Telemundo announced that its telenovela El Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
December 3, 2013 Last week, a judge ordered Sriracha manufacturer Huy Fong Foods to halt some production at a California factory after neighbors' complaints about air quality. The company responds.
November 30, 2013 Researchers recently took data from the Facebook app Are You Interested and found that not only is race a factor in our online dating interests, but particular races get disproportionately high — and low — amounts of interest.
November 22, 2013 NPR's Code Switch blog is compiling moments from 1963 — a pivotal year in U.S. history — and is tweeting them as they happened then. Watch as the tragic events of John F. Kennedy's assassination unfold in real time.
November 15, 2013 Tough parents and tough kids often struggle to express love without, well, saying it aloud. Here are two stories about trying to break emotional barriers.
November 13, 2013 Pedro Quezada sent $57 million of his $338 million lottery winnings to the Dominican Republic. It's a high-profile example of an everyday phenomenon where immigrants to the U.S. send billions back to their home country.
November 4, 2013 The author of Forgotten Country went from crunching numbers to writing, though she says words were always her first love. Her novel explores the tenuous lines between freedom and selfishness.
October 31, 2013 Halloween is — uh, how do you say? — high season for writing about race. Each year, like clockwork, you can count on images of people sporting racist costumes.
October 20, 2013 The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office won't approve a trademark for the band's name on the grounds that it's a disparaging term for people of Asian descent. So the band is taking the fight to federal court.
October 17, 2013 Social media was abuzz this week with the images of photographer Hannah Price, whose project documents men she encountered on the streets of Philadelphia. In an interview, she talks about the choices and intentions behind the project.
September 29, 2013 Social practices train us to see and experience race in certain ways, regardless of whether we are sighted or not, according to a professor from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
September 16, 2013 TV personality Julie Chen's recent revelation about getting plastic surgery to make her eyes look "less Chinese" has renewed a long-running discussion about how to describe an Asian person's eyes.
September 3, 2013 Hayao Miyazaki recently announced his intention to stop making feature-length films. His movies taught Code Switch's Kat Chow lessons she didn't learn at school or from family.
August 28, 2013 What if Twitter existed 50 years ago, on this monumental anniversary of the March on Washington? Our answer: @TodayIn1963. We've been reporting events of the summer of '63 as if they were happening now, in real-time, through this Twitter account.
August 2, 2013 Researchers say that blacks and Latinos are underrepresented at the nation's top universities but overrepresented at open-access colleges.