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TV picks for Thursday: ‘Food Fighters and ‘Alone’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 20:07
‘Food Fighters’ For the second season of this celebrity-versus-amateur-chef competition, a new ingredient of kid chefs will be added to the mix. The celebrity chefs featured this season include Rocco DiSpirito, Nadia G., Lorena Garcia, Duff Goldman, Eric Greenspan, Antonia Lofaso and Fabio Viviani. Adam Richman is back as host. Season premiere, 8 p.m. Thursday, […]

More educators embrace social and emotional learning, national survey says

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 20:02
While it might not be the most important factor in learning, teachers and administrators say it deserves more attention.

Ferry capsizes in Philippines; 36 dead, 26 missing

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:49
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized Thursday minutes after it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 26 others missing, coast guard officials said. They said at least 127 people from the M/B Kim Nirvana were rescued by nearby fishing boats and […]

Tacoma earns 4-2 victory over Las Vegas

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 13:00
Forrest Snow allows one run on four hits in seven innings.

England’s late own goal delivers victory to Japan

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:58
England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing.

Analysis: Hillary Clinton rarely showed her hand in emails

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:39
The release this week of 3,000 pages of emails from Clinton’s first year at the State Department presents a rare glimpse into the daily life of a secretary of state — one whose tenure will be at the heart of a campaign to win the presidency.

Interior Secretary opposes name of Washington team

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:32
The National Park Service won’t grant the District of Columbia a new lease for the site of the Washington NFL team’s old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team’s name.

Americans ride their defense into World Cup final

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:12
It used to be that the U.S. women’s national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women’s World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.

Sheriff: 1 dead in S.E. Washington helicopter crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:06
ASOTIN, Wash. — A sheriff in southeastern Washington says one person has died in a helicopter crash south of Asotin. The Lewiston Tribune reports that Asotin County Sheriff John Hilderbrand said the helicopter crash site was found Wednesday afternoon in the area of a wildfire that had been burning in Ayers Gulch in the southeast […]

Kevin Love returning to Cavaliers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:59
Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.

Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco loses no-hit bid with two outs in 9th

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:52
Right-hander allows single to Joey Butler with two outs and an 0-2 count in bottom of ninth.

Salmon fishing on the Columbia River is as hot as the weather

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:48
The water temperature on the Lower Columbia River at Bonneville Dam was nearly 71 degrees on Monday.

7 church fires in 10 days leave black congregations uneasy

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:41
Seven churches, six of them with predominantly African-American congregations, have burned in the past 10 days in South and North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.

Budget deal packed in tax hike for Microsoft

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:40
The budget deal agreed to by state lawmakers this week quietly targeted Microsoft for a $57 million tax increase over the next two years, and the Redmond software giant is apparently willing to go along with it.

Cold treats are pure bliss on a hot day

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:28
Teens snack on ice cream outside Homefront Ice Cream Smoothies & Espresso on Alki Beach in Seattle.

Washington men’s crew competes in Henley Royal Regatta

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:11
A month after winning its fifth consecutive national title, the Huskies will move up to the intermediate level at the prestigious event in England.

Valuable lessons about water

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:03
Some 8-foot chalkboard cubes are part of a moving art installation designed by the Cascade Water Alliance to educate the community about the importance of water.

Serena and Venus Williams both advance on Wimbledon’s hottest day ever

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:02
Wednesday was the hottest day on record in Wimbledon history, with the temperature topping 95 degrees.

Critics say legislative all-nighters mean less transparency

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:56
When lawmakers race to pass budgets and bills by working into the early morning hours, as they did Tuesday and Wednesday, advocates of open government say they are working in the dark in more ways than one.

One-of-a-kind tennis shoes a runaway success

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 10:52
Social media has changed the landscape for small companies that customize, allowing them to compete with big brands like Nike and Adidas.