has generated close to $3 billion in fines, which have gone to finance projects that further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. According to The Greenlining Institute, this represents the largest climate justice investment in U.S. history.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Oct 16, 2015
Syrian troops and their allies, backed by Russian jets, attacked rebel-held towns north of the city of Homs on Thursday, targeting a long-held and strategic enclave of opposition to President Bashar al-Assad.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Oct 16, 2015
About 36 percent of Generation X-ers and Baby Boomers do not have retirement saving plans— either work-sponsored or personal accounts— at all.
Korea Times , News Report, Posted: Oct 15, 2015
Fans of ABC’s “Fresh Off The Boat” can rejoice after the studio announced the show would be picked up for nine more episodes during its second season run. That pushes the total from 13 to 22 episodes for the sitcom.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Oct 15, 2015
Many young people have been involved in the situation, such as 13-year-old Palestinian Ahmed Manasrah, who was shot and taunted by Israeli authorities as he lay bleeding on the pavement. Video of the incident went viral, and Israeli police claim the boy and his cousin stabbed two Israelis and ran away, prompting the shooting.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015
Maria Hernandez, who came to the US from Mexico in the ‘90s was afraid to report her domestic abuser for fear of of deportation.
AsAmNews, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015
Huckabee only dug himself a bigger hole when he followed that with “poor liberals think its racist to deplore a brutal dictatorship. #DemDebate” It’s obvious he hasn’t a clue about why dog jokes are offensive to Asian Americans.
Asian Journal , News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015
47 percent Californians support Hillary Clinton (down 19 points from May) while 35 percent support Bernie Sanders (up 26 points from May).
Washington Informer , News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emerged the consensus leader following the first Democratic presidential debate, according to a crowd gathered for a debate watch party hosted by D.C. Council member Anita Bonds.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015
On the video, which was circulated on social media, Goolsby is on the ground, as two white officers appear to twist Goolsby's arm behind his back. Goolsby can be heard yelling in pain while the officers' yell, "stop resisting."
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 14, 2015
Mexico has a severe human rights and insecurity crisis, but its government is intolerant with its critics, according to UN rights official Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein.
Washington Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2015
The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000. According to the Census Bureau, the Hispanic population growth is due to U.S. births–and Asian population growth is due primarily to immigration since 2012.
The Root, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 13, 2015
Five Democratic presidential candidates take the stage Tuesday night in a gladiator-style, verbal free-for-all. Only one will emerge victorious ... but the others just might make a name for themselves
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 13, 2015
A young, single, loner type male shoots up a campus, theater, or mall. He etches out a “manifesto” or a YouTube rant. It quickly goes viral.
Arab American News, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 13, 2015
In the international war on ISIS, a hidden silver lining is emerging: serious self-criticism within Muslim society and growing convergence of opinion of world leaders on ISIS.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 12, 2015
We’re in a foreign place and something goes wrong with our car, and we’re stuck searching for a way to fix it before any further issue can arise—without being half extorted for our money for an emergency repair. Well, now there’s an app for that.
Washington Informer, News Feature, Posted: Oct 12, 2015
A sea of Black men, women and children covered every bit of open space on the National Mall during the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, held on Saturday, Oct. 10 in DC.
Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Oct 12, 2015
Located in the stony hills of Red Valley and accessible only by four-wheel-drive vehicle, the mine stares blankly at the breathtaking vistas in this remote area where an estimated 175 mines once operated.
Indian Country Today, Commentary, Posted: Oct 12, 2015
Deceptive. Greedy. Murderer. Racist. Not exactly characteristics of a hero, and certainly not the makings of a man worthy of a national holiday.
India West, News Report, Posted: Oct 12, 2015
National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientist Amitabh Ghosh said that although the discovery of liquid water on Mars does open up immense possibilities, colonization of the red planet is still a distant possibility.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 11, 2015
A former army officer and recently released political prisoner, Tran Ahn Kim, is thought to be facing a long term imprisonment.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 09, 2015
In May 2016, undocumented children in California will be able to enroll in comprehensive health care.
Audrey Magazine, News Feature, Posted: Oct 09, 2015
Sometimes the best ideas arise from outlandish jokes shared between friends — something so silly and farfetched that you’d never think other people would actually be interested in it, too.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 08, 2015
Forget the racial insult, the stock rightwing putdown of Obama, and the fact that this preposterous dig came from Rupert Murdoch.
Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Oct 08, 2015
Ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the United States was never expected to be easy. The shock decision by Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party front-runner, to oppose it gives an early indication of just how fraught the process is likely to be.
Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Oct 08, 2015
The report that a woman was stoned in Dearborn last year was one of many false allegations by Fox News on Arabs and Muslims in the city.
Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Oct 08, 2015
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is blazing a new trail for tribal nations. As the first tribe to venture into marijuana legalization by opening the nation’s first marijuana resort, the tribe is ushering in new possibilities for tribal sovereignty. Even despite the expected risks, tribal leaders are pressing forward with confidence.
Buffalo News/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Oct 08, 2015
Families seeking a nursing home for a relative worry about the food, medical care and staffing--but rarely about abuse by other residents, says a recent study.
Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Oct 07, 2015
It's been well-documented that Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-California) has been out front on finding solutions to the ever-widening wealth gap in America that has resulted in devastating realities for African Americans and other minorities.
Vietnam Right Now , News Analysis, Posted: Oct 07, 2015
It’s the largest regional trade pact ever agreed – and according to some economists, Vietnam could emerge as the biggest winner.
Arab American Media, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 07, 2015
What Vladimir Putin is up to in Syria makes far more sense than what President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry appear to be up to in Syria.
Health Journalism, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s controversial End of Life Option Act, which permits physician-aided death for terminally ill patients.
India West, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2015
An Indian American couple, Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon, has donated $100 million to New York University’s School of Engineering.
The Root, News Feature, Posted: Oct 06, 2015
A cellphone app that records police stops is the people’s “body camera.” The ACLU will review the incident reports and videos submitted.
Nichi Bei Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2015
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging the creation of a memorial in San Francisco for the so-called “comfort women” of World War II.
Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Oct 06, 2015
A proposal to store nuclear waste under Yucca Mountain, shelved by President Barack Obama in 2010, has been revived. And both the Western Shoshone and Timbisha Shoshone tribes have termed the plan “environmental racism.”
Angry Asian Man, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Detroit icon was an activist for civil rights, Black Power, labor and environmental justice movements.
The Root, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Roni Dean-Burren posted a YouTube video challenging publisher McGraw-Hill after learning that her son’s World Geography textbook referred to the trans-Atlantic slave trade as “immigration” and slaves as “workers."
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
One thing you might not know about teachers is that deep down, we fear for our lives.
Asian Journal , News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Because Californians have saved so much, water regulators have for the most part been able to avoid levying big fines on local water districts for failing to meet their conservation targets, ranging from 4 to 36 percent, compared with 2013 levels.
Washington Informer, News Feature, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Final preparations are being made for the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Million Man March, which drew an estimated two million men from all across the country. October 10, 2015, is expected to include a diverse crowd for the "Justice or Else!" march that will take place on the National Mall beginning with community prayer at 7 a.m.
Univision.com, News Report, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Hillary Clinton is asking North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to veto a bill that bans immigrants from being able to use foreign documents as identification.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Soon the iron smith was dead, his son in hospital and #DadriLynching was the latest hashtag of shame on Twitter.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Immigrants who don't speak English, or don't understand how our financial system works, can be especially vulnerable to scams.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 05, 2015
Obama didn't single out Congressional Republicans as the prime culprits, but it was strongly implied that he meant them in the congressional genuflection to the NRA.
Trice Edney Wire News , News Report, Posted: Oct 04, 2015
As the head of a business chamber, Mr. Alford represents the interests of his members. He has done so publicly and unapologetically.
Al Jazeera, Video, Posted: Oct 03, 2015
Decades ago, Vietnamese refugees made boat journeys just as dangerous as those facing Syrians today. This is their story.
KQED California Report/New America Media , News Report, Posted: Oct 03, 2015
“Senior Villages” are neighborhood caring and sharing networks to help elders age at home. But some agency funding is requiring more diverse memberships.
Coachella Unincorporated, Commentary, Posted: Oct 02, 2015
I remember hearing the words “illegal alien” thrown around, and I immediately wanted to hide my father.
Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Oct 02, 2015
Adam Lieber was adopted by his American mother from the Philippines when he was an infant.
New America Media / Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Feature, Posted: Oct 02, 2015
Long Beach resident Chando Kem says getting DACA improved his mental health, his work life and even his love life.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Oct 02, 2015
Whether Democrat, Republican, conservative, liberal, moderate, or independent, voters prefer a candidate who stands for reform not a radical overhaul of the system.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 01, 2015
a well-known immigrant leader in Chicago, has been appointed to head the Secretaria de Migrantes in Michoacan, Mexico
Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Oct 01, 2015
According to a new report by the Pew Research Center, Asians are on track to become the largest population of immigrants in the United States.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Oct 01, 2015
The rumour of beef and pig tallow greasing cartridges is supposed to have spawned what the British called the Indian mutiny. That was 1857.