Why it’s too hot, too cold, on planes and mass transit and what travelers can do about it.
A reader says thanks to those who helped her and her dog at Pike Place Market. Another wonders why a leaf blower had to be going during a UW volleyball match.
South Seattle College has received a $4.8 million federal grant to expand an apprenticeship program.
TORONTO – “Is this the line for truth?” someone asked, on the wet sidewalk outside the Scotiabank multiplex. No, it was the line for “Truth,” James Vanderbilt’s drama about a journalism crisis at “60 Minutes,” but the question made me take a moment to ponder, during this busy first weekend of the Toronto International Film […]
A traveler’s rental car is damaged before he picks it up, but he’s reassured it’s normal wear-and-tear. Now Enterprise wants him to pay for the damage. Should he?
Loss gives Seattle (10-24) the greatest odds to win the WNBA draft lottery held Sept. 24.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police briefly clashed with Palestinian protesters at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site early Sunday, raising tensions in the holy city ahead of the Jewish New Year. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said forces moved into the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound at around 7 a.m. Sunday after police received reports that protesters were planning […]
BERLIN (AP) — In the space of two months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has gone from being portrayed as the heartless villain in Europe’s debt crisis to the heroine of those flooding in to find refuge on the continent. But while different crises have triggered contrasting perceptions of the German leader, Merkel’s behavior has appeared […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — An extensive archive from comedian Jerry Lewis’ career, including rarely seen films, long-lost TV recordings and home videos, will have a new home at the Library of Congress, curators announced Monday. The collection includes thousands of documents and recordings. Lewis is donating some items, while others are being purchased by the library […]
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — More than 350 inmates escaped an Afghan prison following a coordinated attack by Taliban insurgents, an Afghan official and the Taliban said. Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, deputy governor of Ghazni province, said Monday that insurgents wearing military uniforms launched a well-organized attack early Monday morning that included using a suicide bomber to […]
CAIRO (AP) — At least 12 people were killed and 10 injured in Egypt’s southwestern desert Sunday when security forces mistakenly fired on a group of Mexican tourists, Egyptian officials said. The Mexican Foreign Ministry confirmed the incident and said at least two of the dead were Mexican nationals. It said in a statement that […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The broad leaves and thick stalks can stand up to 12 feet high, forming a wall of foliage that turns rural roads into long, narrow corridors of nothing but corn. For drivers navigating the gravel roads that crisscross Midwestern farm country, the plants go by in a noiseless blur of […]
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Miss Georgia Betty Cantrell is the new Miss America, but her crowning moment was nearly overshadowed by a three-decade old pageant scandal, and a still-raw debate over whether the NFL’s reigning champions cheated on their way to a Super Bowl victory. Cantrell rode an opera performance of “Tu Tu Piccolo […]
Moses Malone, a three-time NBA most valuable player and one of basketball’s most ferocious rebounders, died Sunday in Norfolk, Va., where he was scheduled to appear at a charity golf event. He was 60.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — She wore the crown — briefly — 32 years ago, but Vanessa Williams got her moment of Miss America redemption Sunday night. Sam Haskell, executive chairman of the Miss America pageant, apologized to the entertainer for the way the pageant’s predecessors handled a controversy involving nude photos of Williams. The […]
It’s now eight stakes victory in a row for Stryker Phd
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Monday will call for sweeping restrictions on organized labor in the U.S., seeking to replicate nationwide his successful effort as Wisconsin’s governor to curb the power of unions. At a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Walker will propose eliminating unions for employees of the […]
Tahoma top boys team in 4A, Holy Names in girls 3A.
Seahawks' offensive line coach Tom Cable left St. Louis encouraged by the play of the line against the Rams.
Seattle (10-24) will have the greatest odds to win the lottery held Sept. 24.