A security guard and second man were critically injured by gunfire Thursday morning as both men fought over the guard's handgun outside a Central District bank, Seattle police said.
In the search for offensive help, the Seattle Mariners decided to bring back someone, who has actually had some hitting success at Safeco Field.
Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.
For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.
Firefighters uncovered ID cards and body fragments as they picked through wreckage Thursday for evidence to identify the victims of a plane crash that killed 48 people on a Taiwanese island.
An increasingly fierce debate over Proposition 1, the Aug. 5 ballot measure that would create a Seattle Park District, is pitting parks supporters against one another. This diverse group agrees parks are valuable. They just disagree on exactly how to fund them.
President John F. Kennedy is getting his old look back on new collectors' coins.
Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
Virginia emergency management officials say numerous injuries are being reported following a possible tornado at a campground at Virginia's Eastern Shore.
NASA doesn't have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors say.
Seattle biotechnology company Immune Design said early Thursday its initial public offering of stock was priced at $12 per share, for an offering total of $60 million before costs.
Authorities say a skydiver from Illinois has been killed while taking part in a demonstration jump in Oklahoma to honor World War II paratroopers.
The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said Wednesday.
Washington sophomore quarterback Cyler Miles has been suspended for the season opener at Hawaii, UW coach Chris Petersen told The Seattle Times.
For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
A CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.
The New York Police Department is conducting an internal investigation after a video surfaced of another officer using an apparent chokehold on a suspect during an arrest.
Gunmen riding on a motorcycle opened fire and killed two Finnish women aid workers in the western Afghan city of Herat on Thursday, officials said, the latest in a series of attacks on foreign civilians that has rattled aid workers, contractors and journalists.
Pot-smuggling freighter to be salvaged: The vessel, which was seized carrying a whopping $74 million worth of marijuana 18 months ago and later sank in Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, has been refloated and hauled to Seattle to be salvaged for $1.2 million. A lot of pot, expensive salvage, no?