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Twine opens gaming to new players and new controversy
"Depression Quest", the game that ignited the so-called "Gamer-Gate" culture war, was made possible by this free, easy-to-learn gaming program that lets anyone create and instantly publish their game.
Galaxy over Sounders, 1-0
A goal from Marcelo Sarvas was the only scoring as the Sounders fell to L.A. in the opening round of the Western Conference finals.
Seahawks 19, Arizona 3
Thanks to a strong defense and the legs of Steven Hauschka and Russell Wilson, the Hawks are 7-4.
Can "bupe" stem the rise of heroin deaths?
With heroin addicition - and overdoses - on the rise, yet many docs aren't prescribing the new drug buprenorphine, an effective alternative to methadone treatment.
Ross Douthat on Obama's imperial presidency
How Barack Obama became the very thing he campaigned against: "an elected Caesar, a Cheney for liberalism, a president unbound."
Judge in Ferguson case may not release evidence
The judge overseeing grand jury proceedings in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown has not agreed to make evidence in the case public if the grand jury fails to indict police officer Darren Wilson.
Cosby legacy recast as accusers keep coming forward
The comedian's avuncular image is taking a beating as a torrent of women share graphic allegations about his sexual abuse.
Dark side of North Dakota's oil boom
A New York Times investigation found that in a state with little regulatory infrastructure, "as the boom really exploded, the number of reported spills, leaks, fires and blowouts has soared . . ."
Ferry operations director fired
Steve Rodgers, on paid leave since last summer when he was reprimanded by his boss, Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, has been fired.
West Coast port slowdown hurts Washington ag
Supply and demand is working for Washington farmers, processors and exporters, but an ongling labor dispute is slowing port traffic and holding their products hostage.
Marion Barry dies
The colorful, up-again, down-again, four-term D.C. mayor died in Washington on Saturday. He was 78.
Amazon ramps up in South Sound
The Seattle-based company is hiring 80,000 seasonal workers to help with holiday demand, and in recent years has built several mammoth fulfillment centers in the South Sound.
Huskies beat OSU, clinch bowl spot
UW's 37-13 victory over Oregon State at Husky Stadium made the team bowl-eligible in coach Chris Petersen’s first season.
"Mistletoe drones" at TGI Fridays
The gimmick drones carry an HD camera and a sprig of mistletoe. Restaurant workers control the flight patterns.
10 best quotes from Seattle execs in 2014
From "karma" to Ferguson to Amazon's lack of profit, it's the 10 most provocative (or dumb) comments from Seattle execs this year.
More bathroom breaks for Metro drivers
After being fined $3,500 by the state Department of Labor and Industries, King County Metro officials make it clear to Seattle-area bus drivers that they are free to stop when they gotta go.
Ferguson: no grand jury vote this weekend
A grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown had been expected this weekend. Jurors are planning to reconvene Monday.
Tim Egan rages against the selfie stick
" . . . the latest and most obnoxious tool in the kit of digital narcissism."
Benghazi report: no misconduct or cover-ups
An investigation by the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee concluded that the CIA and U.S. military responded appropriately to the 2012 attacks on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya - and found no cover-ups or deliberate misconduct by the Administration.
Geekwire's Holiday Gift & Gadget Guide
Perhaps a nice DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter Drone for that special someone?
Executive actions on immigration: a (long) history
"President Obama’s executive action to protect millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation is an act that both follows and departs from precedents set by his predecessors."
Uber: Run by juveniles
The Uber app is terrific. But the company's management needs to grow up.
President extends US combat role in Afghanistan
American troops will have a direct role in combat for at least another year.
Former Amazoner plans hunger strike at Seattle headquarters
Claiming wrongful termination, Kivin Varghese will start a vigil outside Amazon’s SLU complex to call attention what he says are the company's poor business practices and treatment of employees.
Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign
As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said.
Walmart burns loads of coal despite happy solar talk
Walmart has been strutting around decked out in solar panels lately, but look a little closer and this emperor's outfit isn't all that it appears to be.
Only in Seattle: Mayor Murray pardons Tofurky
Mayor Ed Murray pardoned Braeburn the Tofurky and challenged the Seattle City Council to a food drive.
New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities
A new report shows information on Adam Lanza wasn't shared.
Washington school shooter's texts turned dark
Court papers show that the young shooter's texts turned dark the week before he opened fire, with references to his funeral and the message: "Bang bang I'm dead."
93-year-old holds same position for 75 years
A 93-year-old woman has worked for the same jewelry company in Alabama for 75 years.
House Republicans sue over Obamacare
John Boehner and the House Republicans brought a long expected suit over the Affordable Care Act.
Portland State prof's virus discovery may help in HIV fight
The virus found in Japanese hot springs could lead to drugs that severely disturb HIV's structure.
Nuclear deal with Iran may take a little longer
There's a deadline for action next week, but an extension and a deal early next year appear likely.
Requests for SPD records dropped
A computer programmer, who says there are flaws in plans to give police body cameras, dropped his wide-ranging request for public documents and agreed to meet with officials about his concerns.
President protects up to 5 million from deportation
He explains his action as reflecting America's values as a nation of immigrants.
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