For much-traveled figure skater Ashley Wagner, the road to the Sochi Olympics has included golden childhood summers at Seabeck on Hood Canal.
At a time when a cellphone can guide you to your driveway, commercial pilots attempt to land at the wrong airport more often than most passengers realize or government officials admit, according to an Associated Press search of government safety data and news reports since the early 1990s.
Touring bands have a lot to worry about — temperamental equipment, deadbeat promoters, the risk the van crashes or the plane goes down. The list goes on, but seldom does it include:
Absent a big earthquake or a catastrophic encounter with a too-tall truck or ship, the Interstate 5 bridge that now spans the Columbia River could stand almost indefinitely, a state inspector says.
After a few years, few will remember any commotion of Missouri defensive end possibly becoming the first openly gay player in the NFL
To the uninitiated, the paraphernalia found at the scene of an animal abuse bust -- candle wax, medical tape, syringes -- sounded more like something from a drug case. But investigators said it was a telltale sign of an underground cockfighting ring that exploited roosters by doping and arming them for battles to the death.
Kelly Terry-Willis did not hesitate to look into the eyes of the orange-jumpsuit-clad man involved in the shooting death of her big brother, telling him his "evil decision" took from her a loving confidant, dance partner and dedicated family man.
When Janet Yellen makes her first public remarks Tuesday since succeeding Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chair, her every word will come under scrutiny.
The Super Bowl message from the male-dominated sports media is clear: Women in sports don’t matter, writes guest columnist Elaine Albertson.
We wrote here earlier about Seattle's reported signing of linebacker Mike Taylor and TE Travis Beckum to futures contracts, meaning they are free agents who will now be added to the team's roster.
The family of a Washington state man imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year expressed alarm and sadness Monday after an invitation was cancelled for a U.S. envoy to visit Pyongyang and discuss Kenneth Bae's release.
Relatives of people buried at a Tennessee cemetery are suing its owner and funeral homes that sent bodies there, alleging the cemetery operated without a proper registration and stacked several caskets in one plot.
Two of Major League Baseball's biggest names are in Havana as part of a sports diplomacy program that aims to foster personal ties between citizens of the U.S. and Cuba, two nations that have long seen eye-to-eye on little other their shared love for the sport.
A pre-trial hearing for Seahawks running back Spencer Ware, who was arrested for Driving While Under the Influence on Jan. 12, has been set for March 3 in King County District Court.
There was something unusual about three mannequin heads found inside a UPS parcel being mailed from San Bernardino, Calif., to Hawaii: They each had two pounds of methamphetamine stuffed inside them, authorities said.