The first pregnant woman to be prosecuted under Indiana’s feticide laws has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, reports ABC57.
Purvi Patel says she panicked and was left in shock when a fetus came gushing out in a pool of blood. She says she had a miscarriage, and in a panic, dumped the … Read more
Nan-Hui Jo, the Korean mother convicted last month of kidnapping her child from who she says is an abusive former husband, is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in California.
The case has generated much social media buzz and support from both the Asian American community and workers who assist domestic violence victims.
On Friday a jury ruled in favor of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the defendant in the widely followed gender-discrimination suit brought by Ellen Pao. Pao alleged that the firm failed to prevent gender discrimination, did not promote her due to her gender, retaliated against her for complaining, and eventually fired her … Read more
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The Museum of Chinese in America opened its news exhibition this week featuring the artistry of Disney Legend Tyrus Wong, Water to Paper, Paint to Sky: The Art of Tyrus Wong.
The 104-year old pioneer is best known for his work on Bambi , but also is the master behind the … Read more
Mayor Ed Lee, who in his early days worked as an attorney and tenant advocate for Asian Law Caucus, stepped in with Supervisor Julie Christensen to halt the ouster of tenants at … Read more
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An Indian American mother hopes Congress can pressure India into returning the twin boys kidnapped by her ex-husband, reports NJ.com.
Bindu Philips went with her twin boys and then husband to India in 2008. She said her husband abused her and returned to the US alone.
“Every day I awaken to the heart-wrenching reality … Read more
The headline in today’s Los Angeles Times reads Recent Election Gains Show Asian American Voter Power Surge.
The victory of John Lieu in the Congressional race to replace longtime Rep Henry Waxman, along with John Chiang’s win for … Read more
Sprint race car driver Kyle Larson is being held for evaluation at a Virginia hospital following a fainting spell and is out of today’s race in Martinsville, reports Yahoo.
The incident happened yesterday during an autograph session. He has been evaluated at two area hospitals.
“Although all tests came back negative and Larson feels … Read more
Soo Joo Park has been named by cosmetic brand L’Oreal Paris as its latest spokesmodel, reports Elle.
The Korean American model is on a roll. Redken named her its spokesmodel in December.
“I’m extremely honored and so happy because they’re both global brands that are known for pushing innovation and beauty that not only … Read more