The persistent drought across large swaths of the Great Plains, Texas and California has led to the smallest U.S. cattle herd since 1951, shrinking the supply of beef.
Fernando Rodney, the Mariners’ new closer, pitched an inning Thursday, his first Cactus League appearance. He allowed a run and two hits and said he felt “great.”
Journalists, bloggers and others have sought for years to identify the mysterious computer coder who wrote a paper on bitcoin’s framework and created the software that serves as the digital currency’s backbone.
The roots of the problem in the Crimea region are far deeper than the recent protests in Kiev, dating back centuries, and in that tangle of history is a series of ancient claims that for the people of Crimea, and Ukraine, are about to become very fresh again.
A tiff over who gets credit, the House or Senate, endangers identical bills that would let out-of-state military veterans pay in-state tuition.
Two consumer-advocacy groups often critical of corporate advertising tactics criticized Barbie as a flawed role model for girls and launched a petition drive urging the Girl Scouts of the USA to end the partnership.
Top-ranked Cleveland knocks off Lincoln and will face Bellevue in the state semifinals.
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The warehouse retailer, which caters to suburban families, hopes to add a new demographic through improved technology and offerings such as organic beef.
OLYMPIA -- Welcome to your state government, where a piece of legislation that has won the support of Gov. Jay Inslee and every single member of the Legislature may nonetheless die this week because of political squabbling.
The Boeing Machinists union on Thursday elected Jon Holden as the new District 751 president.
A drenching start to March has roads crews scrambling around the Puget Sound area, with mudslides and rushing water closing nearly 20 King County roads, and more closures possible.
In just over a week, a new foam-supported Highway 99 bridge near South Spokane Street will be done, allowing traffic to be restored to two lanes each direction.
James Davenport, the astronomy grad student and data whiz who figured out that 80 percent of Americans live within 20 miles of a Starbucks, is back with a fascinating visualization of Seattle's public transportation.
The area’s housing market hit a lull in February, with the second consecutive monthly slide in home sales and median prices. Blame the Super Bowl. Or the Winter Olympics. Or Mercury retrograde.
The traditional tunnel is still made for the starters to run through. But these days, there’s a designated stop at the end. There, the player greets a teammate with a series of gestures that varies from mimicking primping in a mirror to spinning chest bumps.
One of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, al-Saadi, was extradited on Thursday to Libya from Niger, where he had taken refuge as his father's regime crumbled in 2011, bringing cheers from Libyans as the government prepares to prosecute him for his alleged role in trying to suppress the uprising against Gadhafi's rule.
Issaquah and Garfield have been working together to ensure a safe environment when the schools face each other in Friday’s Class 4A boys semifinal basketball game. The extra effort comes after racially-charged messages appeared on social media following the schools’ matchup on Feb. 21.
Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson ran some plays with the Huskies offense on Thursday as a running back. “I think we gotta try to get our playmakers the ball,” said linebackers coach Bob Gregory.