Click here to see helmet-cam footage of the rescue of an injured hiker Monday near Oso. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office Helicopter and Search and Rescue (SCSAR) Teams rescued the female backcountry hiker from the Boulder River trail, near Oso. The hiker, whose age and hometown are u
A partisan showdown is looming over what is known as the nation's second-highest court, with President Barack Obama poised to nominate as many as three choices for the understaffed U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington in the face of a Republican proposal to distribute its vacancies to other parts of the country.
Chilean police say they arrested a man for allegedly spitting on presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet during a campaign event in the north of the country.
Susan Jimison was 14 in the summer of 1969 when her older brother, Warrant Officer Mark Clotfelter, was shot down on a mission in Vietnam. He was later confirmed dead.
A Boston church official who claimed in an autobiography that he was a leg-breaker for reputed gangster James "Whitey" Bulger pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he looted the church's assets.
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly isn't ready to name a starting quarterback for 2013 - or 2014.
Former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik (KEHR'-ihk) has been released from a federal prison.
For the first time since hooligans rioted and forced their match to be abandoned 18 years ago, the England and Ireland soccer teams will take to the field on Wednesday, in a contest seen as a historic chance for redemption.
More than 400 American Crystal Sugar Co. workers who have been locked out of their jobs for nearly two years are back to work.
Moody's Investors Service has raised its outlook for the U.S. banking industry for the first time in five years, citing the improving economy and banks' stronger balance sheets.
As of Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at least 2,092 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
A family of four from Stanwood died over the weekend in a car crash near George, Wash.
With the opening of Washington's first charter school likely 15 months away, more dollars from Seattle's tech economy are flowing toward groups that want to change the way the state thinks about public schools.
Libya's parliament chief, who served under Moammar Gadhafi before becoming an opposition leader in exile, resigned on Tuesday, just weeks after lawmakers passed a bill banning former regime officials from senior government posts.
After decades of decline, independent bookselling has become a growth industry.
A West Texas sheriff wounded by a man who killed a woman and injured four other people in a rampage Sunday says the shooter "was intent on shooting anybody and everybody" as he drove.
ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Anchorage poet will visit the ghost of a remote Alaska village where her Inupiat Eskimo ancestors once lived, thanks to funds she raised through crowdsourcing. Joan Naviyuk Kane far surpassed her goal of $31,000 for a two-week visit for 20 descendants of people who once liv
The hoopla surrounding the return of "Arrested Development" on Netflix's Internet video service has dissolved into a letdown on Wall Street.
An ex-president of Guatemala accused of laundering tens of millions of dollars stolen from his country through U.S. bank accounts pleaded not guilty in New York on Tuesday, and his lawyer called the case "a clear case of over-reaching by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. government."
More than 50 student services employees at The Evergreen State College are on strike after failing to reach an agreement on firing procedures and pay.