Police say 51-year-old Adam Purinton reportedly yelled “get out of my country” before being escorted out and returning with a gun — shooting and killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla and wounding Alok Madasani, two Indian nationals.

FBI Investigating Kansas Bar Shooting as Possible ‘Hate Crime’

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Congratulations to the cast and crew of SPA NIGHT for winning the John Cassavetes Award at the Independent Spirit Awards. Last year, NBC Asian America spoke with director Andrew Ahn ahead of the film's debut at Sundance.

'Spa Night,' Coming of Age Drama, Makes Debut at Sundance

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"If Muslim kids don't see themselves in books and if other kids also don't see Muslim kids in books, they [both] think they are insignificant. We are not coming from a place of defensiveness, but a place of accessibility."

This independent bookstore wants to 'counter Islamophobia through stories'

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Along with running for her birthday, Chau Smith, who said she's not usually one to make a political statement, chose to wear a pink pussyhat for every race, even in the 102-degree weather in Perth, Australia. Smith's eldest daughter, Thy Tran, crocheted the hat for her.

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Meet the 70-year-old runner who ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days

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Johnny Dang, who started his flea market stall while living in a house of 15 people, opened a two-level, 14,000 square foot flagship store last year, and wholesales to countries like the U.K., Canada, and Italy. Two of his recent overseas clients were Suboi and Andree Right Hand — popular rappers from Vietnam.

"Man. I can't believe I got an order from where I came from."

Hip-hop took these jewelers from flea market stalls to flagship stores

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Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and raised in Australia by two South Korean immigrants, Nam is youngest of three kids and grew up in the immigrant-populated outskirts of Sydney. His mother owned a clothing store; his father moved furniture. At night, his parents cleaned houses and offices for extra money.

"I remember my mum saying, 'What do you mean you're going to be an actor? There are no...
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Leonardo Nam went from sleeping in Central Park to HBO's 'Westworld'

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"I was always singing and climbing on top of the table to perform. My mom says I've been singing since I popped out of the womb, which I believe.…I never knew that in my path to Broadway, there would be other chapters before — like being in West End, which was the most amazing three years of my life."

From London to New York: 'Miss Saigon' returns to Broadway with bright, young star

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"Obviously since the last general election, we have a lot more work to do. So I feel like I have something to add to that process and would love to help the party going forward."

Rep. Grace Meng focuses on immigrant communities, youth in race for DNC vice chair

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Republican Sen. Janet Nguyen lived in South Vietnam as a child and fled with her family when its U.S.-backed government fell. She spoke during a portion of the Senate session reserved for memorializing people who have died.

California state senator removed after criticizing late lawmaker over Vietnam War

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"Moments like these really demonstrate how earth-shatteringly crucial it is for youth to have models that exist beyond, or even in spite of, 'traditional' gender roles. Seeing yourself reflected in others can be so formative and grounding, especially as a child, when you're just starting to develop your sense of self in the world. It was amazing to be even just a small part of that."

Drag Queen Story Hour brings 'glamorous, positive' voices to libraries, bookstores

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"I think this story of going someplace and finding your home is universal. I hope that message resonates with everybody because we're on this planet and trying to figure out what our place on this earth is."

Eight decades later, 'The Four Immigrants Manga' finds new life as a musical

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The election for Democratic National Committee Chair takes place Saturday.

"As the nation's fastest growing minority, the AAPI community is becoming a powerful force in our elections. We have to continue giving them a reason to vote for Democrats."

DNC chair candidate Ellison unveils Asian American and Pacific Islander engagement strategy

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Rumana Ahmed quit her job as a senior adviser at the National Security Council just eight days after Donald Trump took the oath of office.

Muslim adviser quits after 8 days of Trump admin.

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A bartender said that Adam Purinton used "racial slurs" before he started shooting. One man, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, died, and two men, Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot, were hospitalized and are in stable condition.

Some Witnesses Say Kansas Shooting was Racially Motivated

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News of the River Walk Community Association's decision comes as funeral arrangements were being finalized for Jiansheng Chen in Manhattan's Chinatown.

Virginia community where grandfather was killed ends contract with security company

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Faleomavaega began his political career in 1973 as an administrative assistant to Paramount Chief A.U. Fuimaono, the American's Samoa's first elected representative to Washington.

He became a congressional delegate in 1989 and held the position for 13 consecutive terms.

American Samoa's longest serving congressional delegate dies at 73

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Meng said outreach to emerging and immigrant communities and working with millennials are among the areas she'll continue to focus on if reelected. She also said she wants to use ethnic media to engage groups often overlooked by the DNC.

"If left untouched, we don't know what will happen, and we can't just take the Asian-American community for granted."

Rep. Grace Meng focuses on immigrant communities, youth in race for DNC vice chair

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"Only 16 percent have access to sanitary pads in India. How do we work to increase access? And why is that important? Well, it's important because access to sanitary pads means they can go to school and work more."

In rural India, MIT grads aim to improve access to sanitary pads for women

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Johnny Dang, who started his flea market stall while living in a house of 15 people, opened a two-level, 14,000 square foot flagship store last year, and wholesales to countries like the U.K., Canada, and Italy. Two of his recent overseas clients were Suboi and Andree Right Hand — popular rappers from Vietnam.

"Man. I can't believe I got an order from where I came from."

Hip-hop took these jewelers from flea market stalls to flagship stores

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Nathan Chen became the first American to outscore reigning Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu in more than five years.

“There were some mistakes here and there. There are definitely things I need to work on, but I’m certainly happy with the way everything went.”

Nathan Chen holds off Yuzuru Hanyu for Four Continents title

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