Tri-City native Jerod Shelby is building a factory in West Richland for his SSC North America company that makes cars that can speed hundreds of miles per hour and sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The price of oil fell near $93 a barrel Wednesday on concerns that the Federal Reserve may ease up on its stimulus measures and that the stock market rally is cooling.
Father's Day gifts have morphed over the years. It used to be a tie, a golf hat or a jazz CD. But dads are more tech-savvy these days.
Danica Patrick left the bumpy ride with boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. on the track.
A suburban Chicago teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group fighting Bashar Assad's regime in Syria.
In a story May 28 about the opening of two art installations in Venice, Italy, by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, The Associated Press incorrectly referred to him on second reference in both the story and the headlines. The correct second reference is Ai, not Weiwei.
Washington state officials are reporting progress at the collapsed Interstate 5 bridge on the Skagit River that has detoured traffic at Mount Vernon.
An International rights group is denouncing Egypt's presidency's decision to move ahead with a disputed bill feared to stifle non-governmental organizations, despite assurances by the president that it will not put "restraints" on civil society.
A new ethics code for Bellevue spells out new prohibitions against City Council members using their office to enrich themselves, and calls for appointment of an ethics officer to investigate complaints of misconduct. The ordinance, passed by the council Tuesday night, is a good s
The European Union softened its demands for austerity Wednesday when it gave France, Spain and four other member states more time to bring their deficit levels under control so that they can support their ailing economies.
President Barack Obama will roll out the red carpet to welcome Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff, for an official state visit this fall.
Traffic through Seattle was jammed Wednesday morning by a truck crash about 4:30 a.m. that blocked the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 downtown between the state convention center and Interstate 90.
DNA testing so far has been inconclusive on whether two men executed in Kansas for the 1959 killings that inspired the book "In Cold Blood" can also be linked to the unsolved murders of a Florida family weeks later, a senior investigator said Wednesday.
A sampling of memorable statements made by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, who announced Wednesday she wouldn't seek a fifth term in Congress:
Don’t sacrifice safety for lower taxes As I watch the news stories on the Skagit River bridge collapse, the first thing that occurs to me is that in this state, we have let our infrastructure dangerously deteriorate [“Probe shifts underwater in collapse of I-5 bridge,” page one, Ma
Iran's top leader says he is not backing a particular candidate among the eight running for president.
The National Guard has helped evacuate residents from a small community in Alaska's interior where a river ice jam caused major flooding, washing out roads and submerging homes and other buildings.
At least two congressional panels are planning more hearings next week on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
All lanes of Highway 18 near West Valley Highway in the Auburn area were closed about 9:30 a.m. after a logging truck lost its load. WSDOT officials say it’s not clear when the highway will reopen.
Federal health regulators are allowing overseas imports of critical intravenous drugs used to nourish premature infants, amid a shortage that has affected hospitals nationwide.