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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says his city filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over its move to pull federal funds over immigration law enforcement. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Officials inspect the scene at the Seattle homeless camp along Interstate 5 where a car ran off the road and resulted in the death of a young man who was in his tent. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Seattle Swings Between Hounding The Homeless And Leaving Them Alone

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Thomas Edison (from left), Luther Burbank and Henry Ford. Two are still world-famous; the guy in the middle brought us many crop experiments, including the Himalayan blackberry that's now inescapable in Seattle. New York Botanical Garden/LuEsther T. Mertz Library/Biodiversity Heritage Library hide caption

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"It's easier for me to sell direct to a customer now," says James Ernest, co-creator of the game Unexploded Cow. The board game is one of the most popular created by Ernest, who's made ample use of crowdfunding sites. Courtesy of Cheapass Games hide caption

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Amid Board Game Boom, Designers Roll The Dice On Odd Ideas — Even Exploding Cows

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The anonymous Web surfing system Tor is run by volunteers — and sometimes they get caught between the police and criminal suspects. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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When A Dark Web Volunteer Gets Raided By The Police

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A boy is carried ashore moments after his arrival with other Syrian and Iraqi migrants on the island of Lesbos from Turkey on October 14, 2015 in Sikaminias, Greece. A recent piece in Scientific American highlights the connection between the Syrian refugee crisis and Syria's recent drought. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters cheer during a meeting Monday when the Seattle City Council voted to approve a measure that would allow ride-sharing drivers for Uber and other ride services to unionize. Matt Mills McKnight/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Fact Checking Uber On Labor Laws

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