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UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Google digs into deeper meanings of searches

Google is paying more attention to the small words in your searches. Want to figure out how to park on a hill with no curb? Google now takes that “no” …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019

Officials: Fire blocked escape for 34 divers asleep on boat

Authorities say flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape

UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019

Tornado kills 23 in Alabama, rescuers search for victims

Rescuers searched for victims Monday amid homes smashed to their foundations, shredded metal dangling from trees and dead animals lying in the open after a tornado ripped through a rural …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 15, 2018

Fire death toll now reaches 63 and counting in Northern California

Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 56 people were killed …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018

Guard troops search for more wildfire victims; 56 dead

With at least 130 people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California’s deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018

Sheriff: California wildfire’s death toll rises to 48

Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as …

Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing

Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida’s Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he’s ever …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018

‘Changed Forever’: Florida Panhandle devastated by Hurricane Michael

The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes found smashed to pieces, and rescue crews struggling to enter stricken areas in hopes …

Turkey to search Saudi Consulate for missing journalist

Turkey said on Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi contributor to the Washington Post, a …

Search continues for two missing in Idaho County

Ground and helicopter crews searched two remote locations Monday in Idaho County, looking for two people missing in apparently unrelated disappearances.

Barnes & Noble still searching for search firm after CEO ouster

Barnes & Noble shareholders anxious for a new chief executive officer have some more waiting to do.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018

Indonesia tsunami toll tops 800 amid search for survivors

Rescue officials feared the full scale of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami could climb far past the more than 800 already confirmed dead, as several large coastal towns remained cut off …

Google at 20: Tech giant unveils three big shifts in search

Google, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week, on Monday looked to the future as it unveiled three big shifts in search that appear to take aim at some …

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018

Orca J50 declared dead after search; southern residents down to 74 whales

A massive search is underway for ailing orca J50, but the lead researcher who tracks the southern-resident population says she’s probably dead.

How Google search results work

Political leanings don’t factor into Google’s search algorithm. But the authoritativeness of page links that the algorithm spits out and the perception of thousands of human raters do.

‘Considerable fog’ complicates search for ailing orca J50

If J50 is found Wednesday, officials will seek to assess her health and possibly administer medicine.

Moms of 11 children found at New Mexico compound arrested

Three women believed to be the mothers of 11 children found hungry and living in a filthy makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico have been arrested, following the weekend …

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018

Coast Guard searching for man who apparently jumped from cruise ship off Washington coast

The ship’s captain said video footage from a ship camera shows someone jumping into the sea from an eighth-deck balcony. A 73-year-old man is missing.

UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018

Police searching for stabbing suspect

The Spokane Valley Police Department is searching for a man suspected of stabbing his brother during an argument.

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

Idaho sheriff ends search for 4 missing since river crash

Idaho law enforcement officials have called off the search for four hunters missing since their vehicle crashed into the fast-moving Selway River more than a week ago.

UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018

Leader of failed MH370 wreckage hunt hopes to search again

The head of a U.S. technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said on Tuesday he was disappointed …

UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018

Where’s Capt. Molly? Search on for Revolutionary hero grave

Revolutionary War hero Margaret “Captain Molly” Corbin was long thought to be buried beneath her granite monument at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. The Daughters of …

Portland police search for suspect following stabbing death

Authorities in Portland are searching for a suspect following the stabbing death of a man in his 60s.

Chipotle, looking for a turnaround, shops for new CEO

Chipotle is looking for a new CEO to help turn the restaurant chain around, after a long struggle to recover from a series of food safety scares.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 24, 2017

Argentina president: missing submarine search will continue

Argentina’s president said Friday that an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017

Search ends for 3 U.S. sailors missing in Navy aircraft crash

A search ended Friday for three sailors missing in the Philippine Sea since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed two days earlier, the navy said.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017

Argentina says it may have received signals from missing sub

Argentina’s Navy detected seven brief satellite calls Saturday that officials believe may have come from a submarine with 44 crew members that hadn’t been heard from in three days.

Everett police search for suspect in fatal shooting

Everett police are searching for a suspect they say shot and killed a man during an attempted robbery.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017

Analysis: Flight of ex-Thai prime minister boosts junta rule

As a prominent opponent of Thailand’s ruling junta, ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would have been a thorn in the government’s side no matter how the country’s top court ruled …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017

Spanish town struggles to square growth of extremist cell

The town of Ripoll, home to two suspects in last week’s attack in Barcelona, is cut off by police roadblocks as the search for an alleged cell member thought to …