Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect Thursday.
UPDATE: The U.S. House of Representatives voted 221 to 198 in favor of a Republican plan to avert a scheduled doubling of student loan interest rates. The bill now goes to the Senate which is unlikely to take it up anytime soon because of ongoing work on
The Seattle Mariners have sent slumping catcher Jesus Montero to the minor leagues.
Washington state’s Opportunity Scholarship program is right to turn to its scholars for help broadening and deepening the program’s reach.
A woman convicted of sexually exploiting her 14-year-old daughter to produce child pornography was sentenced Thursday to 40 years in prison by a federal judge who called her conduct "shocking" and "egregious."
Lawmakers must acknowledge the role of higher education in the state’s economy, and provide students relief from tuition hikes.
President Barack Obama is lifting his self-imposed ban on transferring Guantanamo Bay detainees to Yemen, where a leadership upheaval has improved the country's security but not eliminated a terrorist organization trying to recruit jihadists.
Investigators have discovered the blood of a missing 15-year-old Iowa girl on the truck of a registered sex offender suspected of kidnapping her Monday, diminishing the chances of finding her alive, a lead investigator said Thursday.
Tony Lazzeri is 82 and living in a retirement home in Issaquah. He moves slowly these days, but his mind is still sharp, and he revels in memories of his father's career.
Jude Kenan Mohammad, who was born in Florida and raised in Raleigh, N.C., is the least known of the four U.S. citizens whom the Obama administration acknowledged it had killed in drone attacks overseas since 2009.
Edwin Jackson pitched just three innings Thursday before being removed following a long rain delay. That was long enough for the Cubs right-hander to absorb another loss.
One loved the spotlight. Another was nicknamed "The Wall" because of the force he brought to the soccer field.
Los Angeles police have obtained the decades-old taped conversations between a Manson family disciple and his attorney, officials confirmed Thursday.
A New Jersey man behind the wheel of a van that careened off of an Illinois freeway and overturned, killing five passengers returning from a California ministry gathering, had his driving privileges suspended last year for administrative reasons, motor vehicle records show.
U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner says he is resigning from Congress effective in August to take a post with the University of Alabama system.
Investors recovered their poise after a shaky start to trading on Wall Street that sent stocks sharply lower.
South Africa's James Kingston shot a 6-under 66 on Thursday at Wentworth to take the lead during the suspended first round of the BMW PGA Championship.
Two news organizations on Thursday challenged a judge's decision to keep the public from learning the details of a case against a man charged with killing a 15-year-old girl.
Shortly before he left home for Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Marco Andretti watched a documentary that showed his grandfather, Mario, at the famed track.
FoxSports.com, for its regular Throwback Thursday feature, highlights Russell Wilson’s journey from high school to the NFL. Here’s the link, and below is some video: