Inside a 22-Year-Old's Historic Victory for a Connecticut State Senate Seat

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Campaigns rely on young volunteers to do the legwork needed just before the election. But the candidates they are working for are often much older.

That’s not the case in Will Haskell’s campaign, which won a bid to unseat veteran Republican state Sen. Toni Boucher on Tuesday.

“I decided to run because I thought it was possible, but I did not think it was probable.” Haskell said during a phone interview with TIME after the race, “I was just absolutely stunned by the victory.”

Who were they? Remembering the Turkey nightclub shooting victims

Published: Jan. 3, 2017

Around 600 people were celebrating the new year when a gunman stormed an Istanbul nightclub, killing 39. The club is known for drawing celebrities and guests from around the world.

Let’s take a moment to remember some of the victims who died in the shooting. The list will be updated as more information becomes available.

Harris County Duo Heads to National Bassmaster Event

Published: Aug. 2, 2016

Two members from Harris County High School’s fishing team are headed to compete in the Bassmaster High School Championship on Aug. 4th.

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An Anti-Beyoncé Rally Goes Bust

Published: Feb. 17, 2016

Supporters of the singer—and her racially charged message—are the only demonstrators to show up as “Formation” tour tickets go on sale.


Liang Verdict Angers and Dismays Many Asian Americans

Published: Feb. 14, 2016

The trial of a rookie ex-police officer, Peter Liang, ended Thursday with a guilty verdict convicting Liang of second-degree manslaughter and official misconduct. Liang fired the bullet that bounced off a wall in a dark stairwell that killed Akai Gurley, then 28, in November, 2014.


School’s Out for Chinese New Year

Published: Feb. 7, 2016

This Lunar New Year, New York City’s public school kids, whether they are Asian American or not, get to spend New Year’s Day at home.


Nearly 90% of Chinese Cities Fail to Meet Air Quality Standards

Published Feb. 2, 2015

Nearly 90% of the major cities in China failed to meet air quality standards in 2014, according to a new report by the country’s Ministry of Environmental Protection.

 


Investing in Art, Bit by Bit

Published: July 8, 2014

Buying and selling art - which has the potential to make unheard of leaps in value - has long been the dream of well-heeled investors. But the barriers to getting into the game are formidable. What to buy? Who to buy? How much to spend? When to sell?

A new service unveiled in New York has put a digital-age spin on a pursuit formerly reserved for Medicis and museums.



Chinese Tourists Celebrate the 4th, by Shopping

Published: July 4, 2014

While Americans celebrate their country's 238th birthday with fireworks, cookouts and parades, many Chinese visitors will be at the nation's retail outlets for Fourth of July sales.


Chen Guangbiao's Charity Event Provides Lunch, No Cash

Published: June 26, 2014

The full-page advertisement in the New York Times on May 16 said Chinese tycoon Chen Guangbiao was inviting 1,000 "underprivileged" New Yorkers to have lunch with him and he would give each $300 in cash.

Lunch of steak tartare was served to 300 people at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park on Wednesday, but the money wasn't.