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Organ rock star Cameron Carpenter in Seattle on April 25

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 23:16
Organist Cameron Carpenter, who cites filmmaker Werner Herzog as an influence, comes to Benaroya Hall on April 25. He’ll play a program of Mozart, Dupre, Bach, Demessieux and Liszt.

Sunday Best: ‘Atonement’s’ gossamer green gown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 23:16
One of the most memorable movie costumes in recent memory, Keira Knightley’s vivid green dress from “Atonement” has a personality of its own.

Local readers favor ‘Flash Boys’ and ‘Paris: the Novel’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 23:01
“Flash Boys” and “Paris: the Novel” are top sellers at Magnolia’s Bookstore.

The Week Ahead: Pet Expo, Regina Carter, Miriam Pawel

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 23:01
Local happenings for the week of April 20:

Divers pull bodies from sunken ferry; toll tops 50

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:46
The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim recovery effort.

Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:31
A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:31
People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

Race and Obama news coverage

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:16
Some say race has played no role in the treatment of President Obama? Fine. What would it look like if it did? writes syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.

‘Living with a Wild God’: a brave and unsettling memoir

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:16
Barbara Ehrenreich’s remarkable new memoir, “Living with a Wild God,” reveals the mystical encounters and sorrow-filled childhood of this hard-nosed investigative reporter.

‘The Boom’: the promise and perils of fracking

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:16
Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold’s new book, “The Boom,” is an evenhanded look at the oil and gas drilling process known as fracking.

‘Otherwise Engaged’: a killer with a wedding-dress fetish

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 20:01
Amanda Quick’s new novel, “Otherwise Engaged,” tells the lively story of resourceful Amity Doncaster, whose Caribbean voyage is interrupted by the search for a serial killer who dresses each of his victims in a wedding gown.

Orthodox Patriarch: Syria's Christians won't yield

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:31
The Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Syria says Christians in the war-ravaged country "will not submit and yield" to extremists who attack "our people and holy places."

Sounders fouled team-record 26 times by Chivas USA (game notes)

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:16
Coming into the 2014 season, the Sounders had never been fouled more than 22 times in a game. Following Saturday's 2-1 road comeback against Chivas USA, Seattle has reached that threshold three times -- and the 26 fouls suffered at the StubHub Center were a new record.

Jeff Lindquist shines but UW quarterback competition to continue

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 14:46
In the spotlight for the first time at Husky Stadium, Lindquist soaked it all up Saturday afternoon. The Mercer Island product threw four touchdown passes, with one interception, during the scrimmage portion of the Huskies’ spring game, and he was the last to leave the field afterward.

3 NBA playoff coaches carry banner of 1996 Sonics

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 14:31
Nate McMillan, Terry Stotts and Dwane Casey, three disciples of George Karl, have success and let us remember a Seattle success story 18 years ago.

Michelle Wie wins her 3rd LPGA Tour event

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 14:31
Michelle Wie, playing in her home state of Hawaii, won the LPGA Lotte Championship — her third LPGA Tour victory and first since 2010.

Friday’s prep tennis results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 14:31
Tennis results for Friday, April 18

Death at border follows flood of minors being smuggled in

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 14:25
In the past three years, there has been a ninefold increase in the number of migrant children traveling on their own from abroad who have been taken into care by the U.S. government’s resettlement agency.