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2 days ago in Sports, World

U.S. to hire disease experts ahead of Rio Games

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recruiting two infectious disease experts to advise members of the Rio 2016 team who are concerned about the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Star Wars’ producers face charges in Harrison Ford’s on-set accident

The "Indiana Jones" star broke his leg when the door of the Millennium Falcon fell on him during filming in 2014.

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2 days ago in Local

Man arrested for beating elderly grandmother

Used a "stick" in attack

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2 days ago in Local Sports

Canucks win second of back-to-back in Arizona

Jake Virtanen and Jannik Hansen gets goals for Vancouver

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2 days ago in Weird

A reporter’s worst nightmare

That awkward moment when a mugshot looks just like the reporter.

Portland Trail Blazers' fans during game three of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series game in Portland, Ore., Saturday May 10, 2014.

2 days ago in Local Sports

Blazers beat Rockets in finale before All-Star break

Lillard leads with 31, Harden gets 34 for Houston.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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2 days ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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2 days ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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2 days ago in Sports

Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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2 days ago in Music

Paul McCartney and Skype make tech history

Paul McCartney is embracing modern technology by teaming up with Skype to launch the first ever audio emojis in time for Valentine's Day.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

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2 days ago in Sports

PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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2 days ago in Lifestyle

Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

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2 days ago in Sports

Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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2 days ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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2 days ago in National

In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

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2 days ago in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

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1 min ago in Local Sports

Friday night’s prep District scoreboard

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Check out Friday's scores from around the Northwest Conference plus find out when the teams are next in action and what games are on the radio on Saturday.

1 hour ago in Local Sports

Former Bothell star wins MVP as USA team win Rising Stars Challenge

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Zach LaVine, out of Bothell High School, had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat the World team in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night to kick off the NBA's All-Star weekend.

1 hour ago in Local Sports

Plum helps UW to win and No. 14 UCLA holds of WSU

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Kelsey Plum scored 22 points and Washington turned back USC and Monique Billings scored half of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and No. 14 UCLA pulled away from WSU on Friday night.

3 hours ago in Local Sports

WWU softball goes 1-1 during first day of Dixie State Tournament

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Vikings beat Hawai'i Hilo 3-1, fall to Cal Baptist 6-0

4 hours ago in Local Sports

Storm signs forward Ramu Tokashiki to multiyear deal

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Tokashiki, a member of the 2016 WNBA All-Rookie Team, averaged 8.2 points, and 3.3 rebounds in her WNBA debut season.