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Joan Rivers ill after cardiac arrest
Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a...

China warns U.S.: Stop spy flights
China has warned the United States to end military surveillance flights near Chinese territory, refuting claims that a Chinese jet made several "dange...

Volcano sends ash 60,000 feet in air
A volcano erupted in Papua New Guinea on Friday, spurting ash tens of thousands of feet into the sky.

Why so squeamish on breastfeeding?
Kelly Wallace wonders why in 2014 we remain so incredibly uncomfortable with breastfeeding in public.

Miley's VMA date turns himself in
A homeless man who attended the MTV Video Music Awards with Miley Cyrus has turned himself in to police, authorities said.

Lawsuit slams Ferguson police
In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using "wanton and excessive force" and treatin...

You won't believe Rob Ford's dance
At the end of the Toronto City Council's term, Rob Ford put on a show, singing and dancing to a Bob Marley tune.

'Dead' man in '77 fire found alive
A Canadian man who was declared dead after a 1977 fire has been found living in Oklahoma. CTV Network reports.

New video of U.S. suicide bomber
CNN's Tom Foreman reports on a new video that has surfaced featuring a deceased U.S. suicide bomber.

Is 'Immortal' jellyfish key to eternal life?
This jellyfish has an amazing ability to rejuvenate. Does it hold the key to immortality?

Why these women went topless
Women and men protest outside the TX State Capitol as part of a national movement for topless equality for all genders.

Man stabs cop; officer shoots him
Watch as this Atlanta police officer shoots a man after witnessing him stab another cop near Georgia State University.

Local News for Western Washington
Cyclist killed on Seattle’s notorious 2nd A...
Friday?s fatal bicycle crash happened less than two weeks before Seattle was about to improve the bike lane into a protected route.

Guard fatally shoots Oregon prison inmate
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Bloomberg gives $1M to background-check campaign
The I-594 advocacy group Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility is getting a $1 million donation from Everytown for Gun Safety, the umbrella organ...

State suspends wolf hunt this weekend
SPOKANE  ? The state Department of Fish and Wildlife will suspend its hunt for three more members of the Huckleberry wolf pack for the Labor Day weeke...

Accident on Ship Canal Bridge jams traffic on sou...
The state Department of Transportation (DOT) is delaying the change in direction on the Interstate 5 express lanes for 30 minutes because of an accide...

The breaking-news account of the 2nd Avenue bike ...
Update 1:20 p.m.: Our latest coverage of this story has moved here.

Alaska mayors conference urges voting against pot...
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Competency check for teen accused in 6-year-old J...
The Associated Press

Oregon spotted frog gains protection as threatene...
Twenty-three years after it was first proposed for protection by the Endangered Species Act, the Oregon spotted frog is being listed as a threatened s...

Eatonville Post Office to be named for slain park...
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Friday Memo: Hello, fall ... Bumpin' at Bumbersho...
%%%766844421b6870f259e0204659604d0e%%%Hey fall. Long time, no see:  Get your sweaters out for Labor Day weekend. The highs aren't even expected to rea...

SPD officers say city ‘playing politics? wi...
A group of SPD officers in revolt against new use-of-force policies has ramped up the language of its lawsuit.

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Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

ATHENS, Greece (AP) ? In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling...



Schools invest millions preparing for SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference's new network debuts Thursday, promising more than 1,000 live events this year and a reach that includes most major t...



FCC's Pai supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) ? Ajit Pai called the NFL's television blackout rules "outdated," and urged his fellow Federal Communications Commission representa...

Mixed martial arts fighter accused of attacking ex

LAS VEGAS (AP) ? Police are looking for a mixed martial arts fighter and porn actor after his girlfriend posted graphic photos of her swollen and beat...



Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer goes through

LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday.




Watson still considering Woods for Ryder Cup

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) ? U.S. captain Tom Watson said he would be foolish not to consider Tiger Woods as one of his three wild-card selections for the R...



Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) ? Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.




ITF rules on Israel and Ukraine Davis Cup venues

LONDON (AP) ? The International Tennis Federation ruled Tuesday that Davis Cup matches will be moved out of Ukraine and Israel because of security iss...



FCC chief supports repeal of NFL TV blackout rules
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) ? The commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission says it's time to repeal NFL television blackout rules.

Ryder Cup hopeful Bradley sets early pace at TPC ...

NORTON Massachusetts (Reuters) - Keegan Bradley gave his Ryder Cup prospects a timely boost as he charged into an early one-shot lead with a birdie-bi...



Otto leads way in Italy as Gallacher revives Ryde...
(Reuters) - Stephen Gallacher produced a sparkling late rush of birdies on Friday to resuscitate his chances of earning an automatic Ryder Cup place a...

Entertainment
Daughter: Joan Rivers is in 'serious condition
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers remained in serious condition in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor...

Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angele...

Hip-hop moves as strong force for Michael Brown
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rappers are making their voices heard in song and on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting de...

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to r...

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation an...

Brad Paisley turns up the fun on latest album
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Brad Paisley is taking control of the conversation about Brad Paisley with the release of his new album, "Moonshine in th...

Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."...

Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono. Oh, and one more, s...

Owen Wilson in Venice with 'She's Funny That Way'
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- Movies - they don't make `em like they used to. Well, Peter Bogdanovich does....

After deaths, NYC music festival tightens security
NEW YORK (AP) -- Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at ...

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