Review: Giant pig movie 'Okja' gives us a lot to chew over

Just in time for summer comes a film that seriously threatens the core component of barbeques, baseball games and block parties. To be blunt, "Okja" may force you to put down that hot dog. ...

Exploring Vegan Cafes in Taipei: Meet the founder of Ooh Cha Cha

Can You Introduce Yourself?  Born and raised in Orange County, CA. After graduating from UCLA in 2008, I moved to Taiwan with my then boyfriend, now husband, to travel and live abroad. I became ...

Oakland fire exposes rift over naming transgender victims

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feral Pines proved to be as complex in death as she was in life as friends and family struggled this week to settle on the correct name to remember the victim of the Oakland wareh...

Raising a vegan baby: There's a right way and a wrong way

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name. A Pennsylvania mothe...

US-born Jains make ascetic faith fit modern life

BUENA PARK, California (AP) -- The ancient Indian religion of Jainism is based on such strong nonviolent beliefs that its most devout followers are vegetarians who brush insects from their path.The te...