BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Game of Thrones” fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga’s end is perhaps just a few years away. HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo said Thursday that the drama series’ producers are leaning toward three more seasons after the just-concluded season five. “I’m always hoping they’re going to change their minds, but […]
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has defeated a bid by dissenters in his left-wing Syriza party to push for an end to bailout talks and an exit from the euro currency. Syriza’s governing central committee early Friday backed a proposal by Tsipras to hold an emergency party conference in September, after […]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican Party officials said Thursday they were unaware of racially tinged social media posts by a man appointed to a county elections board and are urging him to step down. Malcolm “Mac” Butner was sworn in as chairman of the Rowan County Board of Elections earlier this month after […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new list of donors to the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation shows a marked surge in donations and the numbers of contributors to the family charity in the first half of this year — at the same time that Hillary Rodham Clinton ramped up her campaign for the presidency. Clinton […]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs. Johnson, also a former pro wrestler, told a TV critics’ meeting Thursday that the remarks didn’t match his personal history with Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea. “I’ve known Terry for […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque Fire Department dispatcher who told a 911 caller trying to help a teenage shooting victim to “deal with it yourself” before hanging up has had his emergency medical dispatch license suspended. New Mexico Department of Health investigators are looking into the actions of Matthew Sanchez and will present the […]
Defending national champion Ohio State, voted No. 1 Thursday in the first coaches’ poll, dropped a bombshell at Big Ten media days.
Cleanup has resumed at the former Olympia Dry Cleaners site in an effort to remove decades’ worth of pollution.
Happ allows three home runs and lasts just 31/3 innings as Seattle loses its fourth in a row.
A BNSF Railway spokesman says one woman has died after a northbound commuter train struck her vehicle in the Puyallup area.
As Congress embarks on a rethinking of the criminal-justice system, jails and prisons are confronting myriad problems in dealing with the mentally ill.
Homeless LGBTQ youth and adult supporters alike know a fix is needed for the high level of LGBTQ youth who are homeless, compared with the population’s size.
Tom Brady’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota.
Modern Anchorage enjoys a surprising amount of ethnic diversity, posing a challenge to the city’s culture, identity and services.
The length of time since the crash and the complex dynamics of ocean currents and fickle sea winds make it impossible to determine with precision where the object entered the water.
Windows 10 was installed on more than 14 million computers and tablets after the software’s first day on the market, Microsoft said. The latest version of the Redmond company’s operating system began downloading onto users’ computers early Wednesday, and had broken the 14 million mark on Thursday, Yusuf Mehdi, the executive who oversees marketing for Windows, said in a blog post. Microsoft […]
Kam Chancellor was the only Seahawk not to report on Thursday, the day before the team will open training camp for the 2015 season.
Despite some lingering contract issues for several players — including safety Kam Chancellor, the only Seahawk who did not report to the team facility Thursday — one thing remains the same for the Seahawks: high expectations.
The abductions illustrate the challenges confronting the Obama administration as it seeks to marshal local insurgents to fight the Islamic State group, which it views as the biggest threat in the region.
Steve David was a successful hydroplane pilot, most recently for Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison. He returns to Seafair this year in a different role, as the chairman of H1 Unlimited, the sport’s governing body.