Updated Joe Biden selects Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket.

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best addressed her decision to retire during a press conference at City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. Deputy Police Chief Adrian Diaz, seen listening at right before speaking, will serve as interim chief. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best addressed her decision to retire during a press conference at City Hall on Tuesday. (Steve Ringman / The Seattle Times)
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Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best says City Council drove her decision to abruptly retire

Police Chief Carmen Best says her retirement was prompted by her desire to not lay off officers as part of City Council's plan to cut the department's funding.  VIEW Updated

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Seattle City Council rebalances 2020 budget, passes initial Police Department cuts  VIEW

Protestors block Fourth Avenue outside Seattle City Hall and listen to Monday’s Seattle City Council budget committee voting, which included potential Seattle Police Department cuts, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Organizers said the protest puts pressure on defunding Seattle Police and reallocating funds into the Black community. 214703
Some of the nearly 200 completed Boeing 737 MAX airplanes destined for airlines worldwide, are parked at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake Washington along the Randolph Road Northeast. In March 2019, aviation authorities around the world grounded the passenger airliner after two separate crashes.

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Boeing deliveries slow to a trickle, while 737 MAX cancellations grow Updated

A new rendering of what the interior of Climate Pledge Arena may look like when the Kraken take the ice in 2021.

Seattle Kraken releases long-awaited season-ticket pricing: Here’s what it’ll cost to watch live at Climate Pledge Arena

In Portland’s tumultuous summer, police face surge in gun violence as well as nightly protests Updated

‘A smoking gun’: Infectious coronavirus retrieved from hospital air Updated

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