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The change comes after decades of struggle, but Aung San Suu Kyi's party still must share power with the army.

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State Sen. Pramila Jayapal joins fellow Democrats Joe McDermott, a King County Councilmember, and State Rep. Brady Walkinshaw in the 7th District race.

Gabriel Ray Pierre (left) high fives a student at Leschi Elementary School on Friday, as part of #SeattleHigh5. The event aimed to show children of color positive images of black men and women in their community. (Photo by Jovelle Tamayo)

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Among the proposed changes in the bill are cultural competence training for teachers and other staff and a change to school discipline.

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Avina Gutierrez, one of Yakima's first three Latina women to be elected to the city council, this week was promoted unanimously to mayor by her fellow council members.

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An alternative to I-732 that would raise carbon tax revenue to help poor communities and communities of color is being planned for the November ballot.

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The Washington Community Action Network followed 34 bills last legislative session in its racial equity report card.

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30 percent of Republicans and 19 percent of Democrats were in favor of bombing Agrabah, the fictional country from the 1992 Disney movie "Aladdin."

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It was the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to the San Bernardino, CA, shooting spree last week by two Muslims who the FBI said were radicalized.

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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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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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How can Seattle improve safety in the International District? 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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Should Seattle have rent control and if so, what should it look like? The Seattle Globalist asked the Seattle City Council candidates.

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Six films to watch at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival explore complex issues of "#ComingHome" in the South Asian diaspora.

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Multinational business and foreign aid are a part of life in Honduras, but the world has been silent as Hondurans protest government corruption.

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Want to contribute to Nepal earthquake relief? New investigations show you might be better off going grassroots and avoiding big aid organizations.

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Do "Desert Dancer" producers equate "positive" with depicting Iranians as Westerners?

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The continued detainment of five young feminist activists in China more than three weeks later, leaves more questions to be answered.

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With popular media influencing U.S. perceptions of El Salvador, it's easy to forget the progressive democratic changes that are underway.

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

A building damaged in fighting in Kurakhove, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine. (Photo by VO Svodboda via Picasa)

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A filmmaker from Ukraine visited Seattle last week and shared some shocking footage from a conflict that has turned into all out war.