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Indiana governor: No right to deny services
Gov. Mike Pence promises to modify Indiana's controversial religious freedom law to make clear that it does not allow discrimination against gays and ...

Indiana voices: Who supports, denounces religious...
For Max, the passage of Indiana's new religious freedom law feels a lot like high school.

Governor: We have a perception problem
Indiana Governor Mike Pence speaks to reporters in the wake of backlash against the state's controversial religious freedom law.

Iran plane buzzes Navy copter
An Iranian military observation aircraft flew within 50 yards of an armed U.S. Navy helicopter over the Persian Gulf this month, sparking concern that...

Lufthansa knew of co-pilot's previous depression
The girlfriend of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz knew he had psychological issues but "did not know the extent of the problems," a European gover...

Deal or not, Iran wins
Deal or no deal in the Iranian nuclear talks, Tehran is already behaving like it's made a killing.

Patriots owner: Hernandez said he was innocent
Two days after Odin Lloyd was found dead, New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez looked into the eyes of team owner Robert Kraft and said he was in...

NFL owner: He gave me alibi
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft testifies about the conversation he had with Aaron Hernandez after Kraft had learned about a homicide in North...

Source: Clinton also used multiple devices for email
Hillary Clinton emailed her staff with multiple devices while serving as secretary of state, according to a source with knowledge of the emails, a rev...

Another brutal blogger attack
When American writer Avijit Roy was hacked to death on a Dhaka, Bangladesh street in full view of horrified onlookers, blogger Washiqur Rahman doubled...

Airstrikes kill 40 at refugee camp
A Saudi-led coalition continued airstrikes against Shiite Houthi rebels, who have captured key parts of Yemen and ousted that country's President, and...

Iraq takes back Tikrit from ISIS
Iraqi forces battling to wrest the city of Tikrit from ISIS are now in control of all government buildings in the southeastern part of the city, Iraqi...

Local News for Western Washington
Orca baby boom continues with discovery of fourth...
Whale-watching crews spotted a new baby orca in the Salish Sea on Monday, marking the fourth documented southern-resident killer-whale birth in three ...

Inslee to protest Indiana law with travel ban
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he’ll ban state-paid travel to Indiana, joining a growing wave of protest against that state?s new law allowing ...

Man shot in Federal Way by police officer early M...
A Federal Way police officer shot and wounded a man on Pacific Highway South after the man apparently ignored commands to drop a knife he was holding.

Pike Place Market awash in spring?s colorful blooms
A family flower business blooms at Pike Place Market in Seattle.

Seattle City Council clears way for 3 new homeles...
The Seattle City Council on Monday voted to regulate up to three new tent encampments for as many as 100 homeless people each.

Jury finds Molly Conley shooter guilty of manslau...
Courtroom spectators reacted with tears and outrage Monday after a man who killed a Seattle teen during a drive-by shooting spree nearly two years ago...

Uncle charged in SeaTac slaying sent threats, acc...
The man accused of the fatal shooting of his nephew in SeaTac last week had previously sent threatening emails to the victim that were investigated by...

City Council opposes fast track for Pacific Rim t...
Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the so-called fast-track consideration of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Chefs help Food Lifeline raise enough money for a...
At its annual fundraiser, the organization auctioned off culinary experiences, to the tune of $210,000

Bertha?s mammoth cutter head emerges from tunnel ...
The front of tunnel-boring machine Bertha emerged from its deep access vault late Monday afternoon, after a trouble-free day of crane tests and hoisti...

Cyberattack temporarily blocks seattletimes.com
A denial-of-service attack, in which perpetrators flood a targeted website with requests that overwhelm the site’s servers, is believed to have ...

Hundreds sign up to speak against teacher-evaluat...
Although the testimony heard during the House Education Committee meeting was evenly split between pro and con, 322 more people wanted to speak agains...

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Sports
Thunder's Durant undergoes successful foot surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant underwent season-ending bone graft surgery Tuesday on his right foot, a procedure that could see him resume...



Ex-NFL star 'swore on his baby's life' he didn't ...

By Daniel Lovering FALL River, Mass. (Reuters) - New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft said on Tuesday former player Aaron Hernandez told him he was...



China closes 66 'illegal' golf courses

China's Communist rulers have turned against the exclusive sport of golf with the government saying nearly 70 "illegal" courses have be...



DeRozan scores 42 as NBA's Raptors bring down Roc...

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and matched a career best with 11 rebounds as Toronto beat Houston 99-96 in a battle of NBA division lead...



Hawks down Milwaukee to clinch top seed in NBA's ...

DeMarre Carroll scored a game-high 23 points and the Atlanta Hawks, already assured of the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference, ripped the Milwa...



McIlroy, Stenson, Watson commit to WGC Match Play

World number one Rory McIlroy as well as the next two in the rankings, Sweden's Henrik Stenson and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson, will p...



Ex-NFL player's fiancée says she threw out box af...

By Daniel Lovering FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez asked his fiancée to dispose of a heavy cardboard box that smelled of mar...



Play-off-bound Rockets lose Beverley for rest of ...

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will miss the remainder of the NBA season after undergoing surgery on his injured left wrist, the team announce...



NFL's Falcons fined, stripped of draft choice for...
The National Football League on Monday fined the Atlanta Falcons $350,000 and stripped them of a fifth-round draft choice in 2016 for piping in artifi...

Falcons lose draft pick for artificial crowd noise

The Atlanta Falcons were fined $350,000 and stripped of a fifth-round pick in the 2016 National Football League draft on Monday for using artificial c...



Browns GM banned four games for texting to sideline

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer was suspended for four games without pay by the National Football League on Monday for violating rules ban...



Tiger Woods out of golf world top 100

Former number one Tiger Woods has dropped out of the world top 100 for the first time in his career as he continues his battle against injuries and lo...



Entertainment
Questionable tweets by new 'Daily Show' host Noah...
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after Trevor Noah was declared the new host of "The Daily Show," complete with the blessing of the exiting Jon Stewart, gra...

Just 7 more episodes of 'Mad Men' as its creator ...
NEW YORK (AP) -- How time flies in this very mad world! It seems like only yesterday that the 1960s were dawning for Don Draper, his family and hi...

Pssst: Don Draper doesn't really write those 'Mad...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Matthew Weiner is no "mad man." He's never worked in advertising. But as the creator of "Mad Men," AMC's drama series about adver...

Barbara Walters making series for ID network
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barbara Walters resisted using the word "retirement" when she left "The View" and here's one reason why: She has a new series set...

Rolling Stones announce North American stadium tour
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Rolling Stones are zipping across North America again....

40 is the new 26 in TV Land's new series 'Younger'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sutton Foster doesn't turn back time on her new TV series, "Younger," she just lies about her age....

Banana peel hits comedian Dave Chappelle on New M...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Santa Fe police say a man tossed a banana peel at Dave Chappelle during a show, hitting in the comedian in the leg....

Broadway to honor director Gene Saks by dimming i...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Wednesday night in memory of Gene Saks, the Tony Award-winning director of suc...

South African comic Noah will replace Jon Stewart
NEW YORK (AP) -- The choice of South African comic Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart's replacement on "The Daily Show" advances an intriguing new trend o...

New research says Anne Frank likely died a month ...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Teenage Jewish diarist Anne Frank likely died of typhus in a Nazi concentration camp about a month earlier than pre...

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