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It took me all of three seconds to realize this wasn’t going to be a “Folklife” experience. Or a Bumbershoot one for that matter.

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The worldwide grounding of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner and its battery fire put everyone's worst travel nightmare front and center. A local aerospace expert gave...

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Immigrant activists left as early as 4 am to travel to Olympia in support of education and policy reform. Our youth reporters got up...

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Seattle’s International District lost an influential man last month. Wai Chow Eng created a family legacy of delicious Chinese barbecue cuisine and touched the...

Filmmakers Lane Stevens, left, Dave Wilson and Gyasi Ross are part of the Idle No More indigenous-protest movement.

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Lane Stevens lives up a steep, potholed alleyway in a house perched above the gray expanse of Tulalip Bay. It’s a far cry from...

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“Many things that shouldn’t have happened, happened because of money," Mr. Wang Youliang tells the camera in front him. “The situation in (Wenzhou) is a secret everybody knows but you can’t talk about it in public.” He is a young entrepreneur and shoe manufacturer working in Wenzhou, China. Among his friends, five factory owners escaped and one killed himself.

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s44IUvY64BE] Young people from former Soviet Union countries share their impressions of Seattle (Produced by Valeria Koulikova in a UW Communication Dept video workshop) I'm...

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Until a couple weeks ago, you probably didn’t think much about Mali, the large, former French colony that spans North and West Africa. I know...

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The end is near! And for Seattleites that means going out with a bang. It’s almost December 21st, the day the Ancient Mayans predicted (sort...

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Although the November elections yielded women-friendly returns, the War on Women continues, both in the US and around the world. In the last week alone...

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ZAATARI, Jordan--As the Syrian civil war and the fight to remove President Bashar Assad unfolds, more than half a million people have fled their...

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When you go to sleep tonight, Seattle will be visited by three ghosts: the ghost of energy’s past, the ghost of energy’s present and...

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Yuriana Garcia, 20, is an ambitious, soft-spoken Honors student majoring in Human Centered Design & Engineering at UW. She has a passion for bioengineering, and...

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BANGKOK, Thailand--As the elections unfolded yesterday in the US, a small huddle of Americans glued their eyes to the CNN report, broadcasting the returns...

Egypt Elections

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They already did it this year in Egypt. And they did it in Burma, and in Mexico. Now it's our turn. Yep, it's finally election...

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Update: Sawant lost the below-mentioned election for State Legislature, but she just won a seat on the Seattle City Council. To the best of...

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When Washington's congressional districts were redrawn last January, the State Redistricting Commission made a bold move: They split the city of Seattle between two districts...

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Tonight’s debate on foreign policy promises to be a pretty big deal. The race is tied, and for undecided voters (who are these people anyways?!?)...

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Scotland launches breakup campaign after 300-year relationship with England There's nothing worse than ending a long-term relationship. You have to tell your friends and family and...

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The Seattle City Council and King County Council approved a deal Monday to build a new basketball and hockey arena south of Safeco Field. But...

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The name Malala Yousufzai was new to me until recently. But the power of her words wasn’t. Back in 2009, when her hometown in Swat Valley...