Articles by Yeung
Sep 01, 2011
Even a decade later, US not prepared for 9/11-like disasterA new bipartisan report finds the US needs to make many improvements on the national security front, including a renewed commitment to human rights.
Aug 31, 2011
Ahead of anniversary of 9/11 attacks, Obama looks to healThe Obama administration is promoting the 9/11 anniversary as a day of 'service and remembrance'—and a day to honour the victims of extremism 'in every nation around the world.'
Aug 30, 2011
Still the war-monger, Cheney settles scores in new memoirCheney's new memoir, In My Time, offers new details about the former VP's personal and political life -- and gives him a chance to hurl a few insults at Condoleeza Rice and Colin Powell.
Aug 29, 2011
All things buzzy and viral: The World Wide Web gets its own newspaperCould you cover the world wide web just as a newspaper would cover a small town somewhere? The Daily Dot plans to do just that. But Bernice Yeung says it doesn't quite work.
Aug 29, 2011
Irene spares New York City, but was it all just hype?Despite more than a dozen deaths, widespread flooding, and $3 billion in damage, some pundits say Irene was over-hyped.
Aug 25, 2011
The rise and fall of Suzy Singh, Master Chef's last Asian contestantSuzy Singh could have been the Indian-American kitchen Rambo, the rebel who chucked up engineering for cooking. But the only Asian left standing on Master Chef turned out to be yet another stereotype.
Aug 24, 2011
The Dominique Strauss-Kahn outcome: When the justice system worksDSK’s release is not a blow to women’s rights. It is instead a tribute to the American criminal justice system and its prosecutors.
Aug 23, 2011
Grim poll numbers for a vacationing ObamaWith Obama about halfway through his 10-day vacation in Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, a new national survey finds the president behind in the polls.
Aug 22, 2011
US hikers in Iran become political pawns in Mideast tensionsAmericans Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal will serve eight years in an Iranian prison for charges including espionage. But it's not hard to deduce that the duo are political pawns, not US spies.
Aug 19, 2011
Desi claims to be FBI informant, deported over cough medicineArvinder Singh is one of tens of thousands of US immigrants with a criminal conviction awaiting deportation.