The U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday halted the execution of a Missouri man who killed a woman and her two children, citing concerns that his legal counsel was ineffective.
A judge has finalized Jane Lynch's divorce from her wife more than four years after the couple were married.
Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit.
Goaltender Ryan Miller posted his 300th victory in the league as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1.The Canucks (6-3-0) earned their third victory in four games, while the Hurricanes (0-6-2) remained the only winless team in the NHL.
The commercial Antares rocket that exploded just after liftoff Tuesday was carrying supplies to the International Space Station — and a satellite made by Redmond-based Planetary Resources. There were no injuries, and Orbital Sciences Corp. is working to determine the cause.
Wesco 3A will play crossover games between the North and South divisions this week. Marysville-Pilchuck and Meadowdale will face off for the championship. The league gets six berths into Week 10 matchups.
Texas Christian ran out of its season allotment of celebratory fireworks after the Horned Frogs won 82-27 last week.
%%%6f640ed64b6e0f6ec0254c252aa08c0b%%%The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.
The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the Southeastern Conference. Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. Florida State is the lone non-SEC team in that group.
Just eight families used to inhabit this small hamlet jutting into no-man's land on the Turkish-Syrian border, eking out a living from the land, living in mud-brick houses yards away from Turkish army lookout posts.
Tony Parker made a clutch shot in the fourth quarter. Manu Ginobili had a big game, and Tim Duncan contributed a double-double. San Antonio’s efficient performance on opening night in the league looked familiar, as the defending champions beat visiting Dallas 101-100.
Officials are urging those hoping to contribute to funds set up for Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting victims to exercise caution and do basic research before donating money.
There is something that might have prevented the Marysville shootings — or at least held the gun owner responsible. But lawmakers were too afraid of the NRA to do it.
Campaign fliers for Seattle’s prekindergarten propositions contain some misinformation. In the first of two companion stories, here’s a look at a mailer for Proposition 1A.
St. Louis Cardinals officials and players were among thousands of people who crowded into a cemetery in the Dominican Republic for the burial of former major-league outfielder Oscar Taveras, 22.
Local TV personality John Keister departs “The 206”; Norman Lear feted at Wild Ginger; and Yoko Ono organizes an exhibition of John Lennon’s artwork at The Bravern.
The discussion Tuesday focused on what the state constitution says about money for public schools, and how much leeway the Legislature has in paying for the education of children whose parents send them to charter schools.
Gonzaga placed seventh in the event.