RAVE To the man who gave four free tickets to our family at the Tacoma Rainiers game after we made it to the box office and found the game sold out. After trudging half a mile with two 3-year-olds who were beyond excited to see the game, your kind gesture saved us all from terrible disappointment!
U.S.-led airstrikes targeted Syrian oil installations held by the militant Islamic State group overnight and early Thursday, killing nearly 20 people as the militants released dozens of detainees in their de facto capital, fearing further raids, activists said.
A man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia sophomore has been captured in Texas and is awaiting extradition -- but there is still no sign of the student, authorities said.
A two-month delay has been granted for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, but a judge has denied a defense request to move it from Boston.
Sierra Leone restricted travel Thursday into and within three more "hotspots" of Ebola where 1.5 million people live, meaning that more than a third of the country's population is now under quarantine.
A German-American journalist released after more than 2 ½ years by pirates in Somalia says he is safe though "not healthy" and needs time to recover before speaking about his ordeal.
A federal judge has ruled that BP must stand by the agreement made with the companies it compensated for losses after the 2010 Gulf oil spill despite the oil giant saying some claims were overestimated.
France's defense minister said Thursday that Algerian forces are hunting for the Muslim extremists who beheaded a French mountaineer over France's airstrikes on the Islamic State group.
Cat Stevens is canceling his New York performance just weeks after announcing a six-city tour.
When debating bang-for-the-buck in early childhood education, most people focus on academic results. That is, improving the ability of kids to absorb what their teachers want them to learn. But the real prize is life outcomes, and on this, convincing evidence is harder to find.
Call it "Eau de Revolution."
The suspected killer of a state trooper, who has eluded a massive dragnet for nearly two weeks, might be treating the manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods as a game against law enforcement, according to police.
After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for.
Confronted by the growing threat of Middle East militants, President Barack Obama implored world leaders at the United Nations Wednesday to rally behind his expanding military campaign to stamp out the violent Islamic State group and its "network of death."
A movie review of “The BoxTrolls”: Based on Alan Snow’s 2005 novel “Here Be Monsters,” this deeply eccentric animated feature deals with the adventures of a human orphan in the cavernous home of an underground community. It got three stars out of four.
A movie review of “The Equalizer”: Denzel Washington plays a lone avenger with “a very particular set of skills” that he uses to make a bunch of Russian Mafiosi wish they’d never been born. It got two stars out of four.
Colleges and beer have a long shared history. A university in Michigan is taking that partnership to a new level with the creation of a program to train and certify experts in "fermentation science."
Titans quarterback Jake Locker did not practice Wednesday because of an injured right wrist, and whether he plays against the Indianapolis Colts will depend on how much he heals up by Sunday.
Halliday has already passed for 1,901 yards this season. He passed for nearly 4,600 yards last year.
California billionaire and climate activist Tom Steyer's political organization has revealed some details of its plans to influence Pacific Northwest legislative contests.