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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

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In Silicon Valley, Immigrants Toast Their Way To The Top

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The Harlem Hellfighters, a new graphic novel by Max Brooks, retells the story of the first African-American unit to fight in World War I. Caanan White/Courtesy of Broadway Books hide caption

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The Harlem Hellfighters: Fighting Racism In The Trenches Of WWI

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Latinos Live Longer But Struggle To Save Enough For Retirement

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Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race

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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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Deborah Parker, vice chair of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington state, reacts to President Barack Obama signing the Violence Against Women Act in 2013 in Washington. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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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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