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Fund local public health to combat all communicable diseases

Seattle Times Headlines - 48 min 59 sec ago
Not one city in Snohomish County is contributing a dime toward ensuring our public-health system is strong and ready to respond to health situations that impact us all [“Fund Public Health — Seattle & King County, for much more than Ebola response,” Opinion, Oct. 13].

SEC rules the Super 16 poll, and my ballot . . .

Seattle Times Headlines - 48 min 59 sec ago
The link is to the National Football Foundation-Football Writers Assn. of America Super 16 ballot, which against has Mississippi State at the top, and a whole lot of other SEC teams close behind.

In Colorado, health officials want most edibles off shelves

Seattle Times Headlines - 48 min 59 sec ago
By Kristen Wyatt / AP with material from The Seattle Times 

Sleater-Kinney returns with new album and tour in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - 48 min 59 sec ago
Sleater-Kinney is back, the critically-acclaimed band will release a secretly-recorded album via Sub Pop on Jan. 19/20, 2015. "No Cities to Love" is the band's first release in 10 years, though they surprised fans by including a new song on "Start Together," the band's seven-LP box set which will be

IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds 'empty calories'

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 20 sec ago
IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent as investors sold off sharply and the stock dragged the Dow 30 into the red.

US stocks quietly move higher; IBM disappoints

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 22 sec ago
The U.S. stock market moved quietly higher Monday as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week.

Not so fast cordcutters—cable's not going anywhere

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 24 sec ago
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there -- why would anyone sign up now for cable?

GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 25 sec ago
While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away.

Google's 3Q earnings fall as expenses climb 30 pct

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 27 sec ago
Google's third-quarter earnings slipped as the Internet search leader hired nearly 3,000 more employees while pouring more money into its zest for innovation and quest for new markets.

Obama praises Supreme Court's gay marriage orders

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 35 sec ago
President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's recent gay marriage orders may have the biggest impact of any ruling of his presidency.

Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 38 sec ago
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.

Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

Seattle Times Headlines - 51 min 41 sec ago
Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.

US lawmaker demands probe of Nazi benefit payments

Seattle Times Headlines - 55 min 39 sec ago
A senior House Democrat demanded Monday that the Obama administration investigate the payment of millions of dollars in Social Security benefits to suspected Nazi war criminals and former SS guards.

Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

Seattle Times Headlines - 55 min 41 sec ago
The people closest to Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are trying to resume their lives now that they have come out of a 21-day incubation period without developing symptoms of the disease.

Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'

Seattle Times Headlines - 55 min 43 sec ago
Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff.

If healthy, Cyler Miles will remain UW's starting quarterback

Seattle Times Headlines - 59 min 15 sec ago
Sophomore Cyler Miles will remain the Huskies' starting quarterback against Arizona State if he's able to recover from a "concussion-like symptoms" that forced him out of Saturday's loss at Oregon, UW coach Chris Petersen said Monday.

Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 3 min ago
Hurricane passes with little damage to park.

Malik Dime picks Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 3 min ago
Malik Dime made it official Monday and gave a verbal commitment to Washington.

Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 3 min ago
Texas woman tests negative for disease; fellow passengers miss Mexico stop.

An early peek at 'Birdman'

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 3 min ago
Finally saw Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman" on Friday, and it's terrific -- it's one of those movies that, as soon as it's over, you want to watch it again. I won't say any more until my review, which will be online Thursday afternoon (the movie opens here Friday at Pacific Place, Lincoln Sq