On Running While Black, With More Hope Than Before

As Black Lives Matter signs popped up in recent months, our columnist grew less wary of running in predominantly white neighborhoods. But is that optimism premature?

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Hiker Rescued From Mount Rainier Makes ‘Miraculous’ Recovery

When Michael Knapinski arrived at a Seattle hospital, his heart stopped for 45 minutes and he was put on life support. Two days later, he was walking.

#emergency-medical-treatment, #hikes-and-hiking, #hospitals, #life-sustaining-support-systems-withdrawal-of, #medical-devices, #mount-rainier-wash, #national-parks-monuments-and-seashores, #nursing-and-nurses, #seattle-wash, #ventilators-medical

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Old Dogs, New Research and the Secrets of Aging

The ways that dogs grow and age may provide potentially useful similarities with people.

#animal-behavior, #budapest-hungary, #dogs, #eotvos-lorand-university, #genetics-and-heredity, #homer, #poetry-and-poets, #seattle-wash, #university-of-vienna, #university-of-washington, #your-feed-science

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How to Staycation in 6 American Cities

With business travel all but stopped, city hotels and tourist organizations have made a full-court press to attract local and nearby leisure travelers with bottom-barrel rates and extra perks.

#chicago-ill, #los-angeles-calif, #miami-fla, #new-york-city, #phoenix-ariz, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #seattle-wash, #travel-and-vacations

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The Field: The Specter of Political Violence

The election anxieties of Americans across the political spectrum are visible in an alarming place: gun sales figures.

#firearms, #gun-control, #north-carolina, #presidential-election-of-2020, #seattle-wash, #washington-state

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New York Sues Trump Over ‘Anarchist’ Label

New York City, Seattle and Portland, Ore., all so-called “anarchist jurisdictions,” are trying to stop the Trump administration from withholding federal funds.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #federal-aid-us, #federal-state-relations-us, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #portland-ore, #presidential-election-of-2020, #seattle-wash, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #trump-donald-j

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The News Cycle Is Crushing Seattle’s Vibrant Restaurant Scene

Among the first in the country to go into Covid-19 lockdown, the city has also experienced the effects of protests and wildfires. It has been vertiginous for a dining community shaped by prosperity.

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‘Everything Is Closed Down.’ The Lack of Youth Sports Is a Crisis.

Despite a glut of sports on TV, the lack of youth leagues and teams in the pandemic could cost us for years to come.

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Seattle Passes Minimum Pay Rate for Uber and Lyft Drivers

The city became the second in the nation to create a compensation standard for ride-hailing drivers, after New York.

#car-services-and-livery-cabs, #freelancing-self-employment-and-independent-contracting, #lyft-inc, #minimum-wage, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #seattle-wash, #uber-technologies-inc, #wages-and-salaries

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Live Breonna Taylor News Tracker: Suspect Charged in Shooting of 2 Officers

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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Breonna Taylor, Louisville Live Video Updates: 2 Officers Shot in Protests

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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What We Know About the Death of Michael Forest Reinoehl, the Portland Shooting Suspect

The suspect, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed by law enforcement agents just five days after the deadly shooting of a right-wing protester.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #danielson-aaron-j-d-2020, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #portland-ore, #reinoehl-michael-forest-d-2020, #rittenhouse-kyle, #seattle-wash, #washington-state

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Trump Moves to Cut Federal Funding From Democratic Cities

The president directed officials to identify “anarchist jurisdictions” and move to withhold funds as he tries to build his campaign around the unrest that has accompanied racial justice protests.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #federal-aid-us, #federal-budget-us, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #portland-ore, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #seattle-wash, #trump-donald-j, #urban-areas, #washington-dc

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What Do We Do About a Neighbor Who Breaks Distancing Rules?

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on how to respond when your neighbor keeps having large gatherings during the pandemic — and more.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #masks, #quarantines, #seattle-wash

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Seattle Police Chief to Resign as Council Pursues Ambitious Plan to Cut Budget

Carmen Best announced her retirement on Monday night, hours after the City Council approved cuts to the police budget.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #budgets-and-budgeting, #carmen-best, #city-councils, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-reform, #seattle-wash

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Taking Protest to the Streets, and the Mayor’s Front Door

City leaders and public health officials are now seeing protests outside their own homes, with some protesters wielding bullhorns, spray paint, and even eggs and paintballs.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #durkan-jenny-a, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #privacy, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #schaaf-libby-1965, #seattle-wash, #vandalism

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Abolish the Police? Those Who Survived the Chaos in Seattle Aren’t So Sure

What is it like when a city abandons a neighborhood and the police vanish? Business owners describe a harrowing experience of calling for help and being left all alone.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #durkan-jenny-a, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-reform, #seattle-wash, #small-business

