Some Republicans called on him to arm rebel troops and possibly establish a no-fly zone, and some Democrats asked him to step up humanitarian assistance. But they stopped short of calling for boots on the ground.
Miguel Cabrera is one hitter who can certainly be trusted to swing at a 3-0 pitch.
Several of the players Seattle selected in last week's draft have somewhat checkered pasts, but GM John Schneider said "you have to be willing to accept those risks."
Linda Shaw, Seattle Times Reporter The Seattle teachers who boycotted a district-required exam this winter plan to continue their protest as spring testing gets underway. In a news conference scheduled for Monday afternoon, the teachers say they also will be announcing a number of additional schools
The King County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suspicious package near the intersection of 9th Ave. and Olive Way. No futher details available.
The Vancouver Canucks, seeded third in the Western Conference, will face the sixth-seeded San Jose Sharks in a first-round, best-of-seven series.
Helen Mirren was crowned queen of the London stage at the Olivier Awards Sunday, while compelling, canine-titled teen drama "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" emerged as best in show with seven trophies.
Tupelo is a town used to odd behavior, squabbling people and long memories. That apparently has colored the case over who sent letters laced with the poison to the White House and two Mississippi officials.
Conservative Republican lawmakers are listening to struggling retailers back home who complain that their online competitors enjoy an unfair price advantage.
A suspicious package found near 9th and Olive in the Downtown area has prompted law enforcement officials to close the transit tunnel and surrounding area. The King County Sheriff’s Office is at the scene and investigating.
For one night only, the Rolling Stones were an up-and-coming band again.
Ned Yost was positively glowing after the opener of Sunday's day-night doubleheader against Cleveland, and for good reason. The Royals had rolled to a 9-0 victory.
The Los Angeles Lakers gave away thousands of white towels to their fans Sunday, and the unintended symbolism became devastatingly appropriate.
Veteran hits key home run as Mariners take series from Angels
Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons could be a greater threat after that nation's president leaves power and could end up targeting Americans at home, lawmakers warned Sunday as they considered a U.S. response that stops short of sending military forces there.
The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat completed first-round series sweeps by winning on the road.
Bangladeshi paramilitary officers tracked down and arrested Mohammed Sohel Rana, the owner of the building that collapsed last week.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Sunday that the FBI is investigating in the United States and overseas to determine whether the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing received training that helped them carry out the attack.
The Russian investigative newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported Tamerlan Tsarnaev had sought to join the Muslim insurgency in Dagestan and had been in contact with several rebels who were killed by Russian authorities in 2012 while he was there.
California broke through with a run in the 14th inning to edge the Washington baseball team, 6-5, in the final game of a three-game series...