About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and additional equipment, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday.
In Colorado, the Marijuana Policy Project advocacy group plans to put up a billboard to caution consumers on edibles, according to a report from the Associated Press. The billboard notably features a Maureen Dowd look-alike. Dowd, a New York Times editorial columnist, has become something of a cauti
A 4.0 magnitude earthquake, the largest in Western Washington this year, shook the Puget Sound area early Wednesday.
Natural gas is no long-term fix in the effort to shield the world from the most severe effects of climate change or meet the difficult goal set by world leaders to keep global temperatures from rising no more than 2 degrees Celsius.
Here's what UW senior running back Deontae Cooper had to say after Wednesday's practice:
Here's what UW offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith had to say after Wednesday's practice:
President Barack Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight on their own.
The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States that its fighters are waiting for it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as his top general said may happen if the current strategy of airstrikes fails.
One shouted about God's love as he crossed a frozen river, clutching a Bible. Another swam, drunk and naked. Several U.S. soldiers dashed around land mines.
Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
From purées to pestos, there are many ways to revisit summer flavors deep into fall and winter.
The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.
School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.
The Times' Matt Pentz and Philly.com's Jonathan Tannenwald recap the Sounders' 3-1 extra-time victory over the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday night in Chester, Pa.
Wherein we take a stern, serious look at the state of football in the conference:
New attraction under construction is inspired by the wildly popular film.
It's one small step for a space program that has taken so many giant leaps backward.
Eastside Catholic small forward Matisse Thybulle took an official visit to Gonzaga last weekend and apparently is moving closer to making a college decision, according to Scout.com.
King County Metro Transit has found enough savings to cut 400,000 bus service hours per year instead of the 550,000 hours predicted earlier, General Manager Kevin Desmond said in a news conference this morning.
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