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Women in tech: Some ideas for reducing workplace inequality

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 02:16
I would like to suggest a simpler solution to income inequality than Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella offered in his “karma” statement: let the sunshine in [“Why I’m glad Satya Nadella gave that awful career advice to women,” Monica Guzman, Oct. 11].

Lake Chelan lake and rainbow trout on the fall fishing menu

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 01:16
Here is the latest fishing report from Anton Jones of Darrell & Dad's Family Guide Service:

US military sees long haul ahead for war with IS

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:40
Ten weeks into its war against Islamic State extremists, the Pentagon is settling in for the long haul, short on big early successes but still banking on enlisting Syrians and Iraqis to fight the ground war so that U.S. troops won't have to.

Seahawks Saturday morning links and notes: Percy Harvin redux

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 00:31
The aftershocks of the Percy Harvin trade figure to last a while.

Obama's under-used credit card declined in NY

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:59
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president's back, but who's watching his wallet?

Bombings kill 4 security troops in Afghanistan

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:59
A suicide car bomber killed three Afghan security force troops Saturday as a roadside bomb killed a district police chief, authorities said.

Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:58
Gay couples won the right to wed in Alaska and Arizona on Friday, after separate court decisions ended bans in those states.

Daily Rant&Rave: Miss the bus? A Mercedes will do

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:16
RAVE To the lady in the Mercedes who picked me up when I just missed the bus. She drove me to the next stop and I was able to catch the bus and make it to work on time. Thank you!

Is e-reading to your toddler story time, or just screen time?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:16
Despite strongly recommending that kids be read to, early and often, child-development experts can’t say whether digital books provide equivalent benefits. And some early research points against digital reading.

Taking on Ebola, on her own

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:16
Fatu Kekula, a young Liberian nursing student, was urged to leave her sick family alone rather than risk catching Ebola herself. But using every penny she had, with plastic bags and raincoats as protection, she kept them alive until a hospital could take them.

At forlorn urban churches, Mass gets crowded in a flash

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:16
Inspired by flash mobs, the Mass mob is bringing thousands of suburban Catholics to visit the struggling, and in some cases closed, urban churches of their parents and grandparents. It is also attracting much-needed donations.

Fall TV poll: 'Blacklist,' 'Gotham' are the winners

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 23:01
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Obama: US can't cut itself off from West Africa

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:31
President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to succumb to hysteria about Ebola, even as he warned that addressing the deadly virus would require citizens, government leaders and the media to all pitch in.

Before shootings, dad wanted new life with 3 kids

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:31
David Mohney wanted big changes for his family: to end his turbulent marriage, move his children 1,900 miles from Florida to South Dakota and transition from being a stay-at-home dad to starting work as a chiropractor.

Report: Ferguson officer says he feared for life

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:31
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.

Fla. man gets life in prison in loud music killing

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:31
A Florida man convicted of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager in an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole.

WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:31
The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America's frenzied response to the epidemic.

Hurricane sends winds, rains to Hawaii island

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 20:16
Hurricane Ana was carving a path south of Hawaii early Saturday, producing high waves along some shorelines, heavy rains that prompted a flood advisory, and winds strong enough for officials to urge caution.

S. Korea concert planner found dead after 16 die

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 19:31
A South Korean man involved in planning an outdoor pop concert where 16 people were killed after falling through a ventilation grate was found dead Saturday in an apparent suicide, officials said, as doctors treated eight others facing life-threatening injuries from the disaster.