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Fruit: How much should you have in your diet?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 22:00
Many people have developed a fear of fruit (“It has so much sugar!”) while others arguably eat too much of it, often to the exclusion of vegetables.

‘Lonely Planet Iceland, 9th Edition’ lead guidebooks sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 22:00
Wide World Books & Maps shares its top sellers.

‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ conjures up strong sales again

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 22:00
“The Girl on the Train” tops hardcover fiction sales.

Tea, temples and tragic history in Sri Lanka

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:31
Traveling around the South Asian island nation, I bypassed the beach resorts and saw Sri Lanka for what it is: an island nation that, despite decades of conflict, is teeming with treasures.

GeoQuiz: How do Sri Lanka and Washington compare in size?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:30
Test your geography smarts with this quiz: Q: How do Sri Lanka and Washington state compare in size? A: Washington is almost three times as big at about 71,300 square miles compared with Sri Lanka’s approximately 25,300 square miles.

The Week Ahead: Chow Down 2015, Art of the City Street Fest, and Jackson Browne

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 21:15
Summer festivals — including Seafair — lead entertainment options for the week of July 26.

‘The Oregon Trail:’ in the footsteps of the pioneers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:03
Rinker Buck’s “The Oregon Trail” is a rollicking account of the author’s 2010 trek across the country, retracing the steps of the Oregon Trail pioneers. Buck will appear Tuesday July 28 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.

‘The Map of Chaos’: Wells, Carroll and Doyle on the case

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 19:03
Spanish novelist Félix J. Palma outdoes himself in “The Map of Chaos,” the third installment in a fantasy trilogy that features writers H.G. Wells, Lewis Carroll and Arthur Conan Doyle as action heroes.

GOP’s condemnation of Trump is pure hypocrisy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 18:03
Here’s the thing about principle. Unless applied equally, it is not really principle at all. He who climbs on his moral high horse when a wrong is done to him or his, but leaves the horse stabled when an identical wrong is done to someone else, acts from self-interest and that is the opposite of […]

Jabari Blash and Jesus Montero the heroes as Tacoma rallies twice to beat Fresno 8-7

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:31
Jabari Blash wins it with walkoff homer in ninth while Jesus Montero drives in four runs with two doubles and a single

Montreal Impact 1, Seattle Sounders 0: Post-match quotes

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:05
Below is the full post-match quote sheet from Seattle’s 1-0 loss in Montreal on Saturday night: Montreal Impact Frank Klopas On the team’s performance Most Read StoriesSister-in-law didn’t appreciate delivery support5 things you should know about Microsoft’s Windows 10Video from bus driver’s body camera could cost 2 deputies their jobsSalary gap widens as elite skills […]

Obama administration targets trade in African elephant ivory

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 12:00
Adding to existing federal laws, the rule changes would amount to a near total ban on the commercial trade of African elephant ivory in the United States.

Police tweet chief’s Torchlight selfie after urging public to limit cell use

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:29
One day after Seattle police ask Torchlight Parade attendees to limit social media, the department tweeted a selfie of Chief Kathleen O’Toole at the parade.

Chris Froome leads entering final stage of Tour de France

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:27
After a grueling 20th stage Saturday, Chris Froome of Team Sky virtually assured himself of victory in the Tour de France, which ends Sunday in Paris.

Jean Theoret, Jimmy Shane win their heats at Gold Cup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:21
The two hydroplane drivers who have previously won the Gold Cup showed the rest of the field Saturday they will be the favorites Sunday in the championship heat on the Columbia River in Kennewick.

U.S. loses 3rd-place match in CONCACAF Gold Cup to Panama

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:16
The U.S. team lost a third-place match to Panama. Panama won a penalty-kicks shootout 3-2 after extra time ended with the score tied at 1. Clint Dempsey of the Sounders scored for the United States in the 70th minute.

Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:12
Kyle Busch took advantage of a mistake by 21-year-old Ryan Blaney to win the Lilly Diabetes 250, a NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Maya Moore leads West to All-Star Game victory

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:09
Maya Moore scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory over the East in the WNBA All-Star Game.

Annuity tax won’t be a big deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:01
Annuities and income taxes; creating a fund for grandchildren.

Selling times reaching new lows

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:01
New research suggests that not only are typical selling times declining in the current bull market for housing, but they may have hit record lows.