Officials at Mount Rainier National Park have temporarily closed park access at the Nisqually entrance because of flooding, but reopened Wednesday morning.
A Boston man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Boston's airport and then assaulted an elderly man has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing next week.
More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in this ancient Persian city, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic -- until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes.
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation is financing a lawsuit seeking to force the federal Bureau of Land Management to conduct a review of the effect of coal-leasing program on the global climate.
The venue will be new (Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.) but the opponent will be familiar for the Seahawks: The 49ers, who are also scrapping to get back to the playoffs.
Danny Shelton, Andrew Hudson, Evan Hudson and Hau’oli Kikaha have been as impressive as any defensive line in Husky history. Not only are they racking up quarterbacks sacks this season, but they are having a lot of fun, too.
The two friends' morning intersected by chance in the parking lot of the Canfield Green apartment complex. Dorian Johnson had been up since 7 a.m. on this overcast August Saturday and after getting dressed, he was ready for a smoke -- on any other morning a carefree ritual for easing into his day's routine in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.
Joe X. Mead didn’t seek attention for his longtime commitment to charity.
A boom in seal and sea lion populations may be luring killer whales that normally prowl offshore and far to the south of Washington and British Columbia.
China's anti-corruption campaign has snared a top official at iconic state-owned liquor maker Moutai.
The Fund For The Needy: The Salvation Army, one of the groups supported by the fund, says its motto is, “We just say, ‘Yes.’ ” Every Friday, it provides weekend food backpacks for 444 Renton elementary-school kids of the working poor.
The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked.
At least 11 people were killed Thursday in the second deadly coal mine accident to hit China in two days, pointing to continuing safety issues in the industry despite a major decline in deaths among miners in recent years.
Robert Swift, the former first-round NBA draft choice, failed to appear in court Wednesday and a $20,000 bench warrant was issued.
Fifth-ranked Horned Frogs need victory over Texas on Thursday to remain in College Football Playoff hunt.
Wesley Matthews scores 28 to pace Trail Blazers to 105-97 victory over Charlotte.
In front of a big home crowd of 8,646, Washington beat Stanford in four sets.
Zags get career-best 32 points from Kyle Wiltjer to hand Georgia a 88-76 loss in the NIT Season Tip-Off in New York.
The Supreme Court could still overturn much of President Obama’s environmental legacy, although the justices have upheld the regulations in three significant cases.
Tony Romo is eager for a shot at Philadelphia after missing the last game against the rival Eagles in last year’s finale.