Taiwanese Fried Chicken Meets the Moment

As crispy chicken soars in popularity, Taiwanese American chefs are reimagining the street-food classic.

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Coming From Separate Worlds in Taiwan, They Collided at California Church

The 68-year-old suspect in a May mass shooting harbored resentment dating back to his formative years in Taiwan.

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Ukraine’s Fight Feels Close to Home for These Americans

The Russian invasion deeply affects Ukrainians in the United States, but it also resonates with a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor in Texas and a Taiwanese American family in Georgia.

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Michelle Wu Is Neither White Nor Male. She Was Elected Mayor of Boston.

Her election represents a seismic shift to the political landscape of the city. 

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As Yang’s New York Ties Are Questioned, He Cites Anti-Asian Bias

Mr. Yang, who is seeking to make history as the city’s first Asian American mayor, says anti-Asian sentiment has crept into the campaign.

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In a Role Reversal, Asian-Americans Aim to Protect Their Parents From Hate

The conversations represent a fraught yet tender shift in the traditional parent-child dynamic.

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Covid? What Covid? Taiwan Thrives as a Bubble of Normality

The island has used its pandemic success to sell something scarce: life without fear of the coronavirus. Citizens have flocked home from abroad, helping to fuel an economic boom.

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N.B.A. Investigating After Jeremy Lin Said He Was Called ‘Coronavirus’

Lin, who is Taiwanese-American, said on social media that he had been called “coronavirus” on the court. He has been playing in the N.B.A.’s developmental league.

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Fake News Is Affecting Immigrant Communities, Too

Right-wing conspiracy theories have infiltrated Asian and Latino communities through platforms like WeChat and WhatsApp. Democrats must take notice.

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