NHL expansion from Original 6 to Seattle

Hockey 12/04/18, 16:03

A history of NHL expansion from the Original Six until the addition of Seattle as the 32nd franchise:1942: Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs make up Original Six.1967: Great Expansion doubles league in size to 12 with addition of ...

Assaults surge at Washington mental hospital

U.S. 12/03/18, 00:48

An Associated Press investigation has found assaults on staff and patients at Washington state's largest psychiatric hospital are on the rise. In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018, Western State Hospital nurse Larry Herbert talks about the injury he received after being assaulted by a patient there, as he recovers ...

Ohio State to face Washington in 105th Rose Bowl

Sports 12/02/18, 19:18

Ohio State's consolation prize for missing out on the College Football Playoff is a classic matchup in the Granddaddy of Them All.The Big Ten champion Buckeyes (12-1) will face Pac-12 champ Washington (10-3) in the 105th edition of the Rose Bowl game.For the first time in college football's playoff era, ...

Alamo Bowl Matchup

Football 12/02/18, 15:53

Iowa State (8-4, Big 12) vs Washington State (10-2, Pac-12), Dec. 28, 9 p.m. ESTLOCATION: San AntonioTOP PLAYERSIowa State: RB David Montgomery, 1,092 yards rushing, 12 touchdownsWashington State: QB Gardner Minshew, 4,477 yards passing, 36 touchdownsNOTABLEIowa State: The Cyclones won seven out of their last eight games after a 1-3 ...

Bush hailed across party and global lines as man of decency

Politics 12/01/18, 18:07

Former President George H.W. Bush is returning to Washington as a revered political statesman, hailed by leaders across the political spectrum and around the world as a man not only of greatness but also of uncommon decency and kindness. Bush, who died late Friday at his Houston home at age 94, ...

Police review: No evidence of a crime in Casey Kasem’s death

Entertainment 11/30/18, 16:04

Police found no evidence of wrongdoing after investigating allegations that relatives of radio personality Casey Kasem were responsible for his 2014 death but will now turn the matter over to prosecutors, officials in Washington state said Friday.The administrative investigation didn't find evidence of a crime, said Gig Harbor Police Chief ...

Koreas survey North’s railways in hopes of joining networks

World 11/29/18, 19:54

South Korea sent rail cars and dozens of officials to North Korea on Friday for joint surveys on northern railway sections the countries hope someday to connect with the South. The weeks-long inspections, which will see South Korean cars running on North Korean tracks for the first time in a decade, ...

Trump, Pelosi spark a new power relationship in Washington

Politics 11/29/18, 18:04

They haven't spoken in days, not since President Donald Trump called to congratulate Nancy Pelosi on Democrats' election night win. But they don't really need to. Trump and Pelosi go way back, from the time she first showed up at Trump Tower fundraising for the Democrats long before he would become ...

After long wait, Democrat Brindisi flips New York House seat

New York 11/28/18, 16:47

Democrat Anthony Brindisi defeated Republican U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney, following a contentious race that was settled by absentee ballots more than three weeks after Election Day. Brindisi, an attorney and state assemblyman from Utica, was ahead by less than 2,000 votes on election night. On Wednesday, his lead had grown to ...

No. 10 Washington getting boost with