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Family: Meatloaf dinner killed parents
The children of an elderly West Virginia couple who passed away months apart in late 2012 and early 2013 are blaming their deaths on a restaurant chai...

Why Castro asked FDR for $10
President Barack Obama jolted the long, tumultuous relationship between the United States and Cuba with his decision to normalize relations with a cou...

Photos: Everyday life in Cuba

5-year-old sees mom fall, then ...
A 5-year-old boy called 911 after he saw his mom fall off the couch and have a seizure. KTVZ reports.

Colbert signs off
For his final episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert signed off with a star-filled sing-a-long.

Woman dies, wants dog to die, too
Connie Lay made an unusual request in her will before she died last month in Aurora, Indiana: She asked that her German shepherd, Bela, be euthanized ...

Perry really, really wrong on Hanukkah
On Tuesday night, Texas Gov. Rick Perry -- long a public fan of Judaism -- marked the beginning of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah by comparing it to ...

Astronaut prints 3-D wrench in space
This week, thanks to 3-D printing, astronaut and ISS Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore, had a wrench he needed manufactured by a printer in just four ho...

Yearbook pic school wanted to ban
A high school senior's yearbook picture includes her two great loves: her dog and hunting. CNN affiliate WTEN has more.

U.S. military's stealth dirt bike
The U.S. military's building a stealth bike with an electric battery, capable of silent operation for covert missions.

Grandma passes out, tot does this
A smart 4-year-old boy took all the right steps when his grandmother collapsed in their home. CNN affiliate WRIC reports.

Epic office cubicle will amaze you
One woman took her company's holiday cubicle decorating contest to the next level with her custom log cabin. WCCO reports.

Local News for Western Washington
America, please select the third Bush on the right
The Wrap by Ron Judd

Prime year for a state lying contest
We don’t have a ?Lie of the Year? contest around here. But if we did, this year we?ve got a couple top-notch nominees.

SPD nails thief who nabbed historical Mariners' j...
Seattle police say they arrested on Friday a burglar suspected of breaking into Safeco Field and making off with bags of Seattle Mariners historical m...

Prosecutors weigh sexual assault charges against ...
King County prosecutors are reviewing whether to bring sexual assault charges against Seattle Impact FC owner Dion Earl, who is accused of assaulting ...

Agreement may mean more funds for foster kids
If the Legislature approves, Washington state?s foster parents will start getting more money. Currently, the state pays just 40 to 60 percent of the c...

Mayor calls for more tent cities to shelter homeless
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he’ll propose legislation next month with the goal of accommodating more authorized tent cities.

It?s beginning to look a lot like ... winter in W...
A storm is expected to drench Western Washington over the weekend, with warnings on the coast and snow in the mountains.

Seattle police-hosted hackathon declared a success
Software developers, coders and technology experts Friday hobnobbed with Mayor Ed Murray and Chief Kathleen O?Toole and offered their expertise to a...

Packaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths, ill T...
A teen boy from Thurston County is among some 28 people so far sickened in a multistate outbreak of listeria food poisoning tied to prepackaged carame...

Jurors selected for first trial in 2007 Carnation...
Nearly seven years after six family members were fatally shot on Christmas Eve in Carnation, 16 jurors were empaneled Friday for the death-penalty cas...

Denny Brown, of Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce...
Denis “Denny? Brown, president of the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, was dedicated to his role in the family business and loved to watch Uni...

Pierce County man gets 25 years for 2009 slaying ...
A 37-year-old Pierce County man was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Friday for killing a cab driver five years ago.

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Accolades pour in for Lakers' Bryant

By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant has often been a polarizing figure during his illustrious...



Nizhny and Zalgiris seal Euroleague Top 16 berths
By Zoran Milosavljevic BELGRADE (Reuters) - Euroleague debutants Nizhny Novgorod and 1999 champions Zalgiris Kaunas booked the last two berths in the ...

Sport-Off-field drama takes focus away from top d...

By Steve Keating (Reuters) - The stadiums and arenas where fans go to escape were invaded like never before in 2014 as the reality of racism, domestic...



'Celtic Tiger' McIlroy emerges dominant in 2014

By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A year to forget for an injury-plagued Tiger Woods was savored sweetly by Northern Ireland's Rory ...



Five talking points for sports in 2014

By Gene Cherry Five talking points for sports in 2014: 1. Soccer World Cup It began as a chance for fun-loving Brazilians to take back soccer's b...



Biggest sporting flops of 2014

(Reuters) - Five of the biggest sporting flops from 2014: Brazil (Soccer) Anything less than a World Cup win on home soil was always going to be seen ...



Five best performances of 2014

By Larry Fine (Reuters) - Five best sporting performances of 2014: 1. MADISON BUMGARNER (BASEBALL) San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner saved the d...



No mega events but plenty on the sporting menu in...
By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY (Reuters) - The lack of an Olympics or a soccer World Cup deprives 2015 of a single global focus for sports fans but a rich c...

US-Cuba thaw likely to shake up baseball Major Le...

A seismic shift in relations with Cuba had many in US baseball salivating Thursday at the prospect of a flood of talent from the Caribbean country whe...



ADVISORY-Reuters sport yearenders
LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) - On Friday Dec. 19 from 1900GMT we will publish the following series of year-end review stories: A review of world sport in ...

Entertainment
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama declared that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea...

AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all
GENEVA (AP) -- Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual and c...

Craig Ferguson says good night as 'Late Late Show...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Craig Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than "The Late Late Show." F...

Actor Stephen Collins denies he's a pedophile in ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former "7th Heaven" star Stephen Collins declares he's not a pedophile, and insists he has molested a minor on just one occasion ...

Kim Jong Un game spoof 'Glorious Leader!' moving ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The creator of a satirical video game that depicts Kim Jong Un as a gun-toting, unicorn-riding hero has no plans to cancel his...

Key Profumo scandal figure Mandy Rice-Davies dies
LONDON (AP) -- Mandy Rice-Davies, a key figure in the "Profumo Affair," a sex-and-politics scandal that rocked Cold War Britain, has died at age 7...

9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best fore...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences anno...

Ashanti 'shocked' by prospect of stalker retrial
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ashanti is appalled by the prospect of facing her accused stalker again in court, but the Grammy-winning R&B singer said Frid...

Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday defen...

Celebrities react to latest Sony hack developments
Latest reaction from Hollywood and beyond to the Sony hacking scandal and President Obama's remarks Friday that the studio "made a mistake" in not rel...

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