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Korean-American pastors revoked from the denomination for opposing same-sex marriage

  The United Methodist Church (UMC), the largest Methodist denomination in the United States, is facing mounting criticism over allegations of unfair sanctions against Korean-American...

Korean-American woman engineer Alissa Park appointed dean of UCLA Samueli School of Engineering

A Korean-American woman engineer has been named the dean of a UCLA engineering school. On June 20, UCLA announced in a press release that Alissa...

70 years of Korea-U.S. alliance celebrated with exhibition of historical documents at Nixon Library

  The document was sent to the White House by former President Syngman Rhee shortly after the signing of the Korean War armistice and the...

Celebrate Asteroid Day with Korean-American actor Ethan Josh Lee in Wes Anderson’s ‘Asteroid City’

"You're invited to join us for Asteroid Day, a celebration of the meteorite's impact." Korean-American actor Ethan Josh Lee (23), who appeared in Wes Anderson's...

Yong Sin Shin elected as chairwoman of Korea Town Senior and Community Center

The Korea Town Senior and Community Center (KSCC) elected Yong Sin Shin, the incumbent senior vice chairwoman, as its new chairwoman on June 20. The...

Minimum wage increase from July 1 to impact 12 areas in L.A. city and county

The minimum wage in Los Angeles and several other local governments is set to increase from July 1. On July 1, the city of Los...

Second-generation Korean-Americans preserve first generations’ life stories through food and art

Through food, second-generation Korean-Americans are listening to and recording the life stories of their elders. These stories are then published in a magazine with...

Korean-American woman opens museum to explore the dark side of AI

A Korean-American woman has established a museum to educate people about the dangers associated with AI. Major media outlets such as CNBC, Fox, BBC...

LA Mayor Bass vows to end homelessness by 2026

Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass has pledged to end homelessness in her first term, or by 2026. During an appearance on CNN's "State of the...

Rally held to mourn death of Korean-American pregnant woman fatally shot in downtown Seattle

A rally was held in downtown Seattle on June 17 to mourn the death of Eina Kwon, a 34-year-old Korean-American pregnant woman who was...