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Central District crosswalks will get an official redesign after an unofficial paint job that honored the neighborhood's African American history.

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Japan marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, but officials objected to the term "aggression" to describe its World War II actions.

The wall of old signs inside of Thompson Signs' warehouse serves as a visual reminder of the mostly white, male political candidates in the northwest. (Photo by Lucas Anderson / UW Election Eye)

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Leading candidates were more diverse than the current councils after Tuesday's primary, the first after both cities switched to district elections.

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Red, black and green paint turned up on crosswalks around the Central District last weekend, honoring the neighborhood's African-American legacy.

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Claudia Castro Luna has masters degrees in poetry and urban planning and is a K-12 certified teacher.

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Modern Anchorage enjoys a surprising amount of ethnic diversity, posing a challenge to the city’s culture, identity and services.

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The Tigray Festival celebrates culture and connections to Tigreans in Ethiopia, and kicks off in Seattle this week.

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Seattle Police are seeking a "well-intentioned" man who picked up bullet casings at the crime scene where International District community leader Donnie Chin was shot and killed on Thursday.

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Hundreds of people gathered Sunday night to honor the commitment and colorful life of International District leader Donnie Chin.

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Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan promised additional decisive action against both the jihadists and Kurdish militants at home.

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Donnie Chin, director of the International District Emergency Center, was fatally shot early Thursday morning in the International District, reports say. Chin had patrolled and monitored...

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The financial crisis in Greece has taken years to develop, and it has hit families of Greek Americans in Seattle hard.

A guard at the Northwest Detention Center, a private facility owned and operated by the GEO Group, on contract from Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

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The lawsuit argues that GEO violated the Trafficking Victims Protection Act by allegedly forcing detainees to work for free or be put in isolation.

Taxi hate crime

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Jesse Fleming was sentenced to six months in jail on Thursday in connection with a Seattle hate crime against a Somali American cab driver last December.

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The New Americans Campaign, which promotes naturalization, announced a Seattle partnership with One America and the Asian Counseling and Referral Service.

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Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced that he will pledge $32 billion to charity, including women's causes, citing the Gates Foundation as inspiration.

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In a continuation of the thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama announced a U.S. Embassy will open in Havana.

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Seattle Ethiopians hope that the upcoming Obama visit to Ethiopia will help U.S. residents see a different side to the nation.

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Homegrown extremists have killed nearly twice as many people in the United States as self-proclaimed jihadists since 9/11, according to a recent count.

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Mayors sign resolution calling for feds to find a way for families to resume sending remittances to Somalia.

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Seattle reacted to the news that a white man started shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, SC, killing nine.