The Los Angeles Unified School District’s iPad plan was a signature initiative that generated national attention and fueled debate about how best to get the latest technology to students in less affluent areas.
The proceeds of the auction are to benefit Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign to clean the Ganges River.
Oklahoma scored four times in the fourth inning and went on beat Washington 10-1 in Friday’s second game of the Pac-12/Big 12 baseball tournament in Mesa, Ariz.
Undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in Las Vegas in a welterweight showdown expected to be the richest fight of all time.
The latest revenue forecast brings good news of $274 million in new money. But lawmakers have much to sort out in the $37 billion state budget.
After a season in which the average major-league game lasted a record 3 hours, 2 minutes, Major League Baseball and the players’ union took their first formal steps Friday to quicken the pace of play. MLB and the union announced new initiatives.
In the 18 months since Dickey took over as executive director of SAL, the organization is drawing big names, filling rooms, creating buzz and operating in the black for the first time in years.
All-Star Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat underwent more tests in a South Florida hospital, amid concerns blood clots have worked their way from the center’s legs to his lungs to create a condition that could be season-ending or worse.
Seattle’s street homelessness gets worse all the time. Maybe it’s time to just give them free, permanent places to live. It worked in Utah.
Ukraine’s current president, Petro Poroshenko, spoke at a gathering of thousands on the square to commemorate the dead and echoed the belief that their deaths were not pointless.
The Eagles advanced six swimmers into the championship finals, including three top qualifying times. Kamiak also will have six championship finalists on Saturday afternoon. Newport has five finals swims.
The Washington State women’s basketball team kept its NCAA tournament hopes afloat by knocking off Washington 83-72 on Friday night at Alaska Airlines Arena, the Cougars’ third consecutive victory in a rivalry that was forever one-sided the other way.
Jerrel Smith scored 58 seconds into overtime, leading the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 4-3 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Friday night at the ShoWare Center in Kent.
NASCAR officials suspended driver Kurt Busch indefinitely after a judge said the 2004 champion almost surely choked and beat a former girlfriend last year and there was a “substantial likelihood” of more domestic violence from him in the future.
Lacking proper identification like a driver’s license can be a barrier as newly released prisoners look for a job and a place to live. A bill by state Sen. Cyrus Habib, D-Kirkland, would issue free identification cards to prisoners upon release.
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole released a strongly worded social-media policy Friday that bars officers from privately posting comments that reflect negatively on the department and its ability to serve the public.
Mercer Island girls hold off Lakeside and Lakeside boys beat Mercer Island handily in Sea-King 3A tournament Friday night at Bellevue College.
They haven’t had much to feel good about lately, but the sight of Jernard Jarreau wearing his No. 21 jersey on the practice floor this week was enough to make the Huskies smile.
The Mount Si senior pulled off a pair of victories to advance to the semifinals at 152 pounds in his first state appearance. Lake Stevens, seeking a third straight team title, finds itself chasing top-ranked Moses Lake, 63-55.