President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley.
Mount Rainier National Park staff said on Wednesday they have recovered the bodies of three climbers believed killed in a late-May fall from Liberty Ridge, on the mountain's north side. Identification is pending by the Pierce County Medical Examiner.
Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum.
Washington announced it has scheduled a home-and-home series with both Michigan and BYU to future nonconference schedules.
ACT Theatre in Seattle will celebrate its 50th season in 2014 with reprises of plays by Tennessee Williams and Tom Stoppard and contemporary works — including a world premiere.
Uber is stepping up its political game with a high-powered new hire.
Royal Caribbean will base new $935 million Quantum of the Seas in Shanghai; Carnival will have four ships in Shanghai.
%%%6e450eb531cc51b25a2f131b99b8b7c7%%%The abundant black rockfish fishing season is now in full swing off the entire coast, and many anglers at Ilwaco, Westport, La Push and Neah Bay are loading up on these tasty fillets.
Wednesday marks the opening day of official high-school football practices in Washington, as sanctioned by the WIAA.
Good morning! It's a bright, sunny day here at Citizens Bank Ballpark. The Mariners will wrap up the three-game series here in Philly with James Paxton getting the start. The Phillies will counter with ace Cole Hamels. Quit working and join the fun.
It should be no surprise that Seattle Seahawks tickets remain a hot item on the secondary market --- all regular-season tickets were sold long ago.
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Washington ended 2013 with state gross domestic product valued at nearly $386 billion. However, inflation-adjusted GDP growth slowed in the fourth quarter to 1.8 percent, the national average. That put us at 38th in the nation for growth in the generally weak last quarter of the year.
The Buoy-10 salmon fishery at the Lower Columbia River mouth continues to be the hot bed of action, and if the bite is slow in the river head out into the ocean where a wall of salmon are being caught.
In its latest personal attack on a prominent official from a rival country, North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry a wolf with a "hideous lantern jaw."
Sen. Rodney Tom might be retiring, but his slippery legacy lives on in the form of Andy Hill ["In 45th District, The Times recommends to keep Sen. Hill, Reps. Goodman and Springer," Opinion, Aug. 12]. Tom’s “Majority Coalition Caucus” started two years ago and was advertised a
Protesters on Wednesday scaled one of Moscow's famed Stalin-era skyscrapers and painted the Soviet star on its spire in the national colors of Ukraine. The dangerous prank, which set Russian social networking sites abuzz, drew a harsh response from the police.