Zap Energy said its experimental reactor core was ready for a milestone test. Skeptics routinely question whether the technology is currently possible.
A woman is accused of downloading data of more than 100 million Capital One customers. Her lawyers argue a conviction would criminalize legitimate research practices.
The onetime ‘manager of the century’ paved the way for C.E.O.s to moonlight as internet trolls.
President Biden acknowledged that the immediate demands of the presidency, including the pandemic and war in Ukraine, have taken him away from his domestic agenda.
Chiefs, prosecutors and lawmakers are rethinking the value, and the harm, of minor traffic stops like the one that ended in a man’s death in Grand Rapids.
Mr. Clayton, who was known as the Professor, combined substantive reporting and a crisp delivery during his on-air appearances.
Violent acts in museums are rare, experts say, but the seriousness of the recent attack at the Museum of Modern Art has focused attention on protecting visitors and employees.
Analysis showed that the King County regulation was enforced disproportionately against homeless people and people of color. Critics say the repeal will jeopardize safety.
When a music industry veteran and a novelist married, they had six children between them. The challenge was creating a place where everyone would be comfortable.
A frenzied sellers’ market led some people to make harried decisions when buying their homes that they now regret.
We look at Omicron’s toll in New York and Seattle, two cities with timely data.
Crucial routes through the Cascade Mountains remained closed on Sunday as responders assessed the damage.
Nadia Popovici wrote a message on her phone, with “mole,” “cancer” and “doctor” in bright-red type to get the attention of Brian Hamilton, an assistant equipment manager for the Vancouver Canucks.
A sprawling storm system pummeled the West, making travel in some cases “outright impossible,” a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
Parts of Oregon and Washington were also bracing for single-digit temperatures as the Southern United States recorded temperatures more than 25 degrees above normal.
Because of staff shortages, some school districts are canceling classes. Others are lowering their hiring standards. The result can be a chaotic classroom.
The finalists in the race to become Seattle’s next city attorney have extreme differences in their views. Some residents are wary of both of them.
The operators of Climate Pledge Arena, home to the N.H.L.’s newest team, the Seattle Kraken, plan to reduce and offset its entire planet-warming footprint. They still have a lot to prove.
Ten years after being cleared of a heinous crime, she is still trying to tell her story on her own terms.
A week into the season, the N.H.L.’s newest team is 1-3-1 on the ice, and undefeated in the contest of local public opinion. Nowhere is that more obvious than Seattle’s original hockey bar.
Bateau aims to reinvent the steak restaurant by showing how to sidestep the waste and environmental damage caused by the meat industry.
Despite an overall decline in office leasing in the United States, technology companies gobbled up more space in the Seattle area than they had the previous year.
This northwestern city makes some of the most creative craft beers around. The best place to try them is in the Ballard Brewery District.
A wave of ocean air provided some relief after Portland, Ore., reached 116 degrees on Monday. Temperatures will climb into the upper 90s there on Tuesday, forecasters said.
A high of 102 degrees was recorded on Saturday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, only the third time since 1945 that the high reached triple digits, the National Weather Service said.
An intense heat wave is set to torment the Pacific Northwest. Many who have always done without air-conditioners are scrambling to get them now.
Police officers at the University of Washington in Seattle, regarded as one of the nation’s most progressive cities, said they were the target of racist insults and harassment.
Multiple women have accused Edouardo Jordan, known for running the restaurants Salare and JuneBaby, of unwanted touching or kissing. Almost all of the restaurants’ employees have resigned.
A beach. A ski resort. Dracula’s house. Some Covid-19 vaccine sites are more interesting than others.
Melinda Gates, at least, has been open about her desire to live in a smaller house.
Aisha Ibrahim will lead the kitchen of the celebrated 70-year-old restaurant in Seattle.
Astronomers said the objects were debris from a SpaceX rocket. Not everyone got the memo.
Elgin Baylor’s N.B.A. legacy will loom large in basketball history. But the time our columnist’s father managed to defend Baylor for a half became a cherished part of family lore.
Like a small number of Covid survivors with no previous mental illness, Ivan Agerton developed psychotic symptoms weeks after his coronavirus infection.
A John Lautner-designed showplace in the Hollywood Hills, a waterfront home in Darien and a contemporary house overlooking Puget Sound in Seattle.
The Seattle area once had more coronavirus deaths than anywhere else in the United States. A year later, the region’s deaths per capita are lower than any other large metropolitan area.
Her new husband, Dan Jewett, is a high school science teacher. He has pledged to work with her in giving away much of her billions.
Many employers are not making a decision until many workers are vaccinated. And some are making plans for “hybrid” work arrangements.
Frances Goldman had struggled for weeks to book a coronavirus vaccination in Seattle. So when she got a Sunday appointment, she didn’t intend to miss it — even if it meant braving the elements alone.
The Weyerhaeuser site near Seattle, praised for its balance of building and landscape, is at the center of a battle between conservationists and a developer.
Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is succeeding Lisa Lucas, who left the organization to become the publisher of Pantheon and Schocken.
Protesters who spent months in the streets over racial injustice and inequality said they don’t expect immediate change from President Biden, who they declared “will not save us.”
Nicole Woon and Jeffrey Chheng had a first date at a Seattle gelato parlor, their second at a sushi restaurant. Since then, a spreadsheet documents their relationship, meal by meal.
With snippets of love, loss and struggle soothed by music, she has become one of American radio’s most popular — and trusted — voices. We decided to give her a call.
Snow biking near Seattle, winter bird-watching near New York and seven other cold-weather activities near large U.S. cities.
The pandemic is intensifying the competition among cities, which are rushing to build bigger, more alluring event spaces.
As Black Lives Matter signs popped up in recent months, our columnist grew less wary of running in predominantly white neighborhoods. But is that optimism premature?
When Michael Knapinski arrived at a Seattle hospital, his heart stopped for 45 minutes and he was put on life support. Two days later, he was walking.
The ways that dogs grow and age may provide potentially useful similarities with people.
With business travel all but stopped, city hotels and tourist organizations have made a full-court press to attract local and nearby leisure travelers with bottom-barrel rates and extra perks.