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FEATURED VIDEO: Son of immigrants achieves perfect scores in AP and ACT exams

Photo: Cedrick Argueta, screenshot from LA Times Video

Cedrick Argueta, a senior in a Los Angeles high school, is in the news for being one of 12 students worldwide to get a perfect score in the Advanced Placement Calculus, out of 302,531 students who took the exam. 230 more words

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DAILY NEWS BRIEF: Boston politics, Seattle foodies, San Francisco weed

Council leader reflects Boston’s newfound youth, diversity: “Wu didn’t grow up in Boston. Suspicion of outsiders once made growing up in Boston’s neighborhoods a virtual prerequisite to political success.” 106 more words

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FEATURED VIDEO: Retired Major General, family caregiver

AARP features retired US Major General Antonio Taguba and Filipino American farmworker union leader Pete Velasco in this video about the challenges of caregiving, specifically in honoring  Filipino family traditions in an American context.

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Filipino Americans Flood Miss Universe Apartment With New, Expensive Cookware

NEW YORK, New York (The Adobo Chronicles) –¬†The Miss Universe Organization gave Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of the Philippines a $300,000 crown adorned with expensive gems, but it apparently can’t afford to loan the new Miss Universe a clean, decent cooking pot. 174 more words

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