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In memoir, Texas' Wendy Davis reveals abortion

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who became a national political sensation by filibustering her state's tough new restrictions on abortion, discloses in her upcoming memoir that she had an abortion in the 1990s after discovering that the fetus had a severe brain abnormality.

Apple to tighten online security after recent hack

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
Apple plans to tighten its online security measures to reduce the chances of its users being victimized by intrusions like the ones that stole nude photos from actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities.

S&P 500 hits record on dividend stocks, Ukraine

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
A surge in dividend-rich utility stocks helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record Friday.

Third-party candidates in Senate races a GOP worry

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
Caught off-guard by a third-party candidate, veteran GOP Sen. Pat Roberts replaced his campaign manager and summoned new aides to try to revive his re-election bid in a state that should be easy for Republicans.

US job growth drops to 142K, slowest in 8 months

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
A surprising drop in hiring and in the number of people seeking work in August sent a reminder that the U.S. economic recovery is still prone to temporary slowdowns.

Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to take on his own and said he had already received some recommendations from the Homeland Security and Justice departments for executive action he could implement without Congress.

Mystery shrouds US couple's crash off Jamaica

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
Mystery shrouds the crash of a private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple who were taken on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after apparently becoming incapacitated at the controls before slamming into the waters off Jamaica.

NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 20:16
The U.S. and nine key allies agreed Friday that the Islamic State group is a significant threat to NATO countries and that they will take on the militants by squeezing their financial resources and going after them with military might.

11 hurt as bus crashes into SF Bay Area house

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:46
A commuter bus was hit by a stolen car and smashed into a San Francisco Bay area home as a mother and two small children sat inside, sending 11 people to the hospital but none with serious injuries, police said.

Maine mom fights state over no-resuscitation order

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:46
A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-saving measures in the event she stops breathing would only prolong her suffering.

US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:46
A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia -- the third American aid worker sickened with the virus -- is sick but in stable condition and communicating with his caregivers at the Nebraska Medical Center.

Suspect in 4 deaths caught at Florida hotel

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:46
Police on a manhunt swarmed a Florida hotel early Friday and arrested a man suspected in the killings of four people whose bodies were found stacked on the ground and decomposing in a neighborhood some 45 miles away.

Texas stunner: Washington steps down as manager

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:31
Ron Washington gathered his players for what they thought would be another team meeting in a surprisingly dreary season.

Garrison Keillor to undergo 'medical procedure'

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:31
Garrison Keillor, host of public radio's popular "A Prairie Home Companion," says he's canceling an upcoming show to undergo a medical procedure.

Medical examiner: Rivers' cause of death unknown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:31
Further tests are needed to pinpoint comedian Joan Rivers' cause of death, the New York City medical examiner says.

Flight plan dispute puts plane on ground in Iran

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:16
A commercial aircraft chartered by the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan for a flight to the Persian Gulf city of Dubai was re-routed to Iran on Friday, apparently because of a mix-up over its flight plan, U.S. officials said.

Wildfire near Yosemite forces hundreds evacuations

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:46
A wildfire burning on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes, officials said.

NATO creates 'spearhead' to deter Russia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:46
NATO's creation of a rapid-reaction "spearhead" force to protect Eastern Europe from Russian bullying reflects a cool-eyed calculation that Vladimir Putin and his generals won't risk head-to-head confrontation with the U.S. and its nuclear-capable Western European allies.

Music acts look to Groupon, LivingSocial for help

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:16
Websites like Groupon have become the go-to place for folks looking for that half-off deal on a manicure, a two-for-one offer for a fancy dinner or that all-inclusive trip that won't break the bank. But increasingly, it's also becoming the place for music fans to scoop up deep discounts on concert tickets, CDs and more for top-name acts.