Just 24 percent of respondents correctly identified Janet Yellen as the chair of the U.S. central bank in a survey, while 17 percent believed Alan Greenspan, who resigned in 2006, still holds the job.
Michael Phelps’ comeback took a major hit, with USA Swimming suspending the 18-time Olympic champion for six months and forcing him to withdraw from next year’s world championships. The 29-year-old was charged with DUI last week.
Quarterback Kirk Cousins vacillates between spectacular and horribly inaccurate.
Hope that an E. coli contamination source can be located on Mercer Island is fading. Now city and public-health officials are considering when they should lift boil-water alerts.
The Huskies (4-1, 0-1 Pac-12), idle last week, managed just 179 yards in the loss to Stanford and ranks last in the Pac-12 with an average of 370.2. This Saturday, the Huskies play at Cal (4-1, 2-1), which ranks 122nd out of 128 FBS teams in total defense, allowing 544.8 yards per game.
John Sarich, the longtime culinary director at Chateau Ste. Michelle, died Sunday. He was 67.
Warships from the rival Koreas exchanged warning shots Tuesday after a North Korean ship briefly violated the disputed western sea boundary, a South Korean defense official said.
Russell Wilson rushed for a career-high 122 yards on 11 carries, and the Seahawks survived their “neutral zone infractions,” holds, false starts and other miscues in a 27-17 win over Washington.
Aecio Neves turned Brazil's politics on its head with his surprise showing in the first round of presidential voting but his toughest task lies ahead -- defeating incumbent Dilma Rousseff and her juggernaut Workers' Party which has governed for 12 years.
The Seattle City Council on Monday declared the second Monday in October as “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”
A federal judge has rejected a request to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt in a document dispute tied to a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
Doug Wortham used a Defense Department giveaway program for law enforcement to stock his office with an assault rifle, a handgun and a Humvee -- even though the people in his custody are in no condition to put up a fight.
Other than offensive line, a lot of high marks in “Monday Night Football” victory over Washington.
Here's video of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson talking to the media after the win over Washington Monday night:
Here's video of Seattle coach Pete Carroll talking to the media following the Seahawks' 27-17 win over Washington Monday night:
Harborview Medical Center has joined a handful of hospitals across the country that have agreed, if needed, to accept American Ebola patients airlifted from West Africa.
The host St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series. Game 4 is Tuesday and ace Clayton Kershaw is starting for the Dodgers on short rest.
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The Nats cut their deficit to 2-1 in the National League Division series.