March 25, 2017 06:40:00

Game Nation
Game Nation

Redskins, Palefaces and Asians Who Sidle Up to Liberal Selective Racists

Kim Jong-Un's Monster Weight Gain Suggests Drama in the Making

The Crimean Crisis Sets Dangerous Precedent for China's N. Korea Plans

Pyongyang Regime Rushes to Seize Initiative As Endgame Nears

Turning English
Turning English

Xi Jinping Readies China for Superpower Status

Kim Jong-un, Psy and Fat-Cheeked Korean Messiahs

Nazis, Comfort Women and Japan's Clumsy Bid for Testosterone

New Visa Program Can Revive America's Dying Cities

Evening Score
Evening Score

Asiana Suit vs. TV Station Shows New Corporate Sensitivity to US Racism

Jeremy Lin Portrayed Prematurely As Unwanted Discard

Chinese Fail to Live Up to Spying and Treachery Hype Yet Again

The Folly of Fearing China's Global Buying Spree

Original Paleface
Original Paleface

Why Shinzo Abe & Kim Jong-Un Are Going to Embrace

Cheap Delicious Cafés Spearhead Chinese Culinary Hegemony

How Jeremy Lin Lost His Mojo

When It Comes to Japan v Korea, Eating Is Believing

Cheat Sheet
Cheat Sheet

Pyongyang's Provocation a Boon for US Pivot to Asia

US Visa System Better at Attracting Brains Than Money

Gary Locke, Lesley Ma and the Asian Fuss Over Low-Key Celebs

Psy Can Help Park Geun-Hye Lead S. Korea to Next Level

Balloon Man
Balloon Man

Xi Pivots to Russia to Counter Obama's Pivot to Asia

Korematsu, Kim, Dorner and the Asian American Burden

The Next Korean War Is No Longer Unthinkable

Jeremy Lin Struggles for Linspiration in Limited Role

Prelude to N. Korean Crisis
Prelude to N. Korean Crisis

Tiger, Lance, Manti and the Great American Grovel

Declarations of Chinese Century Way Premature

Schmidt, A Show of Respect and Hope for Change in N. Korea

Psy Overtakes Jeremy Lin for Impact on Asian Image

Opening Endgame
Opening Endgame

Legalizing Drugs the Only Way to Prevent Sandy Hooks

Jeremy Lin Stars in NBA's Biggest Morality Play

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Intra-Party Democracy Can Bring Real Reforms to China

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Top Banana

Marissa Webb Named Banana Republic's Design Chief

A Korean American known for her playfully androgynous spin on women’s fashion takes the helm of Banana Republic’s global design efforts.

Texas-Size Deal

Shin-Soo Choo Sets New Contract Record for Asians in MLB

Slugger Shin-soo Choo has set a new salary benchmark for Asians in US professional sports.

Exam Avoidance

Eldo Kim Proves Harvard Asians Can Be Dumb With Bomb Hoax

A Korean American student concocted a bomb scare at Harvard in an effort to get out of an exam.

Morality Play

Zhang Yimou in Hiding Admits Violating One-Child-Policy

China’s most famous film director becomes the tragic hero in a national morality play about the one-child policy.

Kim Clone

Kim Jong-Un Inspires First Full-Time Professional Impersonator

A Chinese Australian is the first person to make a living impersonating the young N. Korean leader.

Pure Aggression

Jeremy Lin Leads Rockets in Double-OT Win Over Raptors

Jeremy Lin scored 31 points off the bench Monday night to lead the Rockets in a tight double-overtime battle against the Toronto Raptors.

Mayoral Bid

Madison Nguyen Runs for Mayor of San Jose

Nguyen survived a recent recall bid after alienating her Vietnamese constituency.

Late Spark

Jeremy Lin's Late Surge Puts Rockets Over Jazz

Jeremy Lin showed his knack for sparking late rallies that win close games Saturday night with a 20-point performance.

Bloody Opener

Lin Bloodied but Explosive Off Bench in Rockets Season Opener

Jeremy Lin showed he remains the go-to point guard regardless of who plays in the first minutes of a game.

November Album

Psy Expects Next Album to Release in November

Psy’s next album will be powered by a burst of creativity owing to relief from pressure after Gentleman’s success and his move to Westwood.

Historic Play

Kolten Wong, Koji Uehara Star in Historic World Series Play

Rookie 2nd-baseman Kolten Wong co-starred with Koji Uehara in the first pickoff play ever to end a World Series game.

Close Shaves

Red Sox Closer Koji Uehara Wins ALCS MVP Award

Few pitchers have known the highs and lows of the playoff season as well as Koji Uehara.

Viral Body

Maria Kang Becomes Latest Non-Celeb Cheesecake Celeb

A home-based entrepreneur and mother of three has gone viral as the mass media’s newest body nazi.

Game 3 Hero

Hyun-Jin Ryu Outduels Cards Ace to Give Dodgers Crucial Win

The Korean lefty kept the Cardinals from getting past second base in Game 3.

Manila Linsanity

Jeremy Lin Comes Off Bench to Help Seal Rockets' Win in Manila

Jeremy Lin scored 14 points in 23 minutes during the Rockets’ Manila exhibition game against the Pacers.

Fast Company

Shin-Soo Choo Joins Elite Ranks After Saturday's Loss

The Reds leadoff batter is one of only seven players in history to notch 100 runs, 20 homers, 20 steals, 100 walks and 300 on-bases in one season.

