Sophia Lee

Sophia is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine based in Los Angeles. Follow Sophia on Twitter @SophiaLeeHyun.

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Yahoo joins Google in yanking pregnancy center ads

Abortion
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/12/14, 05:38 pm

Soon after Google caved to NARAL Pro-Choice America’s persistent prod to remove pro-life crisis pregnancy center (CPC) advertisements from its search engine, NARAL emailed a victory hurrah to its subscribers: One battle won, but still a war against “deceptive” ads left to win. The message urged fellow “activists” to sign a petition demanding Yahoo do the same. Last week, Yahoo joined Google in pulling at least some CPC ads from its “abortion clinics” search results.

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Sophia Lee

Beyond nachos

Lifestyle | The push for authentic cultural dishes has opened the door to a new breed of Mexican-American food
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/02/14, 01:00 am

Armando De La Torre, 53, a third-generation Mexican-American born and raised in Los Angeles, fondly remembers scampering back home from school every afternoon to the spice-woven aromas of braising chicharrones simmering in a heavy pot on the stove. The crispy pork rinds, stewed until soft and slurpy and soaked in savory juices and vegetables, filled his little stomach. 

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Google goaded into purging pro-life ads

Abortion | Popular search engine allegedly removes ‘deceptive’ pregnancy center ads at pro-abortion group’s prompting
by Sophia Lee
Posted 4/29/14, 04:30 pm

NARAL Pro-Choice America has been pecking at Google to remove “deceptive” advertisements placed by crisis pregnancy centers (CPC) for months. On Monday, the abortion-rights group trumpeted victory: Google has apparently plucked from its search results more than two-thirds of ads placed by CPCs for allegedly violating its policy against “misleading, inaccurate, and deceitful ads” that “hurt everyone.”

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