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A Closer Look: Behind the Rise in Anti-Asian Hate

Horrific headlines have recently proliferated across social media and the news industry depicting Asian Americans as victims of an increasing spate of assaults, both verbal and physical. Examining what’s behind the trend requires a deeper look into a complex, multifaceted issue. The Epoch Times spoke to nearly a dozen people spanning different backgrounds, expertise, and

Illegal Immigrants to Receive $4.38 Billion in Stimulus Checks: Report

As Americans start to receive the latest round of stimulus checks, a new analysis reveals that about $4.38 billion will also go to illegal immigrants. The Center for Immigration Studies estimates that 2.65 million illegal immigrants have Social Security numbers that allow them to receive stimulus checks. This group of illegal immigrants can be described

GOP Reps Urge Biden to Pursue a Formal Free Trade Agreement With Taiwan

Almost two dozen GOP House representatives urged President Joe Biden to pursue a formal free trade agreement with Taiwan, citing economic and national security benefits amid influence from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in the Indo-Pacific region. In a letter on Monday, the lawmakers asked the Biden administration to submit for Senate approval a formal

Leaked Photos Show Children Packed in ‘Terrible Conditions’ in Border Patrol Facility

Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) released several photos from an overflow tent facility in Donna, Texas, showing extremely crowded conditions as hundreds of illegal immigrants and minors pour across the border. The photos show children sleeping on the floors along with makeshift beds. Cuellar, whose office first shared the photos with Axios, told the news outlet

Asians Rarely, Though Increasingly Face Hate Crimes

Americans have been targeted for their Asian ancestry more often in recent years but the incidents remain rare. There were 158 anti-Asian hate crimes reported in 2019 by police agencies to the FBI, up from 148 the year before. The FBI won’t release its 2020 data until the fall but in 16 of the country’s largest cities, according to

Federal Judge Claims Democrats Are Close to Controlling All Major News Outlets

A federal judge last week said that the Democratic Party is close to controlling the press as he detailed what he described as shocking bias against Republicans. D.C. Circuit Court Judge Laurence Silberman outlined his opposition to the Supreme Court’s key decision in 1964 in New York Times v. Sullivan, which has since protected many media

Beijing Falls Short of Expectations After Alaska Talks: Chinese Affairs Expert

The first high-level meeting between the Biden administration and Beijing came to an end in Alaska on March 19, with the Chinese regime leaving the talks in limbo over two issues, according to a Chinese affairs expert. The two-day talks in Anchorage ended without a joint statement from both sides. The U.S. delegation, lead by Secretary of

DHS Officials Warned Biden Transition Team About Revoking Trump Border Policies, Former Top Adviser Says

Career officials from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned then-President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team that revoking President Donald Trump’s border policies would have “catastrophic consequences,” according to Stephen Miller, who served as Trump’s top adviser on immigration issues at the White House. “Biden’s transition team was warned by career DHS officials that terminating our

24 More Charged in Voter-Fraud Probe, Prosecutors Say

Federal prosecutors in North Carolina said Friday that 24 additional people have been charged in an ongoing probe into voter fraud, including two who are accused of illegally voting in the 2016 presidential election. Gabriela Guzman-Miguel, 26, and Jose Abraham Navarro, 42, both of Mexico, are accused to have voted despite lacking the legal status

US, Chinese Diplomats Clash Publicly in First Meeting Under Biden

The Sino-U.S. talks in Alaska got off to a rocky start on March 18, when the top diplomats of both countries traded sharp criticism against each others’ policies in front of reporters. The two-day bilateral meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, was the first high-level, in-person talks between Beijing and Washington since President Joe Biden took office

Key Russiagate Investigator: No Closure Without Accountability, Indictments

The House Intelligence Committee staff investigator who led the Russia inquiry that exposed malfeasance at the FBI and the DOJ related to the surveillance of Trump 2016 campaign associates told the Epoch Times on March 15 that there would be no closure until the responsible officials are indicted and prosecuted. “For me, closure is synonymous

Putin Challenges Biden to Live Debate Following ‘Killer’ Remark

Russian President Vladimir Putin challenged President Joe Biden to a debate following a fracas over comments made by Biden earlier this week in agreeing that the Russian leader is a “killer.” “I’ve just thought of this now,” Putin told Russian state TV. “I want to propose to President Biden to continue our discussion, but on the condition that we do it

Facebook Voter Drive Swayed Election to Biden: Executive Caught on Camera

Facebook’s drive to register 4.5 million voters swayed the November election to President Joe Biden, a Facebook executive opined in hidden camera footage. The executive, Benny Thomas, expressed grim views of the giant tech company, but counted the voter drive among its positives while secretly being recorded earlier this year by reporters with Project Veritas, an undercover

21 States Sue Biden Administration Over Revoking Keystone XL Permit

A coalition of states has filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden and his administration over the president’s decision to revoke a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. Led by Texas and Montana, 21 states have jointly filed a lawsuit against Biden arguing that the president did not have the authority to unilaterally change an energy policy that Congress had

US Lawmakers Voice Support for Sanctions of Chinese and Hong Kong Officials

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has expressed approval for the State Department’s decision to sanction 24 Chinese and Hong Kong officials over Beijing’s continued crackdown on Hong Kong’s freedom. “The timing of the announcement sends a clear signal that the U.S. government remains serious about holding the Chinese government accountable,” said Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.)

Official in Georgia SOS Office Was Sole Source on Trump Phone Call

An official in the Georgia secretary of state’s office was the only source for at least one story that falsely claimed former President Donald Trump told an investigator with the office to “find the fraud.” Jordan Fuchs, deputy secretary of state, relayed details of the conversation to The Washington Post, an official with Georgia Secretary of State Brad

Shadowy Firm Uses New York Times to Spread Disinformation About Epoch Times

The New York Times on March 9, 2021, published an article containing incorrect information about The Epoch Times prepared by a shadowy firm. The article, authored by Davey Alba, centers around the inaccurate claim that The Epoch Times is connected to “more than a dozen sites.” The New York Times makes this false claim without providing

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