Democrats in control of New York’s Assembly said last week that they would not expel a new Republican lawmaker “at this time,” despite their questions over whether he met residency requirements.
The Taliban’s “internal debates and extreme decrees” are paralyzing humanitarian work in Afghanistan, the head of a major aid agency told The Associated Press on Jan. 8, after he arrived on a week-long trip to talk to Taliban leaders about reversing a ban on women working for national and international non-governmental groups.
With time running out before Sound Transit (ST) makes a recommendation to its board about the placement of a transit hub in, near, or outside the Chinatown-International District (CID), the agency last month narrowed the number of options it was considering outside the neighborhood to two.
Dear Sound Transit Board, Chong Wa Benevolent Association represents over 21 traditional Chinatown organizations within the Chinatown-International District (CID).
A Seattle-area plastic surgery provider is facing a federal lawsuit for allegedly posting fake positive reviews online and intimidating or bribing patients to remove negative reviews, Washington state prosecutors said on Dec. 29.
Seattle Port Commissioners Sam Cho and Toshiko Hasegawa will be honored on Jan. 11 as they are both sworn-in as Commission president and Commission vice president respectively.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the “exponential” expansion of his country’s nuclear arsenal and the development of a more powerful intercontinental ballistic missile, state media reported on Jan. 1, after he entered 2023 with another weapons launch following a record number of testing activities last year.
A man accused of carrying guns into a Washington state courthouse, triggering a lockdown and standoff last month, is facing six felony and several misdemeanor charges.
Wyman Yip will be sworn in as King County Superior Court judge by presiding Judge Patrick Oishi on Jan. 9.
Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with a misdemeanor hate crime offense after he allegedly targeted two young adults of Asian descent with racist and homophobic comments last week as they recorded a TikTok food review video at an In-N-Out Burger restaurant in Northern California.