Rob Greenfield is bicycling across the country, eating only what he collects from trash bins and trying to get the word out that America’s stores and restaurants throw out too much good food that could go to the needy.
A roundup of notable obituaries from the week ending Oct. 25.
Across Spain, historic districts are being transformed as tens of thousands of small, often family-run shops face the end of decades of rent controls this year. Big-name chain stores able to afford the new, staggeringly high rents are moving in to take their place.
A 42-year-old man was fatally stabbed Friday night near Lynnwood, according to the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office.
British film writer Roger Clarke’s “Ghosts: A Natural History” is an entertaining and erudite tour of 500 years of English ghosts and hauntings.
RAVE To Sound Transit bus driver Dan, who went beyond the call of duty to help this senior get to Seattle after I realized I’d boarded the wrong bus. Before we got to the Transit Center he summoned his supervisor, Michael, so I wouldn’t be left alone to navigate my confused self, and he
And so it comes down to this. Through 33 games of this MLS season, the Sounders and Galaxy remain even on 61 points with just Saturday’s meeting at CenturyLink Field to go – and with Seattle holding the total-wins tiebreaker.
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.
A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.
The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.
New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him.
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."
Hong Kong democracy activists will hold a two-day referendum starting Sunday to gauge protesters' response to government proposals to end the monthlong street occupation.
A 19-year-old shooting victim was dropped off about 1:45 a.m. Friday at the emergency room for PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver.
What is the sound of one hand clapping?
Join the conversation as the race for the Supporters' Shield comes down to this Saturday afternoon's showdown between the Sounders and Galaxy at CenturyLink Field.
The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.