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The Case For Teaching Students Emotional Skills, Not Just Academic Ones

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.12.2015 | Media

The Seattle Times: Bellevue schools teach emotional smarts to help boost academic success Elementary school teachers in Bellevue, Washington are fi...

How Much Can a Roomie Really Save You on Rent?

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 04.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Not convinced? Let's talk numbers. Here's a look at the median rental rate by city and how adding a person or two to your lease can impact your budget for the better.

Seattle Times 'Outraged' Over FBI's Fake Story To Catch Bomb-Threat Suspect

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.29.2014 | Media

The Seattle Times expressed outrage Monday night after a report revealed that the FBI had created a fake news story mimicking the paper to catch the s...

University's Planner Features Lovely Photo -- Of The Wrong School

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.28.2014 | College

Ah, the allure of back-to-school season: the promise of new friends, the return of sweater-weather, crisp new notebooks and a planner, to help you org...

N.C. Judge Hears Arguments Today on Architectural Style

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.25.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Arguments over the style of a North Carolina architect's home - the focus of a recent media firestorm - are being heard today by a judge in Wake Count...

Talks on Liberalizing Services: Disaster in the Making

Louis Belanger | Posted 06.27.2014 | World
Louis Belanger

Incredibly, in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, it is clear that the TISA seeks to further deregulate financial markets and to make matters worst, with such high stakes for people and our planet, talks are being held behind closed doors.

The Oso Mudslide: Why Do We Live in Harm's Way?

David Ropeik | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
David Ropeik

Not everyone who lives in areas at risk for potentially deadly natural events does so voluntarily, of course. But many do, and they all use a variety of subconscious cognitive tools that allow them the choice of living in a place they like, but which could kill them.

A Gem of an Ad: Tiffany's Applauds EPA for Action on Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 05.06.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA has done the right thing in intervening to stop the Pebble Mine, and NRDC and its members are committed to continuing our efforts to that end -- however long it takes to achieve it.

The Seattle Times Had A Crazy Day

AP | Posted 04.06.2014 | Media

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Times printed 106,000 extra copies of Monday's paper after the Seahawks won the Super Bowl, and even that wasn't enough. ...

Why I'm Writing My Own Obituary

Joan Gage | Posted 10.23.2013 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I've added Laura's obituary to my file of inspiration for the day when I sit down to write my own obituary -- a task I have to stop putting off.

Jeff Bezos and the Washington Post

William Dietrich | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
William Dietrich

Information, after all, is an infinite as book titles. If Bezos can make its navigation easy, people will come. But can he afford the labor to tap it from meager newspaper revenues? We'll see.

Seattle Author's Powerful Self-Written Obituary Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.07.2013 | Fifty

Seattle-based author and editor Jane Catherine Lotter had many accomplishments in her life -- notably, a weekly humor column called "Jane Explains" an...

Are Our Political Leaders Losing the Narrative?

Zach Friend | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Zach Friend

One of the most powerful predictors of success in politics and public policy is the strength of the narrative. Yet, time and time again, political lea...

Seattle Times To Install Paywall

Poynter. | Posted 02.25.2013 | Media

The Seattle Times will begin a digital-subscription plan in March, Times Executive Editor David Boardman told readers in a column Sunday. The plan res...

Seattle Reporters Protest Their Company's Startling Political Ad

AP | MANUEL VALDES | Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

SEATTLE -- More than 100 reporters, photographers, designers and other staffers signed a letter protesting The Seattle Times Co.'s decision to support...

Paper Wins Major Award

AP | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Times' investigation of the state of Washington's practice of steering people to methadone to reduce its Medicaid costs ...

Lucas Kavner

Can 'The Smurfs' Maintain Its Zero Percent On Rotten Tomatoes? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

If any childhood television property needed to be remade and funneled into beautiful 3D, it was definitely "The Smurfs." Most of us, in our spare ...

The Double Life Of A University Of Washington Lecturer

Seattle Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A month ago, when professor Ali Tarhouni told his microeconomics class at the University of Washington that he had a death sentence on his head in his...

What U.S. City Has the Worst Sports Teams?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

While debate over sports often centers around which team is supreme in its sport, there's also simultaneously an ongoing discussion over which city provokes the most misery and suffering for its fans.

Is Immigration Reform the New Civil Rights Movement?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

many social movements of the last few decades have attempted to appropriate this term as their own. Among the latest to claim the power of the civil rights movement are those who advocate for immigration reform.

Divisional Round Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

This weekend of the NFL playoffs saw both conference favorites -- Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots -- get knocked off, following a Wild Card week that had its own share of surprises.

Hope and Progress in the Developing World, Despite Daunting Challenges

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

Who better to consult -- and to equip with the tools to help out -- in the global effort to combat hunger than the youth, women and farmers who will most benefit from it?

Wrongful Fatalities, Failed Worker Protections

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

When an explosion occurs at a refinery or mine that has been repeatedly fined for heath and safety violations, one question that ought to be asked is just how unexpected was the event.

Lucia Graves

Dave Reichert Needs To 'Rebuild His Credibility,' Hometown Paper Says | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dave Reichert's hometown paper, which endorsed him in previous elections, has called him out for apparently telling his audience what he thinks they w...

Seattle Times Receives Suspicious Envelopes Two Days In A Row

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

SEATTLE — For the second day in a row, a hazardous materials team has gone to The Seattle Times after a suspicious envelope was found. Seattle ...