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Human brain slabbing. (Photo credit: Allen Institute for Brain Science)

Seahawks owner Allen to fund brain injury research

SEATTLE (AP) — As the only owner of an NFL team with a brain research laboratory, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is in a unique position to study whether repeated blows to the head can lead […]

11/21/2013

Machinists gather  to vote on Boeing's contract at the Aerospace Machinists Union headquarters in Everett, Wash., Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Mark Harrison)

Boeing may move 777X out of Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing’s ties to the Pacific Northwest date back more than a century, when William Boeing purchased a Seattle shipyard that would become his first airplane factory. In recent years, however, those ties […]

11/14/2013

Socialist candidate for Seattle City Council Kshama Sawant, right, speaks outside City Council chambers in Seattle about her support for raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for all workers in the city. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Socialist candidate takes lead in Seattle race

SEATTLE (AP) — Voters in left-leaning Seattle, where police recently handed out snacks at a large marijuana festival and politicians often try to out-liberal each other, are close to electing a Socialist candidate to the […]

11/13/2013

Gov. Jay Inslee, center, signs legislation to help keep production of Boeing's new 777X in Washington, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Museum of Flight in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Washington governor signs Boeing incentive bills

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee gave final approval Monday to a package of tax breaks for Boeing Co. in hopes of landing the company’s new 777X, signing legislation at Seattle’s Museum of Flight at […]

11/11/2013

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Amazon, US Postal Service will deliver on Sundays

  NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it is teaming up with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages on Sundays. The Seattle company says Sunday delivery will be available to customers in the New […]

11/11/2013

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Starbucks to open ‘tea bar’ in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is trying to make tea trendy, with plans to open its first “tea bar” in New York City. The Seattle-based company says Teavana Fine Teas + Teavana Tea Bar will […]

10/23/2013

Stacks of papers describing the rules for Washington state's new legal marijuana industry sit on a table at the state Liquor Control Board office in Olympia, Wash., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

Washington state approves rules for pot industry

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington became the second U.S. state to adopt rules for the recreational sale of marijuana Wednesday, setting what advocates hope will become a template for the drug’s legalization around the world. “We […]

10/16/2013

Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno (27) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Broncos unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 rankings

It’s unanimous for Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, even after their shakiest performance of the season. Denver received all 12 first-place votes for the first time in the AP Pro32 rankings released Tuesday. The […]

10/15/2013

Kenneth Bae, right, an American man detained in North Korea for the past 11 months, and his mother Myunghee Bae talk each other during their meeting at a hospital in Pyongyang, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/The Choson Sinbo, Mun Kwang Son)

Mom visits American detained in North Korea

SEATTLE (AP) — An ailing American who has been detained in North Korea for 11 months has had an emotional reunion with his mother for the first time since he was sentenced to 15 years […]

10/11/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla CEO says fire caused by impaled battery

SEATTLE (AP) — The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery that caught fire in a Tesla vehicle was apparently impaled by a metal object. Elon Musk wrote in a blog post Friday […]

10/04/2013

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