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COVID NEWS


Those Godzilla claw shoes on the Oscars red carpet are just one of Hazama’s "dark fantasy" creations

 

More than 100 iconic cherry trees in Washington are being cut down. So long, Stumpy.

 

California restaurant’s comeback shows how outdated, false Asian stereotype of dog-eating persists

 

Scientists find about a quarter million invisible nanoplastic particles in a liter of bottled water

 

New study bolsters evidence that severe obesity is increasing in young kids in the U.S.

 

How Native families make salt at one of Hawai‘i’s last remaining salt patches

 

 

A surgeon general report once cleared the air about smoking. Is it time for one on vaping?

 

Popular talk show host declares "You are the father!" to 30-year-old Denver Zoo orangutan

 

Californian passes state bar exam at age 17 and is sworn in as an attorney

 

 

Social media companies made $11 billion in U.S. ad revenue from minors, Harvard study finds

 

Raja the elephant, a big draw at the St. Louis Zoo, is moving to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to breed

 

 

Embezzlement of Oregon weekly newspaper’s funds forces it to layoff entire staff and halt print

 

 

 

 

In the U.S., Hmong "new year" recalls ancestral spirits while teaching traditions to new generations

 

How a massive all-granite, hand-carved Hindu temple ended up on Hawai‘i’s lush Kauai Island

 

A new memoir serves up life lessons from a childhood in a Chinese restaurant

 

COVID-19 treatments to enter the market with a hefty price tag

America’s nonreligious are a growing, diverse phenomenon. They really don’t like organized religion.

 

Americans have poor math skills. It’s a threat to U.S. standing in the global economy, employers say.

 

Lahaina’s fire-stricken Filipino residents are key to tourism and local culture. Will they stay?

 

Hawai‘i investigates unsolicited land offers as the state tries to keep Lahaina in local hands

 

Immigrant workers’ lives, livelihoods, and documents in limbo after the Hawai‘i fire

 

India cuts rice exports, triggering panic-buying of food staple by some Indian expats in the U.S.

 

Mammals may have hunted down dinosaurs for dinner, rare fossil suggests

 

 

Affirmative action for white people? Legacy college admissions come under renewed scrutiny.

 

Filipino-American chefs come into their own with multiple James Beard award nods

 

"Cookie activist" celebrates Asian Americans with portraits in dough

 

U.S. study finds 1 in 10 get long COVID after omicron, starts identifying key symptoms

 

The anime hit Suzume and Shinkai’s cinema of cataclysm

 

Book ban attempts hit record high in 2022, library org says

 

Waiter on wheels: Robot serves Japanese restaurant customers

 

Johns Hopkins to wind down its pandemic tracking dashboard

 

No cow needed: Oat and soy can be called milk, FDA proposes

Experts urge better opioid rescue drug access to save lives

 

Promising gene therapy delivers treatment directly to brain

 

 

How will life change once the COVID-19 emergency ends?

 

FDA’s advisers back plan to simplify COVID-19 vaccinations

 

This New Year, we celebrate the honorable and expressive Rabbit.

 

USPS issues Year of the Rabbit Lunar New Year stamp

 

What headline? "Gaslighting" Merriam-Webster’s word of 2022

 

Got a bucket? Speed up the composting process with bokashi

 

Viewers flock to watch glowing lava ooze from Hawai‘i volcano

 

Polynesian pride: Three-day canoe voyage in mid-Pacific

 

"Momentous": Asian-Americans laud Anna May Wong’s U.S. quarter

 

Husband of former Japanese princess passes New York bar exam

 

As fentanyl drives overdose deaths, mistaken beliefs persist

 

Race gap seen in U.S. infant deaths after fertility treatment

 

Amid rising seas, island nations push for legal protections

 

New statewide COVID-19 forecast in Oregon raises concern about flu

 

Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth

 

They ended wanted pregnancies. Post-Roe, they face new pain.

 

 

Amazon keeps growing, and so does its cache of data on you

 

Sudden arena idea angers, unnerves Philadelphia’s Chinatown

 

 

Detroit honors Vincent Chin, Asian American killed in 1982

 

Neptunes producer Chad Hugo lets his music do the talking

 

Anti-Black, gay, Asian bias fuel California hate crime surge

 

Title IX creating opportunities for international athletes

 

 

Title IX: Strides for women of color in sports lag under law

 

Juul, the embattled company widely blamed for sparking a national surge in teen vaping,
can keep selling e-cigarettes as court blocks FDA ban

 

How much for gas? Around the world, pain is felt at the pump

 

Is abortion illegal in the U.S. now? Depends where you live.

 

COVID vaccines saved 20M lives in 1st year, scientists say

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

Chinatowns more vibrant after pandemic, anti-Asian violence

 

On remote U.S. territories, abortion hurdles mount without Roe

 

Norman Mineta, transportation secretary in 9/11 era, has died

 

Chess helps Afghan refugee students adjust to life in N.C.

 

Korean-American female pastors push back against patriarchy

 

Clerk helps expand Burmese books at Battle Creek library

 

Drive My Car wins Oscar award for best international film

In a blistering Oscar short film, Riz Ahmed finds catharsis

New law finally makes lynching a federal hate crime

 

Baby orangutan being bottle-fed, which intrigues others

 

Asian Americans mark Lunar New Year amid ongoing hate crimes

 

Dogs visit 3 school districts to sniff out COVID-19

 

U.S. Mint begins American Women Quarters Program

 

OHSU releases 104-person study researching "super immunity"

 

Volcano erupts near Tonga, tsunami advisory issued in U.S.

 

 

Immigrants welcome Afghan refugees, inspired by own journeys

 

Bentleys to Buddhas: Vintage-car shop restores temple statue

 

Jimmy O. Yang’s Crab Club feasts on Asian-American stories

 

"Sesame Street" debuts Ji-Young, first Asian American muppet

 

Rare leopard cub makes debut at Santa Barbara Zoo

 

Asian Americans push for representation via redistricting

 

National Book Awards announced

 

Hitmakers BTS stamp their authority on American Music Awards

Racial disparities in kids’ vaccinations are hard to track

Asian spider takes hold in Georgia, sends humans scurrying

 

Diversity study: TV looks more like U.S. and viewers approve

 

Japanese, southern cultures blend in northeast Mississippi

 

Senate confirms Tana Lin as U.S. judge in Seattle

 

U.S. hits 700,000 COVID deaths just as cases begin to fall

 

Comic, Netflix staple Jo Koy talks race, rejection in memoir