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Seattle teen arrested after bringing molotov cocktail to school

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:30
Update at 10:29 a.m.: Seattle police arrested the 16-year-old after getting a tip the student had brought the Molotov cocktail to the school. No other suspects are being sought, police said.

Huskies' Nov. 8 home game vs. UCLA set for an afternoon kickoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:10
The Huskies' Nov. 8 game against No. 25 UCLA is scheduled for a 4 p.m. kickoff at Husky Stadium, the Pac-12 announced Monday.

Seahawks vs. Carolina: What the national media had to say

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 01:01
The Seahawks improved to 4-3 Sunday with a 13-9 victory at Carolina. Here's a roundup of media reaction after the game from the national media.

Chiquita OKs $681M deal with 2 Brazilian bidders

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:37
Chiquita has sealed a deal to be acquired by two Brazilian companies for about $681 million, with the U.S.-based banana producer expected to go private by the end of this year or early next.

Mukilteo police: Man stabs another guest during child's birthday party

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/28/2014 - 00:30
Police responded to reports of a stabbing Sunday morning in the 12300 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard in Mukilteo, according to a release from the Mukilteo Police Department.

Agenda of Japan's Abe challenged as scandals mount

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:34
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's honeymoon with Japan's voters is fading as scandals and a slowing economic recovery take a toll on his popularity and hinder progress on his policy agenda.

Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 23:31
Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater.

Power outages from windstorm to linger into Monday for some

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 22:39
A weekend windstorm brought lengthy power outages, and Puget Sound Energy warned that for some customers in North King County the problem could last into Monday night.

Amazon workers in Germany on strike again

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 22:38
Workers at Amazon.com in Germany are on strike again as a union pushes its demands in a long-running wage dispute with the American online retailer.

China launches experimental moon orbiter

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 22:29
China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:39
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.

Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 21:36
Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. It's unclear who will pay for their products, but companies are betting that governments and aid groups will foot the bill.

Groups pledge $8 billion for Horn of Africa

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:40
The European Union and several regional development banks are announcing new levels of financial support for the Horn of Africa that is to total more than $8 billion.

'Welcome Back, Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:31
Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died. She was 66.

Governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:31
State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation's top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from aiding disease-ravaged countries.

John Denver gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:31
Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver.

Hazing trial starts for 4 FAMU band members

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:16
The trial of four members of Florida A&M University's marching band on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter was scheduled to start Monday, nearly three years after drum major Robert Champion died from being beaten.

Want later school start times for teens? Here's how it's done

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 20:01
Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia — the 11th largest school district in the country — will delay the starting time for high schools next fall so teens can get more sleep.