Politics

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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?

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Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole's new appointments announced yesterday add even more connections to the British Isles.

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Gov. Jay Inslee spoke out against acts of intolerance and met with Hindu leaders last week after the recent vandalism incidents at two temples.

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Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, issued a statement of "regret" on Thursday for using the term "colored" during a recent Senate committee meeting.

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Justice delayed, Skagit County-based Tesoro strikers lead a push for better safety standards and management accountability.

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We may fancy ourselves a progressive city, but the recent history of race in Seattle suggests we've got a long ways to go.

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Garfield High School's Black Student Union strengthens the school's civil rights legacy with a new set of challenges and opportunities.

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Family told that Renton woman faces 1,000 years in prison in Mexico, accused of kidnapping after organizing a community police force.

Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was shot and killed by police in Pasco, WA on Feb. 10th, in an undated family photo.

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Washington lawmakers of color released a statement Friday regarding video footage of Pasco police shooting Antonio Zambrano-Montes.

A building damaged in fighting in Kurakhove, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. (Photo by VO Svodboda via Picasa)

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A filmmaker from Ukraine visited Seattle last week and shared some shocking footage from a conflict that has turned into all out war.

Family members of Antonio Zambrano-Montes gather outside of Pasco City Hall to protest the shooting. (Photo courtesy of Anna King / Northwest News Network)

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Vigils and protests over excessive force as police in Pasco have fatally shot four people in the last 6 months.

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The Israel Supreme Court has upheld a decision favoring the Israeli army in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Olympia activist Rachel Corrie, who died in 2003.

A map identifying slope areas of the Cheasty Greenspace that would overlap with parts of a proposed mountain bike trail. (Screenshot from Seattle's Parks and Recreation Department website)

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Cheasty Greenspace's 10-acre parcel of restored forest could be seeing a 1.5-mile mountain bike trail, to the chagrin of some of its neighbors.

Rodrigo Valenzuela's "Maria TV." (Image from the Frye Art Museum)

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Rodrigo Valenzuela shows us the "13th Man" post-Superbowl upset.

Convicted suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi was executed Wednesday in a misguided act of retaliation for ISIS's murder of a captured Jordanian pilot. (Still from Jordanian TV)

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Jordan's execution of Islamist prisoners as revenge against ISIS sets a disturbing precedent.

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As a response to the illegal poaching in Africa, lawmakers in Olympia are considering making it a misdemeanor to sell elephant ivory in Washington state.

Somali American protestors gathered outside the offices of the nonprofit Refugee Women's Alliance on January 30th. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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Refugee Women's Alliance has come under fire after a teacher showed Charlie Hebdo cartoons to a group of Somali youth.

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Making sense of the recent political changes on the Arabian Peninsula.

Gambian protest coup

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Were U.S. authorities wrong to arrest two immigrants for trying to overthrow the Gambian government?

Vigils expressing solidarity widespread immediately following the Charlie Hebdo attacks. But consensus about the limitations of free speech has since fallen apart. (Photo from Flicrk by Valentina Calà)

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Rallies for free speech in France following the Charlie Hebdo attacks have ironically given way to calls for censorship of anti-Semetism.