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Tragedy And Amazing Rescue From Raging House Fire

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 07.09.2014 | Crime

SEATTLE (AP) — A mother and her adult daughter died early Friday in a raging house fire in Washington state, while fast-acting neighbors helped resc...

Two Dead Candidates Win Majority Of Votes In Washington State

AP | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE -- SEATTLE (AP) — Two candidates in separate races in Washington state are winning in Tuesday's election despite being dead. In the Seattle...

Film Fest Draws Movie Crowds To Middle America

AP | AMBER HUNT | Posted 11.29.2012 | Entertainment

ABERDEEN, S.D. — It's a Friday night on Main Street in the small northern South Dakota town of Aberdeen, and it's supposedly a hopping one with ...

PHOTO: Man Requests Mayor Find And Return Bizarre Item

Posted 09.05.2012 | Money

When the Mayor of Aberdeen, Wash., received a postcard from Sapporo, Japan with a bizarre request, he figured it was a joke. A man by the name of M...

Good Service: City Raises Nearly $17,000 For Laid-off Diner Workers

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Weird News

ABERDEEN, Wash. -- A regular customer at a Washington state diner that closed, leaving a dozen employees out of work, has led a fundraiser that collec...

Hunting Down My 'Auld Country' Scottish Roots

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

One bird calls and calls. Then stops. It's silent when we get to a granite cottage. Ivy covers its walls and row after row of potted flowers guard its door. Marigolds. Just what my grandparents grew.

Interview: Stellan Skarsgard as a Gentle Man

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Yes, Stellan Skarsgard says, he's in the midst of filming David Fincher's version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, the biggest export Sweden has pr...

Constance McMillen Prom Lawsuit Heard By Court: Lesbian Teen Wants School Dance For All

AP | SHELIA BYRD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABERDEEN, Miss. — Mississippi officials who canceled a prom after a lesbian student asked to bring her girlfriend told a federal judge Monday th...

Man Used PENIS To Assault Female Police Officer

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Marium Varinauskas, 28, was fined $900 on Monday for attempting to assault a female police officer with his penis. The Lithuanian man had been argui...

Prison Doubles Up As Sustainable Living Center

Earth 911 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A prison in Aberdeen, Wash. looks a little different than the bleak landscape, dirty walls and lifeless structure that are standard throughout the U.S...

The Amazing Race - Still the Best of its Genre: But the Itinerary's Not as Amazing as it Once Was

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

The Amazing Race provides fewer decision-making opportunities and clocks less mileage in each episode, thus diminishing the potential for bad luck affecting the teams. What's the reason?