Black Activists Hold Intergenerational Conversation in LA

Voice Waves, Question & Answer, Michael Lozano, Posted: Jan 30, 2016

What does #BlackLivesMatter have to do with public health? Is #BlackLivesMatter picking up where the Civil Rights Movement left off?




Iraqi American Prisoner Punished After Being Punched by Guard

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb and Hassan Khalifeh, Posted: Jan 29, 2016

A guard punched an Iraqi American inmate in the face on a bus during a prisoners' transfer and was suspended for one day only.




She Has Black Support, but Can She Keep It? Where Hillary Clinton Stands on the Issues

The Root, News Report, Nigel Roberts, Posted: Jan 28, 2016

Black people turned out in droves to usher in the Obama era. Can Hillary Clinton ignite a similar passion?




Victorious Trong Justifies One-Party Rule in Communist Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 28, 2016

In comments after his election was announced, Mr Trong justified the continuance of one-party rule in Vietnam.




San Jose Street Musician Calls Out Super Bowl Week Vendor Ban

SV Debug, Commentary, Walt Hansen, Posted: Jan 28, 2016

Walt Hansen is a veteran, a San Jose legend, and well known street musician who has played his flute for years all around town with a hat out for donations.




US Elections: Obama Meets Privately with Sanders Days Before Iowa Caucuses

Telesur, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2016

After the private meeting in the Oval Office, Bernie Sanders said he had differences of opinion with Obama, including taxes and the TPP.




Clinton Slams Trump and Islamophobia at Iowa Town Hall

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton slammed Donald Trump at Monday's Democratic town hall meeting in Iowa, calling the Islamophobic rhetoric many Republican candidates spew "distressing" and "shameful."




Jesse Jackson: Flint's Water Crisis and GOP's Class War

Washington Informer, Commentary, Jesse Jackson, Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Flint is the ugly reality of the right-wing assault on America’s working people and particularly on people of color.




Black Republicans Back Trump as Democratic Mayors Unveil Urban Agenda

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Days before the Iowa caucuses, the nation's largest association of black Republicans is endorsing Donald Trump.




From Monkey Studies to Eldercare, Irish Researchers at Forefront of Aging

Irish Echo/New America Media , News Feature, Peter McDermott , Posted: Jan 27, 2016

From primate studies to eldercare, Irish researchers in many disciplines in aging were at the fore during the recent gerontology meeting in Orlando.




President Obama Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Federal Prison

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

President Barack Obama announced an end to solitary confinement for juvenile offenders in the federal prison system, citing the potential long-term psychological effects.




Report: Humans to Lose 5 Million Jobs to Robots by 2020

Asian Journal, News Report, Agnes Constance, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

BY the year 2020, humans are expected to lose a net of 5.1 millions of jobs to robots and artificial intelligence, according to a report from the World Economic Forum




Activists Protesting Death of Dalit Student Say Minorities Ill-treated in India

India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

Several Indian American activists rallied outside the San Francisco, Calif., Indian Consulate to draw attention to the plight of Rohith Vemula, a Ph.D. student at Hyderabad Central University who committed suicide allegedly because of caste-based discrimination.




Get DACA, Pursue Your Dream Job

New America Media / We'Ced Youth Media, News Feature, Claudia J. Gonzalez, Posted: Jan 26, 2016

DACA allowed Adriana Meza to do something she wasn’t able to do before: achieve her dream of becoming a teacher.




Two New York Teens Charged For Beating Muslim Man

Arab American Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Two New York City teenagers have been arrested for viciously attacking a man while shouting “ISIS, ISIS."




CDC Pushes for Answers on Birth Defect Affecting Black Babies

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Top ranking officials for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say it's urgent for researchers find the cause of a birth defect increasingly found among African-American newborns.




First Autonomous Indigenous Government in Peru Created

Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

The Wampis people of Peru recently created the nation’s first Autonomous Indigenous Government, which does not seek independence from Peru but intends to protect their rights and their territory.




Pacquiao ‘Ready to Fight’ After Securing Medical Clearance For Bradley Fight

Asian Journal, News Report, AJ Press, Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Pacquiao underwent arthroscopic surgery for a tear on his rotator cuff on May 6, 2015, just days after the ‘Fight of the Century’ against Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who won by unanimous decision




Rocky Rollouts as States Try Managing Medicaid Long-Term Care

Chicago Tribune , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 25, 2016

Patients in experimental Medicare-Medicaid managed long-term care programs have gained in some states, but been forced to find new doctors elsewhere.




