Latin America's first pope arrived in this port city on Monday for the first big event of a three-nation tour where he's set compassion for the weak and respect for the environment as central themes.
Newlyweds Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis exchanged vows in a secluded garden in California over the Independence Day weekend.
The Chelan County sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in identifying a person seen near the start of a central Washington wildfire that destroyed more than two dozen homes.
Veteran rockers The Grateful Dead broke attendance records at a stadium in Chicago as they played to a full house for their final shows.
Stunned witnesses watched in disbelief as a man gunned down two people in a busy Auburn park before calmly walking to his truck and driving off, police and witnesses say. One victim died at the scene and the second died hours later in the hospital.
Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans' elusive third Women's World Cup title.
Fire officials in Washington state say smoke from wildfires in Canada, not Washington, is casting a haze over the Port Angeles area.
Prince William and his wife, Kate, marked a milestone for their newborn baby Princess Charlotte on Sunday — a christening ceremony on Queen Elizabeth II's country estate that was steeped in royal tradition.
A man blames fireworks for starting the fire that destroyed his trailer home in Vancouver on the Fourth of July.
A Sunday morning water main break in Beacon Hill flooded the streets and temporarily left some residents without water on what is expected to be the hottest day of the year.
Firefighters across the Puget Sound region had their hands full racing from one fire to another Saturday night during the 4th of July celebrations.
A firefighter has been injured while battling a house fire in Federal Way Saturday afternoon.
When Dave Reynolds hurt himself in the bathroom one night, he decided that no one should ever have to go through the same ordeal.
A pilot died when a plane crashed on takeoff Saturday morning at McNary Field in Salem.
One person was killed in a two-car crash on I-5 early Saturday morning in Tumwater, then several others were injured in a second crash near the original crash scene.
Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.