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McDonald’s has won a huge victory in a legal battle over whether it should share responsibility for alleged labor violations in its franchisees’ restaurants.

Marshawn Lynch paid an official visit to the Seahawks, but it’s not what you think.

The director of King County’s coordinating agency for homelessness was placed on paid leave this week after an unexpected performance occurred at the agency’s annual conference, which the director organized.

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Electric foot scooters could soon come to Seattle streets. Riders would be required to wear helmets and prevented from riding on sidewalks.

Wild Ginger has long been an institution in Seattle's dining scene, but after 30 years, how does it hold up? Read@BJeanClement 's full review here.

A Renton Police sergeant shot and killed a man Thursday afternoon, after he said the man committed a liquor violation and pulled out what appeared to be a shotgun when the sergeant approached, according to the department.

President Trump has reportedly signed off on a swap of U.S. tariff reductions in return for China spending $50 billion on U.S. farm goods, tightening its intellectual property protections and opening its financial services markets.

Seattle’s Leschi Elementary School will be closed on Friday after more than 100 students and staff reported they had norovirus, a stomach virus that causes nausea, diarrhea and vomiting.

Qantas picks the Airbus A350-100 over the Boeing 777X as its future ultra-long-range aircraft. (Via @dominicgates )

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson say they want to make mass shootings less likely in the state by banning the sale of high-capacity gun magazines and so-called assault weapons.

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Billionaire Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has donated $100,000 to a group aiming to keep Republicans in control of the U.S. House of Representatives. (via )

K-Pop group Pentagon performed in Seattle for the first time last night, bringing together fans from all over the Pacific Northwest. (📸 : @ErikaJSchultz  and @AndyBaoPhoto ) Full story from @amyewong  here:

94 percent of the 148 women interviewed, all of whom identified as American Indian or Alaska Native, reported they had been raped or were coerced into sex at least once in their lives.

What makes a great Mother's Day gift? For @amyewong , it was bonding with her mom over their love of BTS. 💜 @BTS_twt 

A newly released autopsy report shows Charleena Lyles was shot seven times by police and was pregnant when she died.

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Peek inside Starbucks' new 30,000-square-foot Reserve Roastery in Shanghai.

Survey reveals high rates of sexual assault among Native American women, many of them homeless ( reports):

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BREAKING: There are reports of an active shooter on Central Washington University’s campus in Ellensburg, according to university police. Updates to come. (Via )

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