The winner of the Funniest Person in the World competition is a brown-haired, slightly rotund stand-up comic from Finland who boasts he has hit on the perfect solution to the planet's international monetary woes.
Self-driving cars or suburban light rail just can't arrive soon enough for Seattle commuters. There were at least eight blocking crashes Tuesday morning in the region that were big enough for a state traffic alert.
So, dear Chinese reader, you still think the American Dream eclipses the Chinese one?
Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said -- an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation's poor workplace safety standards.
He's not on the ballot this fall, but Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is launching new ads to help Republicans in key elections across the country.
U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic growth.
Japanese telecommunications company Softbank Corp. said Tuesday it bought stakes in two Indian technology companies and could splash $10 billion on investments in the country over the next decade.
Once again, Seattle ranks among the top 10 markets in the influential Emerging Trends in Real Estate by the Urban Land Institute and the consultancy PwC. For 2015, it ranks No. 8 overall based on the tech industry, highly skilled workforce and attractiveness to millennials. "Seattle is one of
Twenty-five minutes after Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, two air ambulances hovered near the campus, prepared to transport the critically wounded to the region’s highest-rated trauma hospital.
Kurt Beattie will retire as artistic director of Seattle’s respected ACT Theatre at the end of 2015, and be replaced by John Langs.
Orders to U.S. companies for long-lasting manufactured goods fell for a second month in September, while a key category that signals business investment plans dropped by the biggest amount in eight months.
There’s something completely more frightening about a doctor coming down with Ebola than someone from the general public.
Suicide bombers, roadside bombs and rocket attacks on the Afghan capital have intensified in the one month since President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai took office as the Taliban are sending a message that they disapprove of his tough stance on ending the insurgency and close security ties with Washington, officials, analysts and the Taliban said.
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Only a strong Western security alliance can negotiate better ties with Russia, NATO's new secretary general said Tuesday.
South Korea's spy agency said Tuesday it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's 6-week public absence, which set off a frenzy of wild speculation around the world.
American Airlines and US Airways will combine their frequent flier programs early next year and, for now, will continue to base free flights on how many miles customers fly.
Amazon Inc. says it plans to open its first facility in Illinois next year in a move that would create 1,000 jobs.
Off a narrow gravel road running between a handful of mostly abandoned lots near a Mississippi River levee, down past sprawling oak trees and thick weeds, a lectern framed by banana trees has been set up in front of three short rows of folding chairs.
Twitter's third-quarter revenue outpaced expectations, but investors concerned about user growth and holiday-quarter revenue clipped the company's stock price late Monday.