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My non-New Year's resolutions
We all know what this means. New Year's resolutions are everywhere. I’m not a resolutions kind of person, and thank goodness, because having three children under five is not a good place for goals. Not even ambitious goals, but just goals.
Peek into a Texas Christmas
DALLAS - There's a saying that everything is bigger in Texas. It's true even for Christmas. Being a Boston transplant, I'm still getting used to the size and scale of how Texans do things even after two winters here. For example, I went to Gaylord Texan Resort, the largest hotel in the state of Texas, the other day for lunch with family, and bam, what do I see?
Merry Hanukwanzmas?
DALLAS - Here in the U.S., it's that time of the year again _ Black Friday sales, chaotic shopping trips, busy social calendars and then, of course, the perennial debate over Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays. U.S. President Donald Trump's big push for making Merry Christmas great again goes all the way back to his campaign trail, but just as much as the president is fired u...
Koreans in New York greet President
NEW YORK - Wearing matching customized T-shirts saying “We Love Moon,” Lee Ji-young and Kim Ji-hyun camped out in front of the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel for almost three hours, Monday, before they had a chance to catch a glimpse of President Moon Jae-in, flanked by his entourage. “Five friends chipped in to make this T-shirt and come here together,” said Lee, 42...
Fear grips Korean 'dreamers' in US
SAN FRANCISCO _ Tens of thousands of Koreans in the U.S. are in fear and uncertainty as they face an impending shutdown of a controversial immigration program that protected young people illegally brought to America by their parents from deportation. U.S. President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that his administration will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood ...
Unlike before, Americans are worried about N. Korea
DALLAS - For most Americans, North Korea's routine provocations and threats have been all too familiar, yet distant news happening far away. But this time, things are different. With the rogue nation's specific threat of dropping missiles on the U.S. territory of Guam, many Americans, put on edge, are reacting with a heightened level of anxiety and concern. ``This is getting ...
North Korea's ICBM test prompts mixed reaction among Americans
DALLAS - North Korea's first ambitious intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) aimed at hitting the U.S. was test launched Tuesday, July 4, the most patriotic day of the year for the American people. While many Americans celebrated their independence with barbeques, fireworks, parties and parades, news of the new security threat was concerning for some. ``We're almost getti...
US Koreans ecstatic over Moon's visit
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of Korean residents gathered in the U.S. capital Wednesday waving welcome signs, flags, banners and candles to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in arriving for his first summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. “It is an honor and privilege to be one of the first to welcome our President here in the U.S.,” said Lee Ki-chang, lead organizer of the we...
'US should not ban travel to North Korea'
DALLAS - Amid the possibility of a ban prohibiting all Americans from traveling to North Korea, a prominent political scientist and North Korea expert claims such a measure is an ill-advised idea that will penalize the basic human rights of Americans. “What can we achieve from a travel ban?” Dr. Han Park, director and professor emeritus of public and international affairs at ...
Koreans in US question FM nominee's qualification
DALLAS - While the foreign citizenship of Foreign Minister nominee Kang Kyung-wha’s daughter has the public debating her qualifications, many Koreans in the U.S. say it’s no surprise that this is a deal-breaking factor. On Wednesday at a confirmation hearing at the National Assembly in Seoul, Kang told lawmakers that her daughter has decided to give up her U.S. citizenship. Many Korean-Americans here said that top government officials must go through a thorough vetting and foreign citizenship of their children is an issue serious enough to affect their jobs.
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