Politics

President Obama delivers a speech from the White House announcing an expanded military campaign against ISIS.

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If I were a foreign news correspondent I would like to be stationed in London to try to figure out how, and more importantly, why these three young girls left the country and their loving families without saying good bye.

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Secretary of State John Kerry stopped at the Renton Boeing plant and defended the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which has been met with skepticism by some.

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Beijing bands birthed from post-Cultural Revolutionary China are carving their own rock history in the West.

Fethya Ibrahim, a junior at UW, participates in a die-in on Red Square representing the depopulated Palestinian village Hadatha. Ibrahim was among fifty-some individuals who protested an Israeli celebration of the 1948 Palestinian exodus. (Photo by Aditya Ganapathiraju)

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Pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli student groups at UW are by turns celebrating and mourning Israel's 67th birthday this week.

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Can Washington state be that socially progressive with a regressive tax system that throws low-income people of color under the bus?

Vladimir Putin on a 2013 RT broadcast.

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Popular cable and internet news channel Russia Today has developed cozy relationship with holocaust deniers and the ultra-right.

Young Ali Abdullah Saleh and his son Ahmed, 1984

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The crisis in Yemen explained: Saudi Arabia, Iran and the complex web of alliances that's tearing apart the Middle East’s poorest country

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Parents of two of the 43 missing Mexican students shared their anguish as they made stops in Seattle and Yakima seeking support for renewed investigation.

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Do "Desert Dancer" producers equate "positive" with depicting Iranians as Westerners?

Juan Valadez, a young graphic designer who lives in Guadalajara, Mexico, says the idea of moving to the U.S. isn't of interest to him or most of his friends. (Photo by Alysa Hullett)

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For entrepreneurial young Mexicans, dreams of prosperity no longer lie across the border.

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Somali Americans came together with politicians to look for a way to keep remittance money flowing to Somalia in spite of banks' restrictions.

Throughout the civil war, thousands of children were forcibly separated from their families; approximately 2,354 children were adopted into the U.S., with adopted parents told that they were orphans. (Photo by Linda Hess Miller via Wikimedia Commons)

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Decades after the end of a brutal civil war, survivors continue to demand justice and search for Salvadoran disappeared children forcibly taken by the army.

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With a big contract in the works, Tacoma detention center for immigrants sits half empty.

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Seattle Afghans gather at a vigil remember the brutal March 19 murder of Farkhunda, calling for justice in a case that has gripped the nation.

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The continued detainment of five young feminist activists in China more than three weeks later, leaves more questions to be answered.

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A Seattle city council is set to vote Monday on taking a stance against giving Obama fast-track trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

(Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr)

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Divided from family and missing their culture, returning home is an obvious choice for many Mexican immigrants. But things aren't always so easy once they get there.

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.

Heirius Howell former King County youth jail inmate. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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Heirius Howell, who practically grew up in King County Juvenile Detention Facility, says getting locked up as a child only made it harder to become a productive adult.

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More and more Mexican migrants are giving up lives and jobs in the Northwest to go back across the border.

Tsunami hazard signs line the West Coast of the US. (Photo from Flickr by Daniel Hoherd)

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In the event of a natural disaster like a tsunami, what would happen to the hundreds of immigrants held at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma?