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As #Juneteenth  gained unprecedented national prominence, organizers in Seattle struck a tone of both celebration and resistance, honoring the history of the city’s fast-gentrifying Central District and making demands for the present and the future.

There's a way gardeners can enjoy summer camp, too. Keeping a scrapbook and going on a scavenger hunt are two great activities made for lazy summer days.

Pete Carroll and the Seahawks have been "impressed" so far with Shane Waldron. @StoneLarry  wonders: Does that mean the new OC will be allowed to cook, or has he solved balancing Carroll's desire to establish the run?

Issaquah High School graduate Taylor Yingshi earned a grand prize in a national art competition for her digital portrait of Minoru Yasui, an Oregon lawyer who challenged the constitutionality of Japanese American imprisonment during World War II.

Much of the American West, from parched Northern California through Arizona and New Mexico, is drying out at a record pace.

The coronavirus pandemic has created a swelling of pent-up travel demand and left unspent money burning holes in the pockets of the well-to-do. Put the two together and the result is a hunger for private jets.

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Queen Elizabeth II was smiling broadly as she attended the final day of the Ascot races on Saturday, where environmental protesters urged the monarch to press politicians to act faster against climate change.

Families that don’t normally file a tax return will need to pay close attention to a new online tool from the IRS.


An emergency room physician who made pleas for more safety equipment and more urgent measures to protect staff at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center was fired on Friday.

Registered nurses gathered in Los Angeles to protest the fact that UCLA's athletic department conducted 1,248 tests in a single week while health-care workers at UCLA hospitals were denied testing.

As part of a package of stories about Seattle's CHAZ, Fox News published digitally altered and misleading photos in what photojournalism experts called a clear violation of ethical standards for news organizations.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was ordered to immediately begin expanding mail delivery with extra trips and later deliveries after the U.S. Postal Service failed to improve performance less than a week before the election.

NEW: Testing for the novel coronavirus will get a huge boost in the coming weeks as a project funded by Bill Gates and his foundation begins offering home-testing kits that will allow people to swab their noses and send the samples back for analysis.

BREAKING: After a freezer failed late Thursday night, nurses, firefighters and volunteers scrambled to use as many doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as possible before they expired.

BREAKING: Seattle Public Schools will close for at least two weeks starting tomorrow, according to an email sent to school administrators. The email said the decision was made after conferring with county and school officials.