Turkey's government on Saturday accused Twitter of allowing "systematic character assassinations" a day after social media users easily evaded a government attempt to block access to the network.
The passing of Fred Phelps, the founder of the Westboro Baptist Church and its despicable brand of activism, has stirred hateful comments. For columnist Leonard Pitts Jr., Phelps’ wasted life evokes a ‘dull pity’.
Pope Francis named the initial members of a commission to advise him on sex abuse policy Saturday, signaling an openness to reach beyond church officials to plot the commission's course and priorities: Half of the members are women, and one was assaulted by a priest as a child.
Sounders FC (1-1-0) at Montreal Impact (0-2-0)
Vicente Sanchez and Deshorn Brown scored on penalty kicks two minutes apart in the second half to lead the Colorado Rapids to a 2-0 Major League Soccer victory over the Portland Timbers.
At a Starbucks near my house this month, I saw a man reading a newspaper, a woman reading a book and another woman, near them, reading a magazine.
Clayton Kershaw gave up one run in 62
3 innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Arizona 3-1 in Sydney, Australia, in the first major-league baseball game of the season. The Dodgers proceeded to complete a sweep of the Diamondbacks by winning the second game 7-5.
Survivors of Saturday’s mudslide near Oso describe a harrowing scene when a hillside broke free and slammed into several homes, killing three and injuring nearly a dozen.
Mud slammed Saturday into homes near the Snohomish County town of Oso and cascaded over state Highway 530, into the Stillaguamish River, which is backed up by debris.
CSUN started the season at 2-7, needing a five-game win streak and a Big West conference tournament championship to secure its first NCAA berth since 1999.
Waste from industry is being dredged up from the Lower Duwamish Waterway, dumped on barges, then onto rail cars, then moved to a disposal site in Klickitat County. By 2015, enough muck will have been hauled away to fill nearly 95 Olympic-size swimming pools.
If you want a benchmark for how far the Oregon State women’s basketball program has come, from near oblivion to the Big Dance, there are almost too many from which to choose.
Storm guard Alysha Clark transitioned to coaching this WNBA offseason as a first-time assistant at Middle Tennessee State. A two-time Sun Belt Conference player of the year for the Blue Raiders, Clark knew what was expected of the team. And could easily relate as a recent graduate (2010).
As we mark the 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska on March 24, recall the history of previous industry promises made and broken, writes guest columnist Richard Steiner.
Seattle will be without Clint Dempsey, who will start serving a two-game suspension
With the Wildcats and Bulldogs set to do battle for the last spot in the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 on Sunday, the team’s centers will prove crucial.
High school lacrosse results for Saturday, March 22
When the dust settles, how will Washington — one of the most successful states in enrolling residents in health insurance plans through its exchange — show that it has accomplished its goal?