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Frugal Traveler: In the Northwest, 3 Trips, Planned by Others

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:12
The Frugal Traveler surrenders itinerary control and follows the orders of others through Vancouver, the San Juan Islands and Portland, Ore.

Court program gives prostitutes another chance

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:10
BEXLEY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio court program that tries to permanently steer prostitutes off the streets through a variety of educational and medical interventions has honored its newest graduates.

IMF OKs $130 million for Ebola stricken countries

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund has approved $130 million in emergency aid to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to help these West African countries respond to the Ebola outbreak.

Motherlode Blog: A Stolen Video of My Daughter Went Viral. Here’s What I Learned.

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:06
I wanted the video of my 4-year-old talking about equality to be shared. But when it was stolen and shared by strangers, the experience changed how I think about posting images of my children online.






Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: All-Star Crystal Langhorne filled a void in the paint

WA Huskies - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:01
Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews in August. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird's conversation was a feature used in the newspaper.
Categories: Sports Center

Storm 2014 Exit Interviews: All-Star Crystal Langhorne filled a void in the paint

Seattle Storm - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:01
Series Note: The Storm did not advance to the postseason for the first time since 2003. The team held its exit interviews in August. This series will feature conversations from the 12-player roster. PG Sue Bird's conversation was a feature used in the newspaper.
Categories: Sports Center

'Radical' Kenya madrassa closed

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 03:00
Kenya's authorities close a madrassa east of the capital for teaching radical Islamic ideologies and warns other religious schools may also be shut.
Categories: BBC World News

School stabbing suspect can move to psych hospital

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:59
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge has approved moving a 16-year-old boy charged in a high school stabbing rampage to a Pittsburgh-area psychiatric hospital indefinitely after three experts testified he was motivated by the Columbine massacre.

US stocks surge in afternoon trading; Nike jumps

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:58

FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is shown in this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. Japanese stocks led most Asian benchmarks lower Friday Sept. 26, 2014 while European stocks drifted in lackluster early trading after Wall Street's worst day since July, as investors awaited the latest economic data on the world's largest economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are surging in afternoon trading, gaining back most of a slump from the day before.


Utah football pre-game day roundup: Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:56
The Utah Utes host Washington State at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Saturday. Here's a recap of everything leading up to game day...

Conversation starter: Responses from readers on what to ask state candidates

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:54
Last week, The Seattle Times editorial board published its own questions for candidates before the November election. Northwest Voices readers were asked to submit their own questions and issues that need addressing by politicians.

Somali pirates 'fight over ransom'

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:53
At least five people die in Somalia in clashes between pirates fighting over a ransom paid for a recently released hostage, sources tell the BBC.
Categories: BBC World News

Anjem Choudary released from custody

BBC World News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:51
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary is released from custody after being arrested on suspicion of being a member of a banned terrorist group.
Categories: BBC World News

Do city growth strategies subtly discourage car ownership?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:48
After a long evening of revelry while attending a soccer tournament in Portugal a few years ago, I was more than ready to grab a taxi home.

Big recruiting weekend for Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:47
Washington looks to firm up and potentially bolster its already highly touted 2015 recruiting haul this weekend.

Syria is, yes, trying to restore tourism

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Tourism ministry wants to lure visitors to peaceful parts of the country.

Not guilty plea to rape on Wenatchee football bus

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
WENATCHEE — The 14-year-old Wenatchee High School student accused of raping three other students on a football team bus pleaded not guilty Thursday.

Huskies morning links: Senior center Colin Tanigawa a mean leader on UW's offensive line

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
It was truly intended as a compliment. In hindsight, calling a 6-foot-3, 292-pound guy a "mean" son-of-a-gun might not have been the smartest move for a reporter who would have trouble doing 10 push-ups.

Video: Ken Griffey Jr. , Richard Sherman in new Nike ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
Seattle's past and present sports media darlings make appearances in a new Nike ad.

Huskies morning links: Senior center Colin Tanigawa a mean leader on UW's offensive line

WA Huskies - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 02:46
It was truly intended as a compliment. In hindsight, calling a 6-foot-3, 292-pound guy a "mean" son-of-a-gun might not have been the smartest move for a reporter who would have trouble doing 10 push-ups.
Categories: Sports Center