Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, boosting its Academy Awards prospects with four nominations.
One of two men charged with first-degree murder in the 2010 disappearance of Rachael Anderson of Clarkston, Wash., has reached a plea agreement.
A spokeswoman for Kate Winslet says the actress has given birth to a son and is "doing great."
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
The 15-year search for a pill that boosts sexual desire in women has hit another roadblock, raising questions about the future of efforts to develop a female equivalent to Viagra.
The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach.
Frigid temperatures and the threat of snow have kept people in Western Washington pretty busy lately, including the staff at several local zoos - whose job it is to make sure dozens of animals and their exhibits remain comfortable and safe during inclement weather.
Need a hand lifting something? A robotic device invented by University of Pennsylvania engineering students can help its wearer carry an additional 40 pounds.
Last month, North Korea announced plans to create economic zones in every province. The North also recently laid out new laws to facilitate foreign tourism and investment. But it's unclear how far Pyongyang is willing to go.
A stubborn three-alarm fire early Tuesday morning at the old Burien Community Center was intentionally set, fire officials say.
A member of a search team on Tuesday found a couple and four young members of their families who had been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada since Sunday, authorities said.
Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world? He goes to Santa School.
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber visited young victims of Typhoon Haiyan on Tuesday, traveling to the Philippines after launching a worldwide campaign to help those affected by the deadly storm.
U.S. President Barack Obama implored thousands gathered in a cold, rainy stadium and millions watching around the world on Tuesday to carry forward Nelson Mandela's mission of erasing injustice and inequality.
The baseboards have been ripped off. The fans are whirring loudly. And Janelle Neil just laughs, because her school was under water.
King County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a pair of robbers who attacked and robbed a taxi driver last week in Lynnwood.
A sweeping crackdown on white supremacist gangs in eastern Multnomah County included more than 40 indictments for violent crimes and drug manufacturing.
Bertha, Seattle's tunnel boring machine, is officially stuck. According to a spokesperson with the Washington Department of Transportation the giant drill hit some kind of obstruction and can't move through it or past it.
Here's something to wag a tongue at: MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year.
Chris Petersen said it was simply a gut feeling that it was time to take on a new challenge by leaving Boise State for Washington.
A runaway box truck slammed into five parked cars in a Seattle neighborhood Monday after it started rolling downhill as its driver was loading it, police said.
Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber. What IS news: the franchise wakes up, too.
Plant-based alternatives to eggs, poultry and other meat could be good for the environment because it could reduce consumption of meat, which requires large amounts of land, water and crops to produce, backers say.