In 1991, Croatians voted for independence and then last year to join the European Union.
Events for the weekend of April 27-28, 2013, include YMCA Healthy Kids Day, the International Children’s Friendship Festival and a new fantasy exhibit at EMP.
Six small states, settled before the nation's birth, wedged between New York, Canada and the Atlantic Ocean: They add up to New England.
Pat McQuaid's bid for a third term as head of cycling's governing body is in doubt, with his role in the Lance Armstrong scandal under scrutiny.
The Seattle Times Opinion section is now on SoundCloud! In our first post, guest columnist Juanita Maestas talks about how hard it is to find affordable housing in King County. Maestas, who is working for close to minimum wage, had to move to Pierce County to find housing that was affordable enough
In “Becoming Big League,” Federal Way historian William Mullin tells the intricate story of how Seattle lost one baseball team and gained another. Mullins discusses his book Monday at Seattle’s University Book Store.
The most exciting few minutes of the NFL draft came on Day 2.
Some feisty Republicans are challenging the claim, widely held among GOP leaders, that the party must support more liberal immigration laws if it's to be more competitive in presidential elections.
German media say that deceased actor Horst Tappert, best known for playing dapper TV sleuth Stefan Derrick, served in a feared Nazi SS unit.
Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.
Police in Bangladesh took five people into custody in connection with the collapse of a shoddily-constructed building this week, as rescue workers pulled 19 survivors out of the rubble on Saturday and vowed to continue as long as necessary to find others despite fading hopes.
The fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony recently found safe haven in territory controlled by Sudan, a watchdog group said Friday, accusing the Sudanese military of offering aid to commanders of the Lord's Resistance Army.
President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Saturday over their fix for widespread flight delays, deeming it an irresponsible way to govern even as he prepared to sign the legislation they hurriedly pushed through Congress.
Icelanders were voting Saturday in a parliamentary election that could return to power the center-right parties that led the country into economic collapse five years ago - and stall plans to join the European Union.
The Taliban on Saturday announced the start of their spring offensive, signaling plans to step up attacks as the weather warms across Afghanistan, making both travel and fighting easier.
Iraqi authorities say attackers have killed eight members of the security forces, including five anti-al-Qaida militiamen, amid rising sectarian violence in the country.
Activists are reporting intense clashes in northwestern Syria as rebels attack a sprawling military air base.
When the barriers carving Cyprus in half were finally breached 10 years ago this week, Turkish Cypriot Fethi Akinci forged what some might consider the unlikeliest of friendships with Yiannis Maratheftis - the Greek Cypriot he almost killed in battle with a gunshot to the head.
An Iranian scientist held by the U.S. since late 2011 has returned to Iran.
North Korea announced Saturday that an American detained for nearly six months is being tried in the Supreme Court on charges of plotting to overthrow the government, a crime that could draw the death penalty if he is convicted.