Funny or Racist? A Food Bit on James Corden’s Late Show Draws Ire.

For years, the late-night TV host has dared celebrities to eat choice foods, but an online petition is calling for it to end.

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Doormen Who Stood By After Brutal Attack on Asian Woman Are Fired

One was seen on video closing the door to the Midtown Manhattan building after the attack, as the victim, a Filipino-American woman, lay on the street outside.

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In the Philippines, Everyone Knows Jordan Clarkson’s Name

Clarkson, who is Filipino-American, is having a career season with the Utah Jazz and drawing a new international fan base to the team.

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Coronavirus Drove Churchgoers Away. Will Easter Bring Them Back?

Churches across New York are hoping increased attendance for Holy Week services will help bring back lost donations that have led to financial hardship during the pandemic.

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In Broad Daylight, Another Anti-Asian Attack

The attack was especially shocking after a yearlong nationwide surge of violence. The police have arrested a man on a hate crime charge.

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‘It’s Starting Again’: Why Filipino Nurses Dread the Second Wave

Indispensable to New York City hospitals, health care workers from the Philippines died in shocking numbers last spring. Will things be different this winter?

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The Life of Rosary Castro-Olega, a Retired Nurse Who Returned to the Frontlines

“Cause of Life” celebrates the messy, imperfect and extraordinary lives of five people we lost to Covid-19.

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A Filipino Kitchen Opened by Busy Nurses Who Wanted Breakfast

Bilao was born in the pandemic, when three hospital workers joked about opening an Upper East Side place where they could eat after their shifts.

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