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41 min ago | KOMO News

Accused SPU gunman's journal: 'I'll see you in Hell'

A newly-released journal sheds new light onto the violent fantasies of accused Seattle Pacific University gunman Aaron Ybarra.


Related Topix: Pacific University, Seattle Pacific University, King County, WA, Washington State University, Seattle University

41 min ago |

23-year-old planning studies at UW trapped in Gaza

Twenty-three-year-old Laila Abudahi plans to study electrical engineering at University of Washington if the violence in Gaza ever ends.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

41 min ago | The News Tribune

Northern portion of Prairie Line trail takes shape

Planners designing the northernmost section of the Prairie Line Trail through downtown Tacoma have run into some unexpected problems but city officials say they still expect the section to be complete by next summer.


Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Wilkeson, WA, University of Washington Tacoma

2 hrs ago | Deseret News

11 cartoon characters who buck stereotypes

If you're a parent, you're probably watching cartoons with your kid. And if you're a kid, you're probably seeing what antics Spongebob is getting into this week - though that may not exactly be healthy for you, research has found .


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Animated TV, Entertainment

4 hrs ago |

Searchers: Last body found after deadly landslide

Searchers on Tuesday pulled what they believe was the last missing body from debris left by a landslide in Washington state that researchers said was likely triggered by heavy rainfall.


Related Topix: Landslide, Weather, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Mudflow, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | Nerve News

Study reports worldwide drop in HIV cases

Sydney, July 22 The number of people with HIV has dropped by 18.7 percent since 2012, according to a report made public at the 20th International AIDS Conference being held in Melbourne.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine, Malaria, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

HIV infections in children under five down by over three quarters

A study has found that child-focused interventions have significantly reduced HIV-infection rates in children under the age of five.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

17 hrs ago | Asia News Network

HIV/Aids mortality rate rising by 11% annually in Pakistan

Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome is claiming more lives in Pakistan than ever, says a first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries released on Monday.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

San Juan Islander

Weather expert and radio personality Cliff Mass at Mullis Center July 22

Cliff Mass, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington will speak at the Mullis Center at 6:30 pm.


Related Topix: Friday Harbor, WA, Global Warming

Infection Control Today

Potential New Flu Drugs Target Immune Response, Not Virus

The seriousness of disease often results from the strength of immune response, rather than with the virus, itself.


Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-George Schram.


Related Topix: Symphony, Jazz, Kenny G, Irvine, CA

Highline Times

Long Phan: From White Center to the White House

By Ann Kendall His parents told him, "You're going to have to work hard the rest of your life, so you may as well enjoy it."


Related Topix: White Center, WA

Volume 60, Issue 42: July 25, 2014

More than 43,500 staff and faculty members weighed in for this year's survey about what makes certain institutions great places to work.


Related Topix: University of Chicago, Princeton University

Northwest Asian Weekly

Jamie Lee joins as IDEA program manager

Lee is a graduate of the University of Washington and has worked for almost ten years with the homeless youth, community members, and neighborhood groups in the University District as well as volunteering at a number of organizations in the International District.



School Winners

Kamiak grad National Merit Scholar: Ryan Vogt, a recent graduate of Kamiak High School, has received a National Merit University of Minnesota Scholarship.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Mill Creek, WA, University of Washington Bothell, Bothell, WA, Edmonds, WA, University of Idaho

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Houston Chronicle

Rice scientist part of study to map Mount St. Helens' depths

Mount St. Helens erupted on July 22, 1980. Now, geophysicists are planning to use explosions to map the volcano's interior.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Rice University, Oregon State University, University of Texas at El Paso, Earthquake

UW Dawg Pound

3 Star ATH Jordan Miller Becomes UW's First 2015 Defensive Commit

The Huskies got their first defensive commitment for the 2015 class in Jordan Miller, a 6'1" 175 pounder out of Oceanside California.


Related Topix: Oceanside, CA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA

Jerusalem Post

Fighting academic boycott efforts, one delegation at a time

Recent visit to Israel by seven American law school deans may help with public relations once Operation Protective Edge is over.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Concord Monitor

Study: Babies exercise language areas of brain before speaking

Babies start with simple vowel sounds - ooh's and aah's. A mere months later, the cooing turns into babbling - "bababa" - showing off a newfound grasp of consonants.


Bellingham Herald

'Echoes of War' serial delves into Bellingham's connection to Civil War mystery

Janet Oakley of Bellingham wrote the first chaper of "Echoes of War: Mystery of the missing Confederate treasure in Whatcom County."


Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Whatcom County, WA, Lynden, WA, Western Washington University