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Cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to directly attack a massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington on Thursday.
A security guard and a suspect were injured Thursday morning in a shooting at a bank in Seattle's Central District, police said.
Two people were injured as flames raced through two homes, a garage and a recreational vehicle Thursday morning in a Tacoma neighborhood, sending plumes of smoke drifting over Interstate 5 near the Tacoma Dome.
A judge has given Shia Labeouf six weeks to agree a deal with prosecutors over his disorderly conduct case.
A fierce storm packing powerful winds and rain toppled trees and flipped campers Thursday at a Virginia campground Thursday, killing at least two people and sending at least 24 more to hospitals, officials said.
Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said.
An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed."
Three tanker cars in an oil train from North Dakota derailed at a rail yard in Seattle early Thursday, but Burlington Northern Santa Fe says none of the oil spilled.
Severe thunderstorms that moved through the Spokane area knocked out power to more than 60,000 customers and damaged dozens of homes.
Pop star Selena Gomez has sparked rumors she has moved on from her on-off relationship with Justin Bieber after spending her 22nd birthday on vacation with a new man.
Thunderstorms are expected to drop up to half an inch of rain Wednesday on the largest wildfire in the state's history, but that won't be enough to extinguish the flames.
Electrical equipment at a Seattle City Light substation burst into flames Wednesday morning, knocking out power to most buildings in the Seattle Center and shutting down the Seattle monorail for about 2½ hours.
Model and TV personality Peaches Geldof died from a heroin overdose after relapsing from a battle to give up the drug, a British coroner ruled Wednesday.
Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in a war that has so far killed at least 684 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.
A Highland Park resident was confronted at gunpoint by his wife and her boyfriend inside his home early Wednesday, according to the Seattle Police Department.
Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.
The second typhoon to hit China in a week quickly weakened to a tropical storm as it reached the country's heavily populated southeastern provinces on Wednesday after passing across Taiwan overnight.
With an average of 8,000 servicemembers coming through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport's USO Center each month, the current 3,400 square-foot space that the center currently occupies is busting at the seams.
President Barack Obama says a wildfire that has burned nearly 400 square miles in the north-central part of Washington state, along with blazes in other Western areas, can be attributed to climate change.
Firefighters were making progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control, with wetter weather bringing some relief but also raising concerns about flash flooding.
The Environmental Protection Agency's fight to clean up water pollution got a splash of pop culture Tuesday, thanks to an Internet flub involving reality TV star Kim Kardashian.
President Barack Obama has arrived in Seattle for two political fundraisers.
A helicopter pilot was injured but still conscious after crashing in a rural area of Skagit County, officials said.
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