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As Sounders open MLS playoffs, a new wrinkle to contend with

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 11:15
For the first time in league history, these MLS Cup playoffs will feature the away-goals tiebreaker. The rule is designed, in theory, to discourage teams from playing too defensively on the road.

Medicare considers covering end-of-life counseling

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:30
Medicare is considering paying doctors to counsel patients about options for end-of-life care.

Seahawks’ Paul Richardson trying to be the ‘speed guy’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:29
With Percy Harvin traded away, Paul Richardson has had to step up at wide receiver and his speed could help open up the Seahawks’ offense.

Protests oust longtime president of Burkina Faso

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:26
President Blaise Compaoré of Burkina Faso is out after 27 years as the head of the African country after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze.

Rowling reveals new tidbits on Pottermore site

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:26
Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of what makes a wicked witch tick.

UW football heads to Colorado in search of a win

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:24
Colorado is 0-5 in Pac-12 play, and once again at the bottom of the South division, but these Buffaloes aren’t the same pushovers they’ve been since joining the conference in 2011. Washington, looking to end a two-game losing skid, isn’t in a position to take anything for granted.

Drivers scramble for flying cash on Md. highway

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:20
Drivers scrambled to grab money flying around a Maryland highway after an armored truck's door burst open.

Stubborn Life360 app is making his own life frustrating

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:16
Tech columnist Patrick Marshall gives tips on how to rid phone of an unwanted application.

Max Unger may be able to return for Sunday’s Seahawks game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:14
Center Max Unger, who has not played since injuring his foot at Washington on Oct. 6, may be able to return Sunday against the Raiders. Unger is officially listed as questionable but said after practice that he feels healthy and answered “hopefully” when asked if he expects to play.

Billy Hurley III doesn’t let one bad hole ruin a great start on the PGA Tour in Kuala Lumpur

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:22
Former Navy lieutenant posts his second consecutive 67 for two-stroke lead

Taiwan leader expresses support for Hong Kong protests

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:22
The president of Taiwan has voiced support for Hong Kong protesters and great democracy in mainland China, drawing a distinction between that support and his condemnation of student protests in Taipei last spring.

Multiple-vehicle collision closes Rainier Ave. S. at 53rd Ave. S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:21
The Seattle Fire Department said 10 people were injured in a crash in Rainier Beach that involved at least 12 cars , including a Seattle police patrol car.

China, Russia said to block creation of Antarctic marine reserves

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:16
The annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ended Friday after two weeks of talks among government officials, scientists and environmentalists from 24 countries and the European Union.

Editorial: Voters beware of I-1351’s empty promise

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:16
Initiative 1351 would put an unnecessary burden on the state budget and take away time and resources from effective laws and policies.

Guest: How Seattle ‘Makers’ are driving the entrepreneurial landscape

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:16
From the pain of local layoffs will come our next generation of doers and “Makers,” writes guest columnist Brian Rauschenbach.

Class sizes: What counts in education

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:16
Albert Einstein is quoted as saying, “Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” The endless search for research proving what best supports children’s learning will never result in proof enough to justify the cost ["Does class size ma

Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 09:16
Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead.

New York City Ballet dancemaker creates ‘Debonair’ for PNB

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/01/2014 - 08:49
An interview with Justin Peck, a dancer and resident choreographer with New York City Ballet. His new ballet, “Debonair,” debuts in Seattle on Nov. 7, 2014.