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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.


Amazon opens Seattle grocery store, expanding grab-and-go cashless shopping. Is Whole Foods next?

Amazon's new Go Grocery store in Seattle will be more than four times larger than typical Go store and offer what you'd see at your local market.
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For China’s Overwhelmed Doctors, an Understanding Voice Across the Ocean

Erjing Cui, a Seattle psychotherapist, volunteers for Yong Xin Kang Yi, a crisis line for medical workers fighting the coronavirus epidemic.
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Videos for Seattle

Amazon Opens a Full-Size, Cashier-less Grocery Store [Video]Amazon Opens a Full-Size, Cashier-less Grocery Store

Known as Amazon Go Grocery, the flagship store opened on Tuesday in the Seattle neighborhood of Capital Hill.

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Amazon launches cashier-less supermarket [Video]Amazon launches cashier-less supermarket

Amazon.com is opening Amazon Go Grocery in Seattle Tuesday, a cashier-less store that's four times larger than its first cashier-free store, Amazon Go. Fred Katayama reports.

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Google Manager Arrested For Murder Of Wife Who Worked For Microsoft [Video]Google Manager Arrested For Murder Of Wife Who Worked For Microsoft

Google product manager Sonam Saxena has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of his wife. According to Business Insider, Smitri Saxena was a Microsoft business program manager. She was..

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Dog rides on bus by herself [Video]Dog rides on bus by herself

Eclipse rides on the bus to a dog park in Seattle and back every day.

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Bieber's New Album: Valentine's Day [Video]Bieber's New Album: Valentine's Day

After more than four years of waiting for new music, Bieber's fifth studio album "Changes" is set to be released on February 14. That same day tickets for his new US tour go on sale to the general..

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Seattle Introduces Smartphone Voting System [Video]Seattle Introduces Smartphone Voting System

Over 1.2 million residents in Seattle's King County will be able to vote via their smartphones.

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Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments [Video]Bezos' Lavish Properties: Seattle Estate And NYC Apartments

David Ryder/Getty Images Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, has amassed a massive real-estate portfolio across the US. Last year, he dropped about $80 million for three adjacent New York City..

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China's novel coronavirus claims first victim in U.S. [Video]China's novel coronavirus claims first victim in U.S.

A new virus from the Chinese city of Wuhan has made 440 people sick, at least nine of whom have died, as of Wednesday.

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U.S. officials confirm first U.S. case of China coronavirus [Video]U.S. officials confirm first U.S. case of China coronavirus

A traveler from China has been diagnosed in Seattle with the Wuhan coronavirus, a spokesman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday. Zachary Goelman reports.

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Police 'Investigation' Technique May Have Triggered Man's Suicide [Video]Police 'Investigation' Technique May Have Triggered Man's Suicide

A Seattle police officer apparently used a ruse "for fun" to track down a hit-and-run suspect. And according to Newser, the effort seems to have seriously backfired. Two officers approached a West..

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U.S. company to open first ever human composting facility in 2021 [Video]U.S. company to open first ever human composting facility in 2021

US-based company Recompose will start the first ever funeral service that turns human bodies into compost soil next year.

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Warren congratulates Sanders on NV, hits Bloomberg

Speaking to a crowd of thousands in Seattle, Elizabeth Warren congratulated Bernie Sanders on his victory in Nevada's caucuses and thanked the state for keeping her in the game. She also took on her..
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Sex and taxes: A Seattle tax preparer is intimate with both

Two things in life are certain for Lori St. Kitts: sex and taxes.
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Justice Dept. Sues Over Sanctuary Laws in California, N.J. and Seattle

The suits were an escalation of the Trump administration’s fight against laws that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
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Doctor, nurses describe treating coronavirus patient

The Providence Regional Medical Center Everett north of Seattle treated the man believed to be the first person in the U.S. to contact the coronavirus. A doctor and two nurses spoke to the Associated..
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One man arrested, two more sought in deadly Seattle rush-hour shootout

One man was arrested on Thursday and two more were being sought as suspects in a gunfight that erupted the evening before on a busy street in downtown Seattle, leaving one woman dead and six other..
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Manhunt continues in deadly Seattle shooting

Police are searching for two suspects in a downtown Seattle shooting that left one woman dead and several others wounded Wednesday night. (Jan. 23)  
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Seattle shooting leaves one dead, several injured, police say

Two men are suspects in a shooting that killed one person and injured several others in downtown Seattle on Wednesday.  
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Seattle police search for 2 'armed and dangerous' suspects in McDonald's shooting

Two men are suspects in a shooting that killed one person and injured several others in downtown Seattle on Wednesday.
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AP Top Stories January 23 A

Here's the latest for Thursday January 23rd: More coronavirus cases in China; 3 US firefighters die in Australia plane crash; Democrats complete first day of impeachment trial arguments; 1 dead, 7..
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1 dead, 7 wounded in downtown Seattle shooting

Multiple people opened fire outside a McDonald's in the busiest part of downtown Seattle during the evening commute Wednesday, killing one person and wounding seven others, police said. Authorities are..
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One dead in Seattle shooting, five wounded

At least one person was killed and five others wounded in a shooting during the evening rush-hour at a Seattle shopping district on Thursday and the suspects remained at large, police said.
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A suburban Seattle man remains the only known US resident with a mysterious new virus

County and federal health officials are monitoring 16 people who came in close contact with a Snohomish County man with a new respiratory virus.
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Shooting in downtown Seattle leaves one dead, five wounded

At least one person was killed and five wounded in a shooting on Thursday in downtown Seattle, city police said on Twitter, adding they were searching for suspects.
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At least 1 dead, 5 injured in downtown Seattle shooting; police seek lone suspect

At least one person has died and five others injured after a shooting in downtown Seattle on Wednesday night.
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Seattle police say investigating shooting with 'multiple victims'

Seattle police said on Thursday they were investigating a shooting with "multiple victims" in a downtown neighborhood and a suspect at large.
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U.S. officials confirm first U.S. case of China coronavirus

A traveler from China has been diagnosed in Seattle with the Wuhan coronavirus, a spokesman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Tuesday.
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Washington state storms cut mountain town power

Rural mountain communities outside Seattle that have been without power for days and cut off from the outside world by a series of winter storms. The storms dumped several feet of unusual snow in..
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Seattle passes campaign finance curbs on 'foreign-influenced' firms

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve campaign finance legislation banning political donations in local elections from companies with at least 5% foreign ownership.
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As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday legislation banning political..
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After a Measles Scare, Seattle Cracks Down on Vaccine Compliance

At a time when states and school districts are trying to increase vaccination rates, an aggressive strategy in Seattle appears to be paying off.
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49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo fined $7,017 for throwing ball into stands after Week 17 win over Seahawks

San Francisco QB Jimmy Garoppolo celebrated a Week 17 victory over Seattle by throwing the ball into the stands. It may cost him more than $7,000.
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'Beast Mode' is back in Seattle: Injury-depleted Seahawks sign Marshawn Lynch

"Beast Mode" is back in Seattle, as the Seahawks have turned to Marshawn Lynch to provide reinforcement for their injury-depleted backfield.
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Van crashes into Seattle store, injuring 11

A van apparently being used as a getaway vehicle crashed into a crowded store outside of Seattle, injuring 11 people, including a 2-year-old child, police said. (Dec. 17)  
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NFL power rankings: Seahawks return to top five after reclaiming No. 1 seed in Week 15

Seattle pushes back near top after reclaiming NFC's No. 1 seed, while scalding Buccaneers cope with geographic misfortune.
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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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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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