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Police Identify Suspect in Seattle Killing During June Protests

The police have charged an 18-year-old with first-degree murder. He remains at large.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #firearms, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #seattle-wash

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Turmoil After a Museum Deletes ‘Black Lives Matter’ From Postings

The director of the Seattle Children’s Museum faced a strike and an internal inquiry after she edited staff postings, citing fund-raising and other concerns.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #museums, #seattle-wash, #seattle-childrens-museum, #social-media, #stapleton-keith-christi

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The New College Drop-Off

A bittersweet family tradition has become an exercise in risk assessment, logistics and trying to understand ever-changing rules.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #chapel-hill-nc, #colleges-and-universities, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #families-and-family-life, #ithaca-ny, #louisiana, #new-york-city, #parenting, #seattle-wash, #shutdowns-institutional, #travel-warnings

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Cities in Bind as Turmoil Spreads Far Beyond Portland

Galvanized in part by the deployment of federal agents in Portland, Ore., protesters have returned to the streets in Oakland, Seattle and elsewhere.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #federal-state-relations-us, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash

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Seattle Protests: Fires and Tear Gas as Thousands March Through City

Thousands of demonstrators marched through Seattle, smashing windows and setting fires at the site of a future youth detention center. At least 16 were arrested.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #seattle-wash

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Breanna Stewart Is Ready for Her Old Normal: Winning Championships

The Seattle Storm forward will play in her first W.N.B.A. game in almost two years since rupturing her Achilles’ tendon. She returns in a season like no other.

#basketball, #black-lives-matter-movement, #coronavirus-reopenings, #delle-donne-elena, #ionescu-sabrina-1997, #new-york-liberty, #seattle-wash, #seattle-storm, #stewart-breanna-1994, #womens-national-basketball-assn

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Feds Sending Tactical Team to Seattle, Expanding Presence Beyond Portland

After outrage over the presence of federal agents in Portland, Ore., the Trump administration is sending a team to Seattle. Officials say they will be on standby.

#customs-and-border-protection-us, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #portland-ore, #seattle-wash

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Driver Charged With Vehicular Homicide in Death of Seattle Protester

The driver, Dawit Kelete, 27, struck two protesters with his car early Saturday, one of whom later died, prosecutors said.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #love-diaz, #seattle-wash, #taylor-summer-d-2020, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #washington-state

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Drivers Are Hitting Protesters as Memes of Car Attacks Spread

In recent days, one person was killed in Seattle and two people were injured in Bloomington, Ind. Dozens of similar incidents have occurred across the United States.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #bloomington-ind, #fields-james-alex-jr-1997, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #heyer-heather-d-1985-2017, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #seattle-wash, #taylor-summer-d-2020

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Seattle Protester, Summer Taylor, Dies After Being Struck by Car

Summer Taylor, 24, died Saturday night, a hospital spokeswoman said, and a second protester was in serious condition. The driver was in custody, the authorities said.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #diaz-love, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #seattle-wash, #summer-taylor

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‘Can We Please Talk About Black Lives Matter for One Second?’

Should a Black protest movement be used to advance other progressive priorities?

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #seattle-wash

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What’s an Autonomous Zone?

Autonomous zones, protest camps and intentional communities alike thrive on hard work and consensus — and can become disastrous rapidly.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #communes, #defense-and-military-forces, #democratic-federation-of-rojava-north-syria, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #occupy-wall-street, #seattle-wash

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Police Clear Seattle’s Protest ‘Autonomous Zone’

The so-called Capitol Hill Organized Protest area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. It was the site of at least four shootings last month.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #seattle-wash

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Body of One of Three Hikers Missing on Mount Rainier Is Found

Inclement weather has hampered the search for the hikers, who officials said were climbing in different locations.

#hikes-and-hiking, #indonesia, #mount-rainier-wash, #national-park-service, #national-parks-monuments-and-seashores, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #seattle-wash

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Many Students Will Be in Classrooms Only Part of the Week This Fall

Some American school districts have announced hybrid schedules that include a mix of online and in-person learning, presenting a difficult challenge for working parents.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #de-blasio-bill, #e-learning, #ector-county-tex, #education-k-12, #fairfax-county-va, #marietta-ga, #murphy-philip-d-1957, #new-york-city, #parenting, #seattle-wash, #teachers-and-school-employees

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The Seattle Autonomous Zone Is Not the Full Story

The city looks progressive but has a history of racism and exclusion. This could be a turning point.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #durkan-jenny-a, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #seattle-wash

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‘Magic: The Gathering’ Pulls Racist Playing Cards From Popular Game

Prominent members of the trading card game’s community say more still needs to be done to include people of color.

