An NBA spokesperson said this morning that the league’s Relocation/Finance Committee will meet Monday via teleconference, at which time it is expected to make its recommendation on the fate of the Sacramento Kings. League by-laws require a grace period of seven business days from the time of t
Chilean police have arrested four people accused of burning a baby alive in a ritual.
Scientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice, a discovery that may someday lead to a treatment for the most common type of diabetes.
President Barack Obama on Thursday praised his predecessor at the dedication of his library for showing strength and resolve in the days after the Sept. 11 attacks and said if Congress passes immigration reform "it will be in large part thanks to the hard work of President George W. Bush."
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Hershey says its net income rose in the first quarter as it sold more of its namesake chocolates and benefited from lower costs for ingredients.
Sometimes nature can wow you, often at an unexpected moment. Most outdoors lovers have a story about a surprise display of natural action on a hike, a fishing expedition or a mushroom hunt. But in the Puget Sound area, with nature surrounding the metropolitan footprint, sometimes that unexpected mom
The NFL Draft begins with the first round tonight at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. Desmond Trufant is hoping — if not widely expected — to become the 20th UW alum taken in the first round (list is below). There are about a million mock drafts out there, and most have Trufant go
The foundation overseeing the largest pot of donations sent to Newtown following the December massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School is nearly doubling the amount of its initial disbursement.
French prosecutors have placed the publisher and photographer of unauthorized topless snaps of Prince William's wife, Kate, under formal criminal investigation, they said Thursday.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, the second-fewest in more than five years. The drop suggests that layoffs have declined and that job growth may pick up from last month's sluggish pace.
Ohio native Charles Richter's scale for measuring the power of earthquakes isn't as widely used as before, but he has fans determined to make sure his name and legacy don't fade away.
Hagel: US intel concludes with `some ... confidence' that chemical weapons used in Syria.
A man sentenced to life in prison without parole when he was 14 years old deserves a new sentencing hearing, Arkansas' highest court ruled Thursday.
The five living U.S. presidents are appearing together at the dedication ceremony for the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
Google has agreed to change how it displays search results in Europe - including a better labeling of its promoted content and displaying links to competitors - to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position, the European Union's antitrust body said Thursday.
President George W. Bush says he's encouraged by signs of progress in overhauling the U.S. immigration system.
With over 6 million unemployed for the first time ever, Spain's jobless rate shot up to a record 27.2 percent in the first quarter of 2013, the National Statistics Institute said Thursday, in another grim picture of the recession-wracked country.
The Security Council has unanimously approved a new U.N. peacekeeping force for Mali to help restore democracy and stabilize the northern half of the country.
British newspaper publishers including major players like Rupert Murdoch's News International on Thursday rejected the government's proposals for curbing media abuses, saying the plans would give politicians "an unacceptable degree of interference" in media freedom.