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Seattle travelers describe being stuck in Puerto Vallarta after the airport closed unexpectedly before noon, in anticipation of Hurricane Patricia.

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The aftermath of a controversy raised by a conservative talk show host about a People of Color Yoga class in Rainier Beach continues.

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Meteorologists compared Hurricane Patricia to 2013's Typhoon Haiyan, which killed thousands in the Philippines.

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National Park Service now says that Coon Lake, in North Cascades National Park, should be renamed after Wilson Howard, a black prospector from the 1890s.

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Volunteers with the Neighborhood Block Watch patrol the Chinatown-International District on Tuesdays to boost the neighborhood's safety.

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The center, in the news after a lawsuit against the CIA, says there are parallels between the theft and incidents against similar groups in El Salvador.

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Justin Trudeau, the son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, led the Liberal party to a victory after nine years of a Conservative-led government.

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President of Ireland Michael Higgins will make an official visit to Seattle this week, including giving a speech on technology and sustainable development.

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How can Seattle improve safety in the International District? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.

The Uber logo on a vehicle in San Francisco. (Photo by REUTERS / Robert Galbraith)

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Should Seattle have regulations for rideshare services and drivers allowed to form unions? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.

Members of anti-racist group holding a sign at the City Council committee hearing on Wednesday. (Photo by Goorish Wibneh)

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What can the city do to change the youth justice system? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.

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Do hookah lounges need additional regulation in Seattle? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.

Marchers move down Madison St. during the Seattle People's Climate March on Wednesday. (Photo by Alex Garland)

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More than 1000 people gathered in Seattle on Wednesday for the People's Climate March.

Zainab Haji (left) gives cookies to Kent Chadwick, who turned out in support of the Islamic Center of Kitsap County. Despite plans for an anti-Islam rally the Bremerton mosque, no protestors actually showed Saturday. (Photo courtesy CAIR-WA)

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They expected armed anti-Islam protestors. What they got was a group of neighbors who turned out to show support for religious freedom.

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Ana Mari Cauce, longtime UW professor and administrator, is the university's first Latina to be selected for the top job.

MAPS (The Muslim Association of Puget Sound) in Redmond is bracing for a possible anti-Islam rally Saturday. (Photo by Varisha Khan)

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An Anti-Islam groups have called a "Global Rally for Humanity" at a mosque in Bremerton this weekend. Will anyone actually show up?

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The University of Washington Center for Human Rights allege that the CIA has withheld information on the 1981 Santa Cruz massacre that should be public.

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President Barack Obama will be in downtown Seattle for several hours Friday afternoon for a fundraiser for U.S. Sen. Patty Murray.

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The United States military took responsibility on Tuesday for the air strike that killed 22 people, including 12 staff, calling it a mistake.

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A deal was reached on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade treaty that critics have feared would erode local regulations.

Yeung volunteers at the Somali Community Services Coalition in Tukwila, WA. Photo courtesy of Aaron Yeung.

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If you're curious about which neighborhoods in King County have the greatest concentration of immigrants, the Seattle Times has an interactive map.