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100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 17 min ago
A day after over 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's financial district in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis.

Bear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 31 min ago
A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.

US existing home sales fall in August

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 39 min ago
Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.

Global stocks off but China rebounds

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 39 min ago
Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday following Wall Street's tumble but China rebounded after unexpectedly strong manufacturing eased fears of an economic slowdown.

Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Seattle Times Headlines - 2 hours 39 min ago
Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 4 sec ago
A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.

Atlanta fires GM Frank Wren

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 51 min ago
Dismissal is first major off-the-field firing for club since 1990.

Report: Bremerton-Seattle ferry was not overloaded, no need to turn back

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 51 min ago
A flaw in a handheld clicker led ferry dock workers in Bremerton to overcount the walk-on passengers, a state inquiry found.

What would 15% cut mean for state’s colleges?

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 51 min ago
Washington’s public college and university presidents decline to make a “hit list” of programs to cut and say less money would mean higher tuition and lower enrollments.

Whoops! That Bremerton-Seattle ferry wasn't really overloaded Aug. 15

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 59 min ago
A state inquiry found that the ferry Cathlamet wasn't truly overloaded on Aug. 15, the day it returned to Bremerton and 484 passengers had to walk off the vessel.

Seattle city attorney will seek dismissal of 100 pot citations

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 10 sec ago
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes told the City Council on Monday morning that he will seek dismissal of 100 tickets for public marijuana use after a single police officer was found to have written the vast majority of the citations as part of a political agenda.

Constantine proposes levy for children as he unveils budget plan

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 37 sec ago
King County may ask voters next fall to approve a new levy for early childhood programs and other youth services, County Executive Dow Constantine said Monday while unveiling his budget plan for 2015 and 2016.

Will Ferrell cracks wise and hands out cash, for a cause

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 1 min ago
Will Ferrell stopped by the Cancer for College benefit last week and opened his wallet, literally, for charity. At the Seattle Rocks the Runway fashion show, there were many stylish shoes and one glum child.

Man accused of molesting child at Kent home day care

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 6 min ago
The husband of a woman who owned and operated a Kent child-care facility was arrested Friday after a 4-year-old reported he had touched her inappropriately.

Commissioner Adam Silver says NBA will review domestic-violence policies

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 6 min ago
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said his league will “take a fresh look” at its domestic-violence procedures in the wake of the NFL’s rash of incidents.

California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 6 min ago
Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago.

Seattle city attorney Pete Holmes seeks dismissal of about 100 pot citations

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 7 min ago
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes told the City Council Monday morning that he will seek dismissal of about 100 tickets for public marijuana use after a single police officer was found to have written the vast majority of the citations as part of a political agenda.

Mailbox: To survive online retail, local stores can focus on space

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 9 min ago
I've heard quite a bit from you in response to Sunday's column on the consumer behavior known as "reverse showrooming," and what my conversion at one store from a showroomer to a reverse showroomer might signal for the larger showdown between physical and online retail.

Great eight of the Mariners’ bullpen has fun

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 15 min ago
The eight relievers in the Seattle bullpen are using their own brand of fun and antics to be the best bullpen in baseball

Climate activist fuels fight to switch control of state Senate

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 21 min ago
California billionaire Tom Steyer — a climate activist and political ally of Gov. Jay Inslee — has entered Washington state’s 2014 elections in a big way with a $1 million donation here.