Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers a $2,000 settlement to the owner of a Benton County flower shop found to have discriminated against a gay couple.
Seattle hammered host FC Tucson 6-0 on Wednesday night in its opening match of the 2015 Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Ariz.
Rebels in Syria have captured 32 soldiers and pro-government gunmen near the northern city of Aleppo, where fighting is raging as the two sides try to grab new territory ahead of a possible truce, activists said Thursday.
For the rebel fighters who seized control of this strategic town, Thursday was a day of jubilation and bragging of victory. The retreating Ukrainian soldiers were grim, stunned and relieved to have escaped with their lives as the scope of their losses became clearer: at least 13 dead and hundreds missing, captured or wounded.
Democrats on Thursday assailed former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama's love of country, and urged the potential field of Republican presidential candidates to rebuke him for his comments.
The operation to retake Iraq's second largest city from Islamic State militants will likely begin in April or May and will involve about 12 Iraqi brigades, or between 20,000 and 25,000 troops, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday.
A New York tourism office's suggestion that potential visitors should go to the Florida Keys instead has ended up crashing its website.
Behind a brilliant fourth-quarter defensive effort, Bellevue erased a 10-point deficit to beat No. 3 Garfield 67-62 and advance to the Sea-King 3A tournament title game, knocking off one of Metro’s best teams. In the girls semifinals, Bellevue edged Cleveland.
Prosecutors on Thursday charged an Eastside teen with felony harassment for allegedly threatening to “shoot up” the International School of Bellevue.
The state Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $2.5 million to Dustin Theoharis, who survived being shot 16 times by a corrections officer and a King County sheriff’s deputy in February 2012.
A California oil refinery unit that was damaged by an explosion was already offline for unplanned maintenance when the fire occurred, industry analysts said Thursday.
After seven years of increases, the number of complaints about animal illnesses tied to pet jerky treats made in China has fallen, federal officials said.
If the federal Food and Drug Administration gives the go-ahead, Key Haven, Fla., would become the focal point of the first U.S. release of several million mosquitoes genetically altered by Oxitec, a British biotechnology company.
The Seahawks own the city, but now it’s the Mariners’ turn to step forward and do their part to make winning a widespread Seattle thing.
Sally Clark, who has been on the Seattle City Council since 2006, joins Nick Licata and Tom Rasmussen in announcing they won’t run again, setting up a shake-up in Seattle politics.
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The backup cornerback, who suffered a broken arm and torn anterior cruciate knee ligament while returning an interception during the Super Bowl, could miss the start of the 2015 season.
Bellevue Mayor Claudia Balducci announced Thursday she’ll challenge 20-year incumbent Jane Hague in a bid for King County Council’s District 6 seat.
Marcus Geddis has been charged with trying to rob a store in England while brandishing an unusual weapon: A snooker cue.