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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots as Hollywood's blockbuster "Black Panther" premiered in Saudi Arabia's first movie theater. Though it was a private, invitation-only screening on Wednesday evening, for many Saudis ... cinema
A spokesman for Jorgensen Forge said the owners see "much more opportunity in redeveloping this land." Some of the 110 union employees at Jorgensen Forge have worked there for decades and aren't sure what comes next. Share story. Mike Rosenberg. By. Mike Rosenberg. Seattle Times ... Boeing

BOERNE, Texas (AP) -- The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in a harrowing emergency landing after a passenger was partially blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in a career where she has been one of the few women at the controls. ... Airlines
"Substantially all" of Socrata's 150 employees will join Tyler Technologies, a Tyler spokesman said. Tyler will keep Socrata's offices in Seattle as well as its own offices in Renton. Share story. Rachel Lerman. By. Rachel Lerman. Seattle Times technology reporter. Seattle software company Socrata, ...
A new Bellevue-based venture aims to launch a constellation of satellites that will deliver real-time, continuous video of almost anywhere on Earth. It's backed by Airbus, Bill Gates, Masayoshi Son, among others. Share story. Dominic Gates. By. Dominic Gates. Seattle Times aerospace reporter. Airbus, ...
Three days. One yacht owner. Many marine biologists. This is how scientists untangled a gray whale from fishing gear last weekend -- and then lost it "in an unusual turn of events." Share story. Jessica Lee. By. Jessica Lee. Seattle Times staff reporter. Tangled in fishing equipment, the gray whale ...

Just two males fathered more than half the calves born since 1990 to Puget Sound's killer-whale population, and few females are giving birth in the three pods. Share story. By. Lynda V. Mapes. Seattle Times environment reporter. Just two male whales fathered more than half the calves born since 1990 ...
Amazon for the first time disclosed average worker pay, as part of a report mandated by federal Wall Street reform legislation passed after the 2008 financial crisis. Share story. Matt Day. By. Matt Day. Seattle Times business reporter. Amazon says its median employee pay was $28,446 last year. That ...
Fingerprints left on the glass door at Diamonds Inc. in Bellevue led police to a 26-year-old man who had posed as a newly engaged soldier about to be deployed. The 5.54-carat, marquise-cut diamond has not been found. Share story. By. Sara Jean Green. Seattle Times staff reporter. A man walked into ...
Churches hosted special prayer services. Seattle Public Schools dismissed students early. Meanwhile, staff reporters and photographers scrambled locally — and in Washington, D.C. — to capture the impact of the great leader Martin Luther King Jr.'s death.
I've been looking back at the pages of The Seattle Times from the days after the assassination to gauge the reactions here. As was true across the country, those reactions reveal a mix of emotions that had built up over years and of expectations raised by the many successes of the civil-rights movement.
Berries are a rich source of numerous phytochemicals that research suggests have a variety of positive effects on human health. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times). Numerous studies have found that how we eat over time can increase — or decrease — our risk for chronic disease. But one-size-fits-all ...
Another neighborhood site to be developed, this in Seattle's Phinney Ridge. Some neighborhood groups say the optional parking rule for developers, which applies to areas served by busy transit lines, is making congestion worse and is bad for local businesses because newcomers still bring their cars.
Readers rave about New Orleans World War II Museum, rant about building housing with no parking. Share story. By. Submitted by Seattle Times readers. The Seattle Times. RAVE On a recent visit to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, we were pleased to see that our hometown Boeing ...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Even as trade tensions are mounting between the United States and China, the importance of Chinese moviegoers to Hollywood has never been more apparent. Global moviegoing reached a record high of $40.6 billion in 2017 despite a downturn in audiences at U.S. and Canada ...

