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10/22/2018   Reuters: Life
A pick-your-own pumpkin patch boasting over 70 varieties in Kent, southeast England, is getting British families into the Halloween spirit.
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

James Beard award-winning chef Edouardo Jordan's third restaurant will be located next to JuneBaby and will feature grain-centric meals and spirits.
10/22/2018   Reuters: Life
The Museum of the Bible in Washington on Monday said five of its artifacts thought to be part of the Dead Sea Scrolls were fake and would not be displayed anymore.
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of groping a female passenger while on a flight Sunday from Houston to Albuquerque and later telling authorities that the president of the United States says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts. Bruce Michael Alexander, 49, of Tampa made his initial appearance in […]
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A Hawaiian Airlines flight from San Diego to Maui diverted to Oakland, California, due to an engine problem and landed safely. Airline spokesman Alex DaSilva says Flight HA37 departed San Diego International Airport at 8:25 a.m. Monday en route to Kahului Airport when a cockpit light indicated a possible issue with […]
10/22/2018   Reuters: Life
Gregory Baron, 24, and Ben Nelson, 27, on Monday were eagerly purchasing $2 tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot in hopes of winning the record-setting $1.6 billion prize and becoming among the...
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

Some Chinese pet owners don’t trust local pet food and will taste it themselves before serving it. They now have fewer choices, as China takes aim at U.S. products.
10/22/2018   Reuters: Life
U.S. actress Amber Heard, a star of the upcoming "Aquaman" superhero movie and a U.N. human rights champion, said on Monday her childhood in Texas near the Mexican border helped spark her activism.
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In 1964, the first public memorial to the Holocaust in the United States was unveiled in a solemn ceremony in Philadelphia. The bronze-on-black granite sculpture called “Six Million Jewish Martyrs” was the work of artist Nathan Rapoport, who fled his native Poland when the Nazis invaded Warsaw. It was commissioned by a […]
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after falling aboard a cruise ship traveling from Florida to the Bahamas. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman John Lally says the man fell Friday evening aboard the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line’s Grand Classica. The 1,680-passenger ship was sailing from the Port of Palm Beach […]
10/22/2018   Reuters: Life
Hundreds of students at a university in Scotland put down their books and took part in a mass foam fight on Monday, a tradition to welcome the new intake.
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

It’s no secret that personal space on airplanes is at a premium. Here's how to make the most of it — and, yes, we'll settle the "Who gets both armrests?" debate once and for all.
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

The diet eliminates a lot of foods as it leads to fat-burning through fasting and staying relatively low-carb.
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

Readers rant about being wrongly blamed for dog, rave about the Sounders
10/22/2018   Seattle Times Living

It helps to stop thinking of him as the one who got away. Realize instead that he’s the one who didn’t fit.
10/21/2018   Reuters: Life
The pregnant wife of Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand...
10/21/2018   Seattle Times Living

Hundreds of people dressed their pets and gathered in Volunteer Park on Sunday for food trucks, vendors and prizes.
10/21/2018   Reuters: Life
The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after Friday's drawing produced no winner of the grand prize, officials said.
10/21/2018   Seattle Times Living

LONDON (AP) — Ryanair has faced criticism after a video posted online apparently showed the airline’s crew failing to take action to remove a passenger who launched a racist tirade against a fellow traveler. The video, uploaded to social media by Briton David Lawrence, showed a man hurling racist insults at an elderly black woman […]
10/21/2018   Seattle Times Living

The actor, on the red carpet at the London Film Festival last weekend, wore an Alexander McQueen suit that appears to have wandered through a flower show.
10/21/2018   Seattle Times Living

Readers rave about fall beauty, food-bank donations, rowers, help after fall, generosity to stranger; rant about talking on buses, not using bike lanes, red-light runners, political ads
10/21/2018   Seattle Times Living

Mom needs to tell her son that his dad may not be his biological father.
10/20/2018   Seattle Times Living

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The rough-looking young men brought clubs and brass knuckles to the Pechersk Monastery in Kiev , one of Orthodox Christianity’s most important pilgrimage sites, apparently seeking to disrupt worship. Police spread-eagled them against a wall decorated in faded centuries-old frescos of solemn saints, then hauled them away. On the other side […]
10/20/2018   Seattle Times Living

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Hundreds of history buffs have re-enacted the 19th-century Battle of Leipzig, which saw the defeat of Napoleon I’s army by combined forces from Prussia, Austria, Russia and Sweden. Enthusiasts from across Europe, dressed in period costumes, fired muskets and cannons at each other Saturday as spectators looked on near Germany’s eastern […]
10/20/2018   Seattle Times Living

Readers rant about drivers on shoulders of Aurora Avenue, rave about King County Water Taxi
10/20/2018   Seattle Times Living

Want to make a complex, fragrant biryani in under half an hour on a weeknight? The Instant Pot, which is gaining a huge audience among Indian home cooks, might be your answer.
10/20/2018   Seattle Times Living

A borderline extrovert wants to host a social event that won’t be too stressful for significant other.
10/19/2018   Reuters: Life
The drawing for the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history, a cool $1 billion, was held on Friday as lotto fever gripped the U.S.
10/19/2018   Reuters: Life
More than 130 years after construction first began, Barcelona's towering Sagrada Familia cathedral is finally to get a building permit, the city council and the monument's official blog said.
10/19/2018   Reuters: Life
Britain's Prince Harry climbed Australia's Harbour Bridge on Friday, accompanied by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, during a royal tour that broke with the staid routine of such events to involve the...
10/18/2018   Reuters: Life
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, arrived with the gift of much-needed rain and cheer on Wednesday for the rural Australian city of Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged...
10/18/2018   Reuters: Life
A gargantuan touring book sale that touts itself as the world's largest is making its first stop in the Middle East, filling a huge hangar in Dubai with stacks of 3 million discounted books, open...
10/17/2018   Reuters: Life
An Austrian computer repairman has amassed what he believes could be the world's biggest collection of old Apple computers, but it might all soon be destroyed unless someone can take it off his hands.
10/17/2018   Reuters: Life
Egypt has resumed the restoration of Cairo's monumental 13th century al-Zahir Baybars mosque, a sign that vital cultural work is finally getting back under way after seven years of political turmoil.
10/17/2018   Reuters: Life
Twice a week refugees from Sudan and South Sudan gather in a church courtyard in Cairo to play basketball, unfazed by political differences at home.
10/16/2018   Reuters: Life
"Milkman" by writer Anna Burns scooped the 2018 Man Booker Prize on Tuesday, with the Northern Irish writer winning the literary award for her third full-length novel.
10/16/2018   Reuters: Life
Shinta Ratri, the matron of an Indonesian Islamic boarding school, corrects the pronunciation of a group of fellow Muslims as they chant the phrase "only one God" in Arabic and prepare to pray...
10/16/2018   Reuters: Life
The Prague Zoo showcased five newly-born earless monitor lizards on Tuesday as part of a European breeding program aimed at boosting numbers of the nocturnal reptiles rarely observed in the wild.
10/16/2018   Reuters: Life
Pippa Middleton, younger sister of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to her first child, a boy.
10/16/2018   Reuters: Life
Crowds thronged the Sydney Opera House and the shores of the city's sparkling harbor on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, on their first public appearance in Australia...