After decades of a typical school curriculum, the juvenile-rehabilitation center is overhauling its class offerings to refocus on founder Father Flanagan’s original 1917 vision of vocational classes.
Community events for the weekend of Jan. 24-25, 2015, include Mariners FanFest, Duwamish Longhouse Anniversary Celebration and Washington Sportsmen’s Show.
RAVE To the kind gentleman who rescued a couple of 90-plus-year-old women who’d waited 45 minutes for a cab that never showed up at the restaurant.
Los Angeles County has launched Housing for Health, which some experts call the nation’s most promising initiative to end homelessness. The program subsidizes rents for the very sick among the county’s 39,000 homeless, keeping them out of ambulances, emergency rooms — and jail.
Debut novelist Ausma Zehanat Khan’s “The Unquiet Dead” is an outstanding police procedural about a Bosnian War criminal, quietly settled in Toronto, whose past catches up with him.
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.
A crowded open-air market in Ukraine's strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 10 people, regional police said.
Japan promised Saturday not to give up "until the very end" on efforts to free two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by Islamic militants demanding a $200 million ransom, after a deadline passed with no word from the captors.
Residents of several major Northeast cities are experiencing a fast-moving coastal storm that is bringing a mix of sleet, rain and snow to areas along the busy Interstate 95 corridor this weekend.
An uptick in airstrikes in northern Iraq this past week marks the beginning of a broader effort to disrupt Islamic State supply lines ahead of an expected operation later this year to take back the city from militants, U.S. military officials said Friday.
Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health insurance website.
Rick Santorum admits that most people probably don't remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the lead-off Iowa caucuses.
Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year.
Oil prices rose initially on news of the death of Saudi Arabia's powerful King Abdullah, but the increase was moderate and short-lived.
A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week.
For the third time in less than six months, a North Carolina inmate was exonerated by DNA evidence and freed after spending decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.
California's Supreme Court voted Friday to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts on grounds that the group discriminates against gays.
Adult film production migrated from California to Nevada after voters in Los Angeles County approved a law requiring condom use on set. Now, a condom use requirement could follow.
More than $300,000 in world-class wine stolen from a famed Napa Valley restaurant has been recovered from a private cellar on the other side of the country.
Indonesian rescuers have managed to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner near the surface before it sank to the ocean floor again when the lifting balloons deflated.