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Ballmer not setting a timeline for his tenure on Microsoft's board

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:50
Just this year, longtime Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stepped down from that position; might he relinquish his board seat as well sometime soon?

Nokia deal with Microsoft delayed until April

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:40
Nokia Corp. says the sale of its mobile phone unit to Microsoft will be delayed until next month because it is still waiting for approval from regulatory authorities in Asia.

Australians, Chinese spot objects in Indian Ocean

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 22:31
Chinese and Australian planes on Monday spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner, boosting hopes the frustrating search in the southern Indian Ocean could turn up more clues to the jet's fate.

Interactive map: Where the uninsured are and life expectancy in King County

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 21:49
The Seattle Times' Sunday editorial discussed how the Affordable Care Act has the potential to reduce health disparities across Washington state and King County.

John Lennon's artwork coming to NYC auction

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:47
A collection of John Lennon's drawings and manuscripts is going up for auction.

Millions on the sidelines for big health care push

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:36
Alan Thacker wants health coverage, but he can't get help in his home state of Georgia. Mary Moscarello Gutierrez no longer can afford insurance in New Jersey. Justin Thompson of Utah refuses to be forced into the president's health law.

Latest information on search for Malaysian plane

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:31
Ten planes were sent out Monday to search waters of the southern Indian Ocean any trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. A summary of the latest information in the investigation:

Report estimates half of vets on GI Bill graduate

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:31
A little more than half of the veterans who got college money under the GI Bill since 2009 eventually graduated, though many took longer to do it, a new study estimates.

Health law birth control coverage before justices

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:31
The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over President Barack Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

Kiev orders troop pullout from Crimea

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:31
Ukraine's acting president says the country's troops stationed in Crimea will be pulled from the region after it was annexed by Russia.

'Good Wife' leaves viewers shocked, bereaved

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:27
Viewers of "The Good Wife" were gobsmacked by the sudden, unexpected death of its dashing attorney, Will Gardner, on Sunday's episode of the CBS legal drama.

Worst fears move closer to reality for families who wait

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 20:25
Hope is diminishing for relatives anxious for word of missing loved ones believed to be buried beneath tons of mud and debris in the Oso mudslide.

How Turkey still tweets despite Twitter ban

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:46
Not long after Turkey's prime minister imposed a ban on Twitter, Internet users in Turkey went on -- what else? -- Twitter to find ways to circumvent the blockade. Twitter Inc. and Turkish news media also shared some tips, as did Turkish residents through low-tech means such as graffiti and street posters.

Malaysia Airlines jet in emergency landing in HK

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:01
A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Seoul has made an emergency landing in Hong Kong after a generator failed.

Pilots' mental health a concern amid jet mystery

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 19:01
Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem?

NCAA tournament winners and losers, first weekend . . .

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 18:46
If the 2014 NCAA basketball tournament has taught us anything, it's that, as they say about the stock market, past performance is not indicative of future results. Herewith, those who prospered and those for whom the clock ran out over the first weekend:

29-year UW study: Early gang participation makes lasting mark

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 18:01
A 29-year University of Washington study examines the lasting consequences of gang membership.

US Treasury Secretary Lew to undergo surgery

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 17:16
The Treasury Department says Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will undergo surgery Tuesday to treat a benign enlarged prostate.