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Seattle: City in Washington, United States
Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate. Seattle is the northernmost large city in the United States.


NFL power rankings: Packers, Chiefs rejoin top five after Week 14 shuffle

Losses by Seattle and Houston created room for movement atop this week's poll of league's best.
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We went to the world's largest Christmas maze. Here are 3 things we loved and 3 we disliked

Enchant Christmas, which touts itself as the largest Christmas light maze in the world, came to Washington, D.C. It's also in Florida and Seattle.
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Videos for Seattle

Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia [Video]Two former Twitter employees accused of spying for Saudi Arabia

Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face U.S. charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment,..

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'To me, it will always be called Columbus Day': Trump [Video]'To me, it will always be called Columbus Day': Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump took a slight dig on Wednesday at individuals and cities who've abandoned Columbus Day and instead opted for Indigenous Peoples' Day, saying to him, 'it will always be..

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Sticky situation: Seattle’s 'gum wall' delights and disgusts in equal measure [Video]Sticky situation: Seattle’s 'gum wall' delights and disgusts in equal measure

Seattle's Pike Place Market attracts throngs of tourists every day but follow a cobbled street down beneath the market and you'll discover something altogether less wholesome...Seattle's infamous 'Gum..

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ICYMI: A look back at Sunday's 60 Minutes

This week on 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl asks YouTube's CEO if the company's doing enough to curb hate speech, Anderson Cooper reports on Seattle's homeless crisis and Scott Pelley visits the mysterious..
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Seattle families live "unsheltered" in tent cities

Some of America's wealthiest cities face a growing homeless crisis. In Seattle, there are housing shortages and rising rents, due in part to the tech boom. An estimated 5,000 people are living..
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Why are so many of Seattle's citizens living on the streets?

Anderson Cooper travels to Seattle to find out what the city's doing to deal with homelessness and why so many people don't have a roof over their heads. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday
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Amazon loses in Seattle, which joins other liberal communities chasing jobs away

San Francisco and Silicon Valley. New York and Amazon. Now Seattle and a 'head tax.' The message to high-paying jobs is not in my backyard: Our view
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'We always believe': Win over 49ers proves Seattle Seahawks' mindset is more than just lip service

The Seattle Seahawks once again rallied for a win, this time over the previously unbeaten 49ers. And this Seattle team is for real, writes Mike Jones.
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Amazon's $1.5 million political gambit backfires in Seattle City Council election

Seattle voters, in a rebuke to heavy corporate campaign spending by Amazon.com, have kept progressives firmly in control of their city council, reviving chances for a tax on big businesses that the..
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Seattle council race stays tight despite Amazon's hefty donations

Seattle's city council race was a toss-up between a pro-business and a progressive council on Tuesday night, despite record election campaign donations from big donors, including tech giant Amazon.com.
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Giant octopus latches onto scuba diver's camera

A scuba diver came face-to-face with a giant Pacific octopus near Seattle when it latched onto the diver's camera and wouldn't let go.
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Why did man steal plane at SeaTac?

Investigators, friends and family are trying to understand why 29-year-old Richard "Beebo" Russell stole a 76-seat plane from SeaTac International Airport in Seattle for a final, fatal flight...
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Take Note: Brandi Carlile

Long a best-kept secret, the favorite musician of the "cool kids" has been preparing for her time in the spotlight her whole life. Tracy Smith talks with Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile..
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The bloodsport of singing karaoke

In this web extra, Joshua Baron, Seattle's "Karaoke Baron," explains to correspondent Nancy Giles how bar fights have broken out among karaoke enthusiasts eager to sing along to Journey's "Don't Stop..
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Brotherly love: Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin's pact

Twins and Seattle Seahawk teammates, the brothers made a pledge as children that has impacted their lives ever since. So what did they promise?
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Amazon’s Cash Complicates Seattle’s Bold Plan to Limit Corporate Influence

Amazon is flexing its financial power in Seattle’s City Council elections, putting an innovative program meant to combat such influence at risk.
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Amazon spends big to remake Seattle's liberal City Council

With seven of the nine council seats up for grabs, business interests are hoping to shift leadership to the center
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Floods receding in western Washington state

The National Weather Service's Seattle office said heavy rains this week had tapered off and most of Western Washington's rivers crested Tuesday and receded below flood stage. Flooding is expected to..
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'Totally avoidable': 3 construction companies fined for deadly Seattle crane collapse

