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Source: Joan Rivers' doc took selfie
A clinic staffer told investigators a doctor took a selfie in the procedure room as Joan Rivers was anesthetized, a source says.

Feds: N.Y. store owner funded ISIS
An owner of a New York food store funded ISIS, tried to send jihadists to Syria to fight and plotted to do some killing himself, federal authorities a...

Facebook 'real name' policy stirs debate
A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.

Charged in son's death 31 years later
It's been 31 years since Stanley Guidroz first reported his 3-year-old son missing in Tacoma, Washington.

Politician thrown in a dumpster
Ukrainian protesters threw a member of Parliament in a dumpster, angry about a potential deal with pro-Russian rebels.

Brit sought in death of 2 on Thai beach
The families of two Britons battered to death on a popular Thai resort island have paid tribute to them, as police said they were looking for a Britis...

Baby pulled from train tracks
A surveillance camera captured footage of a baby in a stroller falling onto train tracks at a station in Australia.

Sidewalk explodes in fiery blast
A van driver in London narrowly missed being injured by a explosion.

NFL protesters alter CoverGirl ad
Despite abuse scandals involving four NFL star players, several major sponsors have voiced support for the league.

Reduce your dementia risk now
There is some good news laid out in the sixth annual World Alzheimer's Report. For the first time, we're starting to get a clearer understanding of ca...

Mom's diamond ring held for tuition
A mom says the superintendent of her son's school district suggested she exchange a diamond ring as collateral for school tuition.

Fallout from spy's dramatic revelations
When first revealed, Morten Storm's account of his life as a double agent inside al Qaeda sent shockwaves through Denmark's political and intelligence...

Local News for Western Washington
Tribal canoe journey likely to take 1-year hiatus
A large annual event that celebrates the Pacific Northwest's Native American culture with a tribal canoe journey and ceremonies is expected to tak...

Spokane's 'South Hill Rapist' to remain at McNeil...
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Man accused of shooting Duvall cop ordered held
A judge found probable cause Wednesday to hold in jail a Woodinville man accused of shooting a Duvall police officer in the leg and firing at a King C...

Police investigate homicide at Sammamish home
Update 2 p.m.: The King County Sheriff's Office says they're looking for a dark green 2013 BMW in connection with a slaying in Sammamish on Wednesday....

Maureen Dowd look-alike featured in ad campaign a...
In Colorado, the Marijuana Policy Project advocacy group plans to put up a billboard to caution consumers on edibles, according to a report from the A...

Jeff Bezos' unveils "21st century rocket engine"
WASHINGTON -- Jeff Bezos on Wednesday unveiled a proposed new rocket engine that will be developed in partnership with Boeing and Lockheed Martin to r...

Driver seriously hurt in crash on Vashon
Update at 1:27 p.m.: The sheriff's office says the private bus was transporting students on field trip. Eighteen children have been taken to a hospita...

Man suspected of thefts from downtown Seattle off...
Update at 3:29 p.m.: Seattle police arrested a man suspected of stealing items from several downtown office buildings.

Metro bus service cuts not quite as bad as predicted
King County Metro Transit has found enough savings to limit its cuts to 400,000 bus service hours per year instead of the 550,000 hours predicted earl...

Food policy consultant launches Seattle City Coun...
Politics are heating up in South Seattle, where a new City Council candidate is calling her neck of the woods ?neglected? in terms of public safety an...

Everett optometrist accused of molesting young pa...
An Everett optometrist accused of fondling a 10-year-old girl during an eye exam was arrested Tuesday for investigation of child molestation, sexual e...

Wenatchee 14-year-old charged with rape
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Chagrined NFL teams bow to pressure on domestic a...

By Eric Kelsey and Mary Milliken (Reuters) - Two NFL teams succumbed to public pressure and suspended two players enmeshed in domestic abuse cases on ...



A 'second chance' for NFL's Ray Rice not out of t...

By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In launching a bid to overturn his indefinite suspension from the National Football League, former Baltimore ...



Panthers' Hardy on leave as he battles assault co...

Charlotte (AFP) - Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will be sidelined as he appeals a conviction for assaulting a former girlfriend, the NFL ...



NFL's Panthers puts Hardy on leave pending settle...

By Steve Ginsburg (Reuters) - The Carolina Panthers on Wednesday placed Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy on the National Football League's exemp...



Watson says in-form Horschel did not deserve Ryde...

(Reuters) - United States captain Tom Watson said on Wednesday he has no issue with the deadline for making wildcard picks even though his team at nex...



Umpire suspended for grabbing player

New York (AFP) - Major League Baseball umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay on Wednesday for grabbing the shirt of Philadelphia pitc...



Florida State University benches quarterback Jame...

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Florida State University benched Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston on Wednesday for the...



Peterson won't rejoin Vikings until abuse case re...

Minneapolis (AFP) - Adrian Peterson won't rejoin the Minnesota Vikings until the child abuse charge he faces is resolved, the NFL team's own...



League, players agree to HGH testing

New York (AFP) - The NFL and the NFL Players Association announced Wednesday they have agreed to a revised anti-doping policy that includes testing fo...



League and players' union agree on revised drug p...

(Reuters) - The National Football League and the union representing its players have agreed to a revised drug policy that includes HGH testing startin...



Entertainment
Directors Guild finds TV diversity hiring stalled
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, acc...

Washington and Fuqua ride again in 'The Equalizer'
TORONTO (AP) -- It's been a dozen years since Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua rode the corrupt Det. Alonzo Harris and their Los Angel...

Playwright Samuel D. Hunter wins 'genius grant'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants" is a playwright who promises to keep doing what he he's ...

Review: 'Maze Runner' doesn't find its own path
If you see one film about walled-in males this fall, it should be the savage and powerful British prison drama "Starred Up," a superlatively acted fat...

Review: 'Tracks' leaves a mark
The movies, it seems, are increasingly headed down paths in the woods, out to open water and, in the case of John Curran's excellent new film "Tracks,...

Mayor offers to help McGraw find Portland, Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either....

Science adviser to 'Interstellar' writing book
NEW YORK (AP) -- A companion guide to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" promises not only some background on one of the year's most anticipated m...

Review: 'Leave You' _ A-list cast, B-grade result
Somebody dies. Family gathers to mourn. Everybody's stuck in one house, with all their quirks and foibles and enough emotional baggage to fill an airc...

Liza Minnelli recovering after surgery, sends love
NEW YORK (AP) -- Liza Minnelli is said to be resting comfortably in a California hospital after undergoing back surgery earlier this week and she'...

Q&A: Barbra Streisand, the feminist, sings on
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbra Streisand's new album of duets only includes male singers, but it wasn't a conscious effort to exclude females....

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