Experts cite vulnerabilities in Washington state, North Carolina voting security

WASHINGTON — Security gaps similar to, but much less porous than, those in Georgia’s voter-registration system have been identified in Washington state, potentially providing bad actors ways to foul citizens’ eligibility to cast ballots in last week’s elections, cyber experts say. And states such as North Carolina, which make their voter-registration data widely available, could …

Five things to know about the Seahawks' next opponent, the Green Bay Packers

The Seahawks and the Packers both need to win on Thursday night to protect any dwindling possibility of a late-season sprint to the playoffs. The winner will take a much-needed surge of momentum into a mini-bye. The loser will have a lot of questions to answer. Here are five things to know about the Seahawks’ …

Palestinians launch dozens of rockets into Israel after raid

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. Palestinian officials said at least three people, including two militants, were killed by …

Report: In wake of Paul Allen's death, Seahawks will eventually be sold

Some clarity as to the future ownership of the Seahawks was revealed via an NFL.com report Sunday morning that said the team is expected to be eventually sold by Paul Allen’s estate, with proceeds going to his foundation, and the team staying in Seattle. Allen’s sister, Jody, has taken a more visible role in the …

Odds stacked against Seahawks heading to LA, and they'll really get dire if

For so long the Seahawks had to search for slights to claim an underdog status to feed off of, such as the infamous draft analysis from Bleacher Report, which gave the 2012 class (Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner, Bruce Irvin) an F. “If that’s not an underdog, I don’t know what is,’’ Wagner said this week. …

Fierce Seattle warehouse fire on Ship Canal engulfs lumberyard buildings

An intense fire that began in a lumberyard warehouse on the south side of the Ship Canal near Seattle Pacific University on Saturday night had engulfed five buildings by 9:30 p.m. One building, near Sixth Avenue West and West Ewing Street, had collapsed, according to the Seattle Fire Department. Department spokeswoman Kristin Tinsley said the …

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of Armistice centennial

PARIS (AP) — With words of gratitude, simple, solemn silence or a tweet, leaders lauded the courage of millions of soldiers who were killed during World War I’s four years of unprecedented slaughter before converging on Paris for ceremonies to mark the centennial of the Armistice. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went to Vimy Ridge …

Last year, the Huskies upset Kansas. This year, can No. 25 UW upset No. 11 Auburn?

Remember Washington’s upset over No.2 Kansas last year? Of course you do. It was the biggest regular-season road win in Husky history. And it was also the night when a discounted UW team and its new coach, Mike Hopkins, pulled off a shocker that essentially told the college basketball world that they were no longer …