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Rollins’ big-league debut comes after a personal journey that began with suspension

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 08:37
It was a short jog for David Rollins from the bullpen to the pitcher’s mound, but a longer personal journey that began with an 80-game suspension.

A’s 2, Mariners 0 — postgame video, notes and boxscore

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 08:36
Game story MLB.com Highlights Box score   Ugly game for the Mariners. In the video above, McClendon talks about the lack of hitting and Austin Jackson bad decision to try and steal third base in the first inning. Have a safe and happy Fourth of July   Most Read StoriesPursuit of big-money contract comes at […]

Playground-hookup case fuels calls to change sex-offender registry

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 08:12
Some advocates and legal authorities are holding up the case of Zachery Anderson as the latest example of the overreach of sex-offender registries.

Hot-and-cold Mariners bats go cold again in 2-0 loss to A’s

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 08:08
A day after exploding for four two-run homers in a 9-5 win over the Oakland A’s, the Seattle Mariners’ offense fell silent again as they lost to the A’s, 2-0.

Chatter: In Philly, Brewers catcher scarfs down 23 cheesesteaks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:59
Also, Rush Limbaugh says media is overly harsh on Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III because “it’s suspected that RG3 is a Republican.”

Texas wants its gold back inside the state’s borders

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:54
The Legislature’s decision this summer to bring its gold cache home was hailed by many conservatives, and even some on the left, who are suspicious of the federal government.

Gear up for another great summer season of salmon

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:37
All the ocean salmon fisheries are fueled mainly by salmon returning to the Columbia River. A Columbia River fall chinook forecast of more than 900,200 could be the third largest since at least 1938 .

Analysis of strengths pits Japan’s midfield vs. U.S. defense, forwards

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:33
An in-depth look at the strengths of the U.S. and Japanese Women’s World Cup finalists give Japan the edge in the midfield and in coaching, while the U.S. has superior defense and forwards.

Best-selling diet pill has history of misuse

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:28
Phentermine, a generic drug that has been around for decades, has managed to hold its own despite the arrival of new competitors.

Looking for a friendly place to watch the match? Here are some suggestions

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:25
There are lots of places in the Puget Sound area where you can watch the Women’s World Cup Final.

Selfie requests shift focus of presidential campaigns

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:23
Who wants their babies kissed or their yard signs autographed anymore? This is the Selfie Election. And if you are running for president, you have no choice but to submit.

Too many people crowding the great sights

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:04
ROME — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out. The chapel’s ceiling — where Michelangelo painted God sending the spark of life to […]

A toddler’s death in a foxhole

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:04
IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — It’s not clear whether the Sudanese air force was trying to bomb the village of grass huts, or the girls high school next to it. Hamida Osman, 23, simply knew that a Sukhoi fighter jet was roaring toward her village. She grabbed her only child, Safarina, 2, and jumped […]

Dominican plan to expel Haitians tests close ties

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:03
Many in the Dominican Republic support a trend of tightening immigration. But for some, it means facing some difficult choices.

A good bad deal on Iran’s nuclear program?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:03
Sometime after the 1973 war, I remember seeing a cartoon that showed President Anwar el-Sadat lying flat on his back in a boxing ring. The Israeli prime minister, Golda Meir, wearing boxing gloves, was standing over him, with Sadat saying to Meir something like, “I want the trophy, I want the prize money, I want […]

First Place Scholars charter school is charting a new course

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 07:01
After a rocky start, the state’s first charter school is granted additional time to show it can meet standards.

Flawed bailouts, political missteps brought Greece to brink

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:39
Why did all the money and sacrifice fail to heal the Greek economy? A look back recounts what’s gone wrong.

Slain woman’s parents focused on healing, not ‘sanctuary’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:15
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they’re focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times. Kathryn Steinle’s father, Jim Steinle, told reporters he hopes justice reigns in the case against Francisco Sanchez, 45. […]

Photos of the Day: July 4, 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/05/2015 - 06:14
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.