The crisis in Crimea is heralding the rise of a new era of U.S. energy diplomacy, as the Obama administration attempts to deploy the recent boom in domestic natural-gas production as a weapon to undercut Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence over Ukraine and Europe.
Russia is unlikely to pull back its military forces in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, analysts and former Obama administration officials say, forcing the United States and Europe into a more limited strategy of trying to prevent President Vladimir Putin from making advances elsewhere in the former Soviet republic.
Wake Forest upset Duke 82-72 after Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski experienced enough dizziness and lightheadedness to force him to kneel during a late timeout. Coach K skipped the postgame news conference.
Officers are searching for an attempted-burglary suspect in Northeast Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood, according to the Seattle Police Department.
The chairman of giant Rosneft oil company, Igor Sechin, shares Putin’s back-to-the-future fascination with Russia’s communist past.
The first few tenants making plans for the Chophouse Row project on Capitol Hill are familiar names in the world of good food.
Guard Isaiah Thomas scored 25 points and had six assists to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 116-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. He was ejected after getting a double technical with 4:19 left and said he plans to contact the league office.
A San Francisco bar is banning Google Glass over concerns that the Internet-connected, head-mounted computer will be used to record customers.
A bank specializing in bitcoins says it has closed after computer hackers robbed its digital currency.
The House on Wednesday backed a one-year delay in the penalty that individuals would have to pay for failing to sign up for health insurance, the 50th time Republicans have forced a vote to repeal, gut or change the law championed by President Barack Obama.
Washington's first licensed pot grower, Sean Green, depicts himself as a guy who plays by the rules, and that's a reason he's the state's first legal pot merchant.
Looking ahead to the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament, which begins Thursday at KeyArena.
A17-year-old who allegedly killed a man in Greenwood for his cellphone and then complained it wasn’t a nicer model was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday.
Calm returned to the stock market Wednesday after two days of volatile trading.
Mounting a show of support from like-minded governors, President Barack Obama put a spotlight Wednesday on a minimum wage push that Democrats hope will appeal to economically squeezed voters in November's midterm elections.
A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, March 7-13, 2014.
Ridgetop trails above Lake Chelan offer skinny-ski fun well into March.
Washington sophomore guard Andrew Andrews is averaging 16.8 points and 8 rebounds in the past four games, after hitting a rough three-game patch before that.
Washington would become the first state to require human traffickers to register as sex offenders, according to the prime sponsor of a bill that won unanimous approval Wednesday in the state Senate.
The U.S. women's national team settled for a 1-1 tie with Japan in the opener of the Algarve Cup.