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National media reacts to Seahawks' win
The Seahawks beat the Arizona Cardinals with ease last night. Here's what people are saying.
Tom Brokaw in remission
The former news anchor announced Sunday that he has finished chemotherapy.
Senate report: Seattle man provided key to tracking down terror plotter in Britain
The report contradicts the CIA, which had claimed that the use of enhanced interrogation had led to the information that British authorities used to find and stop an alleged terrorist.
How FAA overruled its own safety inspectors to approve Hollywood drones
Top officials responded to pressure from Hollywood to declare the agency completely satisfied with the safety of filmmakers' plans -- and then hired a Hollywood lobbyist to help speed up approvals of applications.
Inside the Seattle Police Hackathon
What attendees learned about redacting public video at the Seattle Police Department's hackathon last week.
Gates Foundations' 'Grand Challenges' program bears little fruit
Writes Sandi Doughton of Bill Gates, "But the Microsoft co-founder seemed humbled that, despite an investment of $1 billion, none of the projects funded under the Gates Foundation’s '
' banner has yet made a significant contribution to saving lives and improving health in the developing world."
Modern love: Vacuity and dating in the sharing age
"We don’t commit now. We don’t see the point. They’ve always said there are so many fish in the sea, but never before has that sea of fish been right at our fingertips on OkCupid, Tinder, Grindr, Dattch, take your pick."
Tim Egan: How a landslide of losses let Obama off his leash
"Perhaps the best thing to happen to him was the crushing blow his party took in the midterm elections," writes Egan. ".. Obama unbound is a president primed to make his mark."
Wash.'s failed Columbia River bridge a microcosm of national dysfunction
How Republican legislators snarled plans between Washington and Oregon to replace the Woodrow Wilson-era span of I-5 between the two states. A new bridge could have reduced accidents 70 percent, boosted annual economic output by more than $600 million and added $230 million to local wages.
Seahawks sign rush end Cliff Avril to 4-year contract extension
Gregg Bell writes, "Seattle signed rush end Cliff Avril to a four-year contract extension on Friday, a league source with knowledge of the contract confirmed to The News Tribune."
Sound Transit picks Everett light rail route through Paine Field
Jerry Cornfield writes, "If light rail ever reaches here [Everett], trains will travel through the bustling manufacturing area at Paine Field to downtown and possibly up to Everett Community College. That’s the route the Sound Transit Board of Directors agreed Thursday to put in its long-range plan. Meeting in Seattle, the board acted at the request of three Snohomish County delegates."
I can't go to your holiday party because I'm an introvert
"I can’t go to your holiday because I’m an introvert who has better things to do. You wouldn’t understand because you’re not an introvert. You’re probably an extrovert, or worse, a warm, emotionally-stable person who can relate to other people."
North Korea suggests joint investigation with U.S. into Sony hack
"North Korea has proposed holding a joint inquiry with the US into the hacking of Sony Pictures, claiming it can prove it did not carry out the cyber-attack. The foreign ministry in Pyongyang denied responsibility for the the highest-profile corporate hack in history, and said there would be grave consequences if Washington refused to collaborate on an investigation and continued to blame it."
President Castro says Cuba won't change communist system
"Cuban President Raul Castro has hailed a recent US move to normalise bilateral relations, but stressed that Havana will not change its political system."
Gridlock & dysfunction: How one state (Washington) turned down money for crumbling interstate bridge
Republicans got so tense with one another that colleagues suggested counseling for both about using professional language.
The torture stories no one talks about
The horrific stories of CIA-sponsored torture that aren't in the Senate report.
5 dead, 1 ill in WA; caramel apples to blame?
A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states.
The Audacity of Scolding Sony
President Obama's surprising denunciation of a major American corporation is just the latest evidence that he plans to make the most of his last two years in office.
Haggen grocery chain will add nearly 150 stores in West
The Bellingham-based chain will buy stores that Safeway and Albertson's must divest in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada and Arizona as part of their merger.
Amazon is way, way, way worse than Walmart
Progressive columnist Jim Hightower explains the future of shopping hell.
Massive water filter goes from Richland to Japan
An enormous device capable of filtering water contaminated by the Fukushima power plant was developed in Richland.
Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to 4-year extension
The Seahawks have reportedly signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a 4-year, $28.5 million extension.
Inside Obama's Family Deportation Mill
Immigration officials are opening new lockups for moms and kids seeking refuge from violent homelands. So much for compassion.
Obama's year end press conference
President Obama delivers his final press conference of the year.
FBI: North Korea responsible for Sony hack
North Korea is officially responsible for the cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the FBI announced Friday.
3 more reasons Seattle is stuck in a fustercluck
With the Viaduct about to fall, here are three more reasons to feel bad for us Seattleites.
North Korea exposes Hollywood reality: All films are political
Now Hollywood has to decide which ones are worth standing up for.
David Brooks: Are Ferguson protesters really willing to confront the power of unions?
The movement faces a real obstacle in the power of police unions, just as education reformers have run into the teachers unions' resistance to true changes.
Dow soars on Fed reassurances
A continuing fall in oil prices failed to dampen investors' enthusiasm about the economy.
Rethinking villains in the age of cyber revenge
Moviegoers can expect studio films where bad guys come from fictional countries.
Seattle's first charter school on probation
After not meeting all the requirements of their charter, the school will remain on probation until it fulfills a corrective action plan.
Farewell "Colbert Report"
Comedy Central's news satire ends its 9-year run on Thursday; anchor Stephen Colbert moves on to replace David Letterman as host of the Late Show.
Dairies in Yakima Valley are working to reduce nitrate pollution
When nitrates from manure get into water they can cause miscarriages, birth defects and other health complications.
Washington could see tougher laws for distracted driving
While texting while driving is illegal, facebooking while driving is not and now some lawmakers are looking at passing tougher legislation this coming legislative session.
Cuomo bans fracking in New York State
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned hydraulic fracturing in the state because of associated health risks. The decision ends years of heated debate over the controversial method of extracting natural gas.
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