Seattle Times Headlines

No. 12 Oregon State beats No. 11 Stanford

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:05

Deven Hunter collected 19 points and 12 rebounds and No. 12 Oregon State rallied from behind to beat No. 11 Stanford 58-50 in a Pac-12 women’s basketball game.

San Antonio goes to 24-0 at home, smashes Dallas

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 13:05

LaMarcus Aldridge scores 23 points to lead the Spurs, who are 24-0 at home this season and have won 33 in a row at home dating to last March.

Broncos advance to AFC title game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:56

The Denver Broncos earned a come-from-behind 23-16 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on a blustery Sunday.

Will U.K. ban Trump? Parliament to debate issue Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:53

The parliamentary debate was triggered when more than a half-million people signed an online petition arguing that Trump should be outlawed from visiting Britain because of his call last month to ban Muslims from entering the United States.

Debate Takeaways: Gloves come off between Clinton, Sanders

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:45

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In their final debate before the Iowa caucuses, the gloves came off between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Shouting over each other at times, the two leading Democratic presidential candidates engaged in some of their toughest exchanges of the campaign on Sunday night, underscoring the narrowing race between them in the […]

UW signee Markelle Fultz chosen to play in 2016 McDonald’s All-American game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:41

The DeMatha Catholic star guard is the sixth UW signee to play in the prestigious game in the past 10 years.

Wisconsin nips No. 4 Michigan State

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:37

Wisconsin upends Spartans thanks to a basket from Ethan Happ with 10 seconds remaining. Michigan State missed chances in the final seconds.

Bright start: Serena Williams advances at Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:16

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams made a bright start to her Australian Open title defense, holding up one finger and twirling in her neon yellow two-piece outfit to mark victory No. 1 after advancing 6-4, 7-5 over Camila Giorgi on Monday. Williams withdrew from a warmup tournament because of inflammation in her left knee, […]

List of Winners for the Critics’ Choice Awards

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:06

LOS ANGELES (AP) — List of winners of the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards, announced Sunday in Santa Monica, California. MOTION PICTURE WINNERS: Best Picture: “Spotlight.” Best Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant.” Most Read StoriesSeahawks Game Center: Complete playoff postgame coverage as Seattle Seahawks fall to Carolina Panthers in NFC Divisional showdownMarshawn Lynch has arrived, […]

Cord cutters face a sea of streaming options

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 12:00

A proliferation of new streaming services is bolstering the move by many consumers to cut the cable TV cord. At the same time, those same consumers may be facing an overload of choices.

Canucks beat Islanders in shootout

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:46

Vancouver goaltender Ryan Miller made 47 saves and Radim Vrbata scored the only goal in the shootout as the Canucks beat the host New York Islanders 2-1.

Asian markets lower following rout on Wall Street

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:43

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares skidded lower Monday, following another dismal day on Wall Street, as investors looked ahead to Chinese economic growth figures. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 1.9 percent to 16,814.10 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 1.6 percent to 19,210.83. The Shanghai Composite slipped 0.4 percent to 2,890.93 and South Korea’s […]

Seattle MLK celebration’s younger leaders bring new priorities

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:41

Organizers of Seattle’s Martin Luther King Day Celebration are attempting to bridge the generational divide, with a different approach and fresh voices that tackle issues of race, gender and sexuality.

Seoul: North Korea has sent 1 million propaganda leaflets

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:37

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has launched an estimated 1 million propaganda leaflets by balloon into the South amid increased tensions between the rivals following the North’s recent nuclear test. South Korea resumed blasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts from border loudspeakers in retaliation for the North’s Jan. 6 nuclear detonation, and […]

What’s open, what’s closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:34

Many government offices will be closed Monday in honor of the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Non-Muslim teen walks a mile in friends’ shoes, wears a hajib

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:32

Wearing Muslim garb teaches one high-school student a lesson in tolerance she never expected.

AP FACT CHECK: Democratic debaters and the facts

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:30

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders airbrushed the complexities of trying to overhaul health care all over again and Hillary Clinton offered a selective reading of her rival’s record on gun control in the latest Democratic presidential debate. A look at some of their claims and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON on Sanders’ proposal […]

High-wattage offenses in NFC title game

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:16

The Carolina Panthers will host the NFC Championship Game on Sunday for the first time in franchise history.

Slippery turf affects Seahawks in playoff loss to Panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 11:12

The Seahawks did not blame the re-sodded field at Bank of America Stadium for Sunday’s loss, but several players were forced to change their cleats in the game to improve their footing.

Racial progress percolates from the bottom

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:43

The nation has made some advances on race since 2008, but it’s mostly come from the streets.