Judge Partially Lifts Trump Administration Ban on Refugees

Two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Resigns After Another Abuse Accusation

By KIRK JOHNSON September 12, 2017 Seattle’s mayor, Ed Murray, said on Tuesday that he would resign, after already announcing in May that he would not seek a second term. Several men have come forward to accuse Mr. Murray of sexually abusing them...

Wildfire Smoke From Canada Drapes Pacific Northwest in a Haze

By ALAN BLINDER and CHRISTINA CARON August 7, 2017 SEATTLE — Mount Rainier is invisible from this city. The Blue Angels, the Navy’s elite flight demonstration team, flew two weekend shows in chalky, smoky air. Government officials have...