Chiquita has sealed a deal to be acquired by two Brazilian companies for about $681 million, with the U.S.-based banana producer expected to go private by the end of this year or early next.
Police responded to reports of a stabbing Sunday morning in the 12300 block of Harbour Pointe Boulevard in Mukilteo, according to a release from the Mukilteo Police Department.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's honeymoon with Japan's voters is fading as scandals and a slowing economic recovery take a toll on his popularity and hinder progress on his policy agenda.
Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater.
A weekend windstorm brought lengthy power outages, and Puget Sound Energy warned that for some customers in North King County the problem could last into Monday night.
Workers at Amazon.com in Germany are on strike again as a union pushes its demands in a long-running wage dispute with the American online retailer.
China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert early Friday after taking a big leap from the edge of space.
Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history. It's unclear who will pay for their products, but companies are betting that governments and aid groups will foot the bill.
The European Union and several regional development banks are announcing new levels of financial support for the Horn of Africa that is to total more than $8 billion.
Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died. She was 66.
State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states' governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation's top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from aiding disease-ravaged countries.
Things are a little sunnier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame following the posthumous unveiling of a star for John Denver.
The trial of four members of Florida A&M University's marching band on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter was scheduled to start Monday, nearly three years after drum major Robert Champion died from being beaten.
Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia — the 11th largest school district in the country — will delay the starting time for high schools next fall so teens can get more sleep.
Officials say molten lava from a Hawaii volcano has been flowing steadily in an area where residents have been warned they might have to evacuate their homes.
The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.
Megan Madden has tried to educate herself about the eight measures facing North Dakota voters on Election Day. But only one -- an amendment that would declare in the state constitution that life begins at conception -- still has her confused.