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A sampling of national-media reaction as the Seahawks and Eagles get set to square off on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.
Testimony resumes this morning in the trial of a Yakima School District employee accused of raping a 12-year-old student.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Police Department says reports of a suspicious device at Boston University were unfounded. A tweet from the department’s official account Friday morning says the area near a university library and a bank is being reopened. The department says its bomb unit investigated but didn’t find anything. Boston University initially said […]
BOSTON (AP) — Boston University says there is a “heavy police presence for an emergency situation” on campus and is urging people to stay clear of the area. The situation was reported Friday morning at a building that houses a university library and Bank of America branch. According to broadcast reports, a stretch of road […]
VIENNA (AP) — Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premiere next month. Which is special only because she is 11. Time-worn associations with Mozart, who wrote his first symphony at age 8, may come […]
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho resumes his rivalry with Arsene Wenger on Saturday on the back of a simple message: Give me some respect. The biggest subplot to the high-profile Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal on Saturday at Old Trafford is the renewal of the often-spiky coaching relationship between Mourinho and […]
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will resume his rivalry with Arsene Wenger on Saturday wondering why he doesn’t command the same respect as the Arsenal coach, despite a record of winning trophies everywhere he has managed. Mourinho and Wenger have each won three Premier League titles, with Mourinho’s most recent coming […]
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A preliminary autopsy shows that an Alabama man who died of a gunshot inside Selma’s police station shot himself to death. Authorities say 21-year-old Rykemp Giles attacked a clerk inside police headquarters after being arrested on a domestic violence charge involving his mother on Nov. 7. Police say Giles got into […]
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a missing week-old baby after her mother was found fatally shot in Wichita, Kansas. The Wichita Eagle (http://bit.ly/2g1YQR7 ) reports that a relative found the woman dead Thursday in her apartment. Sgt. Nikki Woodrow says the woman’s daughter, Sofia Victoria Gonzalez Abarca, is “considered missing and endangered.” […]
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Kanye West says he didn’t vote in the presidential election, but if he had, he would have voted for Republican President-elect Donald Trump. Fan video shows West making the comments on stage at a concert in San Jose, California, on Thursday night. The announcement was mostly met with boos from […]
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling nearly 89,000 cars and SUVs to fix possible fuel leaks or problems with windshield wipers. The most serious recall covers nearly 35,000 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs worldwide from the 2016 model year. All have 3.6-liter V6 engines. A fuel tube may have been damaged in […]
DETROIT (AP) — Federal officials have outlined new steps Flint must take before switching its drinking water source again in the wake of its lead-contamination crisis. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday updated an order issued in January. It calls for Flint to build a three-mile interconnection so it can test water from a […]
Rookie George Fant has had a rather remarkable journey to earning the starting left tackle spot for the Seattle Seahawks.
Sketched Nov. 17, 2016 I’m watching Eric Greenberg put on a safety harness and climb into a basket to get closer to the top of the giant sequoia tree on Fourth Avenue. Now, there’s a “man in tree” who truly deserves some attention! Every November, the Greenwood resident takes it upon himself to decorate the […]
Start planning for Thanksgiving, get away for a day or explore some unique events in the city this weekend, Nov. 18-20, 2017.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — University of Rochester quarterback Daniel Bronson had to switch to defense recently after witnessing a purse snatching. The junior from Lockport in Niagara County was leaving a restaurant in his hometown on Nov. 5 when he saw a man run past a 73-year-old woman and yank her purse out of her […]
YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Catholic bishops of Washington, including Joseph Tyson of the Yakima Diocese, released a letter Thursday expressing their concern that poverty is reaching “crisis proportions.”
Readers thank Seattle Police and firefighters for first aid, complain about man walking around Green Lake in a jock strap.
World’s largest archipelago offers serene aqua water, dazzling waterfalls and thrilling volcanic peaks.
Things to see at Tacoma Art Museum, White River Valley Museum, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art and San Juan Islands Museum of Art.