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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...

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The boxing metaphors are flying about the political "slugfest" at last night's Vice Presidential debate where a "fiery" Joe Biden "bared his teeth" as...

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My name is Sara and I smoke pot. Ahh. I feel so much better. And if Initiative 502 passes next month, there’s going to be a...

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In the past six months alone, big things have started happening for the immigrant community is Seattle. President Obama announced a new deportation deferment policy for...

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Washington State could be one of the first places in the world to legalize gay marriage by ballot this November. Currently there are only 10...

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This week in drunk news: Man kills 70,000 chickens in Maryland and a North Korean man floats south Drunk men all over the world are...

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Sweden beats out the U.S. at using the internet  Sure, the U.S. is home to tech giants, media moguls and weird internet memes, but we...

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Tacoma man awaits verdict for 22-year sentence in Nicaragua Jason Puracal, from Tacoma, WA, is awaiting a sentencing from Nicaraguan judges that could lead to...

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The illegal border crossing from Mexico to the U.S. can be dangerous, expensive and terrifying for thousands of Mexicans walking across the Arizona desert...

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Chinese man builds own prosthetics after fishing accident Sun Jifa is the new face of DIY disability adaptation after making his own prosthetic arms from...

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Late last month, a bomb ripped through a train station in a small town near Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province in southwestern Pakistan...

Supporters of Pena Nieto celebrate at party headquarters in Mexico City

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Enrique Peña Nieto has just about clinched the Mexican presidency after coming out of Sunday’s election with a 7 percent lead. He is a candidate...

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Homer, Steinbeck and Dickens. Every high schooler has to read them, and now, their works might be a way for Brazilian prisoners to get...