Fear, Superstition and Propaganda as Party Congress Meets in Hanoi

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

Vietnam 12th Party Congress had a shaky start with the death of its revere turtle in Hanoi and China's renewed interest in Vietnam's waters.




San Francisco to Expand Health Insurance Support

San Francisco Public Press, News Report, Angela Woodall, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

Federal affordability scale falls far short of helping thousands pay for coverage in San Francisco where making $60,000 a year barely enough to survive.




Chinese American Doctor Honored for Studying Seniors in U.S.

America Commercial News/New America Media , Profile, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

Award-winning geriatric physician Dr. Xinqi Dong says his study of Chinese elders in the U.S. shows challenges they face, such as to views of traditional filial piety.




探討在美華裔老人健康 董新奇二度獲GSA頒獎表揚

American Commercial News/New America Media , Profile, Geoff Chin, Posted: Jan 24, 2016

孝道是華人的傳統文化,然而隨著華人移民到海外,孝心的體現與實踐會有什麼差異?在美國社會裡又會出現哪些文化衝突呢?




Arab American Residents Hard Hit by Flint Crisis

Arab American News, News Report, Ali Harb, Posted: Jan 22, 2016

The water crisis has not spared anyone in the Vehicle City. On Thursday afternoon, Palestinian American activist Mona Sahouri walked over to the local offices of the United Way, a national charitable organization, to acquire four pallets of water for Arab American residents.




Oregon Militia Nuts Hold Paiute History, Artifacts Hostage

Indian Country Today , News Report, Jacqueline Keeler, Posted: Jan 21, 2016

There are approximately 4,000 artifacts belonging to the tribe in the buildings the militants are holding. The occupation is entering its third week.




Many Filipinos Relieved by U.S. Supreme Court’s Move on Immigration

INQUIRER.net / New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Jan 21, 2016

Tens of thousands of Filipinos across the United States were among immigrants reinvigorated by the recent move of the U.S. Supreme Court.




US-Backed Kurdish Forces in Iraq Accused of War Crimes

Telesur, News Report, Posted: Jan 21, 2016

A human rights group is accusing the Kurdistan Regional Government of carrying out a deliberate campaign to prevent the return of Arabs to towns in Iraq.




Bangladeshi Man Attacked In Bronx Hate Crime

News India Times, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 20, 2016

Federal investigators are on the lookout for two men who l attacked a 53-year-old Bangladeshi man in the Bronx in broad daylight last week, shouting out ISIS, ISIS as they did so.




Vietnam Communist Party Gathered Amid Discord and Rumors

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 20, 2016

Some 1,500 delegates have gathered in Hanoi for a decisive Communist Party congress amid a febrile political atmosphere unprecedented in recent years.




American Airlines Sued Over ‘Uneasy’ Pilot Forcing Sikh, 3 Muslims to Deboard

India West, News Report, Posted: Jan 20, 2016

A Sikh man and his three Muslim friends are seeking retribution after they were ordered off an American Airlines plane last month, because their appearance made the flight’s captain uneasy.




US Could Release Footage of Guantanamo Torture This Week

Telesur, News Report, Posted: Jan 20, 2016

With the prison having entered its 15th year of operation, the public needs to know “that everything hasn’t been cleaned up down at Guantanamo,” said Cori Crider, a director at the British human rights group Reprieve, in a statement.




Like Obama, D.C. Police Wary of Guns

Washington Informer, News Report, Stacy M. Brown, Posted: Jan 20, 2016

President Barack Obama’s desire for stricter gun laws to keep weapons out of the hands of those who shouldn’t have them is an aspiration shared by many and a mission supported by the Metropolitan Police Department.




North Korean Conundrum: No End In Sight

New America Media, News Analysis, George Koo, Posted: Jan 20, 2016

North Korea celebrated the New Year with a bang. How big a bang has become a matter of dispute. Pyongyang insisted that they have detonated their first hydrogen bomb




China Sends Rig Back Into Disputed Waters With Vietnam

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

Vietnam has accused China of dragging a giant oil drill rig back into disputed waters off its coast – a move that threatens to reignite tensions at a time of acute political sensitivity in Hanoi.




To the Man Who Sold the World

The kNOw Youth Media, Commentary, Jarret Ramones, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

Youth reporter Jarrett Ramones shares how Bowies music provided the soundtrack to a life measured by the distance between rented spaces.




Canadians Donate Gift Cards, Furniture for Syrian Refugees

New Canadian Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

With thousands of Syrian refugees expected to come to Canada over the next months, non-profit organizations have been inundated with donations of all kinds to help newcomers transition to their lives in the country.




Eastern Coachella Valley Youth Speak Out Against Islamophobia

Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

Coachella Unincorporated youth reporters denounced Islamophobia and called for the community to stand in solidarity.




