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San Francisco May Elect Its First Asian-American Mayor

Jeff Adachi says he grew up hearing the stories of his Japanese-American family's internment during World War II. "They lost everything. But they taught me not to be bitter, to get an education and to stand up for what's right," Adachi, San Francisco's public defender, writes on the website devoted to his campaign for the city's mayor.


Woman takes command at Parris Island

Parris Island, the South Carolina military installation that has trained thousands of young Marines, has its first female commander.


Li Na wins French Open, makes history

Li Na wins French Open, makes history

China's Li Na became the first Asian tennis player to win a grand slam singles title as she defeated defending champion Francesca Schiavone in the final of the French Open on Saturday.


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