Korean Monster

Dodgers Pitcher Ryu Hyun-Jin Tied for Most NL Rookie Wins

The Dodgers’s Korean rookie pitcher is now in contention for Rookie of the Year honors.

Heady Win

Kenichi Ebina Wins America's Got Talent

A self-taught Japanese dancer won America’s Got Talent with anatomically improbable moves.

Brainy Beauties

Nina Davuluri, Crystal Lee, Rebecca Yeh Make Miss America History

Nina Davuluri faced two other Asian American women in the final five before being crowned Miss America.

Beauty's Struggles

Michelle Phan Reveals Ugly Struggles Before Beauty Stardom

A beauty guru surprises millions of fans by revealing her abject struggles before her YouTube success.

Knuckleball Tycoon

Korean Near-Billionaire to Pitch for US Pro Baseball Team

A Korean knuckleballer worth nearly a billion dollars has earned a start with the Rockland Boulders.

Big Squeeze

Charles Xue Nabbed in Beijing in Official Squeeze on Bloggers

A Chinese American billionaire tech investor and celebrity blogger was arrested Friday on charges of visiting a prostitute.

Linsanity Hell

Jeremy Lin Shares Hell of Last Season's Uncertainties

Jeremy Lin was suffering much more during his first season with the Rockets than most of his fans could have guessed.

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Wall Street Hero

Brad Katsuyama Hailed As Hero Battling Wall Street's High-Tech Scalpers

IEX founder Brad Katsuyama appears on track to being immortalized in a Hollywood movie.

Saving Blackberry

John Chen Begins Reshaping Floundering Blackberry

The man who saved Sybase is leading the bid to restore Blackberry to its former glory.

Electric Solution

Qichao Hu's Battery Advance May Make Electric Cars Affordable

Battery materials developed by an MIT student will help bring electric cars to the masses.

Bandwidth Doubler

Sachin Katti Leads Startup That Doubles Wireless Bandwidth

A Stanford professor hopes to commercialize a technology that doubles the effective bandwidth of wireless networks.

Preserving Pluripotence

Qi-Long Ying Isolates Mechanism That Keeps Stem Cells Pluripotent

A USC researcher has isolated the mechanism that many molecular biologists consider the holy grail of stem-cell research.

Mobilizing Microsoft

Peter Lee Directs Microsoft's Future toward Machine Learning

Lee hopes to turn Microsoft from latecomer to major player in the mobile computing universe.

Biofuel Breakthrough

James Liao Engineers Bacteria for 50% Biofuel Efficiency Boost

A UCLA professor has genetically engineered bacteria that can make biofuels competitive with petroleum fuels.

DNA Chipmaker

Zhenan Bao Uses DNA to Form Transistors of Graphene Ribbons

A Stanford researcher devises a novel way to use DNA as a tool for making ultra-efficient computer chips.

Youth Gene

Shinichiro Imai Traces Brain's Age-Delay Mechanism

A Washington University professor has identified the brain region in which the Sirt1 protein can trigger a delay in the onset of aging.

Blocking Tumors

Daniel Nomura Finds Way to Stop Cancer Tumor Growth

A UC Berkeley researcher has found that disabling an enzyme can starve cancer cells of needed nourishment.

Muscle Man

Se-Jin Lee Unleashes Potential for Massive Muscle Development

Se-Jin Lee made the discovery that inspired a class of drugs likely to be abused for massive muscle growth.

Brain Quest

Dharmendra Modha Leads Creation of Brainlike Computing Architecture

Modha leads IBM’s push to develop a computing architecture that mimics the efficiency of the human brain.

Unblocking Genes

Jeannie Lee Uses RNA Therapy to Help Body Fend Off Disease

Jeannie Lee’s RaNA Therapeutics hopes to harness a patient’s own protective genes to fight off terminal diseases.

Manipulating Memory

Susumu Tonegawa Creates False Memory by Manipulating Neurons

An MIT neuroscience professor has devised a way to create false memories in mice to show that recollections are malleable.

Diabetes Breakthrough

Xunrong Luo Takes Big Step Toward Diabetes Cure

Luo takes a bit step toward a diabetes cure by getting mice to accept rat islet cells without immune-suppression drugs

Wood-Salt Battery

Lianbing Hu Makes Cheaper Battery from Wood, Salt

A Maryland professor used wood and salt to create a potentially cost-efficient battery for storing large amounts of energy.

Beijing Tech Guru

Kai-Fu Lee Leads Beijing's Bid to Challenge Silicon Valley

Kai-fu Lee has played a key role in Beijing’s transformation from a tech backwater to the most likely challenger to Silicon Valley.

Growing Livers

Takanori Takebe Grows Functioning Livers in Stem-Cell Breakthrough

A Yokohama stem-cell biologist combined iPS cells with umbilical cord cells to create functioning liver tissue.

Seawater Uranium

Wenbin Lin Develops Better Way to Extract Uranium from Sea

A UNC professor’s seawater extraction technology may lead to the shuttering of today’s uranium mines.

Animal Art Critics

Shigeru Watanabe Shows Mice Can Distinguish Painting Styles

Mice have far more sophisticated powers of visual discrimination than previously thought, suggests a study by a Keio University professor.

Search Whiz

Jim Yu Builds Leader in Search-Engine Optimization

Jim Yu turned his early experience optimizing websites for better search engine placement into a company headed toward a billion-dollar IPO.

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John Chiang became a hero to 200,000 state workers in 2008 when he defied Governor…

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A little-known episode in China’s struggle to modernize has been brought to life by Liel Leibovitz in Fortunate

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