Richmond Mosque Boosts Security in Wake of Bay Area Vandalism

Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

Richmond mosque leaders are increasing security in the face of growing fears of attacks on American Muslims.




U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Texas v. United States

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it will hear Texas v. United States, the lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of expanded DACA and DAPA.




Syrian Teacher Vows to Show Her Turkish Loyalty After Istanbul Attack

New America Media, News Feature, Fariba Nawa, Posted: Jan 19, 2016

Aya Nawlo, a Syrian who fled the war in her country, opened the windows of the classroom after she heard a suicide bomber killed tourists last Tuesday.




Arab American Rapper Slams Trump in New Song

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Rapper Mohamad Tokko, AKA "Yung Tokes", a Dearborn native dropped a song, accompanied by a music video, as a response to business tycoon and presidential candidate Donald Trump’s bigoted comments.




Sureshbhai Patel Didn't Get Justice Because He Couldn't Speak English

New America Media, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Sureshbhai Patel went for a walk in Huntsville, Alabama. He ended up paralysed, beaten up not by muggers or hoodlums but by the city’s own policemen.




Pets Can Boost Health of LGBT Seniors

Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Report, Matthew S. Bajko , Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Aging isn’t just a people-centric issue. San Francisco nonprofits pair canines, some elderly, with older LGBT humans who are isolated or have disabilities.




Want To See Wealth Disparity in Silicon Valley? Be A House Cleaner

SV Debug, Commentary, Cecilia Chavez, Posted: Jan 16, 2016

As an undocumented worker in Silicon Valley, I have been able to sustain myself by holding jobs where I was paid under the table. I started cleaning houses at 19. My




#OscarsSoWhite, Again: A Symptom of Hollywood's Racism

Telesur, Commentary, Jacqueline Keeler, Posted: Jan 16, 2016

The struggle to disentangle our modern selves from the old storylines set up at the dawn of the medium of cinema continues into the 21st century.




Cuộc Phiêu Lưu-Từ Việt Nam đến Hoa Kỳ: Một Cuộc Phỏng Vấn với Vân Ánh Võ

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jan 16, 2016

Nhà soạn nhạc được đề cử giải Oscar và đoạt giải Emmy Vân Ánh Võ ra mắt thiên hùng ca mới của cô vào tháng này tại San Francisco, lấy cảm hứng từ những kinh nghiệm của Thuyền Nhân Việt Nam.




The Odyssey - From Vietnam to America: An Interview with Van-Anh Vo

New America Media, Question & Answer, Andrew Lam, Posted: Jan 16, 2016

Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning composer Vân-Ánh Võ premieres her new musical epic this month in San Francisco.




Calif. Bill Would Fund Trauma and Mental Health Services for Students

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 15, 2016

California schools will once again be able to offer mental health programs for students if a bill introduced in the legislature earlier this week passes.




It's Past Time to Tune Out the 'White Oscars'

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Jan 15, 2016

African Americans spend far more dollars proportionately on Hollywood films than any other segment of the film-going public.




Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung Sidelined at Party Congress

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 15, 2016

State media have reported that the Central Committee of the Communist Party has reached “an overwhelming consensus” on the country’s new leadership.




Why Young Latinos in Rural California Support Sanders

Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Olivia Rodriguez, Posted: Jan 15, 2016

Sanders message of economic inequality and college affordability is resonating with younger Latinos in the Eastern Coachella Valley.




ADVANCE CARE PLANS: Don’t Wait Until You’re Old to Plan for Old Age

New America Media/WBAI HealthCentera , Interview, Liz Seegert , Posted: Jan 15, 2016

A leading gerontologist, Dr. Toni Miles described five stages of aging from Viagra-charged “go-gos” to debilitated “no-goes”--and more of us need to plan for the stages ahead.




LA Bus Driver Assaulted and Called ‘Terrorist’

India West, News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2016

The Sikh Coalition announced Jan. 13 that a Sikh man driving a bus in Los Angeles was assaulted and deemed a “terrorist” and “suicide bomber” by a passenger.




How US Handles Unarmed Black Dissent vs. Well-Armed White Dissent

The Final Call, News Analysis, Askia Muhammad, Posted: Jan 14, 2016

It may be the most egregious insult to the dozens of unarmed Black people murdered by police, in a year when 1,134 young Black men were killed by authorities.




SF Supervisor Proposes Change to Immigration Ordinance

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced a change to the city’s Due Process for All ordinance.




