Anime fans in D.C. celebrate East Asian pop culture

Anime fans in D.C. celebrate East Asian pop culture

WASHINGTON -- Tens of thousands of comics and animations fans, wearing the outfits of beloved characters like magic girl Cardcaptor Sakura and soldiers fighting giants in Attack on Titans, gathered in Washington over the weekend to celebrate Japanese manga and anime,...

North Dakota’s Top Speller Makes It To The Next Round

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota’s county and state spelling champion made it to round three of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. So how did Tobi Shorunke of Fargo do Tuesday afternoon? His word was “portulaca” and he asked for the definition. Any plant of a...

Right to Work Case Threatens Teachers’ Unions, Classroom Conditions

WASHINGTON — Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky have all indicated they might follow in the footsteps of the West Virginia teachers’ union, with Oklahoma setting a strike date of April 2 if the state legislature does not meet its demands for pay increases, restoration of...

Mom and Pop Shops Thrive Amid Retail ‘Apocalypse’

WASHINGTON -- A cozy, intimate bookstore in Washington, D.C., whose bestselling titles include the “Good Night Story for Rebel Girls” and “The Handmaid’s Tale,” refuses to be intimidated by the brick-and-mortar Amazon bookstore that just opened nearby—the first to...

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