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1 killed, 8 injured as minivan, SUV crash in Los Angeles

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:11

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One man was killed and eight people including at least three children were injured when a minivan and an SUV collided on a Los Angeles street. The city Fire Department said in a statement that the two vehicles collided shortly before noon Sunday in the San Fernando Valley, and multiple people […]

Shift toward more flexible, treatment-focused U.N. drug policy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:05

A rare United Nations session on drug policy is an opportunity to shift away from the failed war on drugs.

Karma tastes rich in new, humane economy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:03

As the human circus of presidential politics has plodded along for what seems a decade now, a revolution has been taking place in the ever-more-dignified animal kingdom. Several victories in just the past few weeks have raised cheers, or their equivalent, in aquariums, barnyards and board rooms across the country as three giants in the […]

Speaking up for silence: No Growlers over Olympic National Park

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:01

Are the training exercises for the Navy’s Growler jets so urgent they need to violate the tranquil haven of a National Park?

Western State escapes, grisly murder — mental-health care needs to be priority

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:00

Paying attention to mental-health care will help with a whole list of other problems, too.

Western State escapes, grisly murder — mental-health care needs to be priority

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 07:00

Paying attention to mental-health care will help with a whole list of other problems, too.

Florida zoo to reopen after deadly tiger attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:44

MIAMI (AP) — The South Florida zoo where a veteran keeper was attacked and killed by a Malayan tiger is reopening Monday as authorities from several local, state and federal agencies continue investigating what led to Friday’s deadly attack. At a news conference Sunday, Palm Beach Zoo spokeswoman Naki Carter said doors open at 9 […]

Florida zoo to reopen after deadly tiger attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:44

MIAMI (AP) — The South Florida zoo where a veteran keeper was attacked and killed by a Malayan tiger is reopening Monday as authorities from several local, state and federal agencies continue investigating what led to Friday’s deadly attack. At a news conference Sunday, Palm Beach Zoo spokeswoman Naki Carter said doors open at 9 […]

Marathon bombing survivor will run using prosthetic leg

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:43

BOSTON (AP) — Adrianne Haslet heard all the talk about taking back Boylston Street in the years after the Boston Marathon bombings. Her mind was 26.2 miles away. After losing her left leg in the 2013 finish-line explosions, Haslet decided that she would return to the course — this time as a runner. When the […]

Marathon bombing survivor will run using prosthetic leg

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:43

BOSTON (AP) — Adrianne Haslet heard all the talk about taking back Boylston Street in the years after the Boston Marathon bombings. Her mind was 26.2 miles away. After losing her left leg in the 2013 finish-line explosions, Haslet decided that she would return to the course — this time as a runner. When the […]

Warriors, Thunder seek 2-0 leads, Raptors try to bounce back

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:17

Golden State’s Stephen Curry and the Toronto Raptors have provided a little early NBA playoff drama for teams returning to the court Monday night. Curry is listed as questionable for Game 2 against the Rockets, but Golden State and Oklahoma City are off to impressive starts. The Raptors are on the same rocky road as […]

Warriors, Thunder seek 2-0 leads, Raptors try to bounce back

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:17

Golden State’s Stephen Curry and the Toronto Raptors have provided a little early NBA playoff drama for teams returning to the court Monday night. Curry is listed as questionable for Game 2 against the Rockets, but Golden State and Oklahoma City are off to impressive starts. The Raptors are on the same rocky road as […]

Photos of the Day: April 17, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:13

Tulips in Canada, a sunrise in DC and more in Photos of the Day.

Photos of the Day: April 17, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:13

Tulips in Canada, a sunrise in DC and more in Photos of the Day.

Target’s Marimekko launch fails to ignite shopping frenzy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:09

NEW YORK (AP) — It was hardly a Lilly-lollapalooza. Target’s much anticipated exclusive, limited-time-only launch of the Marimekko Collection on Sunday did not spark the frenzied shopping of some of its past collections. On the bright side, the discounter didn’t have to deal with crashing websites and disappointed customers. Target’s sale of the Finnish designer […]

Target’s Marimekko launch fails to ignite shopping frenzy

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 06:09

NEW YORK (AP) — It was hardly a Lilly-lollapalooza. Target’s much anticipated exclusive, limited-time-only launch of the Marimekko Collection on Sunday did not spark the frenzied shopping of some of its past collections. On the bright side, the discounter didn’t have to deal with crashing websites and disappointed customers. Target’s sale of the Finnish designer […]

Sheriff: Arlington couple dead; deputies seeking two suspects

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 05:38

The couple have been missing since Monday; the Snohomish County sheriffs Office found their vehicles Thursday.

Boy shot to death after game honoring fatally shot cousin

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 05:05

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities said a 12-year-old boy was killed in a drive-by shooting Saturday at a Knoxville park hours after attending a basketball game to honor a 15-year-old cousin who died while shielding friends in a December shooting that drew attention from President Barack Obama. Jajuan Hubert Latham died of a gunshot wound […]