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Nestora Salgado addresses the community police force she lead in Olinalá, Mexico, prior to her arrest last year. (Still from Youtube)

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Nestora Salgado, the Renton woman who returned to Mexico to head a community police force, should be a free woman, said Guerrero's interim governor, Rogelio Ortega.

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A man accused of beating a Somali American taxi driver while calling him a "terrorist" pleaded not guilty Monday to hate crime and assault...

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Ark Lodge Cinemas in Seattle's Columbia City is among the 200 indie theaters nationwide that will show the nearly shelved "The Interview" on Christmas Day, according to entertainment site Deadline.com and the theater's website.

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2014 has been quite the year. We'd like to know what you think are some of the top Seattle Globalist moments from 2014. What Globalist stories or...

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The United States and Cuba will seek to re-establish diplomatic relations, according to a statement released by the White House Wednesday morning.

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A 26-year-old man is accused of a hate crime after allegedly beating a Somali American cab driver while calling him a "terrorist" and asking...

U.S. Visa issued in India. (Photo by Muzi via Wikimedia Commons)

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Facebook: Seattleites Kabbie Konteh and Dan Lavin have a special connection to Sierra Leone. Now, they're speaking out against the prevalence of the cash-for-visas market in the country and around the world. Twitter: A pair of Seattleites are speaking out against the prevalence of the cash-for-visas market around the world, in particular Sierra Leone.

Gary Locke returns to Seattle after serving as the U.S. ambassador to China from 2011 to 2014. (Photo by Linda Cotton)

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Gary Locke's work and life have transcended the very binaries of "white" and "yellow" that trap the public into believing one cohesive, authentic identity is impossible.

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Now that the glimmer of gold medals in Sochi has faded, we take a step back and examine what we didn't—but should have—learned about Sochi and Russia during the Winter Olympics.

Protestors from "Not One More" link arms to block vans from leaving the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma. (Photo by Jill Mangaliman)

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50 protesters locked down in front of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma yesterday in what they promised would be the first of many direct actions to block deportations.

TJ Oshie is playing for the US Olympic hockey team this year. (Photo by sarah_connors via Flickr)

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Washington state sent more than its fair share of athletes to the 2014 Winter Olympics...so where's our medals??

Zara storefront in London, UK. (Photo by Aurelijus Valeiša via Flickr)

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First Macklemore, then the Seahawks and now...Zara?

Since 1992, Satya Nadella has brought Microsoft engineering expertise, business savvy, innovation and the ability to bring colleagues together, says Microsoft founder Bill Gates. (Photo from TechAttack.my)

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Yesterday was a historic day for Microsoft with Satya Nadella’s appointment as the company's new CEO.

More than 500 Muslim Americans gathered in the state capitol in Monday to send a clear message to the Legislature: protect low-income housing, pass the DREAM Act and vote against invasive drone surveillance. (Photo by Atia Musazay)

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Hundreds of Muslims from around Washington gathered at the state capitol Monday with clear messages for their legislators. For Amira Al-Salami, Martin Luther King Jr....

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G. Willow Wilson, Seattle author of the new Marvel Comics series released next month, explains how a typical Pakistani-American teen and her alter ego...

Jia Yin Tan, 16, decided to the Seattle World School after two semesters at Franklin. (Photo by Valeria Koulikova)

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The Seattle World School provides a welcoming environment to new students from around the globe. But many struggle to move on to mainstream schools. ¿Como...

Caretaker Lulu Carpenter in the Lodge Room at Washington Hall. (Photo by Anna Goren)

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A century of immigrant history hangs in the balance in Washington Hall's renovation campaign. Tomorrow evening when community members gather to advocate for their priorities...

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In a conflict familiar to Washingtonians, Bosnian conservationists and loggers are at odds. But many of the country's forests are shielded by a secret...

Seattle South Asian Film Festival founder Rita Meher. (Photo by Shikha Jain)

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Work in IT or development may pay the bills, but Seattle's South Asian community has a growing passion for film. Rita Meher had been a U.S. citizen...

Manila clams prepare to become curry. (Photo courtesy Kedai Makan)

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Seattle tends to have its bases covered when it comes to Asian food. But the owners of Kedai Makan are working hard to introduce...

Abdi Mohamed Ali, left, helps Rachel Eagan pronounce Somali words in an evening class held Tuesday at Foster High School. “You need to speak to Somalis,” to learn, Ali says. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

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An evening class at Foster High School in Tukwila is helping people learn Somali. It’s not an easy language, but in a region with...