By BUSABA SIVASOMBOON Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) —Thai police on Dec. 18 arrested a convicted serial killer who was accused of a fresh killing just seven months after his early release from prison. Somkid Poompuang was arrested aboard a train after a nationwide manhunt launched when he was identified as a suspect in the Dec. […]
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A monkey that confesses he steals women’s identity cards, causing them to temporarily forget who they are, starred on Dec. 17 as author Haruki Murakami marked 40 years since his debut as a novelist with his first public reading in Japan in nearly a quarter century. Now […]
By BUSABA SIVASOMBOON Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — Wildlife authorities in Thailand sent two orangutans back to Indonesia on Dec. 20 as part of a collaborative effort to combat illicit wildlife trade. Ten-year-old female Cola and 7-year-old male Giant were transported from wildlife sanctuaries in the western province of Ratchaburi to Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport, where […]
MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — Baba Ram Dass, the 1960s counterculture spiritual leader who experimented with LSD and traveled to India to find enlightenment, returning to share it with Americans, has died. He was 88. Dass’ foundation, Love Serve Remember, announced late on Dec. 22 that the author and spiritual leader died peacefully at his home […]
The Rose quote that was heard all around the world this weekend, “The general asked me to study the specs of old Destroyers.” Fans of Rose suddenly cried out in terror!
Welcome to the last Layup Drill of the decade. In this edition, we take a look at the best athletes of 2019.
Another year is coming to a close and that means another year of a whole lot of books. Here are 10 of my top reads—in no particular order—for 2019.
2019 saw Asians get more visibility in popular culture than ever before — some of it good, some of it not so good.
A University of Washington alumnus, held for three years in Iran on widely criticized espionage charges, was freed on Dec. 7 as part of a prisoner exchange that saw America release a detained Iranian scientist, a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
The City of Seattle Office of Housing awarded SCIDpda $11 million in funding for the first phase of its North Lot campus project by Pacific Tower.