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Photo by Chris Ferguson/ WABE Editor’s Note: The GOP must gain six Senate seats to gain full control of Congress this fall, and with so many surprisingly tight races and the potential for upsets in Republican strongholds, victory is not a sure...
Freelance British photojournalist, John Cantlie — abducted in 2012 along with U.S. journalist James Foley — appears in the Islamic State’s latest video as a foreign correspondent reporting from the Syrian town of Kobani, the New York...
Rita Meher wanted to introduce the Pacific Northwest to the realities of life in South Asia so she created the Seattle South Asian Film Festival. Photo courtesy of Tasveer Editor’s note: Laila Kazmi, a senior producer at KCTS9, is one of five...
Farm manager Jocelyn Carlson waters freshly planted lettuce at Farm 18. Photo by Ariel Min/PBS NewsHour WHEELING, W.Va. — When Danny Swan first broke ground on his West Virginia farm in June 2008, his rototiller hit a baby doll. Then some...
Photo by Flickr user West Annex NewsTORONTO — Toronto’s next mayor will be a straight-laced, button down moderate conservative — almost the polar opposite of current Mayor Rob Ford, whose term was plagued by scandals involving public drinking...
In an unprecedented, broad-based survey, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology polled students about their attitudes and experiences with sexual assault on campus. One in six female undergraduate students who responded to the survey say they...