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Another Shooting at Seattle’s Protest ‘Autonomous Zone’

A person was injured on Sunday in the area of the “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone” established by protesters against police violence, the second round of gunfire over the weekend.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #seattle-wash

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1 Dead and 1 Injured After Gunfire in Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’

Medics in the protester-run zone treated the victims before they were transported to a hospital. Some protesters objected to the arrival of officers in riot gear.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #seattle-wash

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Fox News Removes a Digitally Altered Image of Seattle Protests

Fox News acknowledged that one photo was a combination of several images, and a second was taken in a different city.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fox-news-channel, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #getty-images, #seattle-wash, #seattle-times

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Inside Seattle’s ‘Autonomous Zone’: Trump Tells Mayor: “Take Your City Back”

President Trump challenged Seattle’s mayor to “take back your city” after police vacated a precinct and protesters laid claim to the neighborhood around it.

#durkan-jenny-a, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #inslee-jay, #seattle-wash, #trump-donald-j

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‘Take Back Your City’ From Protesters, Trump Tells Seattle Mayor

The president tweeted that Mayor Jenny Durkan and Gov. Jay Inslee were being taunted by protesters. Some demonstrators have used barricades to occupy several city blocks.

#durkan-jenny-a, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #inslee-jay, #seattle-wash, #trump-donald-j

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‘Please, I Don’t Have Insurance’: Businesses Plead With Protesters

Businesses ranging from national chain stores to neighborhood pizza shops have been damaged in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Stunned store owners were still assessing their losses.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #family-business, #floyd-george-d-2020, #looting-crime, #minneapolis-minn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #seattle-wash, #shopping-and-retail

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The Cost of Rushing Back to Sports: A Star’s Life

The 1919 Stanley Cup finals were more than a century ago, but they are bound to current reality by the struggle against a deadly virus and the push for sports to return.

#athletics-and-sports, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #hall-joe-1881-1919, #hockey-ice, #influenza-epidemic-1918-19, #montreal-canadiens, #national-hockey-league, #pacific-coast-hockey-assn, #seattle-wash, #seattle-metropolitans-hockey-team, #stanley-cup

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F.D.A. Halts Coronavirus Testing Program Backed by Bill Gates

The program allows people in the Seattle area to easily take a coronavirus test at home. Researchers say such testing is essential for future monitoring of the virus.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food-and-drug-administration, #gates-bill, #king-county-wash, #research, #seattle-wash, #tests-medical, #washington-state

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Travel From New York City Seeded Wave of U.S. Outbreaks

The coronavirus outbreak in New York City became the primary source of infections around the United States, researchers have found.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #new-york-city, #research, #seattle-wash, #states-us

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King County in Washington Agrees to $2.25 Million Settlement in Teen’s Shooting

MiChance Dunlap-Gittens was fatally shot by officers during an undercover operation in 2017. The settlement includes a promise to pursue a policy requiring dashboard and body cameras.

#king-county-wash, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #seattle-wash

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Married to an Undocumented Immigrant? You May Not Get a Stimulus Check.

Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for federal payments to help families during the coronavirus pandemic. So are their spouses, even if they are U.S. citizens.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #seattle-wash

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He Was a Doctor Who Never Got Sick. Then the Coronavirus Nearly Killed Him.

Dr. Ryan Padgett, 45, once played in the Rose Bowl for Northwestern. He had rarely missed a day of work to illness. Then the coronavirus took him to the brink of death.

#coma, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #doctors, #evergreenhealth-medical-center-kirkland-wash, #kirkland-wash, #padgett-ryan-1975, #seattle-wash

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Voices of the Pandemic

Screaming children, worried employees, sick parents and anxious grocery shoppers: This is a peek inside our new world.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #parenting, #pittsburgh-pa, #quarantines, #seattle-wash, #urban-areas

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What’s Next in the War on Covid-19?

After this wave of infections, brace yourself for more waves.

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430,000 People Have Traveled From China to U.S. Since Coronavirus Surfaced

There were 1,300 direct flights to 17 cities before President Trump’s travel restrictions. Since then, nearly 40,000 Americans and other authorized travelers have made the trip, some this past week and many with spotty screening.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airport-security, #airports, #chicago-ill, #china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #detroit-mich, #epidemics, #little-rock-ark, #los-angeles-calif, #newark-nj, #politics-and-government, #quarantines, #san-francisco-calif, #seattle-wash, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #wuhan-china

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Live Coronavirus News and Updates

A 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship docked in Manhattan, while new questions were raised about China’s case tally. Stocks on Wall Street rose and Macy’s said it would furlough the majority of its workers.

#china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #new-york-metropolitan-area, #seattle-wash, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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