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Martin Kaste

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'Bertha' Still Stuck In Her Tunnel Under Seattle

Sunday, December 22, 2013

In Seattle, an underground mystery has halted the digging of a new highway tunnel underneath downtown. The world's largest tunneling machine ground to a halt two weeks ago, and engineers are still trying to figure out why.

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Washington State Growers Roll The Dice On New Pot Licenses

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

The deadline to apply to legally grow and sell pot is coming up in Washington, but growers are finding there are pros and cons to going legit. Applicants must invest big money to qualify for a license, and it's unclear what the new system will mean for existing medical growers.

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There May Be A Green Light For Pot, But Not For Driving High

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

It's been a year since Washington state voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. That's meant some big changes along Interstate 5, sometimes called the "Marijuana Highway." Police are phasing out pot-sniffing dogs, but are becoming more vigilant about what some call "green DUIs."

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Infosys To Pay $34 Million To Settle Immigration Fraud Case

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Indian IT company Infosys has tentatively agreed to pay the U.S. government $34 million for alleged immigration violations.

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A Look Into Facebook's Potential To Recognize Anybody's Face

Monday, October 28, 2013

Current facial recognition technology is still not as powerful as it seems in the movies — not yet. Some big challenges stand in the way of what you might call "universal facial recognition." But those problems are being solved by all of us, every time we upload photos and label faces on social media.

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Data Marketing Critics Check Out What's Written About Them

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Companies that collect and sell information about you are usually pretty secretive. But one of the biggest is now allowing consumers to look themselves up. Acxiom Corporation has set up the website: AboutTheData.com.

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Afghan Massacre Survivors Disappointed In Bales Sentence

Saturday, August 24, 2013

A jury sentenced Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales on Friday to life in prison without parole. That brings to a close his court martial for the killing of 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime massacre. Relatives and witnesses of that rampage who were on hand for the sentencing believe the sentence is not nearly harsh enough.

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Sgt. Bales Sentenced To Life In Prison For Afghan Murders

Friday, August 23, 2013

Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales pleaded guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians in order to avoid the death penalty. On Friday, a military jury sentenced him to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Attorneys Offer Court Context For Staff Sgt. Bales' Crimes

Friday, August 23, 2013

In a courtroom at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state on Thursday, Staff Sgt, Robert Bales apologized. Bales massacred 16 civilians in Afghanistan last year and a military jury is about to decide whether his life sentence should come with the possibility of parole.

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Soldier Who Admitted To Killing Afghans Apologizes In Court

Thursday, August 22, 2013

"Sorry just isn't good enough, but I am sorry." That apology was offered Thursday by Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, in a military court at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. Bales agreed to plead guilty to killing 16 Afghan civilians as part of a deal that spared him the death penalty. His sentencing hearing is wrapping up this week.

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Lawyers For Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales To Ask For Leniency

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The sentencing hearing for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales continues near Tacoma, Wash. He's pleaded guilty to attacking two Afghan villages last year, massacring 16 men, women and children. Because of the guilty plea, Bales is guaranteed a life sentence. The only question is whether he'll have a chance at parole.

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Sentencing Begins For Sgt. Who Killed 16 Afghan Civilians

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Witnesses from Afghanistan have testified in the sentencing phase of the court martial of Sgt. Robert Bales. He's admitted to killing 16 Afghan villagers during a nighttime massacre, and a military jury in Washington state is deciding whether his life sentence should come with any possibility of parole.

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With Pot Legal In Washington, Will Buyers Stay Underground?

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

State regulators are putting the finishing touches on rules for the new state-sanctioned recreational marijuana market. The man hired to help shape those rules says that for state-licensed pot stores to succeed, police have to toughen up on the black market.

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Defense Lawyers Want Out Of Fort Hood Shooting Trial

Thursday, August 08, 2013

On Wednesday, lawyers helping accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan asked to have their roles reduced. They told the judge they think Hasan is purposely trying to lose this trial.

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Attorneys Assigned To Fort Hood Shooter Want To Back Out

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

There was an unexpected hold-up on day two of the court martial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, accused of gunning down fellow soldiers at Fort Hood. His "standby" attorneys have told the judge that don't believe it's ethical for them to keep assisting a man who they believe is trying to get the death penalty.

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Fort Hood Trial: Hasan Acknowledges Evidence Against Him

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Day 1 of the court martial of Major Nidal Hasan featured a statement from the former Army psychiatrist. He acknowledged that he was the shooter in the attack that killed 13 and wounded more than 30. The military jury also heard testimony from one of those soldiers wounded.

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Fort Hood Shooter A 'Shrunken' Presence In Court Martial

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

The court martial of Army Maj. Nidal Hasan began Tuesday at Fort Hood in Texas. Hasan is defending himself and told jurors that the evidence will show he was the man who killed 13 soldiers in 2009. But he said that the trial will not tell the whole story.

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The Online Underworld's Elaborate Prank To Ship Heroin

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The online cybercrime underworld orchestrated an elaborate scheme to purchase heroin and have it mailed to a privacy and security journalist's home.

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Can Software That Predicts Crime Pass Constitutional Muster?

Friday, July 26, 2013

Several cities have been experimenting with a computer program that predicts where crimes are likely to occur. But the software has raised unanswered questions about whether it's appropriate for police to stop people based on computer modeling.

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A Peek Inside A Once Top Secret Spot In Atomic Age History

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Want to take a tour of the world's first full-scale nuclear reactor? It's in Richland, Wash., and if you're lucky, your guide will be one of the people who worked here when the place was still new. Physicist Paul Vinther signed on at the plant in June 1950, and he now gives tours.

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