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It’s Alan Yang’s story, but ‘Tigertail’ was personal for all

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four years ago, when “Master of None” co-creator Alan Yang started writing a film loosely based on his Taiwanese father, Hollywood wasn’t exactly clamoring for Asian American storie...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ March 24 The Chicago Tribune on adopting a pet while social distancing amid t...

Trump dubs COVID-19 'Chinese virus' despite hate crime risks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he doesn’t think calling COVID-19 the "Chinese virus" — or the "kung-flu," as one administration offi...

Review: A rich mystery awaits in S.J. Rozan's 'Paper Son'

"Paper Son" by S.J. Rozan (Pegasus Books) S.J. Rozan's affinity for little known facts about Chinese culture has fueled exciting thrillers featuring private detectives Lydia Chin and...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 29 The Kansas City Star on the possible closure of Missouri's only remain...

Business Highlights

___ Escalation in Trump tariffs looms over US-China trade talks WASHINGTON (AP) — The two countries are sparring over U.S. allegations that China steals technology ...

Descendants ensure Chinese rail workers aren't forgotten

Michael Kwan can't help but think about what life was like on a daily basis for his great-great-grandfather in the 1860s, working 12-hour days in California's Sierra Nevada mountain range on the Trans...

Texas cancer center ousts 3 over Chinese data theft concerns

HOUSTON (AP) — A prominent cancer center in Houston has ousted three of five scientists whom federal authorities identified as being involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research. Pe...

Timeline of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The news shattered more than two years of relative calm in Africa's skies. As millions on the continent headed to church on Sunday morning, an Ethiopian Airlines plane too...

Authorities say Canadians, Chinese, Americans, Italians, Indians, French, British, Egyptians in Ethiopian plane crash

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Authorities say Canadians, Chinese, Americans, Italians, Indians, French, British, Egyptians in Ethiopian plane crash.

Diversity among Asians divides them on affirmative action

A federal judge in Boston is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in a highly publicized lawsuit alleging that elite Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans. Much of the ...

Stella McCartney embraces roots, advises animal activists

PARIS (AP) — Stella McCartney presented her first Paris Fashion Week collection since taking full control of her eponymous design house this year by buying the 50 percent stake owned by luxury product...

Race-based school criteria roils Asian-Americans - again

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Time and again, Chinese-American students consistently delivered top academic scores, only to be denied admission to their dream school. Parents bemoaned what they saw as an unfai...

California political trailblazer March Fong Eu dies at 95

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — March Fong Eu, California's first female secretary of state and former ambassador to Micronesia, died Thursday at the age of 95. Longtime spokeswoman Caren Lago...

Recreational marijuana rules rile pot-friendly San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Famously pro-cannabis San Francisco, where the 4/20 marijuana holiday is celebrated with a group smoke-out on Hippie Hill, is having a surprisingly difficult time establishing reg...