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NBC News to Host Virtual Town Hall on 'Anti-Asian' Sentiment During Coronavirus Pandemic

NBC News to Host Virtual Town Hall on 'Anti-Asian' Sentiment During Coronavirus Pandemic

NBC News is set to host a virtual town hall about what it describes as "anti-Asian" sentiment during the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, and what can be done about it on a "legislative" level.
China Sentences Abducted Interpol Chief to over 13 Years in Prison

China Sentences Abducted Interpol Chief to over 13 Years in Prison

Chinese media announced on Tuesday it had sentenced Meng Hongwei, who was president of Interpol when Chinese authorities abducted him in October 2018, to 13 years and six months in prison for
China Sentences Ex-Interpol Chief Meng to 13.5 Years in Prison

China Sentences Ex-Interpol Chief Meng to 13.5 Years in Prison

A Chinese court sentenced former Interpol President Meng Hongwei to 13.5 years in prison, more than a year after he went missing during a visit to his home country.
A knife emoji, then silence: The strange story of how China detained the head of Interpol

A knife emoji, then silence: The strange story of how China detained the head of Interpol

Two years ago, Meng Hongwei became the first Chinese person to head Interpol, the international police cooperation organization based in Lyon, France. Nearly two weeks…
China is investigating the missing head of Interpol for unspecified crimes

China is investigating the missing head of Interpol for unspecified crimes

Interpol president Meng Hongwei has been detained by by Chinese anti-corruption authorities who are investigating him for unspecified crimes. He went missing a week ago…

Two Democrats want taxpayers to pay for feminine hygiene products used in congressional bathrooms

Two Democratic members of Congress want the U.S. House to consider feminine hygiene products as office supplies that are eligible for reimbursement at taxpayer expense,…
‘A Huge Blind Spot’: Why New York Asians Feel Overlooked

‘A Huge Blind Spot’: Why New York Asians Feel Overlooked

City Councilman Peter Koo, center, addressed a rally to protest the city’s plan to revamp admissions to the city’s specialized high schools, which draw many Asian-American children.