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  • Behind bars, college is back in session in some prisons

    SEATTLE Every week, they slide books through the metal detectors novels by Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen, copies of the U.S. Constitution, texts on sociology, psychology and comparative religion.
  • Tacoma, Wash., veteran is revved up for State of the Union

    WASHINGTON Steve Buchanan says there's an easy way for Americans to show their patriotism: Hire a military veteran to clean your house, get your groceries, help you move. Buchanan, a 37-year-old veteran and budding entrepreneur from Tacoma, Wash., had...

    Dottie Thomas dies at 92; helped establish bone-marrow transplants

    Working as a close research partner with her husband medical pioneer and Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas helped establish bone-marrow transplants as a standard and successful treatment for many formerly incurable blood...

    Couple want to plan wisely as money windfall looms

    SEATTLE Michelle and Jack Ireton, of Seattle, are experiencing a personal-finance event that is almost always welcome, regardless of its size: the windfall. This fall, the working parents of two boys saw their monthly expenses for schooling and day...

    Volunteers roll up their sleeves in battle against malaria

    SEATTLE On Wednesday, Dr. Rafael Hernandez will roll up his sleeve and offer his forearm to 200 ravenous, malaria-infected mosquitoes. If he's lucky and the Seattle scientists who cooked up the experiment are right Hernandez won't get sick. Nor should...