U.S. students are falling behind their international rivals. Young people aren't adept at new technology. America's economy will suffer if schools don't step up their game.
The Cannes Film Festival announced its most Hollywood-heavy jury lineup in years Wednesday, with a list that includes Oscar winners Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz and Ang Lee.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry brought senior Afghan and Pakistani officials together Wednesday for security talks aimed at improving relations between the two nations ahead of next year's withdrawal of NATO combat forces from Afghanistan.
Watching this team the past few weeks, you kind of knew Brendan Ryan might be living on borrowed time no matter how good his defense is. Today, that time ran out. Mariners manager Eric Wedge called Ryan and Robert Andino into his office today for a rather blunt, frank discussion. He told them Andino
Online privacy rules are changing. The question now is how much you'll care.
Bowl Championship Series commissioners are meeting this week in Pasadena, with the backdrop of the 2014 season’s first four-team playoff looming. (We have one more season of the BCS.) Tuesday, they came up with a name for their 2012 creation — the College Football Playoff. If you were ho
Here are some other MLS power rankings leaguewide: MLSsoccer.com, Soccer By Ives, ESPN.com, SI.com, OregonLive.com and Goal.com. * * * Team (prev. rank) Comment 1. FC Dallas (1) Defense has impressively allowed one goal all year in the first 75 minutes
Jane Fonda is planning to shed a few tears on Saturday.
The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings killed in a shootout with police received welfare benefits from the state up until last year, when he became ineligible based on family income.
Jones Group, a clothing, shoes and accessories maker that owns chains including Nine West and Easy Spirit, on Wednesday said it's closing 170 U.S. stores and slashing jobs as part of a plan to improve profitability.
NBC says it's planning a 12-day-long, around-the-clock competition show to air this fall.
Two teenagers are accused of escaping from a juvenile rehabilitation camp then fatally beating and stabbing an elderly couple at a vacation cabin in southwest Missouri.
Seattle traffic less congested: Seriously? A new report by the data outfit Inrix says the typical Seattle-area driver wasted 35 hours in traffic delays last year compared with going the speed limit, compared with 39 hours in 2011. Well, we suppose every little bit counts, eh? Putting the breaks
Former Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever will expand his role as analyst for all six of ABC's IndyCar races this season.
In an age when most people carry smartphones that can tell the time - on top of hundreds of other applications - watch makers are increasingly focused on selling their goods as luxury items.
Take a bow, Jeff Charbonneau. The Zillah High School chemistry, science and engineering teacher stood on the White House grounds Tuesday morning to be honored by President Barack Obama as the 2013 National Teacher of the Year. The Seattle Times salutes Charbonneau’s achievements in this editor
Georgia-Pacific said Wednesday that it reached a deal to buy Buckeye Technologies Inc. for about $1.46 billion.
The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TA'-mehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is still being held by the Massachusetts medical examiner.
Ever since Central Washington Hospital banned smoking on its Wenatchee campus in February, smokers have made their way to a sidewalk to light up.
We haven’t posted much on here in recent days because there hasn’t been much to post. Nothing has really happened — that we know of, anyway — since the events last week in New York, when it was decided that there would be no decision until May 6 at the earliest (going b