Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Most unvaccinated adults don't want the shot; Pfizer vaccine OK'd for teens; bodies buried in India's Ganges River: Live COVID-19 updates

Vaccine hesitancy has become the predominant mindset of Americans who have not yet been inoculated, making the drive for herd immunity ever more elusive.Just...

Biden announces Uber, Lyft partnership providing free rides to COVID-19 vaccination sites through July 4

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden announced a partnership with ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to offer free rides to vaccination sites to help meet his target of 70%...

So long, free Vegas hotel parking? MGM Resorts to resume parking fees in June

It's time to bid farewell to another pandemic travel perk as vacationers return.MGM Resorts, the giant Las Vegas casino hotel chain that operates Bellagio, New York-New York,...

What you need to know about the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, gas prices, shortages

Like a clot that cuts off blood flow to the body, a cyberattack on a key artery in the nation's energy infrastructure has temporarily disrupted...

Technology

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The Roaring '20s Post-Pandemic Summer Terrifies Me

If quarantine quashed my social anxiety, looming reemergence is sending it into overdrive. Coping means taking pressure off ourselves and everyone else.The Roaring Twenties...

How Audio Pros ‘Upmix’ Vintage Tracks and Give Them New Life

Experts are using AI to pick apart classic recordings from the 50s and 60s, isolate the instruments, and stitch them back together in crisp,...

The Brain ‘Rotates’ Memories to Save Them From New Sensations

Some groups of neurons process sensory data and memories at the same time. New work shows how the brain pivots those representations to prevent...

What Dust From Space Tells Us About Ourselves

Micrometeorites fill every corner of our planet. Matthew Genge is using these shards of interplanetary space to understand Earth and its place in the...

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Latest News

Obamacare sign-ups top 1 million during special enrollment period for COVID-19

WASHINGTON – More than 1 million Americans signed up for health insurance during the ongoing special enrollment period for HealthCare.gov, the Biden administration announced Tuesday.That's on...

US gas prices could rise as Colonial Pipeline remains closed after ransomware attack

The federal government is stepping in to aid the operator of a major U.S. pipeline system that shut down Friday after a ransomware attack...

Three college students suspended, lose $16,000 in tuition after attending party unmasked

Three University of Massachusetts Amherst students were suspended after a photo of the trio was posted online showing them attending an off-campus party unmasked and breaking the...

Trillions of brood X cicadas move closer to emergence as soil temperatures rise

Brood X, otherwise known as the great cicada hatching of 2021, is drawing closer as soil temperatures in some parts of America move closer...

Forest the size of France regrown worldwide over 20 years, study finds

An area of forest the size of France has regrown around the world over the past 20 years, showing that regeneration in some places...

'The monster no one sees coming': VA hospital serial killer sentenced to life in prison for murdering seven veterans

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A former nursing assistant who confessed to murdering seven elderly patients at a local VA hospital and attempting to murder an eighth will spend...
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Entertainment

Elon Musk Brings Ratings Lift to ‘Saturday Night Live’

Elon Musk’s turn as “Saturday Night Live” host brought the NBC late-night mainstay its third-highest ratings of the season....

Here Are All the Winners From the 2021 Oscars

Best PictureThe FatherJudas and the Black MessiahMankMinariNomadland -- WINNERPromising Young WomanSound of MetalThe Trial of the Chicago 7Best DirectorThomas...

Ariana Grande Encourages Ending Stigma Surrounding Mental Health: ‘The Work Is So Hard’

Grande, whose "Save Your Tears" remix with The Weeknd just hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, has...

A ‘Vax Live’ Photo Gallery: Jennifer Lopez, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, H.E.R., Prince Harry, Chrissy Teigen and More

Global Citizen’s “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World” airs Saturday night at 8 p.m. on CBS, ABC,...

