The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people.
The chemical process used to make hash oil — a method so fraught with volatility that police compare it to making methamphetamine — has come under attack by U.S. Attorney Jenny Durkan.
Mets starter Bartolo Colon retired the first 20 Mariners batters.
Seahawks receiver Sidney Rice is retiring, the Seahawks confirmed. A ProFootballTalk.com report cited concussions as the reason for Rice's retirement at age 27.
The official line of Airbnb suggests a certain vagabond freedom. Isn’t it cool to live like a native — and outside motel chain conformity? Well, that depends on the native you’re boarding with, writes syndicated columnist Froma Harrop.
What lessons can we learn from the largest wildfire in state history?
Survey finds sharp jump in teen use of growth hormone (AP): The percentage of U.S. high school students who report using synthetic HGH at least once has more than doubled to 11 percent in the latest survey released by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. The substance is commonly sough
With the rise of touchscreens, how much longer will we need to rummage around for pens in our purses and backpacks?
The White House cast the downing of two fighter jets in Ukraine on Wednesday as part of a pattern of Russian-backed separatists using Russian weapons to pose risks to aircrafts and further destabilize the conflict in the former Soviet republic.
The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.
Eric Garner, who died in police custody last week after he was put in an apparent chokehold, was suspected of committing the relatively minor crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes on the street.
As a proud local Republican who volunteers with Washington Trails and Puget Soundkeeper, I am pleased that The Seattle Times has once again endorsed U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Auburn ["Re-elect Dave Reichert in 8th Congressional District," Opinion, July 15].
The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.
Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
Americans who oppose same-sex marriage often face "intolerance" from those who support it, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida said Wednesday in a speech about values that appeared aimed at wooing social conservatives.
First, some quick business: The Mariners will skip their fifth starter next week because of an off day on Monday. That means Hisashi Iwakuma will get the start on Tuesday, and it also means Taijuan Walker, Wednesday’s starter, will likely be sent back to Class AAA Tacoma after he makes his sta