Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all charges against Connecticut center Enosch Wolf stemming from a February domestic violence arrest on campus.
Chris Carter, Ronny Cedeno and Brandon Laird homered, Lucas Harrell pitched seven innings, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 10-3 on Wednesday.
The Wall Street meltdown of 2008 and the ensuing recession did little to help make high school seniors financially savvy and less than half of them have a solid understanding of economics, according to an Education Department report released Tuesday.
Members of the Argentine human rights group "Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo" asked Pope Francis on Wednesday for help finding still-missing children taken from political prisoners during the country's 1976-83 military dictatorship - and said the pontiff told them they could count on him.
As lawmakers head into the final days of the 105-day regular legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee acknowledged Wednesday that the clock might run out before a budget deal is struck and agreement is reached on other bills he says are still in play.
One of two men accused of plotting with al-Qaida members in Iran to derail a train in Canada became radicalized to the point that his father reached out to a Muslim support group for help and advice, a local religious leader said Wednesday.
Zynga Inc.'s surprise profit in the first three months of the year got overshadowed by a revenue decline, a drop in the number of users and a lower-than-expected second-quarter forecast.
A Philadelphia judge is defending her decisions in the trial of the first Catholic Church official in the U.S. to be charged and convicted in the cover-up of the priest abuse scandal.
Jill Biden has visited the finish line memorial for Boston Marathon victims and left behind a pair of sneakers.
New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says there is no evidence that the Boston Marathon bombing suspects were targeting New York. But he says one may have been planning to party in the city after the attack.
The first step off the ledge, as your stomach plummets, is the scariest.
Ever since Central Washington Hospital banned smoking on its Wenatchee campus in February, smokers have made their way to a sidewalk to light up.
In a quest to save money, political leaders in Washington state are exploring a proposal that would shift some government workers out of their current health plans and onto the insurance exchange developed under President Barack Obama's health care law.
OCEAN SHORES (AP) — The charge against a man accused of killing his newborn baby daughter at Ocean Shores has been upgraded to first-degree murder. Patrick Parnel had been charged with second-degree murder. KXRO reports the charge was amended Tuesday and the 21-year-old was rebooked into
Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the nation and it's gotten worse as the economy improves, according to a report released Wednesday.
The Rhode Island medical examiner's office is trying to determine whether a body found in Providence is that of a missing Brown University student.
OLYMPIA — Dan Kristiansen of Snohomish has emerged as the front-runner to be the next leader of the state House Republicans, acting leader Joel Kretz said Wednesday. Kretz said he is not planning to seek the post, which was vacated when Richard DeBolt stepped down last week for medical re
Ford Motor Co.'s first-quarter profit rose 15 percent to a $1.6 billion thanks to record earnings in North America and strong sales in China. The automaker lost money again in Europe, although it sees some hints of improvement there.
For the first time in years, Matt Allen at Chambers Bay isn't explaining to golfers why a temporary green is being used or why a path is blocked off for construction equipment.
Retreating floodwaters gave Midwesterners some hope Wednesday that the worst was over, but that optimism was limited by concerns that the slow speed of the subsiding waters continued to burden sandbag and earthen levees along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers.