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3 hrs ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald
World War II veteran Sanford Yanagi of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team gives his great-granddaughter, Leana Yanagi, 2, a kiss on the cheek Tuesday morning during the inaugural opening of the "Go for Broke" exhibit at the Hawaii Japanese Center in Hilo.
6 hrs ago | SFGate
The 2014 Lansinoh Global Breastfeeding survey revealed what women think about breastfeeding in Brazil, China, France, Germany, Hungary, Mexico, Turkey, the UK and the U.S. Americans say breastfeeding is natural. The French find it embarrassing.
Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released their annual report on income and poverty for 2013. Median household income remained steady from 2012 to 2013, although median household income in 2013 was eight percent lower than in 2007 when adjusted for inflation.
IN SOUTH Korea corporate credit cards are used to do business in karaoke bars, gambling dens and brothels. But the tax man is cracking down on sleaze.
Alingon Mitra, a Bengali-American comedian has been making a name for himself after beating a particularly talented group of contestants at the 2013 Boston Comedy Festival Contest. Mitra, a 20-something from Worcester, MA , also won the 2013 "Funniest Comic in New England" contest and was invited to perform on NBC's Last Comic Standing.
The 1st Marysville Multicultural Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. to celebrate diversity in Marysville-Tulalip.
The El Gallo taco truck parked smack in front of the entrance to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Thomas Theatre Friday morning was the first sign that something out of the ordinary was going on. Inside, a panel of theater experts agreed that in a changing America, increasing diversity is already a given.
Dispute between unions and government has lasted three months and seen pupils go more than two weeks without classes since new school year was due to have started Members of a Chinese activist group, the BC Parents' Federation, clash with rival pro-union protesters at a rally in Vancouver on Sunday amid a strike by teachers in British Columbia. Photo: CBC Members of a parents' group forged within Vancouver's Chinese community to oppose an ongoing school strike have gone to ground after they gatecrashed a rival teachers' union rally and were involved in angry scuffles.
For the audio, people can either dial a toll free number to listen the speech live or download an app on their smart phone, people familiar with the event told PTI. Summary Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit... Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to nearly 20,000 Indian-Americans in New York during his US visit will be beamed live on the giant screens of the iconic Times Square.
In this Aug. 24, 2014 photo, indian women dance during a ritual at Twry Pataxo's home in the Mare slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Born and raised in an indigenous community in the northeastern state of Bahia, Twry, member of the 11,000-strong Pataxo tribe, revels in her identity.
Masao Takahashi, 90, of Torrance, a Japanese American veteran of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, attends the September 11, 2014 showing of “The Unknown Warriors of WWII,” about the “Go For Broke” Japanese heroes, produced by David Ono of ABC 7. Alhambra >> At the 126th Rose Parade, this 47 percent Asian city will highlight nisei veterans who served the United States during World War II while their friends and family were stuck in relocation camps.
The vision through two decades has been the establishment of a museum honoring and chronicling the struggles and successes of Stockton's Filipino community. Exhibits for the museum are hidden for the moment in two storage units in north Stockton.
The first ads, aimed at African Americans, are part of a coast-to-coast buy worth more than $1 million. Future spots were set to target Hispanics, Asian Americans, younger and female voters.
The Gila River Indian Community has spent nearly $11 million in federal lobbying since 2009, the year its sister tribe, the Tohono O'odham Nation announced its plans to open a West Valley casino. The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community joined GRIC in its battle to block the casino, and it has dropped nearly $2 million on federal lobbying.
The reason why the four men, including an iTaukei and three Asians were shot to death at point blank range, is also not known. While many people believe it was the work of an organised Asian crime gang, this has not been confirmed yet as no one has been arrested for the killings.
While the world may be burned out on hearing about automotive recalls after General Motors' acknowledged their ignition switch defect and then recalled just about every car they've made in the last 17 years, drivers now face a safety problem that is much larger and far more widespread. This latest problem is the recall of more than 14 million cars with airbags made by the Japanese parts supplier company Takata , airbags with the potential to explode and injure or even kill vehicle occupants.
You've heard of the glycemic index , but you weren't really sure what that meanta until now. The GI involves a list of foods ranked by how they affect a person's blood sugar.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 09:46 am
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