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Interactive: Is Seattle's 'gayborhood' vanishing?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:10
In 1994, when Roddy Lindquist moved from Kent to the gay enclave of Capitol Hill, he didn't even consider living anywhere else.

Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:09
Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday.

Nordstrom buying Trunk Club website for menswear

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 22:06
As retailers have come up with new ways to target men, Nordstrom has been riding the wave. In its latest move, it’s buying Trunk Club, a 5-year-old website that sells about 100 brands of men’s apparel.

State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:10
The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.

Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:09
Kazimierz Mikos ran down a Warsaw street, zig-zagging to avoid the bullets that whizzed past him. As the 14-year-old ran for his life, he was struck with terror at the sight of a dead body in the street. Even after the scrape with death, the teen volunteered for a heroic Polish struggle against the Nazis -- becoming a messenger and a guard.

19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:08
At least 19 people have drowned off southern Pakistani beaches because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said Thursday.

19 swimmers drown off Pakistan beaches

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:08
At least 19 people have drowned off southern Pakistani beaches because of heavy waves and strong currents, rescuers said Thursday.

Homeowner who fought off Trump is moving on

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:08
She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb." This week, he remembered her as "an impossible person."

Argentina slides into default as debt talks fail

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:08
The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.

AP Exclusive: Study blames lost calves on panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06
Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.

S. Leone declares health emergency amid Ebola

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06
The president of Sierra Leone declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis blamed for nearly 700 deaths deepened across West Africa, vowing to quarantine sick patients at home and conduct house-to-house searches for others who may have been exposed.

Investigators reach Ukraine jet crash site

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06
As fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday managed to reach the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time since it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.

Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.

Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06
Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday.

Pillay: Israel, Hamas committing war crimes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:06
The U.N.'s top human rights official is accusing Israel and Hamas militants of committing war crimes in the latest Gaza war.

House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:01
House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.

Daily Rant & Rave: Chill out about rugrats, Rembrandt

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 21:01
RAVE To the very kind lady who gave my 5-year-old granddaughter a beautiful, color-changing glow stick at the Westlake light rail station after the Torchlight Run and Parade. My granddaughter had just run as much as she could of the 5K with her daddy and was tired and happy — this gift from a