Facebook Files to Dismiss Antitrust Lawsuits, Claiming Its Acquisitions Have Been ‘Good’ for Users, Advertisers and Competition

Facebook, the world’s biggest social media company, filed motions Wednesday to dismiss antitrust lawsuits brought by the Federal Trade...
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Culture

Death by chocolate: Kennel Club in Easter warning to dog owners

From chocolate eggs to hot cross buns and simnel cake, for many Easter is a time for sweet treats. But experts have warned they...

The gift of a heron provoked which war? The Weekend quiz

The questions1 Which conflict was provoked by the gift of a heron at a banquet?2 What 1983 release is the bestselling 12-inch single ever?3...

Rachel Roddy's recipe for apple and olive oil cake

There are eight olive trees in the park opposite my son’s school. Five are barely two metres high, with lollipop trunks from which branches...
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On the Eastside

7-Tower Major Mixed-Use Development in Bellevue Submitted for Design Review

Pinnacle Bellevue, Rendering Credit: JYOM A design review has been requested by Canada-based company, Pinnacle International Development’s new project, for the City of Bellevue....

Zero-Waste Grocery Store to Open New Kirkland Location

Zero-waste grocery store Scoop Marketplace will soon open a new brick-and-mortar shop in Kirkland. The company is a relatively new venture. Scoop owner and...

Whiskey by John Howie is the Eastside’s Whiskey and Craft Cocktail Destination

Photo Credit: Tiffaine Eck, John Howie Restaurants Bellevue’s newest bar, Whiskey by John Howie, opened three weeks ago and features global selections of rare...

Entertainment Venue in Bellevue, Forum Social House, to Reopen its Doors

The multipurpose entertainment space, Forum Social House, is reopening its doors after a year of being closed. It is located at Lincoln Square...

Registration time! 2018 West Seattle Car Show plan revs up – 4 ways to be part of it

(WSB photo, 2017 West Seattle Car Show) Registration is now open for the 11th annual West Seattle Car Show – and we have some details...

Shedding Light on Perinatal Mood Disorders

We spoke with Kirkland’s EvergreenHealth Medical Center’s perinatal mood disorder care specialist, nurse practitioner Patricia Morgan, to dispel some myths. And, more importantly, what...

Enjoy Food

15 Restaurants Worth the Drive from Seattle

I plan all my travel around food, so if there are restaurants worth the drive from Seattle I will take a trip just to try it. For example, for our anniversary one year Dan and I made the...

Sink It! 10 Terrific Places to Play Mini Golf

Mini golf is one of those activities that’s fun for the whole family, and it’s just as easy to play indoors as it is...

The Space Needle’s Loupe Lounge Set to Reopen on April 9

One major Seattle tourist destination is starting to bring back more food and beverage services. The Space Needle’s Loupe lounge — a bar known...

Seattle’s Shota Nakajima Scores Another Win on ‘Top Chef: Portland’

Shota Nakajima, Seattle’s lone representative on “Top Chef: Portland”, came through episode six last night with another win — and gave a shout out...

Full Bloom: The Best Cherry Blossom Activities & Events in DC

This year’s peak bloom predictions are in: the cherry blossoms should peak between Mar. 30-Apr. 9. Want to celebrate all things pink and flowery?...

Seattle News

The Bellevue Vine

The Recall Campaign Wants to Boot Sawant Because She Doesn’t Like Democrats

Same old shit. RSIf you’re looking for evidence of the Recall Sawant campaign operating in bad faith, look no further than their opening salvo: about 38,000 big, double-sided mailers full of the same bullshit Sawant haters have been hurling at her for years from the safety of their...

Don's Plum Is Unstreamable

The baby-faced leader of the Pussy Posse. Don's Plum Unstreamable is a weekly column that finds films and TV shows you can't watch...

Century Links 6/23: Seahawks Set to Dominate New Kickoff Regulations

Read! Chris Godwin: Bucs have 'a ton of faith' in backup QBs - NFL.com Jameis Winston's looming suspension puts Tampa Bay in a precarious position of...

The New, Remarkably Prescient Film About a Pandemic That's Set in Seattle

Little Fish director Chad Hartigan with actor Olivia Cooke. IFC/LITTLE FISH The new film Little Fish hit home in many unexpected and profound...

