Hackers are putting top technology executives under severe pressure. And this week's sudden departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data breach has only ratcheted up the stress.
The early auditions for the Republican Party's next presidential contest are in full swing at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists, where some of the GOP's most prominent religious conservatives are facing off.
Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
While some University of Washington professors are experimenting with how to add depth to Advanced Placement courses, as described in a Seattle Times story on Sunday, one of their colleagues is doing research into whether A.P. classes — however they are taught —&
You're a 16th century German prince plotting to crush a peasant rebellion, or perhaps you're leading an army against the Ottoman Empire or looking to settle the score with a rival nobleman. What's a guy looking for a tactical edge to do?
A federal judge in California on Thursday denied Apple's request to permanently ban Samsung from selling 23 older-model smartphones and tablets that a jury found infringed on patents held by the maker of iPhones and iPads.
An Afghan provincial official says a motorcycle bomb was remotely detonated in a crowded market in the country's south, killing five people and wounding eight.
ABC says Isaiah Washington will return to "Grey's Anatomy" for a guest appearance in May, seven years after he was fired from the medical drama.
The House of Representatives was poised Thursday to pass the first aid bill for Ukraine's new, pro-Western government, while both chambers of Congress looked to advance legislation imposing hard-hitting sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's government.
Investors were looking for any reason to look past the cold weather that has hampered the U.S. economy in the last few weeks, and they found it.
Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid decided after a frustrating 2013 season that he would focus more on team discipline and spending more time talking with his players this year.
The U.S. men's national team announced plans for a send-off series before this summer's World Cup in Brazil. Here is the schedule:
Washington State beat Oregon 107-100 Thursday in the first round of the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament at KeyArena. The Cougars set a record for most points scored in a Pac-12 tournament game.
The vice principal at Eastside Catholic School, fired after officials learned he had married his same-sex partner, is suing the school and the Archdiocese of Seattle.
A Seattle to Sacramento flight made an emergency stop in Portland when the crew became concerned an unruly passenger would become violent.
In a $9 billion deal, Safeway and Albertsons will merge under Albertsons’ parent. The companies said no stores are expected to close as a result of the merger.
Mount Rainier is back in the semifinals, where it will face Moses Lake, a winner against Arlington.
America's top doll, Barbie, finds herself in controversy once again, this time over a business partnership between her manufacturer, Mattel, and the Girl Scouts.
Mariners’ projected cleanup hitter Corey Hart hopes he can return to form after missing the 2013 season and having microfracture surgery on both knees.