The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Coming on the heels of the announcement of the Xbox One with new Kinect sensor, Microsoft announced today that it will also deliver a new Kinect for Windows sensor and software development kit sometime next year. The Kinect for Windows sensor, which allows developers to add motion- and voice-sensing
An 84-year-old Albuquerque woman who uses an oxygen tank has been indicted for drug trafficking.
Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
Fire and rescue officials say a parking garage that was closed to the public has partially collapsed outside a shopping mall in Bethesda, Md., killing one person and severely injuring another.
Baz Luhrmann's big screen adaption of "The Great Gatsby" is shining a spotlight on Roaring Twenties glam fashions, from drop-waist dresses and head scarves to crisp bow ties and spectator shoes. But you don't need a wallet the size of Jay Gatsby's to get the look.
Robert Griffin III's rehab started with a "cry festival." Then came a special new passcode for his cellphone and a chance to hash things with coach Mike Shanahan.
Authorities on Thursday recovered the body of a second child killed when a rockslide hit a group of fourth-graders in a St. Paul park a day earlier, and announced that the popular fossil-hunting area would be closed indefinitely.
Yemen is welcoming President Barack Obama's decision to lift his ban on the transfer of Yemeni prisoners from the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
David Beckham might bid adieu to soccer Sunday from the bench.
Kerry Kennedy has joined farmworkers protesting outside Wendy's shareholder meeting in New York City.
Honda and the U.S. Auto Club have announced a multi-year partnership that will make Honda the title sponsor of several midget racing series.
For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kitchen in Florida, something went very wrong.
The Northwest Folklife Festival offers the usual round of world music, bluegrass, fiddlers, folk dance, ethnic dance and “indie folk” this year, with the added attraction of a cultural focus on jobs and labor, “Washington Works.” A highlight is a “Rosie the Riveter&rdqu
The LPGA Tour is going to use as much of the flooded Ocean Club course as it can for its inaugural trip to the Bahamas.
Seattle Times recommendations for week two of the 2013 Seattle International Film Festival include the thought-provoking thriller “The East” and the Kathleen Hanna documentary “The Punk Singer.”
Two games in six days going back-and-forth to Southern California was going to be enough of a travel challenge for the Seattle Sounders. Then U.S. Soccer decided to throw a major detour into the Sounders travel plans.
Gov. Jay Inslee and most statewide elected officials and lawmakers won't get a pay raise this year, but judges will see a salary hike under the salary schedule adopted by the Washington Citizen's Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials.
The man who famously put down his Big Mac to help rescue three women held captive for a decade in an Ohio house will never have to pay for another burger in his hometown.
The eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant shuttered eight months ago after a salmonella outbreak is back in production, and company officials say their coveted natural and organic butters could be back on store shelves within a month.