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Chinatown/International District business and community leaders will make recommendations next spring for improving livability and policing in the neighborhood.

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Despite a ban on demonstrations in Paris, Seattle activists brought 350 salmon lanterns to the city to wave them for the COP21 climate conference.

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The recent U.S. backlash against Syrian refugees has convinced writer Irina Vodonos to talk openly about coming to United States as a refugee.

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Joseph Scott Pemberton had been charged with the murder of Jennifer Laude, but was convicted of the lesser offense of homicide.

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Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.

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Some mourners thought of the victims in Paris and of the victims of an earlier devastating attack in Beirut also claimed by ISIS last week.

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A coordinated attack at five venues in Paris left at least 60 dead.

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Artist Fram Kitagawa, who has curated major events in Japan, says he was denied a visa because of activism in the 1960s against a U.S. military base.

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Cody Crawford, who police say had a history of ranting hatred against Muslims, pleaded no contest to firebombing a mosque in Oregon.

“We need to start small and think big,” organizer Michael Charles said, emphasizing get out the vote efforts for 2016. (Photo by Laura Bernstein)

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Voter turnout was a top priority for the panel of young politicos of color who gathered for some post-election analysis of Seattle politics.

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Supporters of Obama's immigration overhaul said a day after a blow in appeals court that they were ready to defend it to the Supreme Court.

Seattleites joined Mayor Murray, Rep. Adam Smith and immigrant rights advocates at a rally outside the Federal Building Thursday, heralding Obama's executive action and demanding further steps toward immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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The Supreme Court may have to weigh in on President Barack Obama's executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.

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Seattle City Council District 2 challenger Tammy Morales' vote totals have pulled close to incumbent Bruce Harrell's, as results continue to pour in. As of...

Protesters in Guerrero marched earlier this year with a cutout of Nestora Salgado. The Renton mom became leader of a community police force in her home town, and has been held in jail for two years. (Photo by Fernando Salgado)

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Nestora Salgado gave up a quiet life near Seattle to lead a community police force in her hometown in Mexico. Now she continues her activism from a prison cell.

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Yakima voted in districts for the first time after a federal judge ruled the previous system marginalized Latinos and violated the Voting Rights Act.

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The event connected local East African business owners with alternative funding sources, business mentoring and an opportunity to connect with peers.

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President Tayyip Erdogan cast the return of Turkey to single-party rule as a vote for stability, but opponents fear it heralds growing authoritarianism.

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U.S. residency or citizenship isn't required for standard Washington drivers licenses, meaning they soon won't be accepted at airports or federal buildings.

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China will ease family planning restrictions to allow all couples to have two children after decades of a strict one-child policy.

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After spearheading the charge to change a racist lake name, Crosscut writer Knute Berger takes issue with the use of the word "Squaw."

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A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, with reports of shock waves being felt as far as New Delhi.