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Google wants the world’s photos

The online photo service is the latest example of Google's desire to wrap its tentacles around virtually every part of people's lives.

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Amazon launching free, same-day delivery

The online retailer wants to make your impulse buys even more impulsive.

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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

A new study finds renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies.

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PHOTOS: Last Chance Corral lets orphaned foals thrive

The 2.75-acre horse rescue farm says it has saved thousands of foals and full-grown horses over the past three decades.

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Little beer, big business

Craft? Micro? Increasingly, "nanobrews" slake local thirst

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Olive Garden continues to get creative with breadsticks

Olive Garden isn't finished dreaming up new ways to use its breadsticks.

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Taco Bell, Pizza Hut give artificial ingredients the boot

The country's biggest food makers are facing pressure from smaller rivals that position themselves as more wholesome alternatives.

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Wanna make big bucks? Become CEO of a media company

They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

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RECALL ROUNDUP: Cars, poultry top the list

Get a look at some of the products that have been recalled this month.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Survey: U.S. schools beef up safety measures

Public schools have increased security with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years following the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Move over Bacardi – there’s a new rum in town

Pernod Ricard is poised to sell its Cuban-made rum in the U.S. once a 53-year-old trade embargo is lifted, going head-to-head with Bacardi.

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Your knockoff makeup is too good to be true

Counterfeit makeup, some being sold online, contains untested and dangerous ingredients including rat droppings and urine, police say.

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Fly the crowded skies

The summer skies will be filled with passenger planes, as a record number of travelers are expected.

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‘Most American’ crams whole cookout into one burger

Burger? Hot dog? How about both, with some sides thrown in.

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Survey finds decline in school bullying

More than 20 percent of students age 12 to 18 say they were bullied in 2013.

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Latest self-driving Google car heading to public streets

It can drive, brake, and recognize road hazards without human intervention.

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Battling Amazon, Walmart to test $50 unlimited shipping

The new, unlimited service for online shoppers will be priced below Amazon's widely popular $99 per year Prime service.

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USDA develops first government label for GMO-free products

The Agriculture Department has developed the first government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Report: Hawks’ Bennett wants new contract, will skip OTAs

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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett

According to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett will not participate in Seattle's organized team activities because he wants a new contract.

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No. 1 Williams edges Azarenka in French Open’s 3rd round

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Serena Williams of the U.S. volleys the ball to Germany's Anna-Lena Friedsam during their second round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Thursday, May 28, 2015 in Paris. Williams won 5-7, 6-3, -6-3.

Serena Williams won the final six games and 10 of the last 12, coming back to beat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Saturday in a third-round French Open match.

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WWU’s Slater Hirst voted GNAC Male Athlete of the Year

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Western Washington University's Slater Hirst has been voted the 2015 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Male Athlete of the Year.

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Squalicum will battle Liberty in 3rd/4th place game

Squalicum coach John Inge looks on at the 2A state tournament at Yakima County Stadium

The Squalicum Storm baseball team will look to rebound today against the Liberty Patriots in the 2A state 3rd/4th place game at Yakima County Stadium.

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This weekend in entertainment history

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.