The Nordic countries have long had a strong egalitarian streak, embracing progressive taxation and high levels of social spending. Perhaps less well known is that they also practice progressive punishment.
Stephen Curry scored 39 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 109-98 victory at New Orleans — and a sweep of their first-round Western Conference playoff series.
The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game.
Manchester City’s season appears as if it will end with the consolation prize of UEFA Champions League qualification after a victory over Aston Villa opened a nine-point gap to the fading chasers for the English Premier League’s top four.
The showroom and dozens of cars were destroyed in a three-alarm fire at Prestige Ford in Bellevue.
At some point, UW coach Chris Petersen is going to hand the keys to the program to Jake Browning, the prep phenom. But it’s the Huskies’ present that is wide open – and tilting in the direction of Jeff Lindquist, who is standing out with his maturity and decision-making.
See how much you know about Chambers Bay, the U.S. Open and the players who will be competing in it.
And entering their sixth draft together, the Schneider-Carroll partnership is viewed by many as the model for running an NFL team.
This is what you call a boos problem.
“Chambers Bay will forever have the moniker of a U.S. Open course,” course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. said. “Only 27 active courses (since World War II) have that moniker. From my perspective, no higher honor could have been given.”
Many in the Nepalese community in Seattle are waiting to hear from relatives back home, and beginning to figure out how to raise money to offer earthquake relief.
Six people are recovering from a three-way paired kidney exchange, the first in the Northwest, that took place at hospitals in Seattle and Portland. The donors and recipients were matched with a software program that works like an online-dating site for kidneys.
Critics of the phone-records program, which allows the NSA to hunt for communications between terrorists abroad and U.S. residents, argue it has not proved to be an effective counterterrorism tool.
A review of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” directed by Kurt Beattie and featuring John Aylward as Big Daddy at Seattle’s ACT Theatre.
A look at the five lawyers who will be arguing the same-sex marriages cases before the high court.
The Supreme Court justices will confront two distinct questions during the unusually long, 2½ -hour oral argument this week.
With his leg aching, Felix Hernandez finished off Minnesota in a complete-game, 2-0 victory.
At its peak, 12 to 15 million illegal sales calls were made daily in a robocall operation pushing Caribbean Cruise Lines.
The company said the problem, which led many stores to offer free coffee drinks or close early because they could not process sales, resulted from a software update and not an external breach of its computer systems.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending April 25.