Seattle Times Headlines

Hot or not? Sex shop’s IPO will soon make it clear

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:00

The Auburn-based sex shop chain Peekay Boutiques plans to sell up to $38 million in an IPO. Also, REI rolls out a national parks smartphone app, and T-Mobile buys naming rights to an arena in Las Vegas.

Pharmacyclics’ ‘miracle cure’: A cancer drug saves a biotech company

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 12:00

The tale of the company’s triumph from that near-death experience is a stunning example of the biotech industry, where noble pursuits to cure diseases collide with financial pressures to strike it rich — and only a fraction of a fraction ever succeed.

Lane Kiffin thriving again at Alabama

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:27

A three-time — and twice fired — head coach, Lane Kiffin is in the second season of restoring his reputation with Nick Saban’s stamp of approval.

The Latest: US B-52 bomber flies over S. Korea

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:20

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The latest on North Korea’s announcement that it conducted a hydrogen bomb test on Wednesday (all times local): ___ 12:15 p.m. A powerful U.S. B-52 bomber has flown over South Korea in a show of force following North Korea’s fourth nuclear test. Most Read StoriesSeahawks rule out Marshawn Lynch for […]

Chiefs win their first playoff game in 22 years

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:17

The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers and a ball-control offense to dominate the Houston Texans 30-0 in the wild-card round of the NFL playoffs on Saturday.

4th-ranked Virginia men lose their 2nd straight Atlantic Coast Conference game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:17

Georgia Tech beat visiting Virginia 68-64, dealing the fourth-ranked Cavaliers their second loss in three ACC games.

Powerful US B-52 bomber flies over South Korea amid standoff over North Korean nuclear test blast

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:14

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — Powerful US B-52 bomber flies over South Korea amid standoff over North Korean nuclear test blast.

NYPD officer delivers baby in car on Long Island Expressway

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:07

NEW YORK (AP) — A baby who just couldn’t wait was delivered in a car by a New York City police officer. Police say they got a call about a woman in labor on the Long Island Expressway in Queens at 4:15 p.m. Saturday. Officer Anthony Barton responded and spotted a Subaru and a man […]

State’s rules for transgender restroom access set off debate

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 11:00

A new state regulation guaranteeing transgender people access to restrooms and locker rooms according to their identity prompts an uproar. It is seen as either a civil rights landmark or political correctness run amok.

Mexico may extradite drug lord ‘El Chapo’ to U.S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 10:35

Officials said the process to extradite Joaquín Guzmán could take months, and his lawyers are expected to fight it.

Postgame wrapup: Washington 99, Washington State 95 OT

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 10:30

Huskies blow a 10-point lead late in second half before regaining their footing and putting the Cougars away in overtime.

Occupied Oregon wildlife refuge known for listening to ranchers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:51

Grievances of outside protesters don’t seem to fit Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, where local Oregon ranchers and federal managers spent years working out their differences and arriving at a collaborative “adaptive management” plan.

U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn ties record for most World Cup downhill victories

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:47

Lindsey Vonn of Vail, Colo., joined Austrian legend Annemarie Moser-Proell as the world’s best female downhill skier with her 36th World Cup victory in the discipline.

Joan Bonvicini wins 700th career game as Seattle U women beat Chicago State

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:37

Seattle U women’s basketball coach Joan Bonvicini, in her seventh season at SU, earned her 700th career victory Saturday with a 59-45 win over Chicago State at the on-campus Connelly Complex, making her the 17th Division I women’s coach to reach 700 wins.

Goodell: Oakland, San Diego, St. Louis stadiums inadequate

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:35

Roger Goodell says the existing stadiums in St. Louis, San Diego and Oakland are “inadequate and unsatisfactory,” and the proposals the Rams, Chargers and Raiders received to remain in their current cities lacked certainty. A person who has seen the report told The Associated Press on Saturday night that the NFL commissioner sent 48 pages […]

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim returns to the bench after suspension

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:23

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned to the bench on Saturday night against No. 6 North Carolina after serving a nine-game suspension. Clad in a gray sport coat and wearing an orange tie, Boeheim was greeted with a standing ovation from a crowd expected to top 27,000, the largest of the season. […]

Public unions face key test in Supreme Court

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:22

The high court’s decision will affect millions of government workers of all kinds and may deal a sharp financial and political blow to public unions.

Kim visits military as Koreas slide into Cold War standoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:16

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea’s leader has taken a victory tour to celebrate the country’s widely disputed claim of a hydrogen bomb test, seeking to rally pride in an explosion viewed with outrage by much of the world and boost his domestic political goals. Kim Jong Un’s first public comments about last week’s […]

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 09:02

Sunday NFL football playoffs TV Radio 10 a.m. Seattle at Minnesota 5 97.3/710 1:30 p.m. Green Bay at Washington 13 950 NBA basketball 5 p.m. Charlotte at Denver NBA 6 p.m. Oklahoma City at Portland CSNNW College basketball 9 a.m. Men, Cincinnati at South Florida ESPNU 9 a.m. Men, Louisville at Clemson ROOT 9 a.m. […]

Lorenzo Romar believes resilient Huskies will continue to get better

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 08:50

Washington coach says team passed another test in winning its first true road game. UW defeats cross-state rival Washington State 99-95 in overtime.