Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg may have irritated a nerve in his right arm using an electrical stimulation machine.
Justin Blackmon's latest violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy will cost him money - maybe lots of it.
Moody's Investors Service downgraded Slovenia's government bond rating on banking turmoil in the Eastern European country and the government's heavy debt load.
The man who packed the parachutes used by infamous skyjacker D.B. Cooper has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Washington state.
Egypt's leading opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei said Tuesday he believes the Islamist president will eventually be forced to reach out to the opposition because his group is losing support and isn't able to tackle the country's myriad problems alone.
State-appointed managers will take over the El Paso Independent School District after the U.S. Department of Justice said it won't oppose ousting the locally elected school board in the wake of a testing scandal at several of high schools.
US Steel said Tuesday that it lost $73 million in the first quarter because of tough competition and rising prices, and its outlook provided little hope that the current quarter will be any better.
Apple Inc. began selling $17 billion in bonds on Tuesday, one of the largest corporate bond issues ever.
A proposal by Central American businessmen to build a natural gas pipeline from Mexico to Panama will be presented during a weekend meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Central American presidents.
The Seattle police officers’ union has reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with the city, the union head announced this afternoon. Sgt. Rich O’Neill, 54, who has been president of the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild (SPOG) since 2006, made the announcement
Pat Graney, founder of the Pat Graney Dance Company, is one of 20 artists who will receive a 2013 Doris Duke Artists Award, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has announced. These awards are major: Graney will receive an unrestricted, multiyear cash grant of $225,000, plus as much as $25,000 more
NASCAR had the perfect combination for the start of Tuesday's tire test in Indianapolis.
The Securities and Exchange Commission should require public companies to disclose contributions that are used for politics.
A panel of NBA owners was not impressed with a Seattle investment group’s offer to buy the Sacramento Kings and move them to Seattle.
Cowlitz River – April 22-28: 162 bank anglers caught seven chinook and four steelhead, and released one chinook and three steelhead; 32 boat anglers caught four chinook and released one. Kalama River – April 22-28: Six bank anglers caught no fish; five boat anglers caught no fish. Lewis
The death of a Montana animal trainer mauled by a pair of 500-pound captive brown bears could have been prevented if standard safety practices had been followed, federal authorities said Tuesday, as state officials revealed that the private menagerie where the death occurred has seen numerous animal escapes.
Boston bombings highlight the need for drones and waterfront cameras, writes guest columnist Eric Holdeman.
The American defense company Raytheon has agreed to an $8 million settlement for violating U.S. arms control regulations.
The heat in the rubble was sweltering. It closed in on his body like the darkness around him, making it hard to breathe. Working by the faint glow of a flashlight, he slithered through the broken concrete and spotted a beautiful young woman, her crushed arm pinned beneath a pillar. She was dying, and the only way to get her out was to amputate.
Mexican authorities say they have detained the father-in-law of alleged drug lord Joaquin Guzman, who is Mexico's most wanted man.