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Dumpster diving fuels cyclist’s crusade against food waste

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 50 min ago
Rob Greenfield is bicycling across the country, eating only what he collects from trash bins and trying to get the word out that America’s stores and restaurants throw out too much good food that could go to the needy.

The week’s passages

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 50 min ago
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending Oct. 25.

Rent control’s end remaking old city centers in Spain

Seattle Times Headlines - 3 hours 50 min ago
Across Spain, historic districts are being transformed as tens of thousands of small, often family-run shops face the end of decades of rent controls this year. Big-name chain stores able to afford the new, staggeringly high rents are moving in to take their place.

Fight leads to fatal stabbing near Lynnwood

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 2 min ago
A 42-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night near Lynnwood, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.

‘Ghosts: A Natural History’ traces 500 years of English hauntings

Seattle Times Headlines - 4 hours 35 min ago
British film writer Roger Clarke’s “Ghosts: A Natural History” is an entertaining and erudite tour of 500 years of English ghosts and hauntings.

Daily Rant&Rave: Turn headlights on

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 49 min ago
RAVE To Sound Transit bus driver Dan, who went beyond the call of duty to help this senior get to Seattle after I realized I’d boarded the wrong bus. Before we got to the Transit Center he summoned his supervisor, Michael, so I wouldn’t be left alone to navigate my confused self, and he

What to watch for: Sounders FC vs. L.A. Galaxy

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 49 min ago
And so it comes down to this. Through 33 games of this MLS season, the Sounders and Galaxy remain even on 61 points with just Saturday’s meeting at CenturyLink Field to go – and with Seattle holding the total-wins tiebreaker.

Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 5 min ago
A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.

Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 5 min ago
A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 5 min ago
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.

Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 5 min ago
New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 5 min ago
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 20 min ago
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

Queen sends her first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 50 min ago
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."

Hong Kong protesters to vote on govt offers

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 5 min ago
Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.

19-year-old wounded at Vancouver party

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 50 min ago
A 19-year-old shooting victim was dropped off about 1:45 a.m. Friday at the emergency room for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.

Everett teen holds Guinness clapping record

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 50 min ago
What is the sound of one hand clapping?

Sounders FC vs. L.A. Galaxy, live chat

Seattle Times Headlines - 9 hours 5 min ago
Join the conversation as the race for the Supporters' Shield comes down to this Saturday afternoon's showdown between the Sounders and Galaxy at CenturyLink Field.

US stock market has best week in nearly 2 years

Seattle Times Headlines - 9 hours 20 min ago
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.