Politics

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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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A sunny morning in Spokane — shaggy green lawns, puffy clouds and compact SUVs parked outside of 100-year-old houses. Then a boom, a rattling snow...

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It's 5 a.m. on a black and blustery morning as I drive through the empty streets of Madison Valley looking to find out what...

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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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At the White House Correspondents Dinner in 2010, Obama joked about his abysmal approval ratings: “My approval ratings are still very high in the country...

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The photo made me stop short, my coffee cup hovering a few inches above the newspaper. A young man in jeans and a Barcelona...

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Unless you are immersed in the education world, your exposure to charter schools might be limited to the 2010 documentary Waiting for Superman. But with...

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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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Babies accidentally switched at birth. From Mark Twain to the ABC Family Monday night lineup, it's a familiar plot device – and a usually a pretty...

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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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Lyari is the most notorious neighborhood in Pakistan's largest and most chaotic city. But just like in poor urban areas in the US, young...

Memes mocking Russian President Vladimir Putin, like this one on a sign in Moscow, are reminiscent of parodies of US politicians. (Photo by Sarah Stuteville)

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The music is defiant, the bartenders studiously inattentive and the balaclavas sequined. If it weren’t for the smell of grilled onions wafting in from the...

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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...