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Two children in the Minidoka concentration camp in Idaho, where most Japanese Americans from Washington were send. (Photo courtesy of the Wing Luke Asian Museum, the Hatate Collection)

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Densho received two of the 20 grants issued nationally to help preserve the history of Japanese American internment during World War II.

Rita Zawaideh holds a donated Epipen, that will be taken to Jordan during a humanitarian mission to aid Syrian refugee. (Photo by Alisa Reznick)

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Seattle Globalist writers took home several plaques from the Western Washington SPJ chapter's Excellence in Journalism awards, including Educator of the Year.

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Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane NAACP, has claimed she is part black, but her parents say she has been misleading the public about her race.

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Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Latino poet laureate of the United States.

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American Samoa remains the the only place on U.S. soil where someone can be born without getting full U.S. citizenship rights.

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Nestora Salgado, who had been head of a community police force, has been transferred from a maximum security prison to a medical unit in Mexico City.

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Seattle’s Eritrean and Ethiopian communities held separate vigils to honor the men brutally executed in a video by the terrorist organization ISIS.

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The families of Bailey Meola and Sydney Schumacher announced that they'd called off their search of earthquake-ravaged areas of Nepal.

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Nestora Salgado Garcia, who ran a community police force in Mexico until her arrest in 2013, is protesting her conditions and her detention.

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.

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A British news organization linked a Seattle woman to recruitment for the Islamic State, citing her posts on social media.

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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It's the latest incident that has raised concerns about hate crimes against Muslims in Washington.

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The city of Seattle unanimously approved a resolution Monday opposing the fast-track consideration of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and expressing concerns about aspects of the multi-national deal.

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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.

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Seattle woman Amanda Knox is free after her acquittal Friday night of murdering her roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy, where they were studying abroad.

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

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The Hindu temple in Kent reported broken windows and graffiti — the second vandalism at a Hindu temple in the Seattle area in a few weeks.

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Seattle music mainstay Chop Suey is getting some unwanted attention upon new ownership.