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Actress, boyfriend face charges
"Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been charged with one count each of lewd conduct, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Robertson: Towels can spread AIDS
CNN's Anderson Cooper reports on Pat Robertson's recent claim about how one could get AIDS from towels in Kenya.

Partial solar eclipse Thursday
The cosmos will cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse.

Former Harlem Globetrotter missing
Rico Harris, a former Harlem Globetrotter, has gone missing. CNN affiliate KCPQ reports.

Nazi U-boat wreck found off N.C.
A World War II German U-boat, sunk during the Battle of the Atlantic more than 72 years ago, has been discovered off the coast of North Carolina, the ...

102 snakes found in home
More than 100 snakes were found inside a Canada home. CBC News has more.

The 5 biggest breakfast myths
The first meal of the day can have a very different meaning for different people.

Man to Obama: 'Don't touch my' girl
Politicians are known for kissing babies, but a Chicago man's dig at the President shows this world leader can deliver on another level.

Transplant a cure for paralysis?
A man paralyzed from the chest down is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery. CNN's Isa Soares reports.

Teen finishes race with broken leg
A high school cross country runner is recovering after he was determined to finish a race with a broken leg.

Huge recall for exploding airbags
A massive airbag recall is underway, affecting several car makers. CNN's Rene Marsh reports the details.

Following Bourdain around the world
Even when you're snug at home, travel photos open windows onto the world. Instagram users and iReporters have followed along with "Parts Unknown" this...

Local News for Western Washington
Ex-official may be charged with stealing gun-meas...
A former Bellevue City Council woman could face theft charges for taking a yard sign for a pro-gun-rights initiative.

Seattle preschool vote gains national attention
Seattle’s competing early childhood-education initiatives are drawing national interest.

5 finalists for Bellevue police chief to meet the...
Of five candidates Bellevue is considering for its next police chief, two are local.

When fear outweighs reality
A new poll finds Americans? fears don?t always match reality.

Panel overturns suspension of SPD officer in use-...
The three-member panel, which included two fellow officers, unanimously found that Officer Eric Faust acted properly when he struck a suspect during a...

Rain shatters record — and more is on the way
Seattle received 1.13 inches of rain Wednesday, breaking the 1985 record of 0.87 inches. More rain and thunderstorms are forecast for Thursday.

Princess in cockfighting case gets probation
A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought sha...

Princess in cockfighting case gets probation
A Romanian princess living in a triple-wide manufactured home in Oregon was sentenced to probation Wednesday in a cockfighting case.

Judge sets March 16 for trial for mentally ill in...
A March trial date has been set in a lawsuit filed on behalf of mentally ill inmates who say they are waiting months for competency evaluations and tr...

Seattle-area nurse monitored for possible Ebola i...
A Seattle-area nurse is being monitored for possible Ebola infection because she recently returned from Africa, where she was treating Ebola patients.

Aetna deal promises more affordable, better healt...
Insurance giant Aetna on Thursday announced that it had struck a deal with four well-known networks of doctors, clinics and hospitals to provide what ...

Washington tribes testify against Canada oil pipe...
Washington state tribes are testifying in Canada this week about their opposition to expansion of the pipeline from Alberta’s tar sands to Vanco...

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Wozniacki powers past Radwanska at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki all but booked her place in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals with an impressive 7-5 6-3 win o...



Tennis-Wozniacki powers past Radwanska at WTA Finals
SINGAPORE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki all but booked her place in the semi-finals of the WTA Finals with an impressive 7-5 6-3 wi...

Royals even World Series with rout of Giants
By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - The upstart Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic and won a battle of the bullpens in...

Butler seizes opportunities to help Royals level ...
By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - Bill Butler grumbled about a lost opportunity in Kansas City's opening defeat in the World Series. The ...

Giants lose battle of bullpens as Royals level se...
By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - The Giants lost the battle of the bullpens on Wednesday and San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland ne...

Royals rip Giants, pull even in baseball World Se...

A five-run outburst that nearly sparked a melee powered Kansas City over the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday as the Royals pulled level in the 110t...



Timeout as Canadians digest day of terror
By Steve Keating TORONTO (Reuters) - A National Basketball Association (NBA) pre-season game rarely holds any importance and a meeting between the Tor...

League welcomes British chancellor's support for ...

LONDON (Reuters) - The National Football League welcomed British chancellor George Osborne's support for a London-based team and remain focused o...



NFL official says legal process will play role in...
(Reuters) - Punishment for NFL players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process," s...

Giants rip Royals 7-1 in baseball World Series op...

Kansas City (AFP) - A pitching masterpiece by San Francisco left-hander Madison Bumgarner sparked the Giants over the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesda...



Entertainment
Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium....

Arab Idol winner wants to give back to Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Last year's feel-good winner of the TV singing contest Arab Idol said Wednesday he wants to give back to Gaza, where...

Renee Zellweger: 'People don't know me in my 40s'
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Renee Zellweger says she looks different because she's "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life."...

Review: Shailene Woodley gets lost in a blizzard
By now, there should be no question in anyone's mind that Shailene Woodley is an actress on a rapid-fire journey to stardom. She's enchanted us in eno...

Judge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most...

Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalist...

Q&A: Poitras on capturing history in a hotel ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Imagine if Bob Woodward's clandestine meetings in a Washington D.C. parking garage with Deep Throat had been documented - or, bet...

Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters
HONG KONG (AP) -- Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after B...

How Cooper will stay limber for 'Elephant Man'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bradley Cooper will contort his limbs into uncomfortable positions for eight shows a week when he begins his run in the Broadway ...

Annie Lennox embraces jazzy 'Nostalgia'
LONDON (AP) -- How do you follow in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles without sinking in the footsteps of Frank Sinatra and Ray Charl...

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