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Q&A: What are the signs of a ‘bear market’ for stocks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 20:52
The stock market’s sharp downturn in recent weeks has pulled the three major stocks indexes into what is known as a “correction.” But when does a market correction effectively end a bull market and usher in a full-blown bear market? Here are some common questions asked about bear markets, corrections and what they mean to […]

Study: Military children at greater risk of violence, substance abuse

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 20:03
A study found that students in military families have higher rates of substance abuse, violence and bullying than their peers.

Mariners 7, Astros 5 — postgame video, notes, links and boxscore

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 15:04
Game story Notebook MLB.com Highlights Boxscore   Congrats to Logan Kensing for picking up the win in relief. He tossed a scoreless seventh inning. It’s his first MLB win since Oct. 4, 2009 when he was with the Nationals. Kensing pitched the final two innings of a 2-1, 15-inning game against the Braves. Check out […]

Andy Murray beats Nick Kyrgios in 4 sets in U.S. Open tennis

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:03
In perhaps the U.S. Open’s most-anticipated first-round matchup, third-seeded Andy Murray of Britain beat Australian Nick Kyrgios 7-5, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1.

Zack Greinke bests Madison Bumgarner in Dodgers’ 2-1 win

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:00
Zack Greinke beat Madison Bumgarner in a premier pitching matchup, and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the second-place San Francisco Giants, 2-1, on Tuesday night for the second time in the same day.

Rainiers trounced by Salt Lake, 10-1

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:55
Daniel Robertson and Stephen McGee each had three RBI, and Roger Kieschnick and McGee homered to lead the Salt Lake Bees to a 10-1 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Tuesday night before a crowd of 5,820 at Smith’s Ballpark.

Families can cash out of GET, state’s prepaid college-tuition plan

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:50
Washington parents and grandparents who bought prepaid college-tuition units under the GET program can exit the program without incurring penalties.

Some rivers to reopen to pink salmon fishing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:47
State Fish and Wildlife plans to reopen some Puget Sound region rivers to pink salmon fishing in the next day or two that were closed earlier this summer due to drought-like conditions and warm water temperatures.

USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:45
The U.S. Olympic Committee named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston’s soured bid.

UCLA suspends defensive back Ishmael Adams after his arrest

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:29
Defensive back Ishmael Adams has been suspended indefinitely from UCLA’s team after his arrest on suspicion of robbery. Adams, an all-Pac-12 first-team selection last season, was released Tuesday on $100,000 bond.

Logan Morrison’s 2-run homer seals victory for Mariners in Houston, 7-5

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:59
Logan Morrison’s playing time has gotten sporadic of late, but he came through Tuesday against the Astros with a 2-run pinch-hit home run that proved the winning margin for Seattle.

Ben Carson, a polar opposite of Trump, gaining ground

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:56
Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon whose low-key personality and celebrated medical career are the antithesis of a politician’s usual path, gained ground as few seemed to notice.

Hasselbeck would like to start Colts’ final exhibition game

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:52
Former Seahawk Matt Hasselbeck, 39, is lobbying to start Thursday’s exhibition game against visiting Cincinnati.

Kentucky clerk, once a local fixture, now a national symbol

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:50
Before she ignited a firestorm over gay marriage, Kim Davis was known, for decades, as a woman behind the counter of a small county clerk’s office.

Obama becomes tourist-in-chief as he knocks sites off his bucket list

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:44
These days, when President Obama’s policy agenda overlaps with an irresistible sightseeing opportunity, he grabs it.

Uber’s ride getting a bit bumpier

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:40
The old economy charges $45 for a cab ride from the airport, while the new economy charges only $25. Something’s bound to break, and right now it’s the workers.

Wait-and-see approach taken in report on pot

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:32
It’s still too early to draw conclusions about the impacts of Washington’s legal weed, according to a state-funded cost-benefit analysis of our pioneering pot law.

Demolition day in Roosevelt

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:30
Three derelict houses were demolished near Roosevelt High School Tuesday.

With melting Alaska glacier as backdrop, Obama calls for climate action

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:21
The president is looking to build momentum on behalf of a binding agreement to reduce emissions to be reached at a major U.N. climate summit in Paris late this year.

Six sickened by E. coli linked to local food truck

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 11:20
A half dozen people have been sickened by food tied to a local food truck, according to King County health officials.