Anti-government protesters in Thailand cut off electricity to the prime minister's office compound on Thursday while their leaders met with businesspeople to explain why they want to oust the caretaker government before upcoming elections.
The seventh week of the Tengu Blackmouth Derby, one of the most challenging and longest running salmon derbies, was held this past Sunday in Elliott Bay, and 21 anglers braved the elements and caught two blackmouth. “Tengu Derby (anglers) endured sub-freezing temperatures and fo
TV picks for Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, include “Project Runway All Stars” on Lifetime, “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS and “Sean Saves the World” on NBC.
When the Hong Kong school year began in September, tutor Tony Chow arranged to have his face plastered on the sides of double decker buses to raise his profile.
Stocks are mixed in early trading as prospects for a budget deal and more signs of a U.S. recovery suggest that the Federal Reserve may wind down its support for the economy.
The global airline industry expects its profits to jump to a record high next year, helped by falling jet fuel prices, rising travel demand and cost-cutting.
Retired Washington state Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers died Wednesday night at his Issaquah home, his older daughter said. Chambers, who was 70, died of mouth and throat cancer, daughter Jolie Lofink said. Elected to the state’s high court in 2000, he retired last Dec. 31. Chambers was bo
Since about 18 months ago, Microsoft has been pushing the message of “Cloud OS” — its name for its vision and strategy of providing infrastructure and platform services that span public, private and hosted/service-provider clouds. Today, it announced a group of about 25 cloud servi
With the growing amount of educational materials offered on the Internet for free, are textbooks on their way out? They soon may be. In the Lake Washington School District, for example, educators are investigating whether they can replace their high-school science texts with e-books built from
It feels sometimes like the revolution of fine artisan cheeses in the Northwest began about a decade ago. That’s when Kurt Dammeier founded Beecher’s Handmade Cheese in Pike Place Market, bringing a high profile to not just his own products but to a cheese counter that was whey, whey ful
Stock futures are falling as prospects for a budget deal and a stream of healthy economic news up the odds that the U.S. will begin weaning the economy off its aggressive monetary policies.
A gang of young neighborhood men would harass Sonali Mukherjee whenever she left home -- taunting her, following her, hissing lewd comments.
The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service said Thursday he saw "angels" at the event, has been violent in the past and suffers from schizophrenia.
For a second day, droves of mourners from around the globe filed past the body of Nelson Mandela on Thursday as it lay in state in South Africa's capital, Pretoria.
House Republicans are rallying behind a modest budget pact that promises to bring a temporary halt to budget brinkmanship in Washington and ease automatic budget cuts that would otherwise slam the Pentagon and domestic agencies for a second straight year.
Harvey and Bob Weinstein sued Warner Bros.' New Line Cinema on Wednesday, claiming they're owned a share of the profits from the second and third "Hobbit" films.
The investigation into the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco's airport last summer has highlighted problems with cockpit culture and the trainee pilot's lack of confidence in his ability to safely land the Boeing 777.
India's law minister said Thursday that the government has not abandoned efforts to make homosexuality legal, saying the country must take swift action to challenge a Supreme Court decision banning same-sex relations.
Three years ago, a jury heard lurid testimony about a burned body and a brazen cover-up before convicting a former New Orleans police officer of fatally shooting a man without justification in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has replaced his chief of staff after learning the staffer's home was being searched as part of a child pornography investigation.