While the Metro-North Railroad is already getting hit with multimillion-dollar civil claims over a deadly commuter train derailment, prosecutors will face tough choices when deciding whether to bring criminal charges against the train's engineer, who told investigators he nodded or fell into a daze at the controls.
The maker of a popular Android mobile app that turns your phone into a flashlight has agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the software secretly supplied cellphone locations to marketers, even when consumers rejected its terms of service.
It was 1995. The Rugby World Cup final, rugby’s biggest game. And yet it was much more. It was nation-defining for South Africa, a transcendent moment in the transformation from apartheid to multiracial democracy.
Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
The Ford Mustang is still galloping at 50.
UPDATE, 5:35 p.m. | Authorities say the 8-year-old girl’s body was found today. She was the twin of the 8-year-old boy who managed to escape. The search for the doctor’s body has been suspended until Friday because of darkness and the instability of the building, according to The Associa
In case you missed it, Tuesday was PISA Day. With a lot of fanfare, officials released the 2012 scores for perhaps the most closely watched international test, the Programme for International Student Assessment — PISA for short. For the U.S., the news was that our scores didn&r
University of Washington football player Austin Seferian-Jenkins talked to about 600 Ballard High School students Thursday about the dangers and consequences of driving drunk.
With just 27 seats and chalkboard menu listing fewer than a dozen items, Blind Pig Bistro appears to be the sort of neighborhood place that wouldn’t take reservations, much less offer a tasting menu. But the two-year-old Eastlake eatery announced this week they now accept reservations, plus th
The Bellevue High School football star and the state’s top recruit, Baker has received both inspiration and a cautionary tale in his brother, who has been in prison for four years.
Militants stormed the Defense Ministry in the heart of Yemen's capital Thursday, killing 52 people, including at least seven foreigners, in a suicide car bombing and assault by gunmen. The brazen attack claimed by al-Qaida's local branch in Yemen follows a rise in U.S. drone strikes in this key American ally in the Middle East.
Seattle artist Morgan Dusatko’s “left:behind” is an interpretive tour of the former INS building near the Chinatown International District, offers visitors an emotional, often dark look at the history of a facility where thousands of immigrants were once detained.
In a long and varied legal career, one of Mr. McBroom’s biggest cases led to safety changes in the Seattle Public Schools football program.
KENNEWICK — An Amber Alert was issued Thursday afternoon for a 14-year-old girl last seen leaving her school and getting into her boyfriend’s green Ford Escape SUV. The Tri-City Herald reports that police believe Elizabeth Romero could be in danger. She is believed to be with 19-year-old
Officials were engaged Thursday in the delicate task of recovering a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60 abandoned in a rural field in central Mexico state.
Swimming results for Thursday, Dec. 5
An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
The rumblings first started tonight about a private plane flying from Boeing Field to Boise. Then a report from Bruce Feldman of CBSsports.com confirmed that Washington athletic director Scott Woodward was in Boise to interview Chris Petersen, moving up a planned meeting they had for Friday. UPDATE,
Lindsey Vonn said she will return to competition in a World Cup downhill Friday in Lake Louise, Alberta, the latest major step in her push to get ready for the Sochi Olympics.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have a bona fide winning streak.