The Russian leader consistently acts like a farmer who sells his most valuable beef in return for cubes of sugar. Share story. By. Thomas Friedman. Syndicated columnist. President Donald Trump's steadfast reluctance to say anything negative about Russia is so striking that a former director of national ...
It is funded by the The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Campion Foundation, the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Raikes Foundation, Schultz Family Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Seattle Mariners, and Starbucks. Seattle Times editors and reporters operate independently of our funders and maintain ...
Zahara Osman, originally from Somalia, grabs a hard hat and shovel for a symbolic groundbreaking at ReWa, at 4008 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S., as they host an event to celebrate a new facility in Rainier Beach... (Alan Berner / The Seattle Times) More. The addition in Rainier Beach will provide space ...
FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2018, file photo, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai attends an annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan on Thursday, March 29,... (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File) More ...
FILE- In this Aug. 6, 2015, file photo, Facebook elections signs stand in the media area in Cleveland. Facebook says it is making progress with efforts to weed out fake accounts and fake news on its service. The... (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) More ...
The girls were in the parking lot of a Burien apartment complex when they were shot. Share story. By. Christine Clarridge. Seattle Times staff reporter. Two teen girls died after being shot in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Burien on Wednesday night. The shooting, about 9:30 p.m., was after an ...
Mario Barnes, associate dean of the law school at the University of California, Irvine, has been named dean of the University of Washington School of Law. (Steve Zylius/UC Irvine Communications). Mario Barnes, a professor at the University of California, Irvine, will become the University of Washington law ...
Glassworks production manager James (Jay) Martell peers into a viewing portal to check the molten glass counters inside a giant kiln. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times). Pacific NW magazine's associate editor explains why, and how, we're adding on to NW Living.
Project Homeless is community-funded journalism with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Campion Foundation, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Raikes Foundation, Schultz Family Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Seattle Mariners and Starbucks. Seattle Times editors and reporters operate ...
“Oh wow! We got some money”: New funding tackles long-neglected earthquake concerns, such as school safety and old brick buildings. Share story. Sandi Doughton. By. Sandi Doughton. Seattle Times science reporter. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee likes to joke that a major earthquake isn't allowed to ...
Bundled against the winter chill, David McGranaghan works on a landscape painting Thursday at Green Lake. The plein-air (or “open air”) artist paints in oils and says he tries to get out every day, “unless it's rainy.” It takes him about two days to finish a painting. McGranaghan's work can be seen online at ...
Self-interest, mixed with a dislike of the nosy press, finally bridged the partisan divide in Olympia. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press, file). A newbie to the ways of the Washington Legislature journeyed there this past week. He'd heard they were slow and bitterly divided, but he found them stampeding ...
The Trump administration is proposing to private the Bonneville Power Administration, the foundation infrastructure that underpins lower cost power in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Share story. By. Michael Hiltzik. Syndicated columnist. President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal is so ...
Legislative leaders would not say who drafted the bill, why it came so late in the legislative session and why it didn't go through the traditional lawmaking process. After The Seattle Times emailed all 147 lawmakers for comment in anticipation of a Friday vote, only a handful responded with their thoughts.
DNA left at the crime scene was used to create composite drawings of the man who killed 16-year-old Sarah Yarborough at Federal Way High School in 1991. Police and her family hope her murder can be solved after all these years.
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RAVE To the Seattle transportation department and other agencies for applying road salt in anticipation of treacherous road conditions to help prevent snow-related traffic disasters. RANT To shoppers who leave their shopping carts in the middle of the aisle while they peruse the shelves, blocking access ...
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's largest cities — Portland, Eugene and Salem — have been seeing an uptick in urban rats this year. Rats have also been spotted on the streets of Astoria, but that is nothing new for the city in northwestern Oregon. Seventy years ago, Clatsop County was one of 22 places in ...
On Episode 70 of The Overcast, The Seattle Times weekly politics podcast, Kristin Eberhard explains how we got here, and what's next. Eberhard is a senior researcher — and self-described “proud policy wonk” — with the Sightline Institute, a Seattle-based nonprofit think tank favoring a carbon tax.
Casey Henderson, left, a former UW student, was sentenced Friday to 18 years in prison for the strangulation death of Katy Straalsund. At right is his attorney, Tim Leary. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times). One of Katy Straalsund's neighbors called Seattle police after hearing a man yelling and threatening her ...
Pedestrians walk past the Amazon Spheres in downtown Seattle on the day of the grand opening of the geodesic domes, which will primarily serve as a working and gathering space for Amazon.com employees, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) ...
King County Republican Party Chairman Lori Sotelo attributed the controversy to "AntiTrump Leftist Haters" who "have had their feelings hurt because their emails to me yesterday about Republican complicity in the murder of children (referencing the FL massacre) were not well received." ...
A Facebook posting, released by the House Intelligence Committee, for a group called “Woke Blacks” is photographed in Washington, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. A federal grand jury indictment on Feb. 16, charging 13 Russians and... (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) More ...
Sarah Christensen just returned to work at St. Anthony Hospital in Gig Harbor after volunteering for four months on the Africa Mercy, the world's largest private hospital ship. Share story. By. Danielle Chastaine. The Peninsula Gateway. Sarah Christensen, 27, has just started her nursing career, but she is ...
Detainees at the King County Juvenile Detention Facility in Seattle walk together down a hallway during a break in class in 2015. (Ellen M. Banner/The Seattle Times). Washington state should phase out the use of juvenile detention for truants and runaways, an outdated practice that experts say is more ...
He told The Seattle Times during an interview in April that both of his parents were crack cocaine addicts who each died of a drug overdose. He added that for years he had struggled with his own addiction and the shame over the alleged abuse at the hands of Murray. “I tried to commit suicide a couple of ...
Students evacuate Highline College in Des Moines on Friday after the campus was on lockdown because of reports of gunfire. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times). Multiple 911 calls of shots fired at the college drew dozens of law-enforcement officers. Students and staff were evacuated; some hid for hours in ...
There are plans to build a pedestrian bridge from North Seattle College to the Northgate light-rail station under construction. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times). One is left to conclude that our SDOT “partners” were either professionally incompetent, or they intentionally misrepresented these issues.
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, leaves the podium as he turns toward Rep. Mac Thornberry, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, left, after a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, on Capitol Hill in... (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) More ...
“I'm for the business, and I'm for the jobs.” Joel Richardson, vice president for public relations for Cooke Aquaculture, watched from the Senate gallery with other Cooke managers as the Senate debated the bill. He left before the vote was counted. In an email to The Seattle Times sent after the vote, he said: ...
Construction jobs have helped lift employment numbers. Here, Seattle Department of Transportation employees build sidewalks and a curb ramp on Southwest Admiral Way in West Seattle in March. (Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times). For all its flaws, the expansion is producing steady job increases.
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, left, looks on as Mayor Jenny Durkan speaks Thursday at a news conference announcing plans for the city to move to vacate misdemeanor marijuana-possession convictions. City Councilmember Bruce Harrell is at... More. The city of Seattle will move to vacate ...
(Ramon Dompor / The Seattle Times). Seattle, after the contract rebidding, is pledging to house 7,400 homeless people by the end of this year, more than double the total from 2017. To reach that goal, the city is requiring service providers — including the Native-led groups — to hit quarterly performance ...


 

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