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Colorado’s push against teen pregnancies proves huge success

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:49
Teenage births have been declining nationally, but experts say the timing and magnitude of the reductions in Colorado are a strong indication that the state’s program using a long-acting method of birth control was a major driver.

New, simple ‘buy’ buttons make it easier to shop by phone

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:30
Several companies, including Google, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, are trying to bridge the gap between mobile browsing and desktop purchasing with a simple “buy” button.

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:28
Monday Pro baseball TV Radio 4 p.m. MLB All-Star Selection Show ESPN 5 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago Cubs ESPN 7:05 p.m. PCL, Tacoma at Fresno 850 7:05 p.m. NWL, Hillsboro at Everett 1380 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Seattle ROOT 710 Pro tennis 4 a.m. Wimbledon ESPN2 5 a.m. Wimbledon ESPN Cycling 4 a.m. Tour […]

Mormons a key bloc of voters up for grabs in Nevada caucus race

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:14
In Nevada, Mormons constitute roughly 4 percent of the population and a larger share of those who vote in the state’s Republican presidential caucuses, which are among the first contests in the presidential nominating campaign.

The Latest: US defeats Japan 5-2 for 3rd WWC title

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:05
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The latest from the Women’s World Cup final (all times local): 5:51 p.m. The United States has won its third Women’s World Cup title and first since 1999 with a 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday behind a first-half hat trick by Carli Lloyd. The Americans became the first country […]

U.S. soccer star Carli Lloyd is determined goal-scorer

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 08:04
In the 2012 Olympics, she had both goals in the gold medal game.

Gametime, a mobile-phone application designed to simplify the purchase of last-minute tickets, aims to capture a share of the ticket-resale industry

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:59
Inside sports business Brad Griffith was a paid “Moneyball” intern seeking hidden statistical player value for the Chicago White Sox when they won the World Series a decade ago. Now, the founder and CEO of Gametime, a San Francisco-based mobile-phone application, sits in a Sodo District cafe explaining plans to capitalize on an undervalued part […]

Mariners finish trip with 2-1 victory at Oakland; 3rd straight win for Montgomery

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:48
Mike Montgomery earns his third consecutive victory, and Seth Smith’s two-run single provided the difference.

SpaceX expected to quickly rebound after rocket failure

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:38
Boeing Aerospace may gain an advantage with NASA in the space agency’s next big venture: hiring private companies to carry astronauts to the space station. Both SpaceX and Boeing have won approval to provide those trips, probably starting in 2018.

Women’s World Cup reaction: America loves Carli Lloyd

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:33
The United States came screaming out of the gates against Japan in the Women’s World Cup final, scoring four goals in just the first 15 minutes of action. The star of the first half was U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd, who led the scoring attack with an unprecedented three goals in the first half. Here is […]

The Times recommends: Vandana Slatter for Bellevue City Council Position No. 5

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:04
Vandana Slatter is an intelligent and engaged citizen ready to make the leap into Bellevue city government.

Stand firm on nuke inspections

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:03
President Obama warned Iran’s ayatollahs on Tuesday that he was ready to walk away from a nuclear deal if Tehran won’t agree to tough measures to prevent cheating. Let’s hope he means what he says. Negotiators have already extended the deadline from June 30 to July 7. The administration should push it back further if […]

The Times recommends: Jennifer Robertson for Bellevue City Council Position No. 7

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:03
Robertson brings experience, insight and vision for the future of Bellevue.

Pope Francis, science and government are reframing climate change

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 07:01
The papal encyclical and the Lancet Commission report are reframing the climate issue, putting people at its center.

Storm’s late rally falls short in Atlanta

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 06:46
Seattle falls to 1-6 on road after 72-64 loss.

Test your quickness at the Speed Crabbing Derby on July 11 in Everett

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 06:08
How quickly can you catch a limit of Dungeness crabs? That is the key to success when crabbers set their pots in the Puget Sound Speed-Crabbing Derby July 11 at the 10th Street boat ramp at Port of Everett. Check in is 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. with the derby starting at 9:30 a.m. The […]

Zoo tram accident in northeastern Thailand kills 5 people

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 06:03
BANGKOK (AP) — Two trams used to shuttle visitors around a zoo in northeastern Thailand collided Sunday, killing five people and injuring more than 30, police said. The accident at the Kao Suan Kwang Zoo in Khon Kaen province occurred when one tram driver lost control due to a problem with the vehicle’s brakes and […]

Russian craft delivers long-awaited cargo to space station

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 06:01
MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship has docked successfully at the International Space Station, where it was anxiously awaited by the U.S.-Russian crew after the successive failures of two previous supply missions. The Progress M-28M ship, which is carrying 2.5 metric tons of fuel, oxygen, water, food and other supplies, was launched into […]