World War II veteran Don S. Miyada of Westminster, Calif., looks to the stage during a ceremony in honor of Japanese American World War II veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team at the Washington Hilton in Washington, Nov. 1, 2011. Nearly seven decades after Pearl Harbor, Congress honored Japanese-American military units that helped the United States win World War II on two fronts despite the hardships endured by many troops'’ families back home. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Graduation heals World War II internment wounds

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who missed his 1942 graduation because he was locked in an internment camp for Japanese-Americans finally walked in a cap and gown last week, more than seven […]


Mochi ice cream producer Frances Hashimoto dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Frances Hashimoto, whose Los Angeles-based company popularized the Japanese-style treat known as mochi ice cream, has died. She was 69. Her husband, Joel Friedman, says Hashimoto died of lung cancer Sunday […]



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