At least three World Cup stadiums in Brazil will not be finished by the end of December as FIFA requested.
The Associated Press ROY, Pierce County — A fire chief says a worker is presumed dead after a silo collapsed and spilled tons of corn at a feed mill. The collapse happened Monday afternoon at the Wilcox Farms mill in Roy, about 50 miles south of Seattle. South Pierce Fire & Rescue Chief Bob Ve
Today is #GivingTuesday — a day dedicated to giving back. As part of that, Microsoft Stores are giving people who purchase anything in the store a $25 donation gift card for the purchaser to give to any of the organizations on the GlobalGiving.org/YouthSpark/Heroes list. Earlier today, Microso
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
Teens from Asian countries dominate in global assessments (AP): Fifteen-year-olds from several Asian countries outperformed their American peers in the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment, or PISA. U.S. students failed to crack the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to
Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Barack Obama's popularity swooned in November. Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from him a year before the election, seeking the right balance between independence and betrayal.
The Supreme Court indicated Tuesday it won't offer much help to frequent flyers who want to sue when airlines revoke their miles or their memberships.
French authorities have filed preliminary charges against Bob Dylan over a 2012 interview in which he is quoted comparing Croatians to Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan.
Inbound-Washington forward Tristan Etienne had a big weekend. The 6-10, 215-pound senior at W.J. Mouat in Abbotsford, Canada led the third-ranked Hawks to a 75-67 win over No. 1 Tamamawis of Surrey on Sunday at the second annual Tsumura Basketball Invitational at the Langley Events Centre. The Hawks
A judge's decision to allow Detroit to fix its finances in bankruptcy court raises a flurry of questions about what happens next. Here's a look at what's known about the next steps:
Lady Gaga, whose new disc “Artpop” is the No. 1 album in the country, has announced a Seattle date on her “artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball” tour. The continually self-inventing pop star known for her unusual costumes appears May 28 at KeyArena. The tour begins May 4 in Ft. Lau
Taking children changes your experience, no question. These tips can help make wonder triumph over weary.
A new series of historical cookbooks gives insight into American history through the food we ate.
So the Mariners’ first move of the offseason is to sign free agent Willie Bloomquist. Judging by twitter, a few comments on the blog post and Dave Cameron’s rather critical blog post, it seems as though people were slightly non-plussed with the signing. It’s understandable. While B
From Michael Upchurch, Seattle Times arts writer and wide-ranging wanderer: It’s not every art venue that includes instructions to “BYOSleepingBag” when announcing an upcoming event. The event in question: The unveiling of “Space Weather Listening Booth” in the basement
To make a bad night worse for the New Orleans Saints, their plane got stuck in Seattle after the game Monday and they had to spend the night here. No word yet on exactly what happened. The good news for the Saints is they are about to leave town: The #Saints are about to takeoff
This is an interactive map that shows the best and worst places to cast a line in Western Washington. It’s usually updated on Tuesdays.
The movie-awards season has officially begun, with the IFP Gotham Awards announced last night and the New York Film Critics Circle voting today, announcing their winners as they choose them. (Why not just wait and send out one press release with the entire list? Well . . . you got me.) Most of the N
Spain will ban cellphone use by train drivers except in cases of emergency after a train crash that killed 79 people.
A kayak fisherman from Washington state died Monday after a shark attack off Maui, local officials said. Maui County Ocean Safety officials received a report that a shark attacked a man fishing in a kayak between Maui and Molokini, a small island less than 3 miles off the southwest coast of Maui tha