North Korean voters will make a choice Sunday when they elect a new national legislature, but not for a candidate. The ruling elite have already done that for them, and there's only one per district.
A young man at a bus stop hisses at a passer-by: "What you looking for ... marijuana?" It's a scene of street peddling that the Netherlands hoped to stamp out in the 1970s when it launched a policy of tolerating "coffee shops" where people could buy and smoke pot freely.
Oscar Pistorius told a concerned security guard on the phone that everything was "fine" after neighbors reported gunshots coming from the athlete's house the night he shot dead his girlfriend, according to testimony in the South African murder trial Friday.
Russia rallied support Friday for a Crimean bid to secede from Ukraine, with Russia's top lawmaker assuring her Crimean counterpart that the region would be welcomed as "an absolutely equal subject of the Russian Federation." Across Red Square, 65,000 people waved Russian flags, chanting "Crimea is Russia!"
U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, likely renewing hopes that the economy will accelerate this year.
A collision on I-5 northbound just south of I-405 at Southcenter (MP 153) has I-5 backed up for 9 miles.
The White House says President Barack Obama spoke with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) about the situation in Ukraine and both leaders agree that Russia's actions threaten international peace and security.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry mocked Democratic governors for leading their states to higher taxes and fewer jobs as early auditions for the next Republican presidential contest rolled on Friday at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.
A man fired two shotgun blasts into at a home at Royal City Thursday night causing a minor wound to an elderly man sleeping in a front bedroom.
The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly in January as a rise in imports of oil and other foreign goods offset a solid increase in exports.
John Stearns couldn't be John Stearns. His body wouldn't allow it
The Cascade Mountain Men Muzzle Loading Arms and Pioneer Craft Show is this weekend (March 8-9) at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.
Retirement changes: Boeing announced it will freeze the traditional defined-benefit pensions of 68,000 nonunion salaried staff — including managers and executives, all the way to the top — starting in 2016. Just as it did with the 33,000-member Machinists union as part of the 777X deal,
All the news that we see on the Russian takeover in Ukraine shows us to be totally stupid, or total hypocrites [“U.S. faces tough choices on Putin, Ukraine,” Page One, March 5.
One week after a Seattle City Council subcommittee's controversial and preliminary decision to limit ridesharing services to 150 drivers per network at any given time, Lyft, uberX and Sidecar have each come forward to reveal the number of drivers on their respective platforms.
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
A former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius testified Friday at the double-amputee runner's murder trial that he always carried a firearm and that their relationship ended when he cheated on her with Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he fatally shot last year.
The man once lauded as "Japan's Beethoven" bowed repeatedly and apologized Friday at his first media appearance since it was revealed last month that his famed musical compositions were ghostwritten and he wasn't completely deaf.
Chinese authorities allowed the country's first corporate bond default on Friday, inflicting losses on small investors in a painful step toward making its financial system more market-oriented.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the first pictures of a disintegrating asteroid.