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World Sep 03Experts defuse WWII bomb in Frankfurt after 60,000 ordered to evacuate
Construction workers found the British bomb, which weighed around 1.8 tons, on Tuesday in the German financial capital.
Nation Aug 19Duke University takes down Robert E. Lee statue after defacement
The removal of the statue took place early Saturday morning, after the university discovered that the statue had been vandalized Wednesday night.
Arts Aug 02This all-girl Asian-American comedy group delivers biting satire with K-Pop cuteness
Through song and satire, AzN PoP! skewers the Asian-American experience and takes sharp digs at stereotypes and whitewashing -- though disarmingly.
World Dec 11Protests continue in South Korea as prosecutors indict two ex-officials
After weeks of protests, South Korea’s parliament voted on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye, the nation’s first woman president.
Nation Dec 04Stopping police violence starts long before the courtroom
Legal experts say that reforming police policy and training are much more effective than prosecutions in reducing instances of police uses of force.
Arts Dec 03‘Sad Asian Girls’ collective takes on stereotypes of Asian women
“Sad Asian Girls” is a team of two Rhode Island School of Design students who wanted to carve out an inclusive space online for Asian femmes.
Politics Nov 12Anti-Trump march in NYC draws thousands as other cities protest
Protests against president-elect Donald Trump have continued to draw thousands of people in New York City, Los Angeles, Oakland, Chicago, Portland and elsewhere.
World Nov 05Butterflies swarm eastern Australia in large-scale migration
Caper White butterflies are migrating west of the Great Dividing Range, which is the third-longest stretch of mountains in the world, in order to lay their eggs and find food.
Arts Oct 16‘We have a voice’ — artist confronts Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship laws
Artist and activist Ms. Saffaa creates illustrations and prints that protest male guardianship laws in Saudi Arabia.
Nation Oct 01Bee species added to endangered list for first time
For the first time in the U.S., bees have been placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act.