Seattle introduces smartphone voting system
Over 1.2 million residents in Seattle's King County will be able to vote via their smartphones. This type of voting process is a first for elections in the U.S.
Girls, united as refugees, face challenges by climbing over them
Cing Sung, Cing Kim and Cing Lun are refugees from Myanmar now living near Seattle with their families. They participate in a new rock climbing program organized by the International Rescue Committee, which is supported by The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.
Tense moments in Seattle area after worker steals, flies plane
An airline employee took off in a stolen plane at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Friday night in an episode that frustrated stranded passengers.