LOS ANGELES — I was born one month after 9/11 in New York City. And though I do not remember the day the towers fell, the stories and effects of this horrific day, and the sadness that followed, is at ...

LOS ANGELES — In May 2021, the Biden administration backed the temporary suspension of intellectual property patents on COVID-19 vaccines, a move desperately needed as the Delta variant threatened to devastate India and other countries that suffered low vaccination rates.  ...

LOS ANGELES — The place you are born can determine many things about your life. For example, country demographics tell us that you are likely to be Muslim if born in Saudi Arabia, have a fish-filled diet if born in ...

Despite there being some progress for transgender Americans, it’s not nearly enough. Transgender Americans continue to face fierce discrimination. In 2020, the worst year on record for transphonic violence, 44 trans people were killed, the majority of whom were Black ...

LOS ANGELES — On March 28, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that “the U.S. is not ready to lift tariffs on Chinese imports in the near future.”    The policy in question is an elevated 19.3% tariff implemented on imports ...

LOS ANGELES — Rio’s world famous Macaraña soccer stadium once symbolized Brazil’s grand entrance to the international stage through the world of sports. Yet, just days after the stadium closed the 2016 Olympic Games, its spotlight diminished. With no proper ...

IRVINE – After President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. would be withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the removal was quickly accelerated to mid-July, with the White House announcing that nearly 90% of all troops had already ...

SAN FRANCISCO — Imagine a futuristic city where robots prevail. Since the advent of imperialism, this futuristic and otherly view has often served as the popularized Western conception of Asia. This concept is known as Techno-Orientalism, a phenomenon that primarily ...

SAN FRANCISCO — Feminism in China is a polarizing issue, with the debate over the extent of women’s rights and empowerment often fraught with controversy. Chinese feminists. who are most vocal about women’s rights online, are often attacked by trolls, ...

NEW YORK — It’s a sunny day on the Northeast Corridor as a bright blue train zips by — blink and it’s already gone. Amtrak, the United States’ subsidized rail service, is introducing new Acela Express train sets into service, ...