Andrea Germanos, staff writer
At a moment of diminishing clinic services, the rate of sexually transmitted diseases in the country is the highest on record, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said this week. "STD rates are rising, and many of the country's systems for preventing STDs have eroded," said Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
More than 2,000 Seattle educators donned Black Lives Matter t-shirts "with the intent of showing solidarity, promoting anti-racist practices in our schools, and creating dialogue in our schools and communities." (Photo: Jesse Hagopian/Twitter)
In an unprecedented display of unity in the face of continued institutional...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks justice for the children of Flint,...


Israel's murder of four Palestinian children playing on a beach in Gaza City was witnessed by many bystanders, including journalists who have relayed harrowing accounts and photos as they watched the terrified boys run for their lives. Killed were Ahed Atef Bakr, 10, Zakariya Ahed Bakr, 10, Mohammad Ramiz Bakr, 11, and Ismail Mahmoud Bakr, 9. Warning: Graphic. Also heart-shattering, and untenable.