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Susan Gilmore The Seattle Times
Sea lions, seal found shot to death in Seattle
Sea lions, seal found shot to death in Seattle

The National Marine Fisheries Service is investigating the deaths of at least four sea lions and a seal that have been found shot on a beach in West Seattle over the past week.

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center; UW Medicine
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center to Join UW Medicine
Northwest Hospital & Medical Center to Join UW Medicine

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, a 281-bed full service acute care hospital, will expand its program agreement with UW Medicine to become an integral part of the UW Medicine health system.

Playboy's Hugh Hefner helps rescue Hollywood sign

Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner on Monday donated the last $900,000 sought by a conservation group for a land purchase needed to save the famed vista of the Hollywood sign from being spoiled by development.

Thousands Of New Jersey Students Walk Out To Protest Budget Cuts...

Thousands of New Jersey high school students walked out of class Tuesday to protest budget cuts, a statewide event organized through text messages and social networking websites.

Hundreds March on Seattle, Portland and Spokane

Hundreds of people will march in Seattle, Spokane and Portland this weekend for the 7th Annual Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy. The events will occur on Saturday, June 20 in Seattle at Green Lake Park and in Spokane at Riverfront Park. The followi...

Domino's Pizza Introduces New Sandwich Stars

Domino's Pizza® (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, is lining up with the stars -- astrological stars that is. In honor of the launch of its four new sandwiches, and just for fun, Domino's consulted an astrologer to see if ...

Dream Green Weddings Offers Eco-Couples More Choices

With engaged couples becoming more educated about the global impact of weddings on the environment, the movement toward planning sustainable or "green" weddings continues to grow. According to, there were an estimated 2.2 mill...

Map creator Thomas Horton and Amy Boehm admire a decorative arch that is part of the Wilcox Wall stairway on Seattle's Queen Anne Hill.

Their names lend an air of mystery to an otherwise commonplace subject: stairways. The West Boston Haunted Stair, the West Howe Jurassic and the Comstock Grand Dame are three enticing spots among some 120 staircases noted on the "Map of the (oft) ...

The Mountaineers' climbing wall at Seattle's Magnuson Park

The outdoor climbing wall at Seattle’s Magnuson Park is a refreshing alternative to the typical forearm pumping, crimp and pinch climbing featured at most gyms. Now there’s nothing wrong with trying the same V6 problem a hundred times until your ...

Rep. John P. Murtha

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the Navy’s decision to name an amphibious warship after Rep. John Murtha, but the formal announcement Friday added fuel to an already smoldering backlash online.

A Navy crew retrieves the body of Joseph Bohlig, 52, who had fallen 1,500 feet into the crater of Mt. St. Helens.

The body of a veteran climber who fell 1,500 feet into the crater atop Mt. St. Helens was recovered Tuesday after he spent the night in the snow, authorities said.

Jonathan J. Levin and Catherine Dodge
Mexico Issues Travel Warning for Arizona Over Immigration Law
Mexico Issues Travel Warning for Arizona Over Immigration Law

Mexicans in Arizona should carry documentation and “act carefully” after the state passed a law requiring local police to determine the immigration status of anyone suspected of being in the country illegally, Mexico’s Foreign Ministry said.

Emma Ross-Thomas and Andrew Davis
Greece Cut to Junk at S&P as Contagion Spreads
Greece Cut to Junk at S&P as Contagion Spreads

Greece’s credit rating was cut three steps to junk by Standard and Poor’s, the first time a euro member has lost its investment grade since the currency’s 1999 debut. The euro weakened and stock markets throughout the region plunged.

Edwin Valero

Former boxing champion Edwin Valero, who had a spectacular career with 27 straight knockouts and flouted a tattoo of President Hugo Chavez on his chest, hanged himself in his jail cell Monday after being arrested for stabbing his wife to death, po...

Claudine Beaumont Telegraph
iPad users targeted by hackers
iPad users targeted by hackers

Security experts have warned that Apple iPad users are being targeted by cyber criminals. Hackers are trying to dupe iPad owners in to downloading a fake iTunes update on their Windows computer, which, when installed, creates a backdoor for cyber ...

Homeless good Samaritan left to die on NYC street

The homeless man lay face down, unmoving, on the sidewalk outside an apartment building, blood from knife wounds pooling underneath his body.

Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter
Film Review: Iron Man 2
Film Review: Iron Man 2

Well, that didn't take long. Everything fun and terrific about "Iron Man," a mere two years ago, has vanished with its sequel.

Alex Gibney

A new film by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney takes viewers from Cairo to London on a search for the cultural and historical roots of al Qaeda and some of its motives behind its attack on the United States.

Sarah LeTrent and Kat Kinsman CNN
World's 50 best restaurants list released
World's 50 best restaurants list released

Danish cuisine reigns supreme, according to the some of the planet's most prominent eaters. S. Pellegrino's annual "World's 50 Best Restaurants" list was released on Monday at a celebrity-chef-studded event in London, England, marking the ninth ed...

Dannii Minogue shows off glam maternity style at launch of her new clothing line "Project D"

Dannii Minogue has finally unveiled her fab new fashion collection Project D at Selfridges last night looking uber-stylish in a shimmering maxidress from the line.

A Tiny Apartment Transforms into 24 Rooms [VIDEO]

In Hong Kong, because of the space, apartments are small and expensive. Gary Chang, an architect, decided to design a 344 sq. ft. apartment to be able to change into 24 different designs, all by just sliding panels and walls. He calls this the "Do...

Armani Hotel Dubai Opens In Burj Khalifa, World's Tallest Tower (PHOTOS)

Giorgio Armani's Armani Hotel Dubai opened in the Burj Khalifa tower today. Armani said, "Yesterday when I arrived and saw the hotel, I felt really emotional. After five years of working on this project, I finally saw how it all came to life. Work...

2010 Ford Taurus

Ford is making its vehicles more eco-friendly through increased use of renewable and recyclable materials such as the soy and bio-based seat cushions and seatbacks on the 2010 Ford Taurus.

Girl survives sting by world's deadliest jellyfish

A 10-year-old schoolgirl has stunned doctors in Australia after she survived being stung by the world's most venomous creature – the box jellyfish.

Climate Scientist, Heated Up Over Satirical Video, Threatens Lawsuit

The Penn State climate professor who has silently endured investigations, hostile questioning, legislative probes and attacks by colleagues has finally spoken out. He says he'll sue the makers of a satirical video that's a hit on You Tube. Their r...

The Secrets of Obama's Underappreciated Success

Barack Obama's right-wing opponents cast him as a socialist failure. His left-wing hecklers see him as an overcautious hedger. But, critics notwithstanding, the President is on a path to be a huge success by the time of November's midterm elections.

Mark Wilson Gizmodo
The Coke Bottle Cheat Sheet
The Coke Bottle Cheat Sheet

If you have a printer/scanner and a bottle of Coke, you can make one of the most epic cheat sheets of all time. This method looks harder than studying...but also a bit more fun.

77 Hilarious Look-A-Likes

Funny set of look-a-likes

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