Kent Weber

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The Fastest Growing Group in the U.S. Is Also the Most Invisible

Asian Americans are the fastest growing group in the United States today. Their history in the U.S. is deep-rooted, and spans five centuries. But it's a history that many people don't know that much about.<p>In her sweeping, powerful new book, <i>The Making of Asian America</i>, Dr. Erika Lee, Director of the …

How Washington helped create Puerto Rico’s staggering debt crisis

Officially a U.S. commonwealth, Puerto Rico is treated in some ways like a foreign country, in other ways a state, and in still other ways unlike anywhere else.<p>Caught in political limbo, the island teeters on the financial brink.<p>BARCELONETA, PUERTO RICO — The sprawling pharmaceutical plants nestled …

'The Great Fall of China' is hitting other markets

China's leading Shanghai Composite index has fallen by over 30% over the last 3 weeks. The collapse has largely been contained within China so far, but there are signs that it's starting to impact other markets.<p>Oil prices dropped 7.8% overnight to as low as $52.48 (£33.85) a barrel — the biggest …

Old Land Battle Resurfaces In Georgia Between The Gullah And The Government

More than 70 years ago, the federal government took land from descendants of West African slaves, known as the Gullah, living in Georgia. Now they're fighting to get it back.<p>In 1942, they were given just weeks to leave marsh property on the Georgia coast so that the U.S. military could construct an …

California grants posthumous law license to nation's first Chinese-born lawyer | Reuters

(Reuters) - California’s top court granted a posthumous law license on Monday to the country’s first recognized lawyer born in China, an immigrant who was denied the right to practice law in the state in 1890 because of his race.<p>The California Supreme Court agreed with descendants of Hong Yen Chang …

Navajo candidate faces language fluency decision

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Voters on the country's largest Indian reservation are scheduled to choose a new president in a month, but they're still …

Baghdadi's misconstrued caliphate project | Canada

The group too extreme even for al-Qaeda continues to make headlines. But this time, it is not the usual slaughter and terror they bring along wherever they advance. The extremist group which was known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has declared a name change and the "official" …

North Korea releases list of US 'human rights abuses'

North Korea is pushing back against a United Nations report on its human rights violations with a report of its own -- one that lists "human rights abuses" in the U.S.<p>The official Korean Central News Agency on Wednesday released a news article titled "News Analysis on Poor Human Rights Records in …

First Ever Fatwa Issued Against Wildlife Trafficking

Wildlife<p>In a slaughterhouse in Rantau Prapat, Sumatra, Indonesia, workmen slit open wild-caught blood pythons. (Photograph by Mark Leong)<p><b>Indonesia’s top Muslim clerical body has issued a fatwa, or edict, against illegal wildlife trafficking.</b><p>This unprecedented step by the Indonesian Council of …

Why Dads Matter

A third of American children are growing up in homes without their biological fathers.<p>MIDVALE, Utah — Jordan Ott was the third of his mother’s six children, born over the course of four marriages.<p>By age 8, he’d had two step-dads; his brothers and sisters had more or fewer based on birth order. Each …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Mexican Beef With Lime Crema and Pinto Beans

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Offering the ultimate in one-pot cooking, this fall-apart Mexican-style …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

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