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Is the galaxy full of Earths?
Jim Bell says NASA's latest discovery support the notion that habitable worlds are probably common in the galaxy.

Ukraine crisis could pull U.S. to war
Graham Allison says if an unchecked and emboldened Russia foments conflict in a nation like Latvia, a NATO member with a Russian speaking population, ...

See what Navy paid $3 billion for
The US Navy's newest stealth destroyer is twice as long as the Statue of Liberty but barely shows up on radar.

The best show you're not watching
If fans thought season one of "Orphan Black" was mysterious, get ready to spiral deeper down the rabbit hole for a second season. The show returns thi...

Taylor Swift surprises bride at shower

What a shot! Amazing sports photos

The week in 33 photos

Al Qaeda training camp targeted
A U.S.- Yemeni operation against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is under way in Yemen, a high-level Yemeni government official says, and at least 3...

Official: Strikes target al Qaeda
Officials say an operation targeting al Qaeda is under way in Abyan and Shabwa, Yemen. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Second deadly air strike in Yemen
A second suspected drone strike within two days targets al Qaeda fighters killing "at least a dozen," an official said.

Photos: Most-wanted terrorists

Pot lovers flock to Denver 420 festival
Coming to the Mile High City this weekend was the perfect 65th birthday present for Karen Stevenson. She and her husband drove out of the Bible Belt t...

Local News for Western Washington
Tips are top concern for some in $15 minimum-wage...
Employees and restaurants debate whether tips should be counted or excluded if Seattle sets a $15 minimum wage.

Silverdale boy, 12, killed as he and 3 other Scou...
A 12-year-old Silverdale boy was killed Saturday when a log rolled over him during a Boy Scout outing in the Olympic National Forest, according to the...

Suspensions hit minorities, special-ed students h...
A new analysis of discipline data in nine Washington school districts shows that black and Native American students, as well as those in special educa...

Brewers say proposed FDA rule would cost millions...
Northwest beer brewers have joined an outcry over a rule that the Food and Drug Administration has proposed to improve food safety.

Social Justice Fund Northwest finds a new way of ...
Social Justice Fund Northwest takes a new, more democratic approach to supporting community causes.

After-Hours Clinic a partnership of health-care D...
Huge Swedish Medical Center put down startup money for Country Doctor Community Health Centers to provide weekend and after-hours care for patients w...

Sunday Easter service

Hopping in the blossoms

Fight leads to truck fire in Northgate neighborhood
Seattle Police arrested a man for allegedly setting a pickup on fire near Northgate Mall late Saturday night after a scuffle over a woman.

Sunday Memo: Sounders up, M's down ... Boy Sc...
Winners, losers: The Sounders were winners in their 2-1 match against Chivas yesterday, but the poor Mariners were shut out in a 7-0 loss to Miami. It...

737s ? and corporate duplicity ? keep rolling at ...
The Wrap by Ron Judd

Truck slams into McDonald's patio; 4 to hospital
Police in Longview, Wash., say a pickup truck that ran a red light collided with two other vehicles and then ran up onto a fence surrounding an outdoo...

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Sports
Nene dominates, Wizards rally past Bulls, 102-93

CHICAGO (AP) ? Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this.




Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted...



James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

MIAMI (AP) ? Each of the last two Miami championship runs has been highlighted by moments where a sharpshooter enters a game and immediately provides ...



Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? The Spurs rode the wide shoulders of Tim Duncan to victory.




Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series

NEW YORK (AP) ? This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.




Brewers win in 14th after early brawl with Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) ? Ryan Braun homered in the ninth inning to tie it, then Khris Davis hit a home run in the 14th that put Milwaukee ahead for good.




Kuchar rallies, chips in for RBC Heritage win

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) ? Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle...



NBA: Refs missed foul call in Warriors-Clippers
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? The NBA said referees missed a foul call late in the Warriors' Game 1 win that would have given the Clippers a chance to tie the sc...

Harper back in Nationals lineup

WASHINGTON (AP) ? Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.




Popovich to Sager: 'I promise I'll be nice'

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? Spurs coach Gregg Popovich says he looks forward to sideline reporter Craig Sager's return and "I promise I'll be ni...



Reigning NBA champs Miami open playoffs with win

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points to lead two-time defending NBA champions Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-sea...



Jimenez wins senior debut but focus is on Ryder Cup
(Reuters) - Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez made his Champions Tour debut in style when he won the Greater Gwinnett Championship by two strokes over Ger...

Entertainment
Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joss Whedon is releasing a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution...

Discovery network cancels Everest jump
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Discovery Network is canceling a daredevil's planned jump off the summit of Mount Everest in a wing suit next month following...

`Capt. America' tops box office for third week
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominatin...

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43
FAIR OAKS, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with...

New portrait unveiled for British queen's birthday
LONDON (AP) -- A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by renowned British photographer David Bailey has been unveiled to mark the monarch's 88th birthda...

Dealer wanted in US for art fraud nabbed in Spain
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish businessman suspected of having dealt in millions of dollars of fake art has been arrested during Easter festivities in s...

Bid, Dick, bid: 'Dick and Jane' artworks for sale
BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) -- In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in h...

'Touched by an Angel' producer back in series TV
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In the decade that "Touched by an Angel" executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. ...

Jack White records songs, releases vinyl in hours
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy...

Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home
NEW YORK (AP) -- Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses ...

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