CeDell Davis, an Arkansas blues man who as a boy actually saw Robert Johnson perform, will play and be celebrated by such Seattle rock royalty as Peter Buck and Mike McCready on Sunday, June 14, at the Crocodile.
Happ was pulled from the game in the bottom of the third inning, the Mariners managed just two hits in seven innings off Shaun Marcum, and their bid for a three-game sweep went up in smoke early in a 6-0 loss to the Indians.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday approved a $579 billion defense spending bill that reflected deep divisions on budget priorities and whether President Barack Obama needs new war powers to fight Islamic State militants. The vote was 278 to 149 in favor of the bill, which drew stiff opposition from Democrats because it uses […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oculus is expanding its highly anticipated virtual-reality headset to simulate the sensation of touch and gesturing as part of its quest to blur the lines between the fake and genuine world. The touch controllers unveiled Thursday by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey are designed to enable people to pick up guns and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rising stock market and climbing home prices boosted Americans’ net worth to a new high in the first three months of the year. The Federal Reserve said Thursday that the value of Americans’ stock holdings, real estate and other assets rose to $84.9 trillion from $83.3 trillion in the final three […]
Seattle Seahawk defensive tackle Jesse Williams Tweeted Thursday morning he had been cleared to work out, indicating he is making good progress following kidney surgery last month after being diagnosed with Papillary Type 2 cancer. Williams had surgery on May 28 and has remained on the team’s 90-man active roster. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush says his views toward single mothers “have evolved” since he suggested 20 years ago that they were becoming too accepted by society. In a 1996 book, Bush and co-author Brian Yablonski expressed concern about changing cultural mores and wrote, regarding unwed motherhood, that there was “no […]
MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge has ordered a Minnesota man to be held until his trial on charges that he tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group. Mohamed Abdihamid Farah appeared in court Thursday for a detention hearing. He’s charged with four counts, including conspiracy to support a foreign terrorist group. […]
COLUMBIA FISHING REPORTS Weekend Fishing Opportunities: Angling for spring Chinook and summer steelhead is open between Tongue Point and Bonneville Dam. Angling for spring Chinook and summer steelhead is open from Tower Island powerlines upstream to the Oregon/Washington border above McNary Dam, plus the banks between Bonneville and Tower Island powerlines. Shad angling is open […]
NEW YORK — A handwritten poem by Jim Morrison found among his possessions in the Paris hotel where he died in 1971 ends with the line “Last words, Last words out.” Written on the last page torn out of a thick notebook, the double-sided document is the highlight of an online auction that went live […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Over White House objections, a House panel approved a bill Thursday that withholds hundreds of millions of dollars from the State Department until it produces more documents to lawmakers investigating the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. The $47.8 billion bill for the fiscal year beginning Oct. […]
NEW YORK — Russell Fredrick’s middle son was 12 when he wouldn’t quit playing around in class and ignoring his homework, so the barber did what he does best. He picked up his clippers and cut off his fade. But it wasn’t just any cut. It was a complete shave intended as a form of […]
NEW YORK — Jazz legend Ornette Coleman, the visionary saxophonist who pioneered “free jazz” and won a Pulitzer Prize in 2007, has died. Publicist Ken Weinstein says Coleman died on Thursday at 1 a.m. in Manhattan. He was 85. The Texas-born Coleman was only the second jazz artist to win the Pulitzer Prize in music […]
Rafael Marques de Morais, a journalist and human-rights advocate, needles Angola's ruling establishment with reports on alleged wrongdoing by officials, military figures and business executives. He runs Maka Angola, an investigative news website.