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‘Good Wife’ creators welcome show’s end; possible spinoff?

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 min 15 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Good Wife” creators Robert and Michelle King say they welcomed CBS’ decision to end the series, allowing them to write its final chapter. The Kings already had decided to exit as executive producers after this season, the seventh, leaving CBS to weigh whether to keep the critically acclaimed show afloat […]

Marshawn Lynch’s agent offers further confirmation of retirement


The agent for Marshawn Lynch, Doug Hendrickson, took to Twitter Monday to offer further confirmation of his client's intent to retire.

Attorney General to visit 6 cities to highlight police work

Seattle Times Headlines - 10 min 46 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch tells The Associated Press she’s visiting six cities starting this week to highlight police departments that she says can serve as role models for law enforcement. The nation’s top law enforcement official, Lynch has already visited places whose police forces are considered to have troubled community relations. In […]

Cabin smoke forces flight back to Arizona; passengers unhurt

Seattle Times Headlines - 11 min 37 sec ago

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A commercial flight headed to Los Angeles filled with smoke, turned around and made an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, where some passengers had to jump from the airplane to the runway. The United flight operated by SkyWest Airlines took off from the southern Arizona city Sunday morning. The cabin filled […]

Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply

Seattle Times Headlines - 12 min 20 sec ago

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island’s main power plant. The company, or DEFA, said in brief statement Monday that it was “unable to agree terms” for the supply of gas with any bidder. […]

Stallone put Oscars attendance in Coogler’s hands

Seattle Times Headlines - 12 min 28 sec ago

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sylvester Stallone put his Oscars attendance in “Creed” director Ryan Coogler’s hands, he told reporters on Monday at the annual luncheon gathering of Academy Award nominees. Amid all the discussions of boycotting the Oscars for its lack of racial diversity among the acting nominees, Stallone, who is nominated for his […]

Despite defeat, NYC mayor vows to revive horse carriage deal

Seattle Times Headlines - 15 min 47 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is insisting that will he try to revive a plan to limit carriage horses. The Teamsters union last week pulled out of a deal that would have restricted the horses to a portion of Central Park and also placed boundaries on where pedicabs can […]

From high-school dropout to medical student: one man’s remarkable journey

Seattle Times Headlines - 16 min 40 sec ago

He hoped to one day be the manager at a fast-food restaurant, but Timothy Woodiwiss ended up using his community-college degree as a springboard to something much more ambitious: medical school.

North Carolina seeks delay to fix 2 congressional districts

Seattle Times Headlines - 18 min 43 sec ago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state attorneys have asked a federal court to delay its order directing legislators draw new congressional districts by the end of next week. They are asking for the delay because the state’s primaries are just five weeks away. A three-judge panel found the 1st and 12th Districts unconstitutional because […]

Affidavit: Attack left Manziel’s ex-girlfriend deaf in 1 ear

Seattle Times Headlines - 18 min 47 sec ago

DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that’s being investigated by police that she lost hearing in one ear. An affidavit filed by Colleen Crowley was obtained by KXAS-TV (http://bit.ly/1olRUCr ). Crowley won a protective order last week against Manziel, the Cleveland Browns quarterback who is […]

An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 10 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach. Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the remarkable ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal size, yet still scamper at lightning speed. Also, they can withstand 900 times their body […]

Super Bowl gets 111.9 viewers, down from last year

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 10 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Denver’s victory over Carolina in the Super Bowl reached an average of 111.9 million viewers, a number down from the last two years. Still, it represents the third most-watched television event in U.S. history. The Super Bowl had set viewership records for six of the past seven years. The Nielsen company […]

Top Marshawn Lynch videos

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 13 min ago

Watch some of our favorite video moments from Marshawn Lynch's six seasons of defining “Beast Mode” with the Seahawks.

NYC man gets prison for subway hammer attacks

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 18 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A mugger who hit two New York City subway riders on the head with a hammer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson says Anthony Coward was sentenced Monday. The May 2014 attacks occurred in the Rockaway Avenue station in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The victims were ambushed […]

Professor faces 5 years, likely more, for child porn

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 21 min ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An award-winning contemporary literature professor faces at least five years in federal prison when he’s sentenced for his massive child pornography collection. But the 58-year-old could likely face more. An Erie federal judge agrees with federal prosecutors that guidelines for Monday’s sentencing of Kirk Nesset call for between 12 years, seven months […]

At least 30 injured, several critically, in bus crash

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 21 min ago

MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring at least 30 people, several of them critically, and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut. The bus, which was on its way from New York City to the Mohegan Sun casino, crashed […]

Conan O’Brien to discuss liberal arts education at Harvard

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 22 min ago

BOSTON (AP) — Conan O’Brien is coming to Harvard to talk about the value of a liberal arts education. The late night TV host will visit the Cambridge campus on Friday for a conversation about arts and education with university President Drew Faust, followed by questions from the audience. O’Brien is a Brookline native and […]

Residents displaced by gas leak get more time to return

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 24 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Gas Co. has agreed to give Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive gas leak much more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged. The utility and city attorney on Monday announced an agreement to allow residents to take up to eight days to move […]

Johns Hopkins approved for HIV-positive organ transplants

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 26 min ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients. The hospital announced in a news release Monday that it plans to perform the nation’s first kidney transplant between an HIV-positive donor and recipient and the first such liver transplant in the world. These transplants could […]

5th Ave’s musical ‘Business’ succeeds

Seattle Times Headlines - 1 hour 30 min ago

A review of the 5th Avenue Theatre’s staging of “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” on stage through Feb. 21.