Cost of amputating a leg? At least $20,000. Cost of an artificial leg? More than $50,000 for the most high-tech models. Cost of an amputee's rehab? Often tens of thousands of dollars more.
Firefighters and first responders from all over Texas have gathered in Waco to honor those who died in last week's fertilizer plant explosion in West.
A Las Vegas man is behind bars after police say he became so enraged at being turned away from speaking with a pastor that he plowed his car through an entrance and down the hall of a large Henderson church.
Mandy Minella of Luxembourg and Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain rallied from a set down against seeded players to reach the Grand Prix SAR quarterfinals Thursday.
Top congressional Democrats are examining whether gaps in federal regulations might be placing at risk those who work and live near more than 6,000 fertilizer plants like the one that exploded in West, Texas.
SpinMedia has bought Vibe in a deal that could mean the end of the print edition of the famed hip-hop culture magazine.
THE JOBS HUNT: Weekly applications for unemployment benefits fell 16,000 to 339,000, the second-lowest in more than five years, according to the Labor Department. U.S. job creation plunged in March, however.
Seattle Superintendent Jose Banda will not seek a waiver for 80 of the district’s high-school seniors who have met all state and district graduation requirements except for the new one in math. This is the first year that high school students must pass a state math exam or
A 34-year-old homeless man accused of stabbing his mother in the face has been charged with first-degree assault-domestic violence, according to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Kevin D. Ross, 34, was arrested Wednesday after Seattle police were alerted that he was sleeping
The engines driving the stock market were more tepid than turbocharged Thursday, but they were enough to help stocks rise for a fifth straight day.
President Barack Obama on Thursday consoled a rural Texas community rocked by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, telling mourners they are not alone in their grief and they will have the nation's support to rebuild from the devastation.
Washington is joining the crowded competition to be named one of six federal drone testing facilities across the country. A consortium of 10 state organizations, including the University of Washington and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, announced Thursday that they will be submittin
In comments made to the Associated Press Sports Editors in New York, David Stern says a resolution should be reached on or about May 13. The NBA also announced that the Relocation/Finance Committee will meet Monday via teleconference to make its recommendation to the Board of Governors.
Higher fares helped Southwest Airlines Co. make more money than Wall Street expected in the first quarter, but the company said Thursday that automatic federal spending cuts could hurt revenue in April.
Gold surged the most in 10 months Thursday after traders judged that a slump in the price of the precious metal was overdone.
Washington finished 18-16 during the 2012-13 season and made a second straight trip to the National Invitation Tournament, but there were some exciting moments during season. Don’t take my word for it and check out the video of highlights (above) that was shown at the team banquet last week. A
Chilean police on Thursday arrested four people accused of burning a baby alive in a ritual because the leader of the sect believed that the end of the world was near and that the child was the antichrist.
What a great week of softball weather! About time, huh? And I’ve heard we may be in for some more next week. Hope you are getting out and enjoying some games. In this edition of Triple Play, you’ll hear about Chief Sealth’s quest for a first-ever trip to state, Lake Stevens’
Non-venomous snakes are slithering into a Mississippi courthouse this spring, posing no threat but giving workers the creeps.
Had I known micro-apartments existed when I moved to Seattle seven months ago, I’d probably be living in one right now. Instead, I rent a room in a Capitol Hill condo with a very nice roommate who allowed my temporary stay to extend by several months. In the process, I’m learning a