Seattle Times Headlines

Trump returns to debate stage; Rubio to face onslaught

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 35 min ago

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — An aggrieved Donald Trump returns to the debate stage Saturday night hoping to find his way into the winner’s circle in New Hampshire, while a rising Marco Rubio looks to fend off an onslaught of attacks from his rivals. The debate comes three days before New Hampshire’s primary, a contest […]

That Iowa couple Christie talks about? They voted for Rubio.

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 41 min ago

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — An Iowa couple whose son is heading to Iraq made such an impression on GOP presidential hopeful Chris Christie that he’s made them a staple of his New Hampshire stump speech this week. But while the couple came away from the encounter just as impressed, they supported rival Marco Rubio in […]

AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 44 min ago

Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. This week’s gallery features a member of the Maasai Cricket Warriors running onto the field during a charity match in Sydney, Australia; a woman, […]

Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 46 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re still trying to determine a possible motive. It’s possible someone in the family “was involved in something that could have targeted them,” or that the killings occurred during a […]

Quotations in the News

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 48 min ago

“By the way, if you get a call on Tuesday night that I dropped out, it isn’t true. Keep voting.” — Marco Rubio, tweaking Ted Cruz, whose campaign spread rumors hours before the Iowa caucuses that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race for president. ___ “This is not a generalized public health […]

Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 54 min ago

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn’t much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within a few minutes’ walk in any direction. Only birds and far-away jet engines disturb the quiet on a sunny winter weekday […]

Louisville men’s basketball team coping with postseason ban

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 2 min ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected. University President James Ramsey announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, meaning this year’s […]

Boys basketball: Seattle Prep beats Rainier Beach in upset, 70-63

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 16 min ago

The win came three days after Beach beat Garfield, the reigning class 3A state champs ranked eighth in the nation.

Super Bowl champions haven’t always been ‘super’

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 20 min ago

They have the gaudy rings and the rest of the swag that comes with being a Super Bowl champion. The prism of history, however, isn’t so kind. Some years, the team that rampaged through the fall doesn’t celebrate on a confetti-strewn field in winter, Lombardi Trophy thrust aloft in giddy celebration. For every ’85 Bears […]

Man who gave name to “Peanuts'” Linus dies at age 90

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 40 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown’s blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his “Peanuts” comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told […]

As fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return home

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 42 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes. Barbara Fass, who temporarily moved out of her Porter Ranch home of […]

Holy Names’ Fowler claims Metro League gymnastics title

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 42 min ago

Fowler posted career-best scores on vault (9.75) and bars (9.525) to lead Holy Names (175.825 points) to a first-place finish. Holy Names, third at last year’s 3A state meet, advances to next week’s district meet, again at Ballard.

Man arrested on suspicion of killing woman found in wall

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 46 min ago

LOMITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the ex-roommate of a woman whose body was found walled up inside a Southern California apartment six years after she disappeared. Forty-three-year-old Randolph Garbutt was arrested Thursday, a day after he was picked up on a traffic warrant. He remains jailed. Authorities believe he bludgeoned 37-year-old Raven Campbell, […]

Angelina Jolie’s film ‘Unbroken’ finally opens in Japan

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 58 min ago

TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie’s “Unbroken” has opened more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, the country where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie. There were concerns right-wing extremists may try to disrupt the opening on […]

Four-country talks resume on path to Afghan peace

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 1 min ago

ISLAMABAD (AP) — China, the United States, Afghanistan and Pakistan have launched their third round of talks aimed at finding a way to get the warring Taliban to sit and talk peace with the Afghan government. At the start of talks in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad on Saturday, Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan’s special adviser on […]

Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 6 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — As daily fantasy sports websites face increased legal scrutiny, the world’s biggest credit-card lender is blocking transactions by New York residents on the country’s two biggest sites. The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1oes82Q ) reports Citigroup Inc. says it will start blocking debit and credit card payments on New York-based FanDuel and […]

Friday’s prep boys basketball results

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 9 min ago

O'Dea was able to hold off Lakeside despite Isiah Brown's 46 points; Xavier Smith led the way for O'Dea with 22 points.

Friday’s prep gymnastics results

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 16 min ago

Holy Names and Ballard were the top two teams to district at the Metro League Championships.

Friday’s prep girls basketball results

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 21 min ago

Gina Marxen scored 22 points to lead Eastlake past Redmond and Haley Strowridge scored 19 points for a Stanwood win over Marysville-Getchell.

Jozy Altidore’s 89th-minute header gives U.S. men 1-0 victory over Canada

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 22 min ago

Jozy Altidore scored on a header in the 89th minute, and the United States wrapped up its annual year-opening camp with a 1-0 victory over Canada in an exhibition match in Carson, Calif.