GOP's Two Different SOTU Reponses, in English and Spanish

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

The Republican Party's Spanish-language SOTU reponse was "decidedly softer" on the subject of immigration, reports the Miami Herald.




Philippines Offers 8 Bases to US, Including Clark, Basa, and Lumbia

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

Top diplomats and defense officials of the United States and the Philippines met on Tuesday to discuss arrangements for expanded US military presence in eight facilities in the Philippines




The End Equals the Beginning: There Is No Black America, Says the President

The Root, Commentary, Todd Steven Burroughs, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

Obama told both houses of Congress Tuesday night that he is only tangentially connected to King and the struggle he is so fond of symbolizing.




Digital Age Killed World Journal in Canada: Experts

New Canadian Media, News Analysis, Shan Qiao, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

Just weeks before its 40th anniversary one of the three major Chinese daily newspapers in North America has ceased printing in Canada.




Y'all Qaeda Militia Not Welcomed by Oregon Locals

Indian Country News, News Analysis, Steve Russell, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

the descendants of the aboriginal owners of the dirt upon which the Malheur Wildlife Refuge sits (formerly the Malheur Indian Reservation)have held a press conference.




ADVANCE CARE PLANS: African American Seniors and Life’s ‘What-Ifs’

New America Media, News Report, Sheri L. Stuart, Posted: Jan 13, 2016

A new study found three reasons African Americans are less likely than whites to benefit from Advance Care Planning in case of debilitating illness.




Dems Stand Against Raids

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 12, 2016

146 Democrats in the House signed a letter to President Obama denouncing the raids targeting refugees from Central America.




What to Expect From Congress on Immigration in 2016

Immigration Impact, News Report, Posted: Jan 12, 2016

Tthere is little hope that lawmakers will take up comprehensive immigration reform, but that does not mean Congress will not try to enact other changes in 2016.




Obama's Final State of the Union: ‘I’m Out’

The Root, News Analysis, Charles D. Ellison, Posted: Jan 12, 2016

Here are five things to watch for in President Obama’s final State of the Union speech tonight.




Mexicans Go After Sean Penn’s Chapo Interview With #NoSeanPenndejos Hashtag

Fusion, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

Mexicans came up with the hashtag #NoSeanPenndejos, a play on words on the actor’s name.




Letter To My Sikh Son: Be Proud of Your Identity

New America Media, Commentary, Jaskaran Singh, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

Bay Area resident Jaskaran Singh is dismayed that Sikhs in the U.S. are once again being mistaken for Muslims and becoming the target of hate crimes.




Fiction, Fantasy and Reality Blur in Mexico's Narcodrama

Frontera NorteSur, News Report, Kent Paterson, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

A strong current of skepticism runs through public opinion in Mexico concerning the official story of El Chapo's recapture.




Governor Nikki Haley Seen as Potential Republican Vice Presidential Pick

India West, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley's choice to give the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address has fueled speculation about her as a potential vice presidential pick.




Filipinos Now Health-Conscious, Says Latest Poll

Inquirer.net, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

The survey also showed most respondents’ national concerns were issues related to the economy.




DiCaprio Shares Golden Globe for “Covenant” with First Nations People

Indian Country Today, News Report, Posted: Jan 11, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio accepted the Golden Globe at the 2016 Golden Globes 73rd awards ceremony on Sunday held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in California. DiCaprio won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama for his role in the feature film Revenant, directed by Alejandro G. Inarritu who took the best director Globe. The Revenant was also named best picture.




Dissident's Trial Set for Eve of Vietnamese Communist Party Congress

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 10, 2016

One of Vietnam’s highest profile political trials in years has been scheduled for the day before the Communist Party begins its much anticipated 12th National Congress.




Q&A: For Native Community, Irony and Shaky Claims in Oregon Standoff

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 09, 2016

Writer Jacqueline Keeler says the standoff in Oregon "shows a lot of ignorance" about legal claims by the U.S. government over the land it claims to own.




Arthur J Pais of Rediff.com Passes Away

Rediff News, News Report, Posted: Jan 09, 2016

Rediff.com regrets to inform you that our dear colleague Arthur J Pais passed away in New Jersey on Friday.




California Governor’s Budget Plan Excites, Dismays Health Care Advocates

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 07, 2016

California Governor Jerry Brown’s $170.7 million proposed budget, which he unveiled Thursday, is being greeted with mixed emotions by health care advocates.




Raids on Central American Families Spark Fear in SF

New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Jan 07, 2016

If I am deported today, tomorrow I will be killed, said Marvin Franco, who recently fled El Salvador with his family.




Is Half an Internet Better Than No Internet at All?

