When it comes to hatred and prejudice, it’s time to See Something Say Something

We live in anxious times. We probably always will. And I don’t say this lightly. I’ll never shake the memories of the times I sprinted out of my office in the Senate or rushed down the steps of the Capitol in panicked evacuation because planes had come too close and were possible terrorist attacks. Sometimes […]

Japan aiming to ensure safety of Japanese amid terror threats

TOKYO  — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged the ruling parties Feb. 2 to work together to ensure the safety of Japanese nationals both at home and abroad, a day after Islamic State posted online a video purporting to show the killing of a Japanese hostage. “If we are frightened by fears of terrorism and fall […]

Abe vows to work with international community to save two hostages

TOKYO/LONDON  — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed Jan. 21 to make utmost efforts for an early release of two Japanese held apparently by the Islamic State extremist group, with Britain and several other countries offering support. “We will take all possible measures in the international fight against this despicable terrorism,” Abe told reporters after he […]

AAPI groups support Sikh community after Wis. shootings

Groups from across the nation have condemned the Aug. 5 shootings at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee, and expressed their support for the community. The shootings left seven people dead, including the gunman, Wade Michael Page. Oak Creek Police Lt. Brian Murphy, who was shot several times, is among those who were injured. “The events […]