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Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. The term refers to a panethnic group that includes diverse populations, which have origins in East Asia, South Asia, or Southeast Asia, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau. This includes people who indicate their race(s) on the census as "Asian" or reported entries such as "Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Other Asian". In 2017, Asian Americans comprised 5.6% of the U.S. population; including multiracial Asian Americans, that percentage increases to 6.9%.

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Jimmy Kimmel Calls Harvey Weinstein's Rumored Coronavirus Prognosis "Good News" | THR News [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel Calls Harvey Weinstein's Rumored Coronavirus Prognosis "Good News" | THR News

In the latest edition of 'Quarantine Minilogue,' the late-night host addressed the latest news on the coronavirus, Trump's tweet about Asian Americans and Harvey Weinstein rumored to have the virus.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter     Duration: 01:56Published

Andrew Yang's No-Nonsense Reason For Dropping Out Of Presidential Campaign [Video]

Andrew Yang's No-Nonsense Reason For Dropping Out Of Presidential Campaign

Andrew Yang's key plank of his Democratic campaign was to give every American $1000 a month. His performance in the first Democratic debate was a dud, but during the second one, something clicked. In..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

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