Archives for February 2016

Monthly Archives: February 2016

National

Broken Justice System Targets and Harms LGBT People, Study Finds

A new report offers comprehensive analysis of how LGBT people, and particularly LGBT people of color, face higher rates of incarceration and unfair treatment and abuse in the criminal justice system. ...
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Politics

Murray: GOP Should Put Constitution Above Partisanship and Obstruction

After Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, Republicans announced they will not consider any nominees from President Obama and will wait until the next president takes office, over 300 days from now. ...
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Health

National Organizations Target ‘Conversion Therapy’ Quacks with Historic Federal Consumer Fraud Complaint

“Conversion therapy” practices have for decades been linked to serious harm, including depression, substance abuse, and even suicide. ...
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President Barack Obama shakes hands with state legislators after speaking to the Illinois General Assembly at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Feb. 10, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Politics

Obama to SCOTUSblog: Nominating a Supreme Court Justice is ‘A Responsibility I Take Seriously’

President Barack Obama guest posts on SCOTUSblog: "The Constitution vests in the President the power to appoint judges to the Supreme Court. It’s a duty that I take seriously." ...
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Local

Inslee Unveils New Children’s Services Structure in Washington State

The idea to create a separate agency for child welfare was first introduced by legislators in 1988 and numerous proposals have been passed since then. ...
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Sports

Seattle Storm Wins Top Pick for Second Year, WNBA Draft April 14

The Seattle Storm holds the top pick in the draft for the second consecutive year and the fourth time in franchise history after winning the WNBA Draft Lottery Sept. 24. ...
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Travel

Tulalip Resort Casino Revamps, Taste of Tulalip 2016 on Hold

The multi-million dollar renovation will be fully completed in March of 2017 by a team of over 100 tradesmen. Taste of Tulalip will take on a new look for 2016. ...
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May Kieu and Dorothy Dutiel
National

Apparent Murder Suicide in Arizona, 15-Year-Olds Were Reportedly Dating

May Kieu and Dorothy Dutiel, both 15-year-old sophomores at Independence High School in Glendale, Ariz., were found with a single gunshot wound in each. ...
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Entertainment

Cyndi Lauper’s ‘DETOUR’ Features Duets with Jewel, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris

DETOUR showcases Lauper’s unmistakable voice on country classics from the ‘40s, ‘50s and ‘60s and features guest appearances from county music stars. ...
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Health

Trying to Conceive Soon After Pregnancy Loss May Increase Chances of Live Birth

A new study shows that couples who attempt to conceive within three months after losing an early pregnancy have the same chances, if not greater, of achieving a live birth. ...
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