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5.15.2016

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Collateral Damage: 60 Minutes reports on Chinese Americans wrongly accused of espionage-related crimes as the U.S. steps up the fight against Chinese theft of U.S. trade secrets and intellectual property.

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"Sorry" Seems To Be the Hardest Word for Cis Woman Who Berated and Assaulted Trans Woman on Subway: Sarah Eldridge was caught on camera hurling racist and transphobic slurs and then attacking Pearl Love, a Taiwanese transgender woman. After the video was widely circulated, Eldridge remains unapologetic, and outrageously tells the public not to judge her.

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Podcast Ep 16: A Tribe Called Mash-Up: Where do we belong? Who do we belong to? And what do we do when one of our own goes off the rails? Are we responsible for our whole group? The latest episode of The Mash-Up Americans Podcast is all about tribes.

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My Eyes Are Asian Because I Am: "I've wondered if having eyelids that both held a double fold would make me happier, or at least less of a target. But my race, and myself, can never be defined by one little crease."

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If LeVar Burton and Yo-Yo Ma Were Your Dads: Ever wonder what life would be like if two greats, like Levar Burton and Yo-Yo Ma, were your dads? Nicole Chung and Karissa Chen have done the wondering.

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Ghost in the Shell and anime's troubled history with representation: The controversial casting of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the Shell is exposing the many complications and contradictions of Japanese animation.

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Where Are the Asian-American Movie Stars? After an uproar over the whitewashing of Asian characters in Doctor Strange and Ghost in the Shell, The Hollywood Reporter looks at how Asian-American representation can be improved in Hollywood.

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Why comedian Ali Wong fought to keep a miscarriage joke in her Netflix special 'Baby Cobra': No topic is off-limits for comedian Ali Wong, whose Netflix special Baby Cobra, tackles sex, feminism and a miscarriage.

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Rep. Judy Chu's nephew took his own life after military hazing. Now she's seeking justice for him and other families: In 2011, U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Harry Lew underwent a violent hazing and shortly after committed suicide. His aunt, Rep. Judy Chu has been seeking justice for Lew and other families ever since.

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The Most Successful Female Everest Climber of All Time Is a Housekeeper in Hartford, Connecticut: Lhakpa Sherpa has climbed Everest more than any other woman -- ​and now she's on the mountain trying for her seventh summit​. So why doesn't anyone know her name?

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Chinatown's Poorest Live In The Shadow Of Luxury: Boston Chinatown's historic row houses accommodate very low income workers living two to three families per unit. With the city's most expensive luxury development just a few blocks away, developers are kicking these families out and making affordable housing even more scarce.

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Coming home to make new memories: When Vanessa Hua told friends and colleagues she was moving back to her childhood home, they were astounded. Why she moved back.

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10 Essential Contemporary Books By Asian-American Writers: Need a summer reading list? Here are ten must-read novels from Asian American authors. And three more.

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Inside the Basement Tunnels Where Mexicali's Chinese Immigrants Once Lived: "La Chinesca" was a network of basement tunnels where Mexicali's Chinese immigrants created their own underground Chinatown from the 1920s to the 1970s.

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Model Minority Myth, Data Aggregation Masks Alcohol Issues: Report: Heavy episodic drinking and alcohol abuse are increasing among U.S.-born Asian-American adults, but research in the area is limited due in part to the persisting "model minority myth" and aggregated data, according to a research review published in the latest edition of Alcohol Research Current Reviews under the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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Meet the Cambodian-American Baker Behind LA's New Punk Rock Vegan Doughnut Shop: Mercredi Uy is the proud baker behind Donut Farm, a vegan, organic, and punk rock as f*ck doughnut shop is L.A.'s Silver Lake neighborhood.

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How Elizabeth Hong went from serving banchan for her allowance to Mozza executive chef: Elizabeth Hong didn't have a career path until her mother, a trained chef, suggested she follow in her footsteps. She's now the executive chef of L.A.'s Osteria Mozza.

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New Hmong program at Fresno State one of five in U.S.: A new Hmong studies program at Fresno State is one of only five of its kind offered in the country, and the only one on the West Coast.

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Two Hmong American filmmakers shake up Hollywood: Hmong American brothers Abel and Burlee Vang recently sold their project Bedevilled -- financed by Hmong Americans -- to Voltage Pictures, the company that produced The Hurt Locker and Dallas Buyers Club.

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Daniel Dae Kim in 'The King and I': Broadway royalty: Daniel Dae Kim, who currently stars on Broadway as the King of Siam in The King and I, says his haircut is "a mixture of 19th century Siam and 21st century Brooklyn hipster."

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Great Day San Antonio: Jocelyn Enriquez: Every wonder what happened to Jocelyn Enriquez? The 1990s chart-topping dance-pop songtress gave it all up for family and faith, and never looked back.

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A Wedding Present Turned Children's Book: Dustin Nguyen And Nicole Hoang Talk, What Is It?: Nicole Hoang wrote What Is It? when she was 10 years old. Dustin, her husband, illustrated it as a wedding present to her. AWWW.

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New Vice series looks at the man behind Miami Connection: The new Vice series Outsider, which explores the stories and psychology of the creators of some of film's most gonzo endeavors, looks at the 1987 cult classic Miami Connection and its star/co-writer/co-director/fight coordinator Y.K. Kim.

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27 Baller Moves Committed by Modern Family's Lily Tucker-Pritchett: Modern Family's Lily, played by Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, might be one of the sassiest children on TV. Here's a sampling of her most badass, baller moves.


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