More than 75 members of Congress urge federal regulators to keep ban on voice calls on commercial flights.
Walgreens launched a disability-hiring initiative seven years ago and found it improved the company’s work culture, writes guest columnist Randy Lewis.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months.
This isn’t the first time the virus has been linked to paralysis. Until now, though, such cases have been extremely rare.
Costco’s Mexican unit says its Cabo warehouse could be closed for months to recover from damage by Hurricane Odile and a subsequent wave of looting.
Boeing is moving significant defense work out of the Puget Sound region, affecting 2,000 jobs mostly in engineering.
It used to be that if you wanted to join one of the world's most secretive espionage organizations you had to sneak into a foreign embassy, answer a cryptic newspaper ad or show up in a nondescript building in Tel Aviv to meet a shadowy recruiter. Now all it takes to apply for a job at Israel's Mossad spy agency is a click of the mouse.
During U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s tenure, the Justice Department launched a civil-rights investigation of the Seattle Police Department, which led to a landmark settlement agreement with the city in 2012.
Oregon was idle last weekend, but took over the No. 1 spot in the new National Football Foundation-Football Writers Assn. of America Super 16 poll. Florida State, which struggled to beat North Carolina State, fell to second.
The drama that played out Sunday at Safeco Field was interesting stuff written about by several reporters. Here's what that national media are saying about the Mariners' final weekend and 2014 season.
The bye week is over as the Seahawks will be back on the practice field today. We'll also ramp up the coverage again on the blog to game-week levels after taking a little time off the last few days, as well, as it's now 13 games in 13 weeks for the Seahawks.
Airbus A380 flies from Sydney to Dallas-Fort Worth airport, an 8,578-mile flight.
Prosecutors said Monday that 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised conspiracy to inflate state test scores that affected thousands of students. Defense attorneys countered in their opening statements that their clients were committed educators but made enemies of former colleagues who are now lying about their involvement in cheating.
Most seattletimes.com readers hate the idea of allowing cellphone conversations throughout airplane flights, according to the results of an unscientific (and somewhat cheeky) Northwest Traveler poll.
The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year.
UPDATE, 11:30 a.m. | A source for the E. Coli contamination could not be found after a thorough inspection of the city's water system, Mercer Island and Public Health - Seattle & King County officials said.
Seattle starting tight end Zach Miller had surgery on his ankle during the bye week, the team confirmed Monday morning.
RAVE To the Washington state ferry employee who saved our dogs when we accidentally left our car door ajar when going to the passenger deck on the ferry. When we returned, we found him standing protectively next to our wide-open car, holding both dogs by their leashes. His quick thinking prevented w