California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.
Genetic testing called whole exome sequencing can offer what many families want: a definitive diagnosis of a rare and severe ailment. Even without a cure, the patient can benefit from better-informed treatment, doctors say. That’s what the parents of Mick Smith are hoping for.
An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa -- once more of it can be made.
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.
New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase.
A day after beating Venus Williams in singles at the U.S. Open, Sara Errani and her partner, Roberta Vinci, were knocked out in the second round as the top-seeded team in women's doubles.
Here are the opposing lineups for today's Sounders-Rapids match at CenturyLink Field:
A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease.
Good morning again from beautiful Honolulu. We're just under 10 hours away from kickoff to Washington's 2014 season here against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors. Anyone excited?
Officers shouldn't be held responsible for the death of a drugged-out man in police custody, the head of a police union said Saturday.
The Seahawks traded a sixth-round pick to the Indianapolis Colts for cornerback Marcus Burley, according to the Colts' official Twitter account. Earlier in the day, word leaked that the Seahawks had cut cornerback Phillip Adams, who had spent the second half of training camp as Seattle's backup nick
Join the conversation during Saturday's Sounders-Rapids match at CenturyLink Field. Chat will open a few minutes before the scheduled 1 p.m. kickoff.
The big donation to the state I-594 campaign from billionaire former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s gun-violence prevention group is part of a wider effort targeting more than a dozen states.
Join me for a live chat from Honolulu at 6:30 p.m. PT today to preview the Huskies' season opener at Hawaii, and then stick around here for live updates throughout the game.
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.
Here is the weekly update on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River.
President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.