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Plenty of Trees to Trim

2 hours 36 min ago

Tough times in Russia: Big dreams, empty skyscrapers

2 hours 37 min ago
Moscow’s skyscraper district, formally called the Moscow International Business Center, reflects the broader problems in the Russian economy.

4A semifinal preview: Chiawana vs. Graham-Kapowsin at Edgar Brown Stadium

2 hours 38 min ago
Chiawana continues its state title defense on Saturday when it plays host to Graham-Kapowsin at 1 p.m. in Pasco.

Seahawks avoid disaster on Jon Ryan punt

2 hours 38 min ago
The Seahawks were forced to punt with 2:36 to go in the first half from the Seattle 25 already ahead 13-0.

Oil prices sink on cartel’s move

2 hours 40 min ago
Stocks of major oil producers were in the firing line as their profits are hugely dependent on the price of oil they extract. Royal Dutch Shell, for example, fell 4.3 percent while Total SA dropped 4.1 percent.

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

2 hours 44 min ago
Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.

Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

2 hours 44 min ago
Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

Steve Gleason will be inducted into Washington State University Hall of Fame

2 hours 46 min ago
Former linebacker is only member of Class of 2014. Afflicted with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, Gleason also has helped raised public awareness of the disease.

Drugmaker wrote big checks to doctors with troubled records

2 hours 47 min ago
The pharmaceutical industry has long paid influential doctors to speak to peers as a way of building word-of-mouth marketing, but such practices can cross the line. Here’s a look at the practice in the case of the addictive painkiller Subsys.

Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

2 hours 49 min ago
Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services -- a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.

OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

2 hours 49 min ago
Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result.

Thanksgiving standings offer snapshot of Stanley Cup teams

2 hours 54 min ago
Since the 2005-06 season, NHL teams in postseason position at Thanksgiving have gone on to make the Stanley Cup playoffs 77.3 percent of the time, according to STATS.

Edmonds woman shoots home intruder

2 hours 54 min ago
A woman at home with her family shot and wounded a man early Thursday as he tried to break into their home in Edmonds, police said.

Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald optimistic he will play Sunday

2 hours 55 min ago
The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver has not practiced for two weeks after spraining his left knee in a victory over Detroit. He sat out last week’s loss at Seattle, snapping a streak of 110 consecutive games played.

4A semifinal preview: Bothell and Newport in the Tacoma Dome

2 hours 57 min ago
KingCo rivals face off Saturday in a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

Tony Moeaki 63-yard catch sets up Seahawks field goal

3 hours 14 min ago
The Seahawks built on their lead early in the second quarter when Russell Wilson created another big play with his legs, scrambling and avoiding a sack before hitting tight end Tony Moeaki with a short pass that he took for 63 yards inside the 1-yard line. (Watch video here)

3A semifinal preview: Marysville-Pilchuck and Bellevue at the Tacoma Dome

3 hours 14 min ago
At stake: another appearance in the state title game for Bellevue and a first-time finals appearance for Pilchuck. Game is Friday at 7:30 p.m.

3A semifinal preview: Eastside Catholic at Mount Spokane

3 hours 25 min ago
To reach the 3A state championship football game, the second-ranked Crusaders (11-1) must beat No. 9 Mount Spokane (10-2) Saturday at 4 p.m. at Joe Albi Stadium.

Israel says it foiled Hamas plot for series of attacks

3 hours 25 min ago
The Hamas targets were to include Jerusalem’s soccer stadium and light-rail system, according to Israel’s Shin Bet security agency.