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  • Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor

    Former Republican foe backs Rauner for governor
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner urged Asian-Americans to vote for him over Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn during a stop in Chinatown today, with a former member of a rival GOP ticket encouraging voters to look beyond party labels.   Rauner, the...
  • SnoJoy Cafe Offers Marvelous Shaved Ice And Snow Desserts

    SnoJoy Cafe Offers Marvelous Shaved Ice And Snow Desserts
    Shaved ice desserts are found all over the world and have been around for at least a couple of millennia. These can be differentiated from Italian ices, popular in Connecticut, in which the flavor is typically incorporated into the ice before it's frozen....
  • Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

    Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
    Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of...
  • The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate

    The long journey of 'local' seafood to your plate
    Another glorious Golden State summer is upon us. San Joaquin Valley peaches are at their height and rolling in to farmers markets from Silver Lake to Mar Vista. Alice Waters' foragers are plucking Napa zucchini blossoms for the chefs at Berkeley's Chez...
  • U.S. image unharmed by drones and surveillance, global study finds

    U.S. image unharmed by drones and surveillance, global study finds
    American counterterrorism practices that attack suspects from unmanned drones and expose the private communications of millions are opposed worldwide but haven't inflicted serious damage on the United States' image abroad, the Pew Research Center found in...
  • Orange County home to third-largest Asian American population in U.S.

    Orange County home to third-largest Asian American population in U.S.
    When the Chinese School in Irvine opened in the 1970s as a home for teaching the native language and culture, only 30 students filled a handful of rented classrooms. Now, it has its own campus — bursting with more than 1,200 students. It's a...
  • RTL and Reliance ADA Halt TV Venture in India

    HONG KONG - European television giant RTL and India's Reliance ADA Group have ended their broadcast joint venture in India. It lasted just three years. Its closure follows the similar termination of Reliance ADA's joint venture with CBS in January...
  • Ukraine and the American expansionism

    Events in Ukraine are a continuing and increasingly dangerous prolongation of a Cold War supposedly called off at the meeting between President Ronald Reagan and Chairman Mikhail Gorbachev in January 1992. These events may be read as driven by ideology...
  • Harford health officials urge prevention, protection against mosquitoes

    As Harford County and state health agencies track West Nile virus and other diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, such as chikungunya and dengue viruses, the Harford County Health Department cautions residents to take appropriate measures to reduce their...
  • O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation

    O.C. now has third-largest Asian American population in nation
    Orange County now ranks as the third-largest Asian American population nationwide, with nearly 600,000 Asian Americans living in a county once defined by its dominantly white communities, a study to be released Tuesday shows. In a boom decade running...
  • Korea's Mokpo to Launch Asia's First Ocean Film Festival

    SEOUL - The debut edition of the Mokpo Ocean Film Festival, an aquatic-themed film event, will kick off with "Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea," a U.S.-made documentary by Mary Lambert. To be held for four days from July 31 to August 3, in the...