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Live chat: Sounders at Sporting KC

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:25
This is the live chat for Saturday's match between the Sounders FC and Sporting Kansas City, starting at 5:30 p.m. Follow along with Sounders reporter Matt Pentz and your fellow fans during the game.

Photos of the Day: June 6, 2015

NBA - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:24
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
Categories: Sports Center

Photos of the Day: June 6, 2015

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:24
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
Categories: Sports Center

Photos of the Day: June 6, 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:24
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

Transgender Children’s Books Fill a Void and Break a Taboo

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:17
Mainstream publishing houses are increasingly giving visibility to transgender authors and their books, which are aimed at broader and younger audiences.







News Guide: Guam is first US territory with gay marriage

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:12

FILE - This April 8, 2015 file photo Loretta M. Pangelinan, 28, right, holds the application for a marriage license that she and her fiancee, Kathleen M. Aguero, 28, will turn in at the Office of Vital Statistics in the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services. A federal judge in Guam is scheduled to hear arguments Friday, June 5, 2015 in a lawsuit challenging the U.S. territory's same-sex marriage ban. If Guam allows gay marriage, it would be the first U.S. territory to do so. Pangelinan and Aguero filed the lawsuit in April after the women were denied a marriage license. (AP Photo/Grace O. Garces Bordallo, File)HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Same-sex couples can begin applying for marriage licenses next week in Guam, which became the first U.S. territory to legalize gay marriage. A federal judge on Friday struck down the territory's ban as unconstitutional.


Woods shoots worst pro round with 85

BBC World News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:06
Tiger Woods shoots his worst round as a professional with a 13-over-par 85 at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio.
Categories: BBC World News

Surprising Saudi Rises as a Prince Among Princes

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 06:04
Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 29, has swiftly accumulated more power than any prince has ever held, and he has become one of Saudi Arabia’s most visible leaders.







With shootings on the rise in NYC, is de Blasio vulnerable?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:57

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2014 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, and NYPD police commissioner Bill Bratton, center, stand on stage during a New York Police Academy graduation ceremony at Madison Square Garden in New York. Mayor de Blasio has spent much of the week answering questions about a 9 percent spike in crime in New York. But experts say that a major rise in crime, which hasn't happened yet during his administration, would be more damaging to him than other mayors since he had a reputation for being soft on crime, his relationship with the police is tenuous and so much of his plan to change the justice system is hinged on the idea that crime will not rise. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The screaming tabloid headlines harken a darker, scarier time in New York history.


Kidnapped Colombian girl released

BBC World News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:54
The kidnapped daughter of a high-profile Colombian official is freed after a reward was offered.
Categories: BBC World News

Beau Biden, VP's son, remembered for life of service

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:52

Mourners arrive at St. Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, June 6, 2015, before a funeral for former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden. Biden, the eldest son of the vice president, died of brain cancer May 30 at age 46. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Politicians, military leaders and celebrities from across the country came to bid farewell on Saturday to former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, whose death at age 46 opened yet another chapter of grief for his father, Vice President Joe Biden.


Teen couple in custody; police probe 3-state crime spree

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:48
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A teen couple from Ohio who authorities suspect of a crime spree across three states was apprehended in West Virginia after a police pursuit, investigators said Saturday.

Photos of royal siblings released

BBC World News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:48
A series of "very special" photos of Prince George and his younger sister Princess Charlotte are released by Kensington Palace.
Categories: BBC World News

Passenger jets bump wings near terminal at Burbank airport

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:44
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Two passenger jets bumped wings Saturday while pulling away from a terminal in Southern California, federal officials said.

Maine country inn going to winner of essay contest

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:36

The Center Lovell Inn is seen Friday, June 5, 2015, in Lovell, Maine. Janice Sage, who took ownership of the inn by winning an essay contest 22 years ago will announce the winner of a second contest aimed at finding a new owner on Saturday, June 6. Sage said previously that she expected more than 7,500 entries, meaning she'd receive more than $900,000 at $125 per entry. She says she plans to use the money for her retirement. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)LOVELL, Maine (AP) — A woman who ran a Maine country inn for more than two decades can retire now that she's found a new owner through an essay contest.


California student, son of immigrants, accepted to every Ivy League school

NBA - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:32
Fernando Rojas’ parents — Raul Rojas, a machine operator, and Maria, a seamstress — moved to California from Mexico in the 1980s.
Categories: Sports Center

California student, son of immigrants, accepted to every Ivy League school

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:32
Fernando Rojas’ parents — Raul Rojas, a machine operator, and Maria, a seamstress — moved to California from Mexico in the 1980s.
Categories: Sports Center

California student, son of immigrants, accepted to every Ivy League school

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:32
Fernando Rojas’ parents — Raul Rojas, a machine operator, and Maria, a seamstress — moved to California from Mexico in the 1980s.

Colleges re-evaluate the concept of tenure

NBA - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:29
In an era of rapid change, long life spans, economic strains and a dwindling college-age population, there is a high cost to awarding professors lifetime job guarantees.
Categories: Sports Center

Colleges re-evaluate the concept of tenure

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/07/2015 - 05:29
In an era of rapid change, long life spans, economic strains and a dwindling college-age population, there is a high cost to awarding professors lifetime job guarantees.
Categories: Sports Center