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Study confirms early treatment is best for HIV

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:29
The study of early treatment is strong evidence that putting more people on treatment and doing it earlier would save more lives, federal health officials said.

They were millionaires for 3 months, but Seattle couple didn’t know it

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:23
A car prowler stole sunglasses from the couple's car, but missed the $1 million lottery ticket.

Entrepreneurs infect own kids early with startup fever

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:15
With small-business startups proliferating, and frequently growing in step with the children of company founders, some entrepreneurs are passing along to the next generation the desire to create a new enterprise.

Molestation claim against Michael Jackson’s estate dismissed

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:13
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed a choreographer’s claim that Michael Jackson molested him as a child. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell Beckloff dismissed Wade Robson’s claim on Tuesday after determining he waited too long to file it in court. Robson had previously denied the pop superstar molested him and testified in […]

Issaquah’s Jackson Suh hopes to repeat state tennis title

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:10
The competitive Issaquah sophomore says he has one thing in mind, “I am going to win.”

Monroe lawmaker plans to run against DelBene

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:05
The first 2016 challenger to Democratic Congresswoman Suzan DelBene is Elizabeth Scott, a conservative state lawmaker who may test the political leanings of the moderate 1st District.


Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 09:05
Player to watch: Ryan Moore Moore, 32, from Puyallup, is the only player with local ties who is exempt into the U.S. Open without having to qualify. In 2004, he had one of the greatest amateur seasons in history, winning the NCAA championship, the U.S. Amateur and the U.S. Amateur Public Links. He has won […]

FCC closing loophole that allows robocalls, texts

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:20
Unwanted robocalls, robotexts and telemarketing calls are the biggest source of consumer complaints at the FCC, with the agency receiving more than 215,000 complaints last year alone.

Software glitch can cause iPhones to crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:10
A newly-discovered glitch in Apple’s software can cause iPhones to mysteriously shut down when they receive a certain text message. Apple says it’s aware of the problem and is working on a fix. But some pranksters are sharing information about the glitch on social media and using it to crash other peoples’ phones. The problem […]

Salmon and steelhead already in local rivers, but lack of water could hinder success

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:08
Low water levels due to a lack of snowpack in the mountains could trigger some tough fishing in local rivers when the Monday, June 1 opener arrives. The Cascade River and Skagit River from Highway 530 Bridge to Cascade River Road opens Monday for chinook fishing, and early indicators show the fish are lurking in […]

Gay marriage: Conservatives should use laissez-faire values

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:07
Given the many victories of gays and lesbians, social conservatives ought to question their own methods and allegiances [“Key to changing hearts and minds on gay marriage: Don’t lie or bully,” Opinion, May 26]. Social chaos won’t be held in check until they divorce themselves of many of the notions of economic conservatism. Conservatives preach […]

Shell is chasing a white whale in the Arctic

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:06
Shell’s Arctic-bound drilling rig would most aptly be named The Pequod after the ill-famed whaling ship in Herman Melville’s novel “Moby Dick” [“Enticing Arctic oil patch is slippery game of risk,” Opinion, May 21]. Besides the danger both vessels represent to whales and humankind, Shell’s pursuit of oil under the Arctic ice mirrors Captain Ahab’s […]

‘The Children’s Hour’: Sex, lies and Lillian Hellman

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:05
“The Children’s Hour” has two Seattle productions this year. It’s still a fascinating study of deceit, homophobia and its author’s demons.

To protect our climate, stop purchasing coal

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:03
Washington state gets about 14 percent of its electricity from coal plants, mostly from Montana and Wyoming.

How to work with nature instead of against it to tame flooding rivers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:01
Tearing out old levees and allowing room for our rivers to flood — safely — can save lives, property and restore crucial salmon habitat.

Tours on USS Arizona Memorial suspended after ship hits dock

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 08:00
HONOLULU (AP) — Tours on the USS Arizona Memorial have been suspended indefinitely after a vessel struck and damaged the structure’s dock Wednesday, the National Park Service said. Instead, boats were taking visitors to a spot in Pearl Harbor near the memorial where they can view it from a distance, said spokeswoman Abby Wines. “At […]

Myriad options available for anglers as several seasons will open Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:54
From summer steelhead to chinook, late spring fishing offers plenty of opportunities.

Second surgery for boy injured in Enumclaw explosion

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:43
SEATTLE — A hospital spokeswoman says one of two boys injured in an explosion outside a home in Enumclaw had his second surgery Wednesday. Susan Gregg of Harborview Medical Center in Seattle says 10-year-old Beau Ward is in critical but stable condition in the intensive care unit. A fire official says two boys apparently were […]

Suiattle Valley trails beckon hikers after long road closure

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/28/2015 - 07:01
After more than a decade, reopening of flood-damaged road restores access to 120 miles of hiking routes.