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Suburban poverty grows beyond Ferguson

The fires of Ferguson, Mo., run counter to the narrative about suburbia, the story Americans tell themselves about strip malls and rolling lawns, about McMansions and upward mobility. Instead, the unrest in the St. Louis suburb after the shooting ...

Q&A: Seattle's pro-pot city attorney

SEATTLE -- City Attorney Pete Holmes has long been an ardent supporter of legalizing marijuana.

He campaigned on a promise not to prosecute marijuana-possession charges and was elected in 2009. Three years later, he campaigned for I-502, the ...