Seattle Times Headlines

What’s open, what’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:34

Many government offices will be closed Monday in honor of the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Non-Muslim teen walks a mile in friends’ shoes, wears a hajib

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:32

Wearing Muslim garb teaches one high-school student a lesson in tolerance she never expected.

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic debaters and the facts

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:30

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders airbrushed the complexities of trying to overhaul health care all over again and Hillary Clinton offered a selective reading of her rival’s record on gun control in the latest Democratic presidential debate. A look at some of their claims and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON on Sanders’ proposal […]

High-wattage offenses in NFC title game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:16

The Carolina Panthers will host the NFC Championship Game on Sunday for the first time in franchise history.

Slippery turf affects Seahawks in playoff loss to Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:12

The Seahawks did not blame the re-sodded field at Bank of America Stadium for Sunday’s loss, but several players were forced to change their cleats in the game to improve their footing.

Racial progress percolates from the bottom

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:43

The nation has made some advances on race since 2008, but it’s mostly come from the streets.

Manchester United’s soccer victory at Liverpool creates optimism

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:42

Manchester United relied on brilliant goalkeeping by David de Gea and a late, opportunistic finish by Wayne Rooney for a 1-0 victory at rival Liverpool, sparking talk of an unlikely run at the English Premier League title.

St. Louis police: Man dies in shooting with officer at KFC

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:41

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a suspect in an armed robbery at a St. Louis fast-food restaurant was killed in a shooting with a police officer. A St. Louis Police Department spokeswoman says a citizen alerted an officer about an armed robbery Sunday evening at a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. Spokeswoman Schron Jackson says […]

Man arrested in Dominican Republic police officer’s death

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:40

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police say a man wanted for the death of a police officer in the Dominican Republic has been arrested. Fifty-nine-year-old Ramon Aguasviva-Mejia, of Lawrence, was being held overnight at the Lowell police station Sunday on detainers from Interpol and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and on numerous local charges. A […]

Seahawks’ bitter loss to Panthers, frustrating season leaves them wondering what could have been

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:34

The Seattle Seahawks’ 31-24 playoff loss to the Carolina Panthers after a remarkable second-half comeback, might hurt more than a blowout defeat.

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson both good and bad in playoff loss to Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:31

This is one of those games in which it’s OK to say Wilson both struggled and was great, that he played a hand in the loss as much as he played a hand in the rally.

Police find 3 dead in house near SUNY Geneseo campus

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:29

GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of two college students and a former student at a house blocks from the SUNY Geneseo campus, about 35 miles south of Rochester. The bodies were discovered after Geneseo police responded to the home around 6 a.m. Sunday following a 911 call. The victims were identified […]

Russell Wilson’s appeal to teammates saves Seahawks from humiliation, but can’t save their season

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:27

The Seattle Seahawks’ improbable comeback from a 31-0 halftime deficit came up just short against the Carolina Panthers, ending their season short of a third consecutive NFC Championship and trip to Super Bowl.

Seahawks will have have same goal, and likely a different look, next season

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:23

The Seahawks could part with nine regulars in the offseason, but Richard Sherman says he expects to be in the middle of the Super Bowl hunt in 2016.

Washington women rally past USC for 69-60 victory

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:22

Perhaps inspired by coach Mike Neighbors’ halftime rant, Kelsey Plum scores 21 of her 32 points in the second half to help the Huskies rally from a 10-point deficit for their third consecutive victory.

The Latest: Clinton, Sanders, O’Malley kick off Dem debate

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:57

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Here are the latest developments from the Democratic presidential candidates’ final debate before the Feb. 1 Iowa caucuses. All times local. ___ 9:01 p.m. Most Read StoriesSeahawks Game Center: Complete playoff postgame coverage as Seattle Seahawks fall to Carolina Panthers in NFC Divisional showdownMarshawn Lynch has arrived, but will Seahawks’ Beast […]

Washington men’s tennis upsets Texas

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:47

The Washington men’s tennis team upset No. 12 Texas 4-3 Sunday at the Nordstrom Tennis Center.

Crews resume search for missing California ski instructor

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:45

NORDEN, Calif. (AP) — Crews have resumed their search for a ski instructor who went missing at a Northern California ski resort. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says search-and-rescue teams are focusing on an avalanche slide area where the phone of 23-year-old Carson May lasted pinged. The office said Sunday ground searches have been deployed […]

Expect delays, blockage on Aurora Avenue North

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:43

Get ready for weeks of slowdowns on Aurora Avenue North in Seattle. Tuesday’s morning commute will be the first test.

Manning, Brady meet in AFC championship game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 09:40

DENVER (AP) — The last time Tom Brady and the New England Patriots came to town, Peyton Manning watched the game on television from inside the locker room. This time around, the Denver Broncos QB will be on the field. Manning meets Brady for a 17th time — a trip to Super Bowl 50 at […]