| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:41 AM
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.
| Jul 31, 2014
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....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:49 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:50 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:52 AM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:30 AM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:30 AM
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...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
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...