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jan 07, 2016

Is net neutrality just a right for the West and a luxury for the rest. And must poor countries be told, be grateful, half an internet is better than no Internet at all?




Consumer Scams in 2015: A Year-End Review

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Jan 06, 2016

The FTC closed 2015 by shutting down alleged fraud in high-complaint categories such as debt collection and services related to employment and immigration.




Pressure Increases for Release of Vietnamese Activists

Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2016

Human rights groups from around the world have called on the Vietnamese government to release the lawyer, Nguyen Van Dai, and his colleague, Le Thu Ha, who were arrested last month.




A Look Back at Obama in 2015 and What’s Ahead in 2016

The Final Call, News Analysis, Askia Muhamad, Posted: Jan 06, 2016

Despite a long list of major political victories in 2015, many “friends” feel President Barack Obama’s performance last year was mediocre.




How The System Fails Grandmothers Raising Kids

Futurity Research/Northstar News Today, News Report, Deborah Bach , Posted: Jan 06, 2016

Increasing numbers of grandmothers across the United States are raising their grandchildren, many of them in poverty and grappling with a public assistance system not designed to meet their needs.




Obama Publicly Announces Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

The Root, News Report, Breanna Edwards, Posted: Jan 05, 2016

President Barack Obama formally announced his plans to help reduce gun violence, publicly announcing a series of initiatives that will change the way guns are processed and handled.




Too Old to Be President? Ageism a Political Undercurrent in U.S.

Viet Tide/New America Media, News Report, Ness White, Posted: Jan 05, 2016

Are Bernie, 74, Hillary, 68--and The Donald, 69--too old to be president? The candidates’ merits aside, ageist attitudes persist in bipartisan American culture.




Central American Governments Warn U.S. Immigrants to Lock Their Doors to Strangers Without Warrants

Fusion, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

The governments of El Salvador and Guatemala are warning U.S. immigrants not open their doors to government agents without a warrant.




LA Times Slammed for Endorsing Raids

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

The Los Angeles Times editorial board wrote an article on Dec. 29, 2015 titled, “Why The Obama administration is right to deport migrants ordered to leave.”




Latinos Running Across Border in Trump Ad Are Really Africans in Morocco

Latino Rebels, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

While mentioning the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump's new ad shows footage of North Africans crossing the border in Morocco.




Chu Welcomes Japan-S. Korea Agreement, Honda Calls It 'Historic'

Rafu Shimpo, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

Rep. Judy Chu (D-Monterey Park) welcomed last Monday’s agreement between Japan and South Korean regarding the so-called “comfort women” who were captured and used as sex slaves by the Japanese Army during World War II.




La Opinión: Family Raids Must Stop

La Opinión, Editorial, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

The first immigration raids of 2016 are "the beginning of an injustice" that endangers the lives of people fleeing violence.




Blacks Are the Most Victimized by Consumer Fraud

New America Media / Northstar News Today, News Report, Frederick H. Lowe, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

Research by the FTC shows that a higher proportion of blacks are victims of fraudulent transactions.




Vandal Trashes Fla. Mosque With Machete, Leaves Bacon Near Door

The Root, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

The authorities are investigating a few strong leads following the destruction of a Central Florida mosque by an unknown vandal, WTSP-TV reports. Muslim leaders want federal authorities to investigate the incident—in which the vandal wrecked the mosque with a machete before leaving bacon near the front door—as a hate crime.




Bay Area Low-Income & Homeless Residents Push to Build Own Housing

New America Media, News Feature, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

In the Bay Area, some homeless residents are taking things into their own hands - by trying to build housing themselves.




Over 190 Muslims Fired at Colorado Meat Plant for Praying Conflict

Arab American News, News Report, Posted: Jan 04, 2016

Approximately 190 employees, most of them immigrants from Somalia, have been fired from a meat-packing and distribution plant on Colorado’s Eastern Plains for walking off their jobs in protest to a workplace prayer policy dispute.




New China Row Unsettles Vietnamese Communist Party

Vietnam Right Now, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 03, 2016

Vietnam has responded angrily to the landing of a Chinese aircraft on a reclaimed island in the disputed Spratly Islands.




Bundy Militia Musters Again Over Paiute Land

Indian Country, News Report, Steve Russel, Posted: Jan 03, 2016

Some of the same armed “militia” involved in the Cliven Bundy affair in Nevada have occupied federal land in Oregon formerly reserved for the Northern Paiute.




Prayers to Allah from Alabama

Weld for Birmingham, News Feature, Cody Owens, Posted: Jan 01, 2016

Awwad said all she can do is smile back and try to alleviate some of the anxiety behind the prolonged stares.