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New military medical team to help with Ebola in US

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:22
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could provide short-term help to civilian health professionals if there are more Ebola cases in the United States.

Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:21
Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.

Nepal to end rescue operation on trekking route

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:18
Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.

Bullpen trio helps Kansas City get to World Series

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:16
In each game of the best-of-seven AL Championship Series against Baltimore, Kansas City’s three-headed monster of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland slammed the door on the Orioles. They helped the Royals sweep the ALCS and return the World Series after a 29-year abs

How officials handled final fumble leaves Seahawks grasping for answers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:16
After a crazy weekend that left Seattle’s season more uncertain than ever, cornerback Richard Sherman was sure of one thing — when the whistle blew, he had possession of a fumble by St. Louis’ Tre Mason with 1:14 left in the game.

S. Korea: 2 Koreas exchange gunfire along border

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:16
Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less than 10 days, South Korean officials said. There were no reports of injuries or property damage, but the 10 minutes of shooting highlighted rising tensions between the divided countries.

Taijuan Walker done pitching in the Arizona Fall League

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:05
The Mariners sent out an update on pitching prospect Taijuan Walker, who had been pitching in the Arizona Fall League. Walker is done after two starts and is returning to his home in Southern California.

Special teams breakdowns doom Seahawks against Rams

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:01
If a truth emerged from Seattle’s 28-26 loss Sunday against the Rams, the players inside the Seahawks’ locker room had no trouble finding it. “Special teams killed us all day,” safety Earl Thomas said.

Even at 92, TV legend Norman Lear wants to know what’s next

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 14:01
With a new book and a Seattle visit, legendary TV producer Norman Lear is going strong into his 10th decade.

Brad Keselowski keeps title hopes alive by winning at Talladega

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:51
Brad Keselowski won the Geico 500 at Talladega to avoid elimination from NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Four of 12 drivers failed to advance, including Kasey Kahne of Enumclaw.

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:46
A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of treatment in Madrid and has no traces of the virus in her bloodstream, according to test results released Sunday night by Spain's government.

Schedule seemingly favors No. 2 Florida State down stretch of season

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:46
The road to the College Football Playoff seemingly is open for second-ranked Florida State after its controversial 31-27 victory over then-No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday.

Rant&Rave: I said, 'Watch my slot machine,' not 'Steal my money'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:44
RAVE To the kind homeless woman I met while lost trying to find my way to a downtown hotel for a planning meeting for my husband’s funeral. I was late and anxious, but she took my arm and walked me right to the front door. I only had a few dollars with me; she said it was enough to keep her ou

Boston beats Brooklyn in experimental 44-minute exhibition

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:40
In an experimental 44-minute exhibition game, Jared Sullinger had 21 points and 19 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the host Brooklyn Nets 95-90. A standard NBA game is 48 minutes.

Famous boxer Manny Pacquiao appears in basketball game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:33
Manny Pacquiao made his regular-season debut in pro basketball Sunday, about a month before he is set to defend his WBO welterweight crown.

Nazi suspects ousted from U.S. collected Social Security

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:09
Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation found

Big holes to fill in Husky football’s run game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:07
UW is 10th in the Pac-12 in yards per carry with 2.9. Of the “Core Four” running backs who started the season, only one is healthy: senior Deontae Cooper.

Comet came really close to Mars Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:04
Comet Siding Spring sailed past Mars on Sunday, coming 10 times closer to the Red Planet than any comet on record has come to Earth.

DelBene, Celis give 1st District a clear choice for Congress

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:04
U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, of Medina, is one of the richest members of Congress. But the Democrat has directed much of her focus during her first term on the other 99 percent and issues such as a higher minimum wage and job training for people living on food stamps.

Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 13:02
Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed 38 hikers, had to bring to safety new climbers who set out on the same mountain trails where the blizzards struck.