Harvard wins appeal on race but the battle is far from over

World Nov 13, 2020

Harvard wins appeal on race but the battle is far from over

Harvard University can continue to consider race in its admissions decisions, after a federal appeals court ruled that it isn’t intentionally discriminating against Asian Americans and the policy doesn’t violate the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Boston on Thursday ruled that race ...

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

World / Politics Oct 24, 2020

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

When Bikamal Kaken's husband vanished during a 2017 visit to Xinjiang in northwestern China, she had good reason to believe he would not be returning home to Kazakhstan anytime soon. But she did not anticipate just how dire his fate was, or that it would ...

Kamala Harris aide calls Republican senator’s remarks ‘racist’

World / Politics Oct 17, 2020

Kamala Harris aide calls Republican senator’s remarks ‘racist’

Georgia Sen. David Perdue, the state's senior senator, appeared to intentionally mispronounce fellow Sen. Kamala Harris’ name during a rally for President Donald Trump on Friday, drawing a rebuke from the Democratic vice-presidential nominee’s spokesperson, who denounced the remarks as ”incredibly racist.” "Kamala? Kamala? Kamala-mala-mala? ...