No Matter Who Wins in Godzilla vs. Kong, We All Lose

Rawr. Courtesy Warner Bros Pictures and Legendary PicturesMonster movies are usually bigger, louder, and more gloriously absurd than almost anything a viewer could...

Your Guide to a Socially Distanced Weekend in Seattle: Museum Reopenings, a Balloon Festival, Women's History Month, and More

EverOut is The Stranger's new website devoted to things to do in Seattle and across the Pacific Northwest. It has...

Century Links 7/10: What Will Seahawks Get in Will Dissly?

Read! 5 reasons Seattle Seahawks will love Washington Football TE Will Dissly Washington Football tight end Will Dissly landed in nearby Seattle for the Seahawks in...

Nourish: Seattle Organizers Document Their Histories Through Family Recipes

Nourish is a collection of short stories, photos and recipes submitted by 10 organizers within the Seattle community. These stories are compiled into a...

Upcoming event to give Bellevue residents a look at city budgeting | Bellevue Reporter

In an effort to give residents a better idea of how city budgeting works, the group behind Bellevue’s Neighborhood Leadership Gathering series is hosting...

Do fans actually want parity?

You say you want parity, but is that true? Not “is parity good or bad” but is it something that you actually want? Or...

Activists Hold Funeral for “Death of Identity Politics” in Front of City Hall

Street theater is back, baby! RS In Seattle, the world outside the very digital and very D.C. inauguration ceremonies has been pretty quiet....

BSD learns as it goes with remote teaching | Bellevue Reporter

The Bellevue School District hosted an online forum to answer questions from families on March 19.

Bellevue Chamber CEO: Volunteers help with downtown cleanup | Bellevue Reporter

Update: They are not seeking additional volunteers at this time. Cleanup comes after a few stores in Bellevue faced property damage from looters.
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US News

A Georgia church, kicked out of the SBC for allowing gay members, wants to make sure 'everybody's welcome'

KENNESAW, Ga. — Two weeks after being kicked out of the Southern Baptist Convention, Towne View Baptist Church celebrated its 32nd anniversary by formally...

Biden address live updates: President says American Jobs Plan a 'once-in-a-generation investment' in America

<img alt class="gnt_em_vp_img gnt_em_vp_img__yn" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/kmm9k-3X3hk/maxresdefault.jpg" onload="if(this.naturalWidthPresident Joe Biden gave a nod to his wife, first lady Jill Biden, as he pitched his education proposal...

CIA forges unity in diversity: everybody hates their ‘woke’ recruitment ad

In its long and colourful history, US intelligence has come in for a lot of criticism, for engineering coups, drug trafficking and torture, but...

Need help shifting from home to work mode? Try a fake commute.

By 8 a.m. on the first Friday in February, Chris Giza had biked 21 miles with a few colleagues he met on a nearby...

Business

FDA panel rejects Pfizer's arthritis drug as too risky

U.S. health advisers sharply criticized an experimental arthritis drug Thursday, saying that it was too risky, even with limits on its use. The expert...

Modi's ministers choose 'Made in India' vaccine over AstraZeneca

The New York Times Far-Right Groups Are Splintering in Wake of the Capitol Riot Just eight weeks after the Capitol riot, some of the...

Massachusetts awards $3M to towns to fight water pollution

AP March 21, 2021 | 12:34 PM BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has awarded $3 million in grants to 17 public water supply...
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Health

People who have had COVID should get single vaccine dose, studies suggest

Nearly 30 million people in the United States — and probably many others whose illnesses were never diagnosed — have been infected with the...

'A tremendous honor': Raphael Warnock looks to make history as Georgia's first Black senator

Behind the drama of the presidential race, the Nov. 3 election catapulted the Rev. Raphael Warnock into the national spotlight. Warnock, senior pastor of...

Atlanta voters share their thoughts on the election: 'It’s time for a change'

ATLANTA — Georgians turned out in record numbers for runoff elections on Tuesday, casting more than 4 million votes. That high-water mark came weeks...