The Navy has its first female four-star admiral.
Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage.
An independent panel says the National Security Agency's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.
Their Senate majority in peril, anxious Democrats have seized the Supreme Court decision that some companies need not provide birth control to women as fresh evidence of the GOP's "war on women" -- an argument they hope will energize female voters who could decide the balance of power on Capitol Hill.
A better outlook for global manufacturing pushed the stock market to an all-time high on Tuesday.
A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that 10,000 to 35,000 tons of plastic debris is floating on the surface of our oceans — significantly less than researchers expected to find.
A Seattle police officer accused of molesting his ex-girlfriend’s daughter was ordered held Tuesday in lieu of $150,000 bail.
The Vancouver Canucks acquired a starting goaltender, signing Ryan Miller to a three-year deal worth $18 million on the first day of free agency in the NHL.
Belgium beat the United States, 2-1 in extra time on Tuesday, to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Ali Muhammad Brown, wanted in connection with the slayings of two men in Seattle on June 1, is now suspected of an armed robbery Sunday in New Jersey.
Believing it was his calling to reach out to people Jesus called "the least of these," Pastor Ricky Martin built a little church and opened a camp out back for some of society's most unwanted people: Sex offenders.
The Chicago Bulls believe they have a strong pitch and a simple selling point to a free-agent forward who visited Tuesday: Carmelo Anthony can transform a playoff team into a championship contender.
The Associated PressSome long or low vehicles that take the car ramps on Washington's newest ferry bottom out and scrape due to what two lawmakers are calling a design flaw that ferry officials ignored.
The owner of Cannabis City, likely Seattle’s first recreational pot store, expects to sell out all 10 pounds of inventory in his first day.
Deloitte Consulting has been hired to oversee the transition from Oregon’s botched state health exchange to the federal exchange.
A propane tank on a food truck in Philadelphia exploded into a fireball, critically injuring a mother and daughter and sending at least nine others to the hospital, police said.
A mother despondent over her son's suicide killed her two young daughters and herself early Tuesday using suffocating nitrogen gas at their home, about a week after a stay in a mental institution, authorities said.
A ranger at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska plucked a dog off a cliff ledge near Exit Glacier.
North Korea on Wednesday fired two short-range projectiles into waters off its east coast, South Korean officials said, on the eve of Chinese President Xi Jinping's talks in Seoul expected to focus on the North's nuclear weapons program.