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03/18/2019   Reuters: Life
Britain's largest bronze sculpture - a giant figure of a crouching woman - glided into its new home in the coastal city of Plymouth on Monday, bolted onto the back of a sea barge.
03/18/2019   Seattle Times Living

This week will start out with clear skies, more record-breaking temperatures and a super full moon, so it could be a stellar week for sky-gazing evenings in the Puget Sound region.
03/18/2019   Seattle Times Living

Benedict Valenti's wife's luggage is lost — and then found — by Iberia Airlines. In the interim, she buys $495 worth of clothing and toiletries. Why is the airline balking at reimbursing her?
03/18/2019   Seattle Times Living

Traveling with a pet? You might get charged extra after your stay. Here's why — and how to cope.
03/18/2019   Seattle Times Living

Readers rant about careless family, rave about repaired sidewalk
03/18/2019   Seattle Times Living

Should she keep pushing for some adult-centric fun, e.g. wine tasting? Let them go on vacation without her?
03/18/2019   Reuters: Life
Superfan Naotoshi Yamada, famous in Japan for having been to every Summer Games since 1964, has died aged 92 with an unfulfilled dream of watching the Olympics when it returns to Tokyo next year.
03/18/2019   Reuters: Life
On the first leg of his Caribbean tour, Britain's Prince Charles touted a "vital blue economy," built on sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, as part of the solution to climate...
03/17/2019   Seattle Times Living

Readers rave about daffodils, bus drivers, Roxy the dog, coffee-shop music; rant about drivers not following rules, kid playing on escalator, no babies allowed
03/17/2019   Seattle Times Living

Does this former patient have an obligation to file a complaint? No, says Carolyn Hax, but doing so could be therapeutic.
03/16/2019   Seattle Times Living

Need a sunny escape but don't want to break the bank? If you're willing to get creative, Oahu can be a wallet-friendly destination with plenty of beach-walking, good eating and handy public transit.
03/16/2019   Seattle Times Living

Readers rant about Good to Go billing, rave about help after fall
03/16/2019   Seattle Times Living

The need to control is really just a failure to trust. A failure to trust is really just a triumph of fear. So ask yourself why you’re so scared.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Meet some of the characters at Emerald City Comic Con.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Nicole Russeff has been named Honorary Grand Marshal of Seattle's St. Patrick's Day Parade — the first with Down syndrome in the parade's 48-year-history.
03/15/2019   Reuters: Life
From Brexit-inspired art to newspaper front pages leading up to Britain's 2016 referendum on European Union membership, a new London exhibition takes a look at the vote that has divided the nation...
03/15/2019   Reuters: Life
Some artists draw with their left hand and some with their right, but Dutch artist Rajacenna van Dam manages photo-like accuracy drawing with both simultaneously.
03/15/2019   Reuters: Life
A polar bear cub took its first hesitant steps outside its enclosure at the Tierpark Berlin zoo on Friday, stumbling awkwardly into a rock-lined pool under the watchful gaze of her mother,...
03/15/2019   Reuters: Life
Exposing cheese to round-the-clock music could give it more flavor and hip hop might be better than Mozart, Swiss researchers said on Thursday.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

It's finally about to feel like spring around here.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Less may be more: A new review studying the effects of exercise on fat loss suggests that people can benefit from moderate training and interval workouts of all types. And those quickie exercises? They often burned more fat.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Members of the Classic Card Games group find all sorts of modern-day benefits in old-school games.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

There were 2 architects involved in this sparkling design — including one of the homeowners.
03/15/2019   Reuters: Life
(This March 14 story corrects Frogmore House details in last paragraph)
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Edouardo Jordan said as recently as this past spring that he wouldn't be opening another restaurant anytime soon, but he couldn’t resist adding his new Lucinda — which serves what might be the world’s best brownie.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Whether wearing a voluminous blue Valentino dress or a neutral-toned Rodarte gown, Brie Larson looked marvelous.
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Readers rant about rude drivers, rave about free Irish CD
03/15/2019   Seattle Times Living

Carolyn Hax advises: Don’t cheat on the “most amazing person” you’ve ever met.
03/15/2019   Reuters: Life
Damkerng Mungthanya is a 26-year-old Thai who wakes up at 5 each morning for his mother to walk him to a train station for the commute into downtown Bangkok, where a student accompanies him to the...
03/14/2019   Reuters: Life
The first major exhibition in more than a century of Spanish impressionist painter Joaquín Sorolla opens in London on Wednesday attended by Queen Letizia of Spain and Britain's Prince Charles.
03/13/2019   Reuters: Life
(This March 12 story corects Caracas's overall ranking to 202nd from 222nd. It came 222nd in a separate personal safety ranking)
03/13/2019   Reuters: Life
Dana Mroueh's chocolate factory is a rarity for Ivory Coast and not only because the world's top cocoa grower produces precious little finished chocolate.
03/12/2019   Reuters: Life
Miri, a three-legged donkey, Gary, a sheep with leg braces, and Omer, a blind goat, munch on some hay at Israel's only animal rescue and educational sanctuary.
03/11/2019   Reuters: Life
Entrepreneur Mariam Shaar's idea of using Palestinians' national cuisine to provide hope and opportunity for refugee women has succeeded beyond her wildest dreams.
03/11/2019   Reuters: Life
A mischievous toy dog known affectionately as 'Dylan the Villain' won the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England, on Sunday.
03/11/2019   Reuters: Life
For most people, going to watch the Olympics is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity but for 92-year-old superfan Naotoshi Yamada it has become a quadrennial ritual over the last five and a half decades.
03/11/2019   Reuters: Life
Great-grandmother Setsuko Takamizawa is determined to prove that it is never too late to learn as she bids to conquer the English language before the Tokyo Olympics, having been prevented from...
03/11/2019   Reuters: Life
The Duchess of Sussex, former U.S. actress Meghan Markle, is due to give birth this Spring to her first child with husband Prince Harry, 34, Queen Elizabeth's grandson.
03/09/2019   Reuters: Life
Barbie, the fashion doll famous around the world, celebrates her 60th anniversary on Saturday with new collections honoring real-life role models and careers in which women remain under-represented.
03/08/2019   Reuters: Life
Meghan Markle said on Friday she hoped the baby she is expecting this spring with Britain's Prince Harry will follow in her feminist footsteps.