Politics

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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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The first thing I see when I walk up to the warehouse in a Bothell suburb, is a green, white and black striped Syrian...

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On Saturday, the Filipino activist group AnakBayan Seattle will celebrate its tenth anniversary as the first overseas chapter of the democratic youth organization, which...

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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...