A research firm says that more smartphones than `dumb' phones are being made this year, a milestone in a shift that's putting computing power and Internet access in millions of hands worldwide.
Rumors and speculation about the sale of Seattle news feed startup Wavii were correct. Wavii confirmed today that it’s being sold to Google, a deal that was first reported Wednesday by TechCrunch. That report said Google paid more than $30 million and Wavii’s 25-person team will rel
Three-time champion Gilles Simon reached the semifinals of the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy on Friday, while top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic was upset.
Detroit singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez, recently yanked from obscurity by Seattle record label Light in the Attic, charmed the crowd at the Neptune Theatre with his humility and humor, but it was a weak show.
Claudette Johnson still has a hard time sleeping at night a decade after her son was fatally shot in a confrontation with Jamaican police and 15 years after her taxi driver husband was murdered by gunmen.
Five things to know about country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at 81:
Eleven people have drowned so far this year in Kauai, almost triple the number who drowned in the same period last year on the Hawaiian island. Some have been swept off remote beaches by large waves, others have died trying to cross streams while hiking on the island’s Napali c
Police say a bomb has exploded near the office of a political party, which has received threats from the Taliban, killing nine people in southern Pakistan.
Across from a paved lot where the Port of Savannah stacks empty cargo containers stands a living link to the time before Georgia's first settlers arrived - an ancient live oak tree more than 7 1/2 feet in diameter with massive branches extending up to 70 feet from its trunk.
A barnacle-covered fishing boat that washed ashore this month in Crescent City, Calif., has been confirmed as the first debris from the 2011 tsunami in Japan to reach California's shores.
Nothing like a shutout win over the Angels to tone down some of the hysteria we’ve seen revolving around the Mariners the past 48 hours or so. I’ll freely admit contributing to some of it. This team is going to be in serious trouble and will put jobs at risk if it plays like it
The airport at Moses Lake could be one of six places in the nation where the Federal Aviation Administration tests drones.
A Russian court on Friday rejected a plea for early release from prison by a member of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, whose provocative songs and prosecution have made them a symbol of the country's opposition movement.
A top Pakistani prison official says an Indian spy on death row was critically injured when he was attacked with a brick inside a prison in the eastern city of Lahore.
President Barack Obama vowed Friday to join Planned Parenthood in fighting against what he said were efforts across the country to turn women's health back to the 1950s.
Large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year would be subject to federal safety inspections and manufacturing standards under a new Senate proposal introduced Friday.