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European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration — much of it from Syria — as thousands make their way to Germany.

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Hookah lounges can remain open as city officials and hookah lounge owners open dialogue.

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Critics of the EB-5 immigrant investor program say the program benefits wealthy investors, without delivering on well-paying U.S. jobs with benefits.

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Taliban fighters have made recent advances in a heavily fought over region of opium farms and trade routes.

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Crosscut posted a two-part series about efforts to build the relationship between Seattle's growing East African communities and city officials and police.

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The SEC filed a lawsuit against Lobsang Dargey, whose development firm Path America woos Chinese investors with the EB-5 immigrant program.

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Nestora Salgado, who led a community police force in her hometown in Mexico, marks two years in jail without the chance to address the charges against her.

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Washington State's highest court rejected an argument by airport vendors that the airport was exempt from the city of SeaTac's voter-approved minimum wage.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection's ad campaign aims at dissuading Central Americans from trying to enter the United States without documentation.

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Central District crosswalks will get an official redesign after an unofficial paint job that honored the neighborhood's African American history.

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Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, but officials objected to the term "aggression" to describe its World War II actions.

The wall of old signs inside of Thompson Signs' warehouse serves as a visual reminder of the mostly white, male political candidates in the northwest. (Photo by Lucas Anderson / UW Election Eye)

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Leading candidates were more diverse than the current councils after Tuesday's primary, the first after both cities switched to district elections.

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Red, black and green paint turned up on crosswalks around the Central District last weekend, honoring the neighborhood's African-American legacy.

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Claudia Castro Luna has masters degrees in poetry and urban planning and is a K-12 certified teacher.

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Modern Anchorage enjoys a surprising amount of ethnic diversity, posing a challenge to the city’s culture, identity and services.

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The Tigray Festival celebrates culture and connections to Tigreans in Ethiopia, and kicks off in Seattle this week.

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Seattle Police are seeking a "well-intentioned" man who picked up bullet casings at the crime scene where International District community leader Donnie Chin was shot and killed on Thursday.

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Hundreds of people gathered Sunday night to honor the commitment and colorful life of International District leader Donnie Chin.

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Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan promised additional decisive action against both the jihadists and Kurdish militants at home.

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Donnie Chin, director of the International District Emergency Center, was fatally shot early Thursday morning in the International District, reports say. Chin had patrolled and monitored...

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The financial crisis in Greece has taken years to develop, and it has hit families of Greek Americans in Seattle hard.