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Crushing loss of people, history in Nepal quake
Death toll tops 1,900; 7.8 quake toppled homes, historic buildings FULL STORY Official says people will urgently need food, water, medicine and shelte...

Earthquake triggers avalanches around Everest
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake slams Nepal and is triggering avalanches at Mount Everest.

Photos: Demolished buildings; search for survivors
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday in Nepal's capital city, auth...

Obama's top 10 jokes at Correspondents' Dinner

Baltimore protesters damage cars
Demonstrators upset with the Baltimore police handling of the arrest of Freddie Gray, a young man who died from a spinal injury one week after he was ...

6 boat racers missing in storm
At least six people are missing after a severe storm capsized several sailboats in Mobile Bay, Alabama, Saturday afternoon during a regatta, said Coas...

Cruz: Democrats home to 'liberal fascism'
Sen. Ted Cruz argued Saturday that Democrats have become so extreme and "intolerant" of religious views that "there is no room for Christians in today...

Report: Hackers got into Obama's emails
CNN's Jonathan Mann discusses the New York Times report stating that Russian hackers broke into the White House email system.

Bruce Jenner comes out ... as a Republican
Bruce Jenner didn't just come out as a transgender woman Friday night ? he also came out as a Republican.

Indonesia: 72 hours before executions
Nine of ten mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson f...

Wounded vet: Frat boys spit on us
The University of Florida and Emory University are investigating allegations that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity members disrespected wounded war veterans l...

Report: Puzzlement over post-9/11 surveillance
A newly declassified report on the Bush administration's post-9/11 warrantless surveillance program says U.S. intelligence officials struggled to asse...

Local News for Western Washington
Thousands hold emotional rally in Olympia for hig...
More than 4,000 people attended a Saturday rally to support teachers as the state Legislature has yet to agree on how to fund education and the entire...

Bellevue auto showroom destroyed in overnight fire
The showroom and dozens of cars were destroyed in a three-alarm fire at Prestige Ford in Bellevue.

Inslee signs overhaul of medical marijuana market
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday that attempts to clean up the state’s largely unregulated medical-marijuana system and harmonize it with Wa...

SPD is finally back after closing up shop
The Seattle police are back, the chief says. That confirms what some of us had suspected ? which is that for a time they were gone.

Woman punched by SPD cop while handcuffed files l...
A 24-year-old Seattle woman, who was punched in the face by a Seattle police officer and spent several days in jail but was never charged with a crime...

State attorneys to defend auditor Kelley on some ...
A legal filing Friday by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office says the office plans to defend Kelley at a May 8 hearing against one of the thr...

UW broke state open-meetings law 24 times, judge ...
The University of Washington violated the state?s Open Public Meetings Act by holding regents meetings at the president?s mansion, a King County Super...

Making a point about knives
Knife makers gather in Bellevue this weekend for a convention.

Seattle schools to expand English language servic...
Seattle Public Schools is making big changes in how it serves nonnative English speakers after the state said its existing system is inadequate.

Armenians gather in Seattle to mark somber centen...
Some 500 people, many of Armenian heritage, gathered in Seattle?s Westlake Park Friday to call for broader recognition of the genocide perpetrated aga...

Man kidnapped by alleged police informant sues city
A King County man who was kidnapped, beaten, threatened and robbed by a man who he claims was working as a confidential informant for the Seattle Poli...

Judge proposes Oregon bakery pay $135,000 to lesb...
An administrative law judge proposed Friday that the owners of a suburban Portland bakery pay $135,000 to a lesbian couple who were refused service mo...

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Sports
Ichiro sets Japanese run record in Miami's win ov...

Ichiro Suzuki scored his 1,968th run in baseball in the Miami Marlins 8-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday to surpass Sadaharu Oh as Japa...



Henderson stays on top at Swinging Skirts

Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson clung to a one-shot lead in the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic after an even-par 72 in the third round. Henderson, wh...



Warriors sweep into second round of playoffs

The Golden State Warriors became the first team to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 109-98 victory over New Orleans. ...



Day, Compton share lead at weather-hit Zurich Cla...

Australian Jason Day and Erik Compton shared the lead when the third round of the US PGA Tour's Zurich Classic was halted by darkness. It's ...



Canadian teenager Henderson leads LPGA by one stroke

(Reuters) - Canadian teenager Brooke Henderson clung to a one-stroke lead after a poor finish to the third round at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic i...



Bucks fend off Bulls, Nets claw back in Eastern C...

Jerryd Bayless made a buzzer-beating layup to lift Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over Chicago that kept the Bucks alive in their NBA Eastern Conference...



Baltimore baseball fans urged to stay in stadium ...
(Reuters) - A message on a scoreboard at a Baltimore baseball game has asked fans to stay at Camden Yards as protests continue outside the stadium, ac...

Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Latest New Orleans Classic lea...
April 26 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest leaderboard in the third round from the U.S. PGA Tour New Orleans Classic at the par-72 course on Sunday in Avon...

Day and Compton share lead at weather-hit PGA Tou...

(Reuters) - Australian Jason Day and American Erik Compton were tied for the early third-round lead at the weather-hit Zurich Classic of New Orleans o...



Golf-Day and Compton share lead at weather-hit PG...
Australian Jason Day and American Erik Compton were tied for the early third-round lead at the weather-hit Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Saturday a...

Mavs coach fined for slating refs

New York (AFP) - The NBA fined Dallas coach Rick Carlisle $25,000 on Saturday for public criticism of the officiating in the Mavericks' game-thre...



Seven players disciplined after White Sox-Royals ...

(Reuters) - Six players were suspended and a seventh fined by Major League Baseball (MLB) on Saturday following Thursday's benches-clearing brawl...



Entertainment
Winding up, Obama tosses zingers at press, politi...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he's bringing a new attitude to the final quarter of his presidency: Bucket!...

Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at 'Ne...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm Saturday as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washingt...

Liotta recalls Scorsese discussion before 'Goodfe...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Tribeca Film Festival ended with a bang - a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfel...

Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal q...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquak...

Nearly 17 million watch Jenner interview
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview tha...

'To Kill a Mockingbird' play to go on under Harpe...
MONROEVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has started a nonprofit company that will produce a play about the book, endin...

Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jer...
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) -- A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So What?"...

Off-Broadway play 'The Fantasticks' offered a lif...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all - thanks to a pair of fantastic fans....

Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am...
NEW YORK (AP) -- In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinar...

Celebs donate $500,000 scholarships to students o...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Anthony Anderson can recall when he worried about scrounging up money to pay for the rest of his college tuition, food and housing...

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