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Health
A nine-year-old South African child who was diagnosed with HIV infection at one month of age and received anti-HIV treatment during infancy has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV drugs for eight and a half years. ...
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Local
Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation creating a city income tax on high-income households to move Seattle toward a fairer, more progressive tax system. ...
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Health
Despite decades of controversy over the procedures, doctors operate on children’s gonads, internal sex organs, and genitals when they are too young to participate in the decision, even though the surgeries could be safely deferred. ...
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Anne-christine d’Adesky in her element, at a San Francisco protest. (Photo: Juno Rosenhaus)
Editorial Health
Exhausted from years of activism with ACT UP and The Lesbian Avengers, an organization she co-founded, d’Adesky took a break in Paris to reflect on her life while becoming entranced with long walks along the Seine River. ...
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Local
Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle, working with City Attorney Pete Holmes, signed an Executive Order requiring all Seattle Police patrol officers to wear body-worn video cameras (body cameras). ...
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Sports
A host of famous and iconic Seattle buildings will be turning their lights orange, the color of the WNBA, Friday night in recognition of Verizon WNBA All-Star 2017, set to tipoff at 12:30 p.m. PT on Saturday, July 22 at KeyArena. ...
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Entertainment
Apple is presenting refreshing updates of its 12-inch MacBook, MacBook pro and MacBook air. The site is actually encouraging all those who wish to purchase a MacBook to wait for the new MacBook to hit the market. ...
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Politics
The Refund Equality Act would permit same-sex couples to amend their tax returns, allowing them to file jointly and to secure an estimated total of $67 million in refunds to which they are entitled. ...
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Politics
Transgender troops currently in the military have been able to serve openly since last year. The policy also allows them to receive any treatment deemed medically necessary, including surgery and hormone therapy. ...
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Politics
The House Friday passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018, which included Congresswoman Suzan DelBene’s (WA-01) bipartisan Child Abuse Accountability Enhancement Act to close a legal loophole that denies justice for some survivors of child abuse. ...
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