There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama.
Bellevue moved up one spot in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 national rankings to No. 8 this week. The movement comes after former No. 1 St. Edward lost, making it the second straight week the top-ranked team was defeated.
Fighters of the Islamic State militant group are ready to battle a U.S.-led military coalition seeking to destroy it, the group's spokesman said in a new audio recording in which he called on Muslims worldwide to kill civilians of nations that join the fight.
In a recent column Jerry Large sings the praises of Seattle professor John McKay who is on assignment in the Middle East trying to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians ["McKay Sees Palestine as an Ireland," Local News, Sept. 17]. McKay believes that the conflict can be solved the same wa