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  • Babies 'rehearse' their speech 'amazingly early' before saying first words

    Babies 'rehearse' their speech 'amazingly early' before saying first words
    Even when they are only 7 months old, babies are mentally working out the mechanics of how to form words with their mouths well before they're able to utter their first recognizable syllable. The latest discovery from the University of Washington's...
  • Avoid fear factor in financial purchases

     Avoid fear factor in financial purchases
    Fear is a powerful motivator for consumers, and it underlies more of our spending decisions than we'd care to admit. We're afraid of identity theft, so we buy credit monitoring. We fear our new iPhone will break, so we buy an extended warranty. We...
  • Newport Aquatic Center rowers shine

    Seven rowers from Back Bay high schools helped the Newport Aquatic Center finish second in the lightweight eight final at the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships completed June 15 at Lake Natoma near Sacramento. Newport Harbor students Jake Sliker,...
  • The truth behind the myths about the cost of college

    Whenever we write about how much it costs to go to college, we hear from a lot of readers. Some are sympathetic toward students (and their tuition�paying parents), and think tuition costs are out of control. But others are dismissive of the whole...
  • Corporate giants lay out red carpet for once-lowly interns

    Amazon.com, Microsoft and Boeing sweeten already-lucrative job offers in Seattle with subsidized, furnished housing. Transportation is covered from anywhere in the country, including airport food, baggage fees and taxis. There's free breakfast and dinner,...
  • Nose woes: air pollutants thwart flower-seeking bugs

    Nose woes: air pollutants thwart flower-seeking bugs
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - You think your nose likes flowers? Well, certainly not as much as the tobacco hornworn moth. In fact, its life depends on it. These moths, whose olfactory abilities are as good as a bloodhound's and vastly better than a human's,...
  • Washington defensive end leaves team

    SEATTLE Senior defensive end Josh Shirley, a former high-school All-American, has left the University of Washington football program. Shirley would like to play his senior season closer to his native Southern California, a source told The Seattle Times....
  • Wethersfield Names New Library Director

    WETHERSFIELD — The library board has chosen a successor to Director Laurel Goodgion, who retired at the end of June. Brook Berry, manager of information and circulation services for the New York Public Library's Mid-Manhattan Branch, will take over...
  • Unknown plague is killing off West Coast sea stars

    SEATTLE A mysterious killer is wiping out sea stars along the entire West Coast of North America, with 20 species affected. Called Sea Star Wasting Syndrome, the outbreak hitting the coast from Alaska to Mexico was first reported from Olympic National...
  • Regulatory vacuum exposed after 'peeping drone' incident

    SEATTLE Joe Vaughn took his camera-equipped drone and went to town, hovering it near a topless Lisa Pleiss. Pleiss was alarmed. The police were called. And now Vaughn is worried not only about a $10,000 fine but also the future of his business. He's...
  • Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading

    MILWAUKEE When faced with intense criticism for her agency's approval of the powerful narcotic painkiller Zohydro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg turned to a sobering statistic:100 million Americans are suffering from...
  • Rare bumblebee rebounding? Sightings create hopeful buzz

    SEATTLE For Will Peterman, the first thrill was spotting a rare, Western bumblebee north of Seattle last summer. The second was when the calls and emails started rolling in. Once abundant throughout the Western United States, the bumblebee with the...