The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved Loretta E. Lynch to be the next attorney general, sending her nomination to the full Senate for what is likely to be a contentious vote.
The panel voted 12 to 8 to advance Ms. Lynch, President Obama’s pick to replace Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., with all of the votes against her coming from Republicans. The full Senate will most likely vote in the next week or two.
For 14 years, dedicated readers of the popular Angry Asian Man blog have delighted as Phil Yu, a 36-year-old Korean American from Los Angeles, mercilessly skewered mainstream media stereotypes of Asian Americans as the model minority — bookish, quiet and submissive.
Last week, Yu proved his point in a bluntly personal manner when he posted on his Web site a detailed account of his nasty nine-month legal dispute with another trailblazing Asian American activist — Lela...Read more
A former colleague of Bill O'Reilly accused the Fox News host on Sunday of embellishing his war reporting experience in Argentina after the Falklands War.
Eric Engberg, a retired CBS correspondent who was working with O’Reilly in Buenos Aires at the time, says the scene in the capital was less dangerous than O’Reilly has led the public to believe.
“It wasn’t a combat situation by any sense of the word that I know,” Engberg, who worked for...Read more
In life, there are few things more important than landing that dream job. Whether it is your first job as a teenager, your first professional opportunity after college or a move up the corporate ladder, unfortunately there are few chances for interview “do overs”.
Our team at Asian-Americans.com has observed and heard many very qualified applicants who blew their one and only chance to get that highly sought after job. After many discussions with them, we...Read more
Dr. Ming Wang, MD, Ph.D., is the president of Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce, honorary president of Tennessee American-Chinese Chamber of Commerce, co-founder of Tennessee Immigrant and Minority Group and director of Wang Vision 3D Cataract & LASIK Center.
America faces many major challenges today, among them jobs, health care and education. In order to strengthen our nation, we have to improve in these areas particularly in education. At the time of the celebration of Chinese...Read more
A Senate panel delayed a vote on Thursday on President Barack Obama's pick for his next attorney general as Republicans demanded more answers to their questions from career prosecutor Loretta Lynch.Several Republicans have voiced support for Lynch, who is now the U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, and she is expected to ultimately win confirmation, but it is unclear how long that will take.Senate Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley said he would honor several requests to hold...Read more
One week after arriving in Madison, Alabama, from Pij, India, 57-year-old Sureshbhai Patel was stopped by police while taking a walk around his son's neighborhood. That encounter ended with Patel bleeding and temporarily paralyzed in Huntsville Hospital.
Patel had come to the U.S. to help his son, Chirag Patel, and daughter-in-law care for their 17-month-old baby while the younger Patel works as an engineer and attends graduate school at the University of Alabama.
"When the investigation is...Read more