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2.25.2020

You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus

Things to Know From Angry Asian America



A Vaccine Won't Stop the New Coronavirus
Some science and perspective regarding the coronavirus. Harvard epidemiology professor Marc Lipsitch predicts that within the coming year, some 40 to 70 percent of people around the world will be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. But, he clarifies emphatically, this does not mean that all will have severe illnesses.

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All California Locations Of Curry House Abruptly Shut Down
They're calling it "The Day Curry Died." Fans of Curry House are shocked after the Japanese American restaurant chain abruptly shut down all of its California locations on Monday, leaving dozens of workers without jobs. And leaving us sad and craving that sweet, delicious golden brown curry.

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"Bad" English Is Part Of My Korean American Heritage
Read an excerpt from the new book Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong.

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Sandra Oh To Star In 'The Chair' Dramedy Series
Netflix has ordered The Chair, a new six-episode half-hour dramedy starring and executive produced by Sandra Oh and co-starring Jay Duplass, centering on the chair of an English department at a major university.

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The Donut King
Premiering next month at SXSW: Donut King, directed by Alice Gu. The feature documentary tells a story of fate, love, survival, hard knocks, and redemption. "It's the rags to riches story of a refugee escaping Cambodia, arriving in America in 1975 and building an unlikely multi-million dollar empire baking America's favorite pastry, the donut. Ted sponsored hundreds of visas for incoming refugees and helped them get on their feet teaching them the ways of the donut business. By 1979 he was living the American Dream. But, in life, great rise can come with great falls."