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Police departments across the country are hopping on the body cam train. Why the transition is going to be harder than they might think.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
Local protesters' response to the grand jury highlighted a very Seattle divide.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Guest Opinion: True justice for juveniles asks us to do more than just build a bigger and better jail in Seattle's Central District.READ MORE 27 COMMENTS
Could the legalization of gay marriage be a factor in rising animosity toward Capitol Hill's LGBTQ community?READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
One Boeing union has complained about older workers ending up on the short end of layoffs. And more layoffs lie ahead.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
In seeking special exemptions, religious groups are ignoring a time-honored way to stay true to their consciences.READ MORE 12 COMMENTS
A planned experiment is on hold, and a state legal opinion that could offer guidance has yet to be issued.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Taking advantage of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a number of states have rushed to create new restrictions, particularly through voter ID laws. But there are ways to respect rights better.READ MORE 11 COMMENTS
The folks behind Santa Clara University's Internet ethics program aren't waiting around to find out.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
Holy Names Academy grad has addressed nuclear and peace issues working in Japan and at the United Nations.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A kinship with the natural world and his own heritage was imprinted on his character - and ours.READ MORE 6 COMMENTS
A new poll shows majority support for both dueling gun measures that will be on the November ballot.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
He says a bill with overwhelming bipartisan support was too complicated.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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The Supreme Court will decide whether all 50 states must allow gay marriage.
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