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May 9, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

We shouldn’t assume too much but the fact that two women made Oscar’s best director field for the first time ever in 2021 suggests that Hollywood is realizing that the low number of female directors in the biz (still just 20 percent) is ridiculous. So, now that Chloe Zhao and… Read story

Saoirse Ronan, left, and Laurie Metcalf in "Lady Bird." (A24 Films)

Wayans Jr. plays man out for revenge after bear attack

May 9, 2021, 6:00am Entertainment

PORTLAND — With a title like “Kill the Orange-Faced Bear,” the pilot for a TBS comedy that’s filming in Portland this month already stands out from the crowd. Clearly, this isn’t just another show about doctors, cops and lawyers. The concept seems like it lives up to that memorable title.… Read story

A Mailbox and Trekking Poles mark the Snowy Summit of Mailbox Peak in the Cascade Mountain Range.

5 day hikes from Seattle that end in surprising, mysterious objects

A Mailbox and Trekking Poles mark the Snowy Summit of Mailbox Peak in the Cascade Mountain Range.

May 9, 2021, 6:00am Latest News

SEATTLE — Whether it takes the form of logging detritus or the ruins of a cabin once belonging to an influential Seattle family, signs of human intervention in the wilderness can be a novel sight — and even an unsettling one. But if you feel like you’ve hiked every hike… Read story

3 romance novels by Stacey Abrams to be reissued

May 9, 2021, 5:58am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Nothing like a prominent life in public service to help your other career as a romance novelist. Read story

This combination photo shows Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leaving Canada House in London, on Jan. 7, 2020, left, and cover art for her upcoming children's book "The Bench," with pictures by Christian Robinson. The book will publish on June 8.

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to release 1st children’s book

This combination photo shows Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leaving Canada House in London, on Jan. 7, 2020, left, and cover art for her upcoming children's book "The Bench," with pictures by Christian Robinson. The book will publish on June 8.

May 9, 2021, 5:58am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, is releasing her first children’s book, one rooted in the relationship between Prince Harry and their son, Archie. Read story

Looking for version of ‘The Equalizer’

May 9, 2021, 5:12am Entertainment

You have questions. I have some answers. Read story

Crosshair, from left, Echo, Wrecker, Hunter and Tech in "Star Wars: The Bad Batch." (Lucasfilm Ltd./Disney+)

‘The Bad Batch’ explained: How new series fits in ‘Star Wars’

Crosshair, from left, Echo, Wrecker, Hunter and Tech in "Star Wars: The Bad Batch." (Lucasfilm Ltd./Disney+)

May 9, 2021, 5:12am Entertainment

May the 4th be with you: Disney+ celebrated Star Wars Day with a brand new “Star Wars” series. Read story

Ryan Williams, with the Utah Drivers License Division, displayes his cell phone with the pilot version of the state's mobile ID on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in West Valley City, Utah. The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver's licenses. In Utah, over 100 people have a pilot version of the state's mobile ID, and that number is expected to grow to 10,000 by year's end. Widespread production is expected to begin at the start of 2022.

More states move to digital IDs

Ryan Williams, with the Utah Drivers License Division, displayes his cell phone with the pilot version of the state's mobile ID on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in West Valley City, Utah. The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver's licenses. In Utah, over 100 people have a pilot version of the state's mobile ID, and that number is expected to grow to 10,000 by year's end. Widespread production is expected to begin at the start of 2022.

May 8, 2021, 8:51pm Business

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver’s licenses. Read story

Southern resident orca pod in best condition in decade

May 8, 2021, 8:29pm Nation & World

SEATTLE (AP) — She was a mother who happened to be an orca, whose plight resonated around the world as she clung to her dead calf, refusing to let it go. Read story