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How a tiny Chinatown bookstore became a hub for authentic Asian American stories

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"United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET. Watch this week's episode for more on Asian American representation in the media. Lucy Yu found refuge in books growing up. An only child rai...

Todd Chrisley says he ‘fell short’ of God’s expectations and became a ‘slave’ to money

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"God has literally taken me to a place where I have so much peace with no longer worrying about trying to please – or trying to meet the expectation of someone else," the "Chrisley Knows Best" reality star said on th...

Elvis Presley became a rock ‘n’ roll icon with the help of Memphis clothier: ‘That changed everything’

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The high school student, then 17, would often admire the window of a clothing store called "Lansky Bros." located in the heart of Memphis’ music district. The shop was a favorite among musicians; B.B. King was a know...

‘Full House’ star Dave Coulier on meeting the late Bob Saget for the first time: ‘We became instant friends’

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Saget died Jan. 9. The "Full House" alum's cause of death was head trauma, according to a statement from Saget's family and the Orange Country Medical Examiner's office. "We made each other laugh," Coulier told Fox N...

How Erdogan’s Turkey became NATO’s wild card

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A version of this story first appeared in CNN's Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region's biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE NATO formally invited Finland and S...

Two mothers, two views: how these women became opposing advocates on abortion

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Melissa Manion, a mother of four, grew up opposing abortion and doesn't believe it's ever the answer. She said she still feels emotional pain after having an abortion in her early 20s. Nadia Hussain, a seven-month pr...

Substack writer on how professor husband became ‘pariah’ at Princeton for not agreeing to anti-racism demands

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Several of Katz' Princeton colleagues signed the faculty letter, which suggested offering professors "of color" a summer salary and extra sabbatical time, among other items.   Katz wrote a response to the anti-racism...

New Zelenskyy book shows how he became world’s most celebrated statesman: Here’s a first look

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"This book is an important contribution to the American understanding of who this man is," Rebekah Koffler, the president of Doctrine & Strategy Consulting and a former DIA intelligence officer, told Fox News Dig...

New York Times’ Hannah-Jones became star with liberal media help despite ‘flawed’ 1619 Project: Author

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"The media really helped Nikole Hannah-Jones be catapulted into this celebrity status, which also and I think this is the bigger point, catapulted the 1619 Project into this kind of national initiative [that] made it...

The art of remembrance: How one man’s surfboard became a touching tribute to the lives of thousands of people

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A funeral oration or an obituary is traditionally how we honor those who have died. But the way we remember loved ones is changing, as thousands of families turn to one project using TikTok and a surfboard. Since th...

It’s not just you: ‘senior moments’ became more widespread during the pandemic, experts say

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"Our brains are like computers with so many tabs open right now," said Dr. Sara C. Mednick, a neuroscientist and professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine.  "This slows down our processin...

How Tony the Tiger, Pillsbury Doughboy and Michelin Man became cultural icons

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New York (CNN Business)Wander around a supermarket and you'll bump into all sorts of characters: Tony the Tiger, Toucan Sam, Cap'n Crunch and Buzz Bee in the cereal section. Mr. Clean, Brawny Man and the Charmin Bear...

How children became a tool in Orban’s anti-LGBTQ propaganda

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Dorottya Rédai is an activist and academic who holds a PhD in gender studies from Central European University. She spearheaded the children's book "A Fairytale for Everyone," which includes LGBTQ characters. She is a...

World Down Syndrome Day: How ‘eye-catching’ socks became a tradition

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Since 2013, the tradition has been practiced on March 21 to show support for people with Down syndrome and spark conversation with people who don’t know about the awareness day. How did socks become a World Down Synd...

How dual nationals became pawns in Iran’s fight with the West

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Abu Dhabi, UAE Just days after her release from detention in Iran, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe took to the microphones to remind the world that the end of her almost six-year ordeal shouldn't be marked as a mission acc...

She became a refugee as a teenager and now runs a non-profit dedicated to helping women like herself

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It was the middle of the night when Bibi Bahrami's father awoke her and the rest of the family, telling them they must flee their home immediately. Bahrami, only a teenager at the time, remembers being in a state of...

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