The state of Washington fined three companies involved in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle, determining it was "totally avoidable."
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A Student of Murder

Was the shooting of a Seattle man a random incident of road rage, or was the gunman a self-taught killer intent on finding the perfect moment to kill? Peter Van Sant investigates. | Read story
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Amazon introduces new Alexa Dot speaker with clock

Press event in Seattle unveils new connected speaker and smart home products at Amazon headquarters in "The Spheres."
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Shooting in Seattle leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

The shooting broke out in the city's downtown area around 9:30 p.m. local time
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Barricade collapses at Seattle music festival: 2 dozen injured, 4 hospitalized

A crowd of around 3,000 people at Jai Wolf's Saturday night performance pressed against the barricade, causing it to collapse.
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Sunday's Best: Celebrating 40 Years of CBS Sunday Morning

Jane Pauley hosts a primetime special featuring memorable moments from America's #1 Sunday morning news program, as well as new interviews with fashion designer Ralph Lauren; supermodel Chrissy Teigen..
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Neo-Nazi who wanted all Latinos 'exterminated' arrested for death threats, FBI says

Eric Lin was arrested in Seattle Friday for charges of making threatening communications via Facebook toward one unidentified South Florida woman.
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Seattle woman charged in Capital One breach may have data from other companies

The Seattle software engineer, arrested Monday in connection with the theft of data from Capital One, may have stolen data from other entities.
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Capital One data breach: More than 100 million affected

More than 100 million Capital One credit card customers and applicants across the U.S. and Canada have been affected by a massive data breach. The company said a Seattle woman is under arrest. She is..
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Massive data breach hits Capital One affecting more than 100 million customers

A Seattle woman is accused of stealing tens of millions of Capital One credit card applications in one of the largest data breaches.
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Fernandez scores twice as Timbers outlast rival Sounders 2-1

Brian Fernandez scored his second goal of the match in the 51st minute, moments after Seattle had pulled even, and the Portland Timbers beat the Sounders 2-1 in the first clash of the season between..
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For Seattle’s Last Mobile Home Owners, the Clock Is Ticking

An affordable slice of the urban housing market is vanishing as mobile home parks succumb to development, costing residents both their homes and their communities.
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Protests during Amazon Prime Day

Amazon faced protests on its fifth annual Amazon Prime Day. While the Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals, a demonstration was seen outside a warehouse in..
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Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day

Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.
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Ruidíaz, Shipp score in Seattle's 2-1 win over Atlanta

MLS Capsules
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4.6-magnitude earthquake shakes Seattle area

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck western Washington state just before 3 a.m. Friday. The epicenter was near Monroe but the quake and aftershocks were felt throughout the region. Patranya Bhoolsuwan of..
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Seattle police arrest naked man after 'unprovoked' triple stabbing; 2 hospitalized

Seattle police apprehended a naked 29-year-old man following an 'unprovoked' triple stabbing.
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Seattle police: downtown stabbing was unprovoked

Authorities say three people were stabbed in downtown Seattle and a suspect is in custody. Police said the attack appeared to be unprovoked and random. (July 9)  
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'Not in Seattle!' Joe Biden catches flak for 'gay waiter' comment at campaign fundraiser

Joe Biden said five years ago people would have let someone making "fun of a gay waiter" slide, prompting people to shout "Not in Seattle!" Saturday.
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Gurriel's homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle

Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1
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Fever have travel woes getting home from Seattle

The Indiana Fever had quite an adventure getting back home after finishing off a three-game road trip in Seattle on Sunday
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Alaska is the most dangerous state for women

Alaska is a sprawling state with a population about the size of Seattle, but a staggering 59 percent of adult women in Alaska have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both.
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Mariners win 8-7, hand Orioles 10th straight loss

Kyle Seager, Dylan Moore and Mac Williamson all homered to help Seattle build a big lead, and the Mariners held off Baltimore's comeback in a 10-9 win that handed the Orioles their 10th straight loss
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Santana powers Mariners past Orioles 5-2

Domingo Santana hit his third home run in two days, Wade LeBlanc gave the Mariners a boost on the mound after another rough outing by an opener and Seattle beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2
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As homeless are suffering, risk of hepatitis, typhus and other diseases is growing

The rise in homelessness is creating public health risks across the USA. Los Angeles, Louisville and Seattle have all had Hepatitis A outbreaks.
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