Governor signs derelict-vessel law
Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold
At the SIFF opening-night gala, Lynn Shelton talks about her devotion to Seattle, and Joss Whedon encourages being a fan of his. Meanwhile, on the Eastside, Luly Yang shows her collection in a magical cat condo.
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Owners of the Highway 99 Blues Club, under the Alaskan Way Viaduct, fear that the nearby seawall replacement will drive away their clientele this fall.
In the latest affiliation between secular and religious health-care systems, UW Medicine and PeaceHealth, a Catholic health-care system, announced Monday they plan to create a “strategic affiliation,” with details to be worked out over the summer.
Eruption of the Pavlof volcano in Alaska is disrupting schedules of regional airlines.
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For the first time, Utah police said Monday they believe Susan Powell's brother-in-law was "heavily involved" in getting rid of her body, even as they announced they couldn't solve the sensational case of a mother's disappearance after a nearly 3 1/2-year investigation.
Count Scott Dixon as a fan of starting an IndyCar Series race three wide.
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News that backup QB Josh Portis' had been charged with DUI on May 4 follows Friday's announcement of Bruce Irvin being suspended four games for using performance-enhancing drugs.
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The 2013 Star Times all-area baseball team, selected from schools in King and Snohomish counties, or in the Metro League and WesCo conferences.
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Blake Beavan's strong start steered the Tacoma Rainiers to a 5-2 series-opening win over the Nashville Sounds at Cheney Stadium on Monday...
Former NFL wide receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on charges that he violated probation stemming from an altercation with his now ex-wife, TV reality star Evelyn Lozada.
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Kelly Shoppach says he sees similarities between the Mariners and the Cleveland teams he played for from 2006 through 2009.
No reason was given for the absence of Seahawks All-Pro running back Marshawn Lynch from voluntary workouts, but coach Pete Carroll says Lynch is healthy.
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A look at things to watch in the high-school state golf tournaments, which start Tuesday.
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Jose Mourinho will leave Real Madrid after three years as coach, paving the path for his return to England and a second stint as Chelsea's...
Tuesday Pro baseball TV Radio 6 p.m. Nashville at Tacoma 850 7:05 p.m. Seattle at L. A. Angels ROOT 710 NBA basketball playoffs 5:30 p.m p.m. NBA Draft Lottery...
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Quinn Breidenbach struck out nine in a two-hitter as Enumclaw crushed Peninsula 14-0 in five innings for the West Central 3A District title.
Seattle genomic-analysis company NanoString Technologies aims to sell up to $86 million in an initial public offering of stock, the company said Monday in a regulatory filing.
Despite Yahoo’s $1.1 billion deal for the social network, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Tumblr leader David Karp said Tumblr will remain in New York and Karp will stay on as CEO.
By officially locating subsidiaries in places like Ireland, Apple was able to, in effect, make them stateless — exempt from taxes, record-keeping laws and the need for the subsidiaries to even file tax returns anywhere in the world.
Seattle CPA firm Moss Adams was ordered Friday to pay $180,000 for not fully complying with a subpoena for documents from Meridian Mortgage and its founder, Frederick Darren Berg.
Consumer spending is likely to pick up this year, while government spending declines at a faster rate, according to a survey of business economists.
The Supreme Court has affirmed the authority of federal regulators to try to speed local government decisions on proposals to build or expand cell phone towers.
L.L. Bean's grandson Leon Gorman is retiring as chairman of the outdoors retailer after more than a half-century as the company's chairman or CEO, but the privately held firm is keeping the position in the family.
Tuesday’s vote at JPMorgan’s annual shareholder meeting in Tampa, Fla., isn’t binding, but it has nevertheless become a marquee referendum whose results could rattle nerves across the financial industry.
The mother of Tumblr CEO David Karp recalls his ardor for computers developed at a young age.
Gunman attacked health workers trying to vaccinate children against polio in the tribal belt, which is the major center of new infections in Pakistan, one of just three where the disease remains endemic.
Questions and answers on the IRS’ alleged targeting of political groups.
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named earlier.
The U.S. Attorney in Arizona violated Justice Department policy by providing Fox News with information apparently aimed at undercutting the credibility of a federal agent who helped reveal the botched arms-trafficking probe called Operation Fast and Furious, the Justice Department's inspector general said Monday.
So you have a lottery ticket worth $590.5 million. Now what?
Senate supporters of far-reaching immigration legislation accepted minor changes in public while negotiating over more sweeping alterations in private Monday as they drove toward expected Judiciary Committee approval by mid-week.
The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used to open public meetings.
More than a decade ago, British parents refused to give measles shots to at least a million children because of now discredited research that linked the vaccine to autism. Now, health officials are scrambling to catch up and stop a growing epidemic of the contagious disease.
A spate of hate-fueled attacks on gay men in New York, including a killing in the heart of one of its most gay-friendly neighborhoods, is stirring up anxiety, disbelief and outrage heading into what is usually a time of gay pride celebration.
Two California men were in custody on Monday after accidentally dialing 911 on a cellphone before breaking into a car, authorities said.
As a grieving family prepared for the funeral of a Hofstra University junior killed by a police officer's bullet during a standoff with an armed intruder, some on Monday questioned whether police should have waited for help, including a hostage negotiating team.
Gangs of youth angered by the police shooting death of an elderly man in a mainly immigrant neighborhood hurled rocks at police and set cars and buildings on fire in a Stockholm suburb early Monday, forcing the evacuation of an apartment block.
North Korea continued firing short-range weapons over its own eastern waters Monday after a weekend of what it called "rocket launching tests" intended to bolster deterrence against enemy attack. South Korean officials were investigating exactly what it was that the North was testing.
Two bombs exploded outside a court building in Russia's restive province of Dagestan on Monday, killing at least four people and wounding dozens of others, officials said.
Hezbollah was pulled more deeply into Syria's civil war as 28 guerrillas from the Lebanese Shiite militant group were killed and dozens more wounded while fighting rebels, Syria activists said Monday.
A gunman stormed into a bank in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba Monday, killing four people in a gunfight and taking a hostage before killing himself, police said.
A magnitude-6.5 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, but Chilean officials said it was not felt on land and discarded the possibility that it might unleash a tsunami.
A suicide bomber dressed in a police uniform killed 14 people including a prominent provincial council chief outside the council headquarters in northern Afghanistan on Monday, authorities said. The Taliban insurgency quickly claimed responsibility.
Yemeni security and military officials say a suspected U.S. drone has killed two militants in a town in the center of the country.
Israeli police say vandals have spray-panted slogans on the home of one of the leaders of a liberal Jewish women's group that has angered ultra-Orthodox communities over its demands for equality of worship.
Pakistan's presumptive prime minister called for peace talks with Taliban militants at war with the government Monday, potentially charting a course that could put him at odds with the country's powerful army.
The Obama administration’s galling record on press freedom requires a reset of the balance between journalists and national security secrecy.
The term “illegal immigrant” is dehumanizing, derogatory and destructive, writes guest columnist Hugo Balta.
The Bellevue City Council has spent two years in search of a code of ethics policy. Public trust hinges on how soon the council acts on a proposed ethics ordinance.
Froma Harrop / Syndicated columnist
The IRS scandal over targeting tea-party groups is a boomerang, writes Froma Harrop. Give the tea-party people a boomerang, and moderate Republicans will get hurt.
Isla Fisher, now starring as Myrtle in “The Great Gatsby,” jokes about the character of her characters and talks seriously about the pressures of “carrying a movie.”
An interview with Jon Talton, a business journalist who also writes the David Mapstone mysteries.
Seattle Opera invites the public to celebrate composer Richard Wagner’s birthday (and get ready for the “Ring” cycle) with a singalong, a costume contest, cake and other fun on May 22, 2013.
A first edition copy of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" that contains author J.K. Rowling's notes and original illustrations is going on sale at a charity auction.
Steven Soderbergh is working on a new currency.
Director Takashi Miike says shooting an action movie in Japan is a lot harder than it looks.
"And the Mountains Echoed" (Riverhead Books), by Khaled Hosseini
TV picks for Monday, May 20, 2013, include PBS’ “Mel Brooks: Make a Noise” on KCTS, “The Voice” on NBC and “The Goodwin Games” on Fox.
Daft Punk, "Random Access Memories" (Columbia)
Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival:
The National, "Trouble Will Find Me" (4AD)
Seth MacFarlane is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.
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