Washingtonians spent more overall than many of their counterparts in the nation in 2012, the latest year for which figures are available. The Evergreen State ranked among the top 10 states for total personal expenditures.
Here's what the Big Island of Hawaii faces Thursday afternoon and evening as Hurricane Iselle makes landfall, with sustained winds of about 75 mp expected along with torrential rain and high surf/storm surge. This advisory below is from the National Weather Service's Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Leonard Pitts Jr. seems a bit sanctimonious himself, in taking Presidents Bush and Obama, not to mention the CIA, to task over the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" ["Obama’s breezy words for post-9/11 torture," Opinion, Aug. 6].
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat. Doctors across the nation are seeing a surge of sudden meat allergies in people bitten by a certain kind of tick.
Broken Bells, a collaborative effort from James Mercer (lead vocalist and guitarist of indie-famous rock band The Shins) and Grammy award-winning producer Danger Mouse (a.k.a. Brian Burton, who has worked with Jay Z, Cee Lo Green, Beck, and The Black Keys, among others), will be performing
Washington tight end Derrick Brown had one of the funniest lines after Thursday's football practice when he said 'No more McDonald's for me.'
Washington sophomore receiver John Ross after Thursday's practice:
Grammy-winning band Arcade Fire plays the Gorge Amphitheatre Friday, Aug. 8, singing tunes from its hit album, “Reflektor.” Win Butler speaks out about the band’s high profile and new directions.
In early 2007 a 16-year-old from Atlanta named Soulja Boy Tell Em made a simplistic steel-drum snap beat on his computer, rapped over it, made up a dance to go with it, and put a video on YouTube. Months later he had a Billboard Chart-topping, multi-platinum single in “Crank That (Soulja Boy),
John Ross and Marvin Hall share many similarities.
Thinking about getting inked? Check the bottle first.
Two children taken from a Philadelphia-area home after a woman was slain were found safe in New York City early Thursday, and the children's father, a suspect in the killing, was later found dead, authorities said.
Device used to detect trace amounts of drugs, explosives, called vulnerable.
China's government tightened control over popular instant messaging services Thursday after telling South Korea that access to some foreign services was blocked because they were used to exchange terrorism-related information.
One of China's best-known rights lawyers and a bold government critic whose accounts of torture drew international criticism of Beijing was released from prison Thursday but appeared to be under close supervision by the authorities.
Update at 12:15 p.m.: Searchers have found the body of a child near the home of a missing East Bremerton girl, investigators said Thursday afternoon.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude-4.5 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.
TV picks for Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, include “The Honorable Woman” on Sundance, “Working the Engels” on NBC and “House Hunters International” on HGTV.