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Simu Liu says he tried not to make his evil AI robot role in ‘Atlas’ too ‘menacing’

The “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” star says the film tackles the consequences of human overreliance on AI.
Simu Liu on set
Simu Liu on set

'Brown Girl Therapy' founder tackles South Asian mental health stigma in new book

Through her viral Instagram page, writer and therapist Sahaj Kohli has brought mental health conversations to South Asians across generations.
Sahaj Kohli
Sahaj Kohli

'Mean Girls' star Avantika talks colorism, says she feels 'uglier in India' than in the U.S.

The 19-year-old actor talks about Bollywood’s color problem and how “Bridgerton” stars Charithra Chandran and Simone Ashley give her hope.
Avantika Vandanapu at the Global Premiere of "Mean Girls" in New York on Jan. 8, 2024.
Avantika Vandanapu at the Global Premiere of "Mean Girls" in New York on Jan. 8, 2024.

California man who drove into crowd at Stop Asian Hate rally sentenced to 1 year in prison

Steve Lee Dominguez pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights charge after driving his car through a red light, narrowly missing protesters.
Asian community members hold signs calling for hate to stop
Asian community members hold signs calling for hate to stop

Asian?Americans are 7% of population but account for 58% of hepatitis B cases. Experts call for more testing.

Fifty-eight percent of those with hepatitis B in the U.S. are Asians, the CDC says, and during Hepatitis Awareness Month, experts are encouraging community members to get tested.
Hepatitis B injection.
Hepatitis B injection.

Gun violence misinformation has found a new home on Chinese language social media, report says

About half of the misinfo cited in the report was circulated on WeChat, used by the majority of the Chinese American community.
WeChat on App Store displayed on a phone screen
WeChat on App Store displayed on a phone screen

San Francisco mom urges student safety after alleged anti-Asian bus incident

Liz Le said her son was on his way home from school when a man started shouting discriminatory remarks and pulled out what was described as a Taser.
A Muni bus pulls into a stop
A Muni bus pulls into a stop

Indian Americans, who now outnumber Chinese Americans, are awakening to their political power

Indian Americans say they cannot be ignored this election cycle and are more sure than ever of what they want from their leaders. Experts say they could help turn the tide in 2024.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Indigenous doulas lead the fight for reproductive care access gap in Guam

The island has been without?abortion?services since?the only abortion-providing doctor?retired in July 2018.
The Birthworkers of Color Collective is preparing the island with CHamoru-led birthing support.
The Birthworkers of Color Collective is preparing the island with CHamoru-led birthing support.

There's been a major shift in demographics at the border. Here's what's behind the change.

“This is not a U.S.-Mexico border problem. This is now a worldwide issue,” a former Homeland Security official said.
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surge of chinese migrants NN video

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