Tuesday on the NewsHour, Europe grapples with the refugee crisis as Hungary declares a state of crisis and more refugees die trying to cross by sea. Also: Republicans strategize on how to court women voters, a five-day teachers’ strike comes…
In SeaTac, Washington, home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, citizens voted in 2013 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. But airport businesses challenged the law in court, excluding 5,000 or so workers from receiving the increased benefits.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.
The national debate over education quality is playing out in Washington state this week, where state leaders are set to begin addressing inequalities in public school funding next week. The meetings come on the heels of a state Supreme Court…
By Laila Kazmi, KCTS
Amongst the smells of medicine and sounds of hospital equipment, four year old Allistaire escapes to a sense of normalcy, playing with instruments and enjoying music just as she does at home.
By PBS NewsHour
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration announced today that, starting July 1, the city’s food establishments will be banned from using plastic foam containers.
By Laila Kazmi, KCTS
When Rita Meher screened her first short film, she had no idea that it would lead to a career devoted to bringing South Asian stories to the Pacific Northwest.
By Colleen Shalby
A shooting was reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, north of Seattle. According to the Associated Press, two people have been airlifted to a nearby hospital.
By Ayan Sheikh
Just a week after Seattle’s City council unanimously approved replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day -- a holiday that will honor and celebrate the cultural contributions of Native Americans -- Mayor Ed Murray invited members of city council…
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