Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

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California Democrats gain supermajority

Politics
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/09/12, 05:35 pm

Democratic lawmakers in California appear to have captured a supermajority in the state Assembly and the Senate, which will allow them to pass tax legislation without votes from Republicans.

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Henry and Wanda Sandoz/Liberty Legal Institute

A promise kept

Religious Liberty | Henry and Wanda Sandoz have endured years of controversy and court battles to keep a cross honoring World War I veterans standing in the Mojave Desert
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/08/12, 04:46 pm

It has been a decade since 68-year-old Wanda Sandoz last saw the 6-foot-tall pipe cross standing out in the sparse Mojave Desert Preserve in Cima, Calif., a memorial to the fallen soldiers of World War I. She remembers when she used to pass by the landmark four times a day when she was a school bus driver.

“I loved seeing it there, and I’m glad that I’d already retired when the box went on it,” she said, referring to the plywood container that covered the cross for eight years before the entire symbol was stolen in 2010.

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China's 18th National Congress may bring about policy changes

China
by Jordan Lee & Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 11/06/12, 03:41 pm

Americans are heading to the polls today to choose their next president, but Chinese citizens will watch on the sidelines Thursday as China’s top lawmakers install a new generation of leaders at the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China.

Some Chinese believe this once-in-a-decade leadership transition can bring long-awaited policy revisions—including changes to China’s longstanding one-child policy—as a majority of the leadership is retiring and with the changing climate in the country.

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