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Hospitals chart ways to boost care, funding under ACA

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:07
Under the new health care law, hospitals get paid for quality care, not just procedures.

Washington State football ready for spring practice

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:06
Washington State begins its third spring football session under Mike Leach Thursday, seeking, among other things, to find answers to questions on the offensive line and defensive backfield.

Dempsey, Evans, Yedlin called up to U.S. national team duty

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:06
Sounders FC’s Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans and DeAndre Yedlin were called up by the U.S. national team for an April 2 friendly against Mexico but should still be available April 5 at Portland.

The Mariners’ Nick Franklin is working on becoming an outfielder

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:01
With the starting shortstop job going to Brad Miller, Nick Franklin has been working on becoming an outfielder so he can contribute to the Mariners.

Benefit party to help pay for restoring historic Washington Hall

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:01
The renovation of Washington Hall preserves an important part of Seattle’s immigration and arts history.

Husky women golfers place 2nd in Hawaii

WA Huskies - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:01
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Mayor wants to expand services for immigrants, refugees

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:01
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said he’ll ask the City Council for funding to expand the city’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs so it can provide more support to the community.

Rescuers, survivors reeling from emotional trauma

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:01
Survivors, rescuers and even people who answer phones after an event like Saturday’s deadly landslide can experience emotional trauma that may leave them reliving horrific scenes as they struggle to answer unanswerable questions.

After Mountain’s Collapse, Uncertainty and Loss

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 13:01
Teams began another day of looking for bodies amid a vast plain of mud and rubble in Snohomish County, Wash., as rain that began falling Tuesday was expected to continue.
    





Scholarship football players gain right to unionize at Northwestern

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:59
In a decision that could dramatically alter the world of big-time college sports, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Wednesday that Northwestern University football players on scholarship are employees of the school and entitled to hold an election to decide whether to unionize.

Technology stocks lead a broad market decline

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:59
The stock market continued its recent pattern of one step forward, one step back.

Indiana survives tough game with Miami, 84-83

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:56
Pacers take three-game lead over Heat, which gets 38 points from LeBron James.

Questions, answers about college union ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:55
A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that Northwestern football players could unionize. Does that mean some players will be able to organize and get better health care and academic support? Or does it spell the end of college sports as we know it? The AP takes a look at all sides of the issue.

College athletes can unionize, federal agency says

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:53

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, right, speaks while College Athletes Players Association President Ramogi Huma listens during a news conference in Chicago. In a Wednesday, March 26, 2014, landmark ruling, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)CHICAGO (AP) — In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars and have dramatic repercussions at schools coast to coast, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.


Teacher vows reunion with missing Malaysia jet passenger

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:46
The partner of Philip Wood is skeptical of claims about the plane and maintains hope.

SXSW accident claims fourth life

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:40
Twenty-two people were injured when a suspected drunken driver plowed through crowd.

Obama has first audience with Pope Francis

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:37
President invites Francis to visit the U.S. next year.

Air Force cheating investigation leads to dismissals

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:35
Nuclear missile commanders failed to provide leadership.

Some of 90 missing in mudslide may not be found

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 12:32

Searchers walk into the scene of a deadly mudslide that covers the road, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Sixteen bodies have been recovered, but authorities believe at least 24 people were killed. And scores of others are still unaccounted for, although many of those names were believed to be duplicates or people who escaped safely. (AP Photo/Rick Wilking, Pool)DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Becky Bach watches and waits, hoping that search crews find her brother and three other relatives who are missing in Washington state's deadly mudslide.