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J.K. Rowling's new 'Harry Potter' tale
In honor of Halloween, J.K. Rowling is delving into the back story of one of "Harry Potter's" more twisted Hogwarts professors.

Comedian, rap mogul arrested
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer's camera last mon...

Suspected trooper killer caught
After 48 days of living in what one resident called a war zone, the people of northeast Pennsylvania are relieved now that Eric Frein is in custody.

Is Iran paying men to fight in Syria?
Syrian rebels claim that Iran is paying Afghan mercenaries to fight against them in Syria. Nick Paton Walsh has more.

U.S. advisers to ISIS hot zone?
Pentagon officials are readying a plan that would deploy U.S. military advisers to the volatile Iraqi province of Anbar to advise and assist Iraqi sec...

Man pinned under truck 17 hours
A North Carolina man was involved in a car accident and was pinned under his vehicle for 17 hours before being rescued.

Is this freaky or amazing art?
3-D neon paint was introduced at the Living Art America competition in Atlanta, and the results were illuminating!

New species of frog found in ... NYC
New York is famous for its singular residents: Loudmouthed taxi drivers. Hirsute Brooklyn hipsters. Upper East Side patrons of the arts.

Tyson: CNN anchor 'full of s**t'
"CNN Tonight's" Don Lemon catches flack from Mike Tyson during an interview about his new television series and book.

LeBron ad you'll be talking about
NBA's LeBron James has a new Nike ad that premieres the same night he returns to the court as a Cleveland Cavalier.

WWII wreckage raised from lake
The wreckage of a World War II plane that disappeared roughly 70 years ago is being hauled out of a Canada lake.

Suze Orman on CEO coming out
Erin Burnett and Suze Orman discuss the significance of Apple CEO Tim Cook's public announcement that he is gay.

Local News for Western Washington
Friday night football in Marysville shows a shake...
When the Marysville-Pilchuck High School football team took to the field against Meadowdale, it was just a game, not a tragedy. But it was also someth...

Speeding South Seattle driver hits 15 vehicles; 1...
A multiple-vehicle crash on Rainier Avenue South injured 10 people after a truck hit more than a dozen cars Friday afternoon.

Feds consider geothermal leases near Mount Baker
The U.S. Forest Service is considering whether to lease parts of forest lands around Mount Baker so that companies could explore tapping the heat belo...

Coffee, pot creating a different kind of morning ...
At downtown event, patrons imbibe a cup of joe with a little something extra.

Witness: Ferry crew made speedy rescue of man ove...
VASHON ? A witness says a Washington state ferry crew quickly rescued a man reported overboard from the ferry Issaquah as it was pulling in to dock at...

Bremerton teen pleads not guilty in assault, slay...
PORT ORCHARD — A 17-year-old boy accused of sexually assaulting and killing a 6-year-old Bremerton neighbor girl has pleaded not guilty to aggra...

3rd Marysville victim dies; family ?can?t imagine...
Another student has died as a result of the shootings last week at Marysville Pilchuck High School. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died at Providence Hosp...

Police allow car-prowl crimes to turn into growth...
If your car is broken into and your stuff stolen, don?t bother calling the police. They won?t come even if you track down the thieves yourself.

Center School student pleads not guilty in allege...
A 15-year-old student at Seattle?s Center School has pleaded not guilty to possessing an incendiary device at school.

New tunnel-machine bearing arrives from Japan
Hitachi built a new seal ring in Japan for its stranded tunnel-boring machine, and it arrived Friday at Seattle's Terminal 46.

Man gets 45-year sentence in rape, robberies in C...
A 35-year-old Seattle man was sentenced to nearly 45 years in prison for attacks on two women, one of whom he raped in July 2013. She wasn’t in ...

UW study fuels debate on who should train doctors...
The latest study on how to increase the state?s supply of doctors, paid for by the UW, favors expansion of the UW?s program. It contradicts an earlier...

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10 Things to See in Sports: AP's top sports photos

Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.




Your Top Plays for Today

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide




Giants fans brave the rain to honor their World S...

By Emmett Berg SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants on Friday brought home their third World Series trophy in five years to elated fans ...



National Football League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo missed his third straight day of practice with a back injury on Friday and could be a game...



National Basketball Association roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook suffered a small fracture in his right hand Thursday night and is expected to mis...



Dettori pilots Hootenanny to Juvenile Turf win

Hootenanny, ridden by Frankie Dettori, swept past tiring Luck of the Kitten to win the $1 million Juvenile Turf that opened the $25 million Breeders&#...



Bad bets take a big toll on the Super Bowl's host...
By Robin Respaut GLENDALE Ariz. (Reuters) - Welcome to the sports-crazy home of February's Super Bowl. Over the last decade or so, this city of 230,00...

Cubs sack manager Renteria, chase Maddon

The Chicago Cubs sacked manager Rick Renteria on Friday and confirmed their pursuit of Joe Maddon. "Last Thursday, we learned that Joe Maddon -- ...



Park claims halfway lead at Taiwan LPGA

World women's number one Park In-Bee of South Korea pulled off a 10-under-par to claim the sole lead after the second round of the Fubon LPGA Tai...



Front-nine blitz puts Hurley on top

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - American Billy Hurley III grabbed a two-shot halfway stage lead at the CIMB Classic after his front-nine birdie binge at the ...



Golf-Front-nine blitz puts Hurley on top
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 31 (Reuters) - American Billy Hurley III grabbed a two-shot halfway stage lead at the CIMB Classic after his front-nine birdie binge...

Golf-Colsaerts grabs halfway lead in Shanghai
SHANGHAI, Oct 31 (Reuters) - Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts snatched the halfway lead at the BMW Masters in Shanghai on Friday, shooting an eight-under-p...

Entertainment
Son to Usher: Dad, you're not a great singer
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of Usher's sons studies his dance moves meticulously, while the other has said to the Grammy-winning star: "You're not a grea...

Q&A: 'Interstellar' filmmaker Nolan on his ro...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- In his secrecy-shrouded sci-fi extravaganza "Interstellar," filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn't just taking audiences to outer s...

Rowling reveals new tidbits on Pottermore site
LONDON (AP) -- Just in time for Halloween, J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of what makes a wicked witch tick....

Hello Kitty's 40 years of cuteness and cool
TOKYO (AP) -- When she came to life in 1974, she was a kitty without a name, sitting sideways in blue overalls and a big red bow, on a coin purse ...

Kristin Scott Thomas to play UK queen onstage
LONDON (AP) -- Kristin Scott Thomas is about to don Helen Mirren's tiara....

Creator of Operation couldn't afford own operation
BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. (AP) -- The creator of the board game Operation needed his own operation, and it turned out he couldn't afford to pay for it......

Downey, Watson, Dench honored by British Academy
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) -- There was a bit of a British invasion at the Beverly Hilton hotel, as BAFTA Los Angeles hosted its annual Britannia ...

Melissa Fumero goes from daytime to prime time
NEW YORK (AP) -- Melissa Fumero, who plays Detective Amy Santiago on Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," can remember the first time she had to ad-lib wit...

Review: 'Interstellar' a sublime cosmic knockout
Since his breakthrough with the backward-running "Memento," Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In "Interstellar," he slips into its very ...

AP PHOTOS: Haunted houses horrify on Halloween
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers - they want to be safe, but they also want an...

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