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To Play The Part, Actors Must Talk The Talk — In Chinese

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Asian-American Contestant, 'Villain' Of 'Jeopardy,' Set To Return

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For Abused Native American Women, New Law Provides A 'Ray Of Hope'

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The 442nd Regimental Combat Team, shown here in a 1944 photo taken in France, returned home from World War II as one of the most decorated U.S. military units. Courtesy of National Archives hide caption

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Walking Down The Widening Aisle Of Interracial Marriages

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'Still Turning Heads' At Lunar New Year, An All-Female Lion Dance Troupe

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Electronic music producer Dave Liang and jazz singer Zhang Le collaborated on a new album of Shanghai jazz standards from the 1930s and 1940s. Zhuang Yan/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Remaking All That Jazz From Shanghai's Lost Era

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Even As Ban Lifts, Many Remain Wary Of Tap Water

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W.Va. Businesses Regroup After Tap Water Is Restored

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West Virginia Tap Water Ban Awaits A Good Flush

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Films With Black Actors, Directors Go To 11 In 2013

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William Wong (standing) poses with his parents and nephew in an old family photo. Wong's mother immigrated to the U.S. from China as his father's "sister" to bypass the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Courtesy of William Wong hide caption

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Chinese-American Descendants Uncover Forged Family Histories

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Mandela's Death Reverberates Across U.S.

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