Sweden won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, finishing ahead of Russia, whose contestant received some boos as the Ukraine conflict spilled over into the continent's largest songfest.
A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said.
Kyle Seager homered, James Paxton earned his first road win of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Saturday.
Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it.
B.B. King drew a 45-second standing ovation amid reflections and remembrances about his life and legacy at a memorial for more than 350 family and friends in Las Vegas.
Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.
As the climbing season gets underway on Mount Rainier, a specialized rescue team has been training to be ready when things go wrong on the 14,411-foot peak.
Veterans of the Iraq War watched in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distanced themselves in recent days from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country.
A Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the officer alone fired the fatal shots.
Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state.
Investigators suspect a 3-alarm fire in downtown Mount Vernon late Thursday began in or near an old freezer.
Woodland Park Zoo officials are mourning the Friday death of an elderly gorilla who had lived at the zoo since 1968.
Police in Aberdeen say they have taken 47-year-old Monique L. Preston into custody after a nearly nine-hour standoff at a home where officers found a body on the porch.
Surveillance video released Friday shows two beer theft suspects who were later shot by an Olympia police officer loitering around a local Safeway store before one of them tosses a case of beer at a store employee.
A month ago, Baby Bear was found emaciated and alone near Evans Creek, an off-roading park that runs to Mount Rainier. Today, he is happy, healthy and ready to find a new family to call his own.
A Florida woman's yearslong battle against her child's father over the boy's circumcision ended Friday with her agreeing to the procedure in exchange for her release from jail.
A campaign is under way here and elsewhere around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as guardians of their communities, not members of an occupying force.
Hundreds of people marched peacefully in Washington state's capital city to protest a police shooting that wounded two unarmed stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store.
A three-alarm fire ripped through a Mount Vernon building Thursday night, causing significant damage to three businesses.
Flavor Flav was arrested in Las Vegas early Thursday on allegations of driving under the influence, speeding, possessing less than an ounce of marijuana and having an open container of alcohol in the 2005 black BMW he was driving, authorities said.
When police arrived at an Arlington home on Wednesday in search of a wanted man, they were shocked to instead discover a trove of stolen police equipment, including a gun, a badge, a bullet proof vest and a tactical belt and holster.