MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s air force said Wednesday it will investigate if the transport plane that crashed into a city neighborhood, killing 141 people, was violating orders by carrying paying passengers. A local military commander said the search for bodies has ended. The dead included all 122 on the plane, including military personnel and […]
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s government says the brutal heat wave that hit the port city of Karachi and the country’s southern province of Sind in June killed 1,250 people before subsiding. A government statement on the latest death toll from the heat wave was handed to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a high-level meeting in […]
BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations says it is concerned about the state of the Great Barrier Reef and is urging greater efforts to conserve one of the most world’s spectacular natural sites. The decision Wednesday in Bonn, Germany, puts pressure on Australia to prevent further destruction of the 2,300-kilometer (1,430-mile) reef off the Queensland […]
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country’s main Kurdish militia is ready to face any “aggression.” The statement by the Democratic Union Party, or PYD, comes as Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to […]
‘Mr. Robot’ There’s a lot of good buzz around this new drama series that follows the life of cybersecurity engineer Elliot (Rami Malek), who leads a double life as “vigilante hacker.” The series also features Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaikin and Martin Wallström. 10:01 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, on USA. Doug Knoop: email@example.com or […]
A new study in New York state suggests that more New York students refused to take state exams in wealthy school districts than in less affluent ones.
Game story MLB.com Highlights Boxscore Mike Montgomery tossed his second consecutive shutout on Tuesday night, allowing just one hit, while walking four batters, hitting another and posting seven strikeouts. He’s now 3-2 in his six MLB starts with a 1.62 ERA. And while he was figured to be a temporary replacement in the starting rotation […]
Seattle’s bench outscored Tulsa's 28-11 led by rookies Jewell Loyd and Ramu Tokashiki.
The United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 in a semifinal match to advance to Sunday’s final of the Women’s World Cup.
Young left-hander Mike Montgomery made a strong case to remain in the starting rotation Tuesday night as he tossed his second consecutive shutout — a one-hit gem — in the Mariners’ 5-0 win over the San Diego Padres.
Tamika Catchings had 26 points and 10 rebounds to help the visiting Indiana Fever beat Connecticut 92-84, ending the Sun’s winning streak at seven games.
Right-hander allows one run on five hits in Tacoma’s 8-4 victory over Las Vegas.
The Washington State Patrol is looking for two men in connection with 10 fires set along Interstate 5 near Marysville on Tuesday.
With about 20 minutes before the state would have entered a partial government shutdown, Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday night signed the state’s 2015-17 operating budget.
Luke Ridnour was traded to the Toronto Raptors — becoming a member of his fifth team in a little less than a week and extending one of the more bizarre NBA player odysseys in recent memory. Ridnour, 34, is a Blaine High graduate and former Sonic.
Rookies Ramu Tokashiki and Jewell Loyd combine for 25 points to help Storm snap a five-game losing streak while ending Tulsa’s eight-game winning streak.
When Reagan-appointed Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote his gay- marriage opinion, it turns out he was channeling an Evergreen State College professor.
The University of Washington golfer is at 7 under heading into final round.
With a 5 to 20 percent rollback in tuition prices, Washington has become the only state in the country to cut tuition for its colleges and universities this year.
Seattle’s city auditor will investigate a real-estate-development incentive program at the request of City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, who says planners were ready to let a hotel builder contribute less than required toward the city’s low-income housing fund.