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Nearly a dozen U.S. citizens identified as fighting in Syria

Some are with ISIS, officials said.

NEW YORK TIMES

ACA's expansion of mental health care stresses system

A patient finds help with a therapist whose workload has doubled.

NEW YORK TIMES

Gamers respond to criticism of misogyny by threatening woman criticizing games

Anita Sarkeesian provides reasonable criticism of specific elements of games.

SLOG (THE STRANGER)

1 Seattle school's test results face review

Seattle Public Schools alerted the state to a surprising spike in the school's results for math and reading.

SEATTLE TIMES

David Horsey: Obama's vacation ends without disasters predicted by pundits

Never mind that vacations improve our productivity and extend our lifespans. The media demanded the president get off the golf course and be serious!

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Brangelina tie the knot (or is it ties?)

Their spokesperson revealed that celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court ruling shrinks development project in Kirkland

State Court of Appeals judges said the Potala Village apartment complex, proposed for the Kirkland waterfront, can include fewer than half the number of units originally proposed.

SEATTLE TIMES

How investigation could undo NY Gov. Cuomo

Federal prosecutors are looking into the abrupt dismantling of an anti-corruption commission, which the governor himself had appointed, after it began looking into the activities of his supporters. 

WEEKLY STANDARD

Philanthropist couple behind Bellevue pot shop

If pot stores are coming to a community, shouldn't they be well run? A son tells Patti Payne that his parents see it as both a business opportunity and a community responsibility.

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL (SEATTLE)

Charles Blow: Bill O'Reilly's problem with his white privilege is denial

The talk show host is on a rant, building his argument with statements that clash with one another.

NEW YORK TIMES

Stolen car recovered with 10-month-old child inside

A suspect was later taken into custody.

WEST SEATTLE BLOG

9-year-old's accidental shooting of gun instructor shows congressional cowdarice

"Guns don’t kill people. Nine-year-old girls with ponytails and pink shorts on summer vacation do. Just ask the National Rifle Association."

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

State GOP: Let's get women to like us on social media

One idea: Attack Gov. Inslee's suspension of the death penalty. That might work -- with men. 

PUBLICOLA

Washington, Seattle struggle to recover stolen wages for workers

Investigate West explores and analyzes the specific problems facing Washington workers and law enforcement in recovering stolen wages.

INVESTIGATEWEST

The power of municipal utilities

According to Grist, the municipal utility in Palo Alto, California, is on track to reach 48 percent renewable power by 2017. 

GRIST

Syria warns against U.S. air strikes

According to the Washington Post, "Syria warned the Obama administration not to extend its air war against the Islamic State into Syria."

WASHINGTON POST

UW researcher may be on to something: Charging your phone with Wifi

Shyam Gollakota, a researcher at the UW, is working on a way to capture the "persistent signals" all around us and use them to power our devices. 

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL (SEATTLE)

Amazon student scholarships. Apply Now!

The "merit-based" awards will go to 50 full-time undergrads ($5,000 for tuition, $500 to buy textbooks (at Amazon.com, natch). Amazon is accepting applications now.

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Obama seeks global climate accord

The Obama administration is working on a sweeping international climate change agreement that would compel nations to cut fossil fuel emissions - and it's doing so without Congress.

NEW YORK TIMES

Preventing a Ferguson from happening here

At a meeting on Tuesday, black community leaders and activists spoke with SPD about how to build better bonds between cops and the communities they serve.

SEATTLE TIMES

'The Simpsons' mural

Need we say more? Springfield, Oregon dedicated a mural to The Simpsons on Monday. 

THE OREGONIAN

Weyerhauser moving to Pioneer Square

"Weyerhaeuser plans to sell its large headquarters campus in Federal Way, the company said in a Tuesday news release announcing Weyerhaeuser's move to Seattle's Pioneer Square."

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL (SEATTLE)

NATO to create bases in Eastern Europe

The move comes in response to Russian actions. 

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Israel, Hamas will have long-term ceasefire

An Israeli official said the deal has no time limit. 

NEW YORK TIMES

Oregon sheriffs group puts cash into 'marijuana education'

The Oregon State Sheriffs Association's president says pot legalization would "tear families apart."

OREGONLIVE

38 years later, Stillaguamish Tribe gets its reservation

The 64-acre reservation is start toward centralizing services, officials say. Housing and a community center are already being planned for 80 acres nearby that could be added to the reservation later. 

HERALD (EVERETT)

Gamers are helping UW with ebola research

Months before the recent Ebola outbreak erupted in Western Africa scientists at the UW's Institute for Protein Design asked thousands of computer game enthusiasts worldwide to tackle an Ebola puzzle.

SEATTLE TIMES

Emmy judges rerun the awards, again honoring 'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family'

The winner's list this year bore considerable resemblance to the 2013 one.

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Roger Cohen: How weakness and bad decisions in U.S. fueled ISIS

Just three years ago, the death of Osama bin Laden seemed to signal an end to post-9/11 trauma.

NEW YORK TIMES

Book: Kennewick Man may have come from far away

A soon-to-be-released book says he had lived most of his life on the Pacific Northwest coast but could have come from Asia originally.

WASHINGTON POST

Political consultant Bob Gogerty dies at 74

A Democrat, he was respected by all sides with Republicans also seeking his advice.

SEATTLE TIMES

Mourners gather for Michael Brown funeral
The father of the slain Ferguson teenager has asked for calm as friends and family arrive at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis for this morning's funeral service.

ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH

Virginia base issues all-clear after shooter incident

Authorities at Fort Lee in Virginia sounded the all-clear after what they described as an “active shooter incident.” No details yet. But the lockdown is over.

NBC NEWS

Mark Driscoll taking six-week leave for "processing, healing and growth"

"Mark Driscoll, the conservative evangelical leader, said Sunday that he would take a leave from running his megachurch in response to a parade of complaints that he has been a bully and abusive to staff members."

NEW YORK TIMES

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