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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan hopes she and the City Council have “turned a corner” on the crises and the political clashes that have characterized this year, Durkan said Tuesday as she signed the city’s 2021 budget into law.

Here's what national media members had to say about the Seahawks' revived defense, DK Metcalf and a very bad beat from Monday night's win over Philadelphia.

Amid the recent coronavirus resurgence, states have begun reopening field hospitals to handle an influx of patients that is pushing health care systems — and their workers — to the breaking point.

Driving and flying are the most popular travel options, but where does taking a train fit into pandemic travel? Is train travel a safer option this holiday? This is what experts say.

With many professional women working remotely, their notions of work wear have transformed, shaking up businesses that have sought to outfit them for the office.

Everyone's been cooking up a storm. Now, with Thanksgiving behind us, take stock of your equipment and determine if you need to do any maintenance. Especially to a chef's best friend: the knife.


An emergency room physician who made pleas for more safety equipment and more urgent measures to protect staff at PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center was fired on Friday.

Registered nurses gathered in Los Angeles to protest the fact that UCLA's athletic department conducted 1,248 tests in a single week while health-care workers at UCLA hospitals were denied testing.

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 )

As part of a package of stories about Seattle's CHAZ, Fox News published digitally altered and misleading photos in what photojournalism experts called a clear violation of ethical standards for news organizations.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy was ordered to immediately begin expanding mail delivery with extra trips and later deliveries after the U.S. Postal Service failed to improve performance less than a week before the election.

NEW: Testing for the novel coronavirus will get a huge boost in the coming weeks as a project funded by Bill Gates and his foundation begins offering home-testing kits that will allow people to swab their noses and send the samples back for analysis.

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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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.