When we know what works and can be implemented for the greatest good, why not do that instead of embarking on yet another “pilot” program that would most likely show what we have known for a long time: Teachers, who are well-prepared in early childhood education, paid as professionals an
More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.
The Federal Communications Commission said it would postpone until early 2016 a planned auction of airwaves now used by broadcast television stations for use by mobile phone companies.
A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.
Activists and a Kurdish official say fighters from the Islamic State group are shelling the northern Syrian town of Kobani, where they continue to fight Kurdish troops.
Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.
The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years.
A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.
Former Boeing employees who have not yet retired have until Oct. 31 to tell the company whether they want a lump-sum check in December or a monthly annuity payment that begins the same month, or reject both options.
Investigators have interviewed more than 100 witnesses and recovered a .40-caliber handgun as they investigate a Friday shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in which a freshman student shot five classmates before killing himself.
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Community events for the weekend of Oct. 25-26, 2014, include Trick or Treat on the Waterfront; Halloween at Seattle Aquarium; Pumpkin Bash at Woodland Park Zoo; and Thrill the World, Seattle.
One of Petrobras’ most powerful executives is testifying in detail that he turned Brazil’s national oil company into a slush fund for the ruling Workers Party. That is complicating the re-election run for President Dilma Rousseff, in a tight race that goes to the voters on Oct. 26.
More than a decade ago, the SARS outbreak blew up across East Asia and spread to Canada and the U.S. before it was quashed. The 21st century’s first brush with a mystery virus run amok offers plenty of lessons to public-health officials racing to get ahead of Ebola.
Bhutanese immigrants to the U.S. have been killing themselves at an alarming rate, according to federal statistics. And the man who prodded the government into finding that out is an immigrant himself, who has taken it upon himself to help fellow Bhutanese survive their transition.
Maria Echaveste, a farmworker’s kid who served in the Clinton and Obama administrations, has been nominated as the next ambassador to Mexico. She would be the first woman to hold the post.
Join me at 6:45 p.m. today for a live chat from Husky Stadium to preview the Huskies' homecoming game against No. 14 Arizona State:
Two years ago, a Mexican man at a family barbecue along the Rio Grande was shot to death by U.S. Border Patrol agent on a boat. Agents say rocks were being thrown at them. Witnesses dispute that. And the Border Patrol releases almost no information about such shootings.
Competitive video gaming is taking off in places like the United States, attracting thousands of people to major events. But in South Korea, more than anywhere else, it has already oozed into mainstream culture. That may be a sign of things to come in the West.