Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 1:09 pm
As the father of an almost 3-year-old, I know the preschool years can get pretty rowdy.
Originally published on Thu June 14, 2012 6:25 pm
If you've had a manicure in California, odds are the person at the other end of the emery board was of Vietnamese heritage.
Vietnamese immigrants now dominate California's nail-care industry — and make up a significant percentage of all manicurists nationwide.
The story began with a hurried immigration after the fall of Saigon almost four decades ago.
Sparked by the interest of a group of refugees and the help of a Hollywood star, the demand for affordable manicures quickly became the foundation of the American dream for many Vietnamese newcomers.
Let's put the serious stuff aside for a moment to celebrate something fun.
Sure, "there was no sign of the men," as Laura Sullivan and Ben Bergman reported on Morning Edition.
The legend was that Frank Morris and brothers John and Clarence Anglin would reappear Monday on Alcatraz Island — 50 years to the day after they escaped in one of the most daring prison breaks in U.S. history.