"I cannot deny people's grief," writes the host of the radio show The Takeaway, who works not that far from Ground Zero. "But I think the 9/11-ization of American life has been a kind of poison for all of us."
Yowei Shaw was born in the United States and speaks virtually no Mandarin. Her grandfather is from Taiwan and speaks virtually no English. Kid talk was fine when Yowei was a kid. But now she's grown up, she's determined to have proper conversations with Yeye— before it's too late.
Randa Fahmy Hudome is a Republican, a former deputy energy secretary under George W. Bush and a political consultant. She's also a Muslim — and doesn't agree with comments made over the weekend by presidential candidate Ben Carson.
After a Sudanese American teenager was arrested and detained in Texas for bringing a homemade digital clock to school, Sudanese American parents wonder what Ahmed Mohamed's story means for their kids growing up in the US.
Hapa is a word that many people of mixed Asian/Pacific Islander and Caucasian heritage use to define themselves. It's a Hawaiian term that somehow jumped to the mainland. The World in Words digs into the roots of this word and how it came to be used today.
A new report from the US Marine Corps concluded that all-male combat units performed better on 69 percent, compared to mixed-gender units, of more than 100 tasks that were studied. But only a summary of the report was released, and many military personnel are raising questions about the methodology.