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Designer Aheda Zanetti says the burkini is meant to open choices for women who want to dress modestly or want more coverage from the sun.

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The jet was less than a third full, with 66 people on board, including 30 Egyptian and 15 French nationals.

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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.

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.

A synagogue in Paris. (Photo from Flickr by Susan Sermoneta)

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In the face of growing anti-Semitism, French Jews eye a better life in America

French Seattle Charlie Hebdo reaction

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Seattle’s French community was shaken by the killings, which many say were a challenge to the core beliefs of their home country.

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The Seattle area reacted this week to the deadly attack in Paris on the offices of satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" on Wednesday, with vigils...

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Zut alors! It's time to celebrate Bastille Day. Here are the best places to see Seattle à la française.

Delaney Ruston, in the field. (Photo courtesy Hidden Pictures)

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"Hidden Pictures" follows people diagnosed with mental illnesses on four continents to reveal how a shift in attitudes might improve care. When Delaney Ruston began...

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Carb lovers rejoice: It just got a whole lot easier to get your hands on good croissants and dumplings on Capitol Hill. Capitol Hill, you're...

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Today is the world's sweetest holiday, the Chandeleur. Celebrate as the French do by cooking up a mountain of fluffy (yet paper-thin!) crêpes. In France, most holidays...

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The end is near! And for Seattleites that means going out with a bang. It’s almost December 21st, the day the Ancient Mayans predicted (sort...

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It's 5 a.m. on a black and blustery morning as I drive through the empty streets of Madison Valley looking to find out what...

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The pace at Cafe de Lion is slow — a very deliberate slow that's now as rare in Seattle as it is in Japan, where owner Daisuke...

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About a month ago an anonymous Seattle blogger called Videofedhead started a remarkable but unadorned collection of the wildest and weirdest international music videos I'd...

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The Seattle International Film Festival returns May 17, boasting a line-up of 459 films including 24 feature films making their world premiere. And as usual, this year's...

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I hate sports. And I’m not talking your run-of-the-mill “football is too violent” or “I just don’t get baseball” hate. I’m talking terror-inducing phobia. I was a...

Midnight City

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Concert season is upon us, and what better time to discover some new music? Starting next week, a slew of amazing bands from overseas...