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HBO film explores marriages from their start

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:18

This undated image released by HBO shows Heather and Sam Dodge on their wedding day in Helena, Mont., from the documentary "112 Weddings," debuting Monday at 9 p.m. EDT on HBO. (AP Photo/HBO)NEW YORK (AP) — As filmmaker Doug Block sat in a coffee shop talking about his "112 Weddings" documentary, a stranger interrupted him to talk — at great length — about the state of her marriage.

VIDEO: Abortion pill risk in Cambodia

BBC World News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:15
In Cambodia abortion is legal, but clinics there see many women suffering complications after taking counterfeit abortion pills.
Categories: BBC World News

Fed carefully eyeing U.S. healthcare costs: Lacker

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:15

 Central Bank Monetary Policies at the Outer Limits" during NABE Economic Policy Conference in WashingtonU.S. healthcare costs are a growing issue for businesses across the country, with the Federal Reserve keeping close tabs on the issue, a top Fed official said on Thursday. Speaking in a question and answer session after a speech to business leaders in Lynchburg, Virginia, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Jeffrey Lacker said that healthcare costs are a growing concern. Lacker also said he supported maintaining interest rates at current levels, though he added that it would be a mistake to let inflation get out of control before raising rates.

German-Americans picking sides in World Cup match

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:11

Employee Darcy Aders adjusts World Cup items that are for sale at Soccer Village, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Cincinnati. Excitement is high in the city with a rich German heritage for Thursday's World Cup match between the United States and Germany. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)CINCINNATI (AP) — There's eager anticipation — along with some divided loyalties — for German-American fans who had been rooting for both teams until their pivotal World Cup clash.

Obama: Climate change steps making a difference

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:08
Appealing for patience and perseverance from environmental activists, President Barack Obama claimed progress Wednesday in his second-term drive to combat climate change but said more must be done to address a generational problem.

FIFA Bans Suarez for 4 Months for Biting Opponent

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:04
FIFA has banned Uruguay striker Luis Suarez from all football activities for four months for biting an opponent at the World Cup, ruling him out of the rest of the tournament and the start of the upcoming Premier League season.

Religious people have a duty to understand atheists

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:04
Thanks to Danny Westneat for his revealing column about American’s intolerance of atheists ["Poll finds Americans’ growing tolerance stops at atheists," Local News, June 22].  Based upon this survey, one’s belief in God accounts for 50 percent of the people in this country not

London Stock Exchange to purchase Frank Russell

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:02
The London Stock Exchange Group has announced plans to purchase financial services firm Frank Russell Company for $2.7 billion.

For US fans stuck at work, a streaming milestone

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:00
The first two U.S. games at this World Cup kicked off at favorable times for watching on television back home.

Daoud lawyers ask to see redacted transcript

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 22:00
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Chicago terrorism suspect want to see redacted portions of a court hearing held behind closed doors with prosecutors earlier this month.

Salem-Keizer earns walkoff win over Everett, 5-4

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 16:01
Shilo McCall hit a three-run game-ending homer with two outs in the ninth.
Categories: Sports Center

Game thread: Red Sox vs. Mariners -- June 25, 2014

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 06/26/2014 - 15:01
Categories: Sports Center