POLITICS

Young Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son Ahmed, 1984

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The crisis in Yemen explained: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the complex web of alliances that's tearing apart the Middle East’s poorest country
Juan Valadez, a young graphic designer who lives in Guadalajara, Mexico, says the idea of moving to the U.S. isn't of interest to him or most of his friends. (Photo by Alysa Hullett)

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For entrepreneurial young Mexicans, dreams of prosperity no longer lie across the border.

FOOD

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On Thursday April 30th, our first foodie night will feature traditional Moroccan cuisine and hospitality at the Kasbah Moroccan Restaurant in Ballard.
The coffee at Cortona Café is good and strong. Shop owner, Ice, will wake you up with a hot cup while a catchy mix of music gets your foot tapping long before the caffeine-induced jitters catch up (Photo by Brie Ripley).

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“This is a place where people build relationships” Central District resident Amanda Predmore says of Cortona Café “It’s one of the most intimate cafés in the city.”

AID AND DEVELOPMENT

Ukrainians, Russians, and Americans standing together for "Seattle in memory of Boris Nemtsov and support of Nadejda Savchenko," a rally organized by Seattle-based Russian-Americans and UAWS. (Courtesy photo)

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The Ukrainian Association of Washington State has gone from promoting folk dancing to providing humanitarian relief for the war in Eastern Ukraine.
Children in a camp for Syrian refugees clamor for aid distributed by SACCWA. (Courtesy photo)

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The founder of a local aid organization helping refugees from the crisis in Syria says donations have all but dried up.

ARTS & CULTURE

Emma Lee Toyoda performs at the EMP. (Photo by Alia Marsha)

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Tired of waiting for role model in indie folk, a young Asian American musician claims her stage.
Bruce Lee is buried in Lake View Cemetery next to his son Brandon, who died in 1993. (Photo by Chetanya Robinson)

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More than 40 years after the death of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, visitors from around the world pay homage at his Seattle gravesite.