Seattle Times Headlines

Despite Lundqvist scare, goalies don’t want changes to masks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:24

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — As Henrik Lundqvist kicked his feet in pain, bad thoughts went through his head for 30 seconds. New York Rangers teammate Marc Staal’s stick blade went right through his mask and struck the All-Star goaltender in the right eye. Lundqvist left that game in pain but returned to practice two days […]

Wright house in Phoenix to temporarily halt public tours

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:22

PHOENIX (AP) — A Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home in Phoenix will close to the public starting next month. The foundation that oversees the David and Gladys Wright House announced that it will temporarily cease hosting daily tours and special events after May 7, according to the architect’s great-great-granddaughter. Sarah Levi, who has also been living […]

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill fishes out a variety of spring time fishing options

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 23:18

Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: I made a short trip to Chelan last week to try for kokanee, and found the fishing slow on that particular day, but I think anglers did much better with the good weather forecast. You may want to save […]

Man arrested after 3 found slain in Philadelphia home

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:45

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a 46-year-old man was arrested after a short standoff at a northeast Philadelphia home where three people were found killed by shotgun blasts to the head. Police said officers responded at about 3:45 a.m. Sunday to a report of a shooting at the Kensington address but a man refused to […]

Jordan says Brotherhood offices raided due to police mix-up

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:34

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The Jordanian government says security forces mistakenly raided the headquarters of the kingdom’s largest Muslim Brotherhood group after confusing it with the offices of an outlawed organization. Government spokesman Mohammed al-Momani says security forces on Sunday stormed the Islamic Action Front offices after they “mixed up” the IAF headquarters with those […]

Trump’s rants risk annoying those who may decide nomination

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:29

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump’s relentless assault on the rules that govern how Republicans choose their nominee is coming far too late to change what even what defenders acknowledge is a complicated selection system. He seems to know it, too. Instead, his railing against a “rigged” process appears aimed at amplifying his central […]

Pregame: Mariners go for a sweep at Yankee Stadium

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:17

Pregame notes and lineups for the Mariners game vs. the Yankees on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

We all lie, scientists say, but politicians even more so

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:12

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is the season of lies. We watch with fascination as candidates for the world’s most powerful job trade falsehoods and allegations of dishonesty. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump routinely calls rival Ted Cruz “Lyin’ Ted.” Cruz retorts: “Falsely accusing someone of lying is itself a lie and something Donald does daily.” […]

Prison historic site takes hard look at mass incarceration

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:06

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An old penitentiary-turned-historic-site that becomes a haunted house attraction each Halloween and provides a look back on a bygone era of corrections is taking a new direction with a hard look at today’s prisons and America’s high rate of incarceration. Philadelphia’s Eastern State Penitentiary opened in 1829 with the belief that criminals […]

Relationship not so ‘wonderful’ if you call his kids bratty

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:00

Advice columnist Carolyn Hax: To even consider blending families before you actually like each other’s kids is stunning.

A spoonful of mustard for leg cramps? It’s golden

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 22:00

People’s Pharmacy on a home remedy for leg cramps, cinnamon to help prevent blood-sugar spikes after meals and cilantro for psoriasis.

A bust hits the Oil Patch as rest of nation enjoys cheap gas

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:33

HOUMA, La. (AP) — It might sound strange, but the penny-pinching folks in Louisiana’s Oil Patch can’t wait for the price of gasoline to go back up. Cheap gas at the pump — though a welcome cash infusion for millions of American households — is a way of saying “recession” in south Louisiana, where oil […]

State proposals on LGBT rights push business into spotlight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:32

ATLANTA (AP) — Major corporations invested in Southern states have become some of the staunchest opponents of bills they consider discriminatory, facing off against Republican lawmakers eager to portray their states as the best home for global brands. The NFL, Apple and other behemoths have cajoled Republicans into rejecting or softening bills in recent years […]

Hosting Clinton fundraisers, Clooney decries political cash

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actor George Clooney would like to get big money out of politics — so he doesn’t have to raise it. Clooney hosted two weekend fundraisers in California on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Donations for attendees at an event in San Francisco topped out at $353,000 per couple, which Clooney […]

Boaty McBoatface tops poll of name for polar research vessel

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:01

LONDON (AP) — Boaty McBoatface has topped an online poll to name the U.K.’s newest polar research vessel, beating entries that honored scientists and explorers. Britain’s Natural Environment Research Council had asked for help finding a name that would reflect the 200 million-pound ($284 million) ship’s mission and celebrate British naval history. The council asked […]

Short List: 3 wonderfully weird TV shows you ought to try

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Seattle Times book editor Mary Ann Gwinn likes “Detectorists” and “Vera” from the U.K., and “The Legacy” from Denmark.

Sunday Best: Jessica Chastain

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

A sparkling Jessica Chastain.

TV Picks for April 17: ‘Fear the Walking Dead,’ Mariners at Yankees

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Also on TV on Sunday: “The Good Wife,” “Call the Midwife,” “Bob’s Burgers.”

Spring cleaning your makeup bag

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

Old and expired cosmetics harbor dangerous amounts of bacteria. Pitch old makeup every six months.

‘Journey to Munich,’ ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ are NW best-sellers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/17/2016 - 21:00

“The Summer Before the War” and “The Immortal Irishman” are also in the Top 5 fiction, nonfiction lists.