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‘They told us to behave, or we’d be here forever’: Children describe bleak days in shelters
Under court order, federal officials have begun to return the more than 2,500 immigrant children taken from their parents weeks or months ago under the Trump administration’s short-lived family separation policy.
A 71-year-old man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say
Alan J. Abrahamson was found outside the gates of his live-in country club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., shot through the heart. Police never found his killer, and now say there was none.
Jaguar escapes New Orleans zoo enclosure, then kills 4 alpacas, an emu and a fox
The zoo described the fatal attacks as a “tragic loss” but noted that no human injuries were reported. The wildcat was sedated and returned to its enclosure.
Live Updates: Trump-Putin Meeting Starts in Helsinki
The leaders’ first summit meeting will be closely analyzed for signs of whether President Trump was friendlier to his Russian counterparts than to the leaders he met in Europe last week.
July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts
Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the attacks.
Trump sits down with Putin after denouncing past U.S. policy on Russia
U.S. President Donald Trump sat down with Vladimir Putin for a long-awaited summit on Monday saying he wanted good relations with Russia, after blaming Washington's own past "foolishness and stupidity" for the countries' hostile ties.
How an improv class is helping the anxious
The socially anxious are finding relief from their anxiety in a comedy improv class called Improv for Anxiety at The Second City.
Kurdish-backed body aims to widen authority in Syrian northeast
The political arm of the Syrian Democratic Forces militia said on Monday it would work to set up a unified administration for areas it controls, a step that would consolidate its authority in northern and eastern Syria.
France celebrates World Cup success: The good, the bad and the ugly
As the heavens opened in Russia and torrential rain lashed down upon the triumphant French team, millions took to the streets of Paris in celebration.
Trump-Putin summit: US seeks better ties with Russia
Mr Trump blames US critics of Russia for tensions as he holds his first summit with Vladimir Putin.
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UW draws biggest freshman class in its history
More than half of in-state students who applied were accepted at the UW in a “historically diverse” freshman class.
Temp hits 93 degrees in Seattle, breaking a record; weather service says get ready for another 90-degree day ahead
The first 90-degree day of 2018 broke the July 15 record that was set in 1958. Forecasters expect temperatures could reach 90 degrees again on Monday.
Oregon admits lack of oversight of medical-marijuana program
Oregon’s struggle to transform a business that for decades had operated illegally in the shadows into a regulated industry sets an example for other states moving toward legalization.
1800s technology unearthed in Spokane project
A construction project on old Main Street on North Monroe has turned up evidence of the pioneer past, including lengths of wooden water and sewer “pipes” used in the 1800s.
23-year-old woman dies while hiking at Panther Creek Falls
The 23-year-old victim fell 100 feet to her death on Friday.
Snohomish County man shot in leg by deputy during domestic-violence call
Deputies responding to a 911 calls fired shots at suspect, striking him in the leg.
Sea turtle found dead with beach chair string around neck
FORT MORGAN, Ala. (AP) — An endangered sea turtle has been found dead on an Alabama beach with a beach chair string tangled around its neck. The Fort Morgan Share the Beach conservation group posted a photo on social media Saturday of the Kemp’s Ridley turtle washed ashore turned upside down at t...
Wapato man killed in head-on accident with dump truck
Victim was not wearing a seat belt; Washington State Patrol is investigating.
Kitsap man killed in hit-and-run, deputies searching for suspect
A 61-year-old man identified as Michael D. Keaton was killed Saturday morning by a white car that then fled the area.
Dementia and guns: In Washington state and elsewhere, weapons remain in homes
An analysis found that about 54,000 of the state’s more than 1 million residents 65 and older say they have worsening memory and confusion — and access to weapons.
Power Rankings: Which of AL's three super teams is No. 1?
The Yankees, Red Sox and Astros reached the break looking like 100-plus-win powerhouses, but even among the best, not all are equal.
Making sense of the first Cavalier after LeBron
Whether he wanted to be or not, Collin Sexton is the bridge to the post-LeBron Cavs. Check out what we saw from Day 10 of the Las Vegas Summer League.
NFL Insiders predict: Rookie QB best set up for long-term success
Baker Mayfield was drafted No. 1 overall by Cleveland. Is he the best bet among rookie QBs to have long-term success? Our Insiders make their picks.
The NFL's best under-25 starting lineup: Our picks, runners-up
Which foundational young stars would you want on your team? We polled our NFL insiders to come up with the best players under 25 at every position.
5-on-5: Summer league's best and most surprising rookies
Who were the standouts and disappointments at NBA summer league? Our experts answer the big questions.
Home Run Derby picks, must-see All-Star matchups and more
Our experts predict who will deliver the biggest moments, the mightiest blasts, and bring home some All-Star Week hardware.
Who's ready to bash? Meet the eight Home Run Derby competitors
This year's Home Run Derby field is the youngest in the history of the event, so here's an introduction to the eight sluggers participating on Monday.
The Home Run Derby and the beauty of baseball that doesn't count
The Babe used to barnstorm across America. Willie Mays played stickball in the street. None of it "counted," but like tonight's Derby, it didn't have to.
Michael Irvin: Hall of Fame making 'the right move' by not individually honoring absent Terrell Owens
Former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin believes the Pro Football Hall of Fame is making the right decision by not individually recognizing Terrell Owens at next month's induction ceremony.
Kylian Mbappe to donate entire World Cup earnings to charity
Kylian Mbappe will donate all of his World Cup earnings, of at least £384,000, to a French charity.
mind: Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny
Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true.
Indivior's shares soar 33 percent after U.S. court blocks sale of rival generic
Indivior Plc's shares jumped more than 33 percent on Monday after a U.S. court blocked a rival from selling a cheaper copycat of the British drugmaker's bestselling opioid addiction treatment.
Personal Health: When to Get Your Bone Density Tested
Updated guidelines can help women decide when to have bone density screening but may discourage men.
The Checkup: Writing Prescriptions to Play Outdoors
Advantages for children include being physically active, spending time in nature and getting away from screens. And fun.
Indian state takes a step forward for transgender rights
The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization.
What to ask when your child wants to use social media
After months of asking, you took the plunge, and now your kid has a phone. Inevitably, soon after the smartphone comes social media (insert parental scream). For most parents, social media feels scary when they think about their kids using it. Why is it such a potential pit of despair for parents?
Take a Walk in the Woods. Doctor’s Orders.
“Forest bathing,” or immersing yourself in nature, is being embraced by doctors and others as a way to combat stress and improve health.
Drug to Treat Smallpox Approved by F.D.A., a Move Against Bioterrorism
Though the disease was eradicated decades ago, national security experts fear that stocks of the virus in labs could be released as a bioweapon.
Hot summer leading to 'toxic' algae
Blooms have flourished during the warm spell but they pose a health risk to humans and animals.
William McBride, Who Warned About Thalidomide, Dies at 91
Proclaimed a hero, Dr. McBride was later embroiled in lengthy controversies over faulty research.
Apple gives MacBook Pro keyboard rubber pants
Teardown drills into new design Apple has applied a prophylactic to its butterfly MacBook Pro keyboard, teardown specialist iFixit discovered after taking apart a model from the refreshed line.…
PayPal leads $50M round for PPRO, a profitable cross-border payment specialist
As payments companies continue to look to the long tail of global markets to expand their businesses, a startup that helps them do business in disparate economies is getting a strategic investment from one of payment world leaders. PayPal is leading a $50 million investment into PPRO, a London-ba...
Can Wonder Woman, Aquaman fill the Avengers-size hole at Comic-Con? - CNET
No Marvel, no problem as DC and a raft of other franchises like Transformers and Predator vie for the limelight.
WeWork’s biggest rival in China is on an acquisition spree
WeWork may have combined forces with its fiercest rival in China, Naked Hub, in a recent merger, but its new enemy numero uno in the country is also building up a roster of friends through aggressive M&A. Ucommune may not be spending the kind of cash WeWork China did — it reportedly spent $40...
Undo gets $14M to scale to meet the software accountability challenge
Undo, a long time player in the debugging tools space, offering its program execution capture and replay technology to help others diagnose software failures, has closed a $14 million Series B round led by Cambridge Innovation Capital, the Cambridge, UK-based builder of tech and healthcare compan...
Conor McGregor gets slammed for Instagram post about Putin
Conor McGregor has come under fire after sharing a photo of himself alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin on Instagram. SEE ALSO: Vladimir Putin's lonely World Cup umbrella is ripe for an internet roasting McGregor attended the World Cup final as one of Putin's guests according to the captio...
British politician butt tweets and the responses on Twitter are absolute magic
Another day, another butt tweet posted by a politician. SEE ALSO: The UK's new digital minister hasn't tweeted since 2015 This time, British Home Secretary Sajid Javid had a mild Twitter mishap, which prompted the Twittersphere to fill in the blanks. On 9:09 a.m. on Sunday, Javid tweeted a lone...
Microsoft's TextWorld gives AI a Zork-like challenge
Dungeon generator also excellent at training agents in procrastination How do you train AI agents in language and understanding? Easy – drop them into a Zork-alike dungeon and let then find their own way out.…
Our pick of the best deals on Amazon UK Prime Day
Amazon Prime day is finally here with great deals across the site. We have sifted through the deluge of bargains to highlight those that are the cream of the crop. The deals below are live from noon Monday July 16 until midnight on Tuesday July 17. Make sure you keep an eye out of the lightning d...
WeWork takes meat off the menu as part of environmental policy drive
WeWork, the co-working startup that’s valued at ~$20 billion and has some 200,000 members across 200 locations globally plus nearly 6,000 staff of its own, will no long allow employees to expense meat. It will also no longer serve meat at company events. The policy shift is intended to reduce the...
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