The Legislature does not have time to rewrite the drunk-driving laws, but should begin work on a bill for next year.
A day after flight delays plagued much of the nation, air travel was smoother Tuesday, but the government warned passengers that the situation could change by the hour as thousands of air-traffic controllers are forced to take furloughs because of budget cuts.
In the first horrific moments after the Boston bombing, with smoke still billowing around the wounded, I know what is going through the minds of the maimed victims.
More rain on Tuesday was the last thing flood fighters across the Midwest wanted to see, adding more water to swollen rivers now expected to remain high into next month.
Federal regulators let Boeing help write the safety conditions for the problematic battery system in its beleaguered 787 "Dreamliner," prescribe how to test it and carry out those tests itself, according to testimony and documents released at a hearing Tuesday.
At Tuesday’s hearing by the National Transportation Safety Board into the 787 Dreamliner battery design, Boeing conceded that its certification testing fell short and needs to be tightened in the future.
China is the fastest-growing, biggest new-car market in the world, with 19.4 million vehicles sold last year, easily outstripping sales in the United States. And that means the future of GM, and virtually every other major automaker, lies there.
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Now the series between the Royals and Tigers takes on a new level of intrigue.
The Bellevue truck maker’s results missed expectations
The Washington state Senate has passed a measure that would help fund K-12 education by lowering the state's debt limit and eliminating voter-approved cost-of-living raises for schoolteachers.
South Gov. Nikki Haley has signed legislation to give the Boeing Co. $120 million in incentives for its expansion plans in the state.
About $70 million in college tuition waivers issued in 2011 by state college and universities were not properly documented, according to a new report by the state auditor’s office. But two of the state’s universities with the largest number of improperly documented waivers downplay
Washington's fight over firearms restrictions isn't limited to Congress. It's also taking place in the halls of science - literally - where gun control advocates and the National Rifle Association differ over the direction federal research on gun violence should take.
A Senate sponsor of a defeated compromise on expanding gun sale background checks says he'll consider changing the measure to add people on the government's terror list to those forbidden from owning firearms.
Washington state's Electoral College representatives are getting more compensation for the job.
For the first time in more than a century, famed Cooper Union will charge tuition to undergraduate students, the chairman of the college's Board of Trustees said Tuesday.
U.S. customs officials say they helped law enforcement in Panama intercept more than 3,300 pounds of pure cocaine this past weekend.
Making peace with the kind of setbacks that ordinary Americans confront on a regular basis would have made Tamerlan Tsarnae ordinary, writes syndicated columnist Froma Harrop.
A new strain of bird flu in China is sabotaging Yum's efforts to rebuild trust with KFC customers following an earlier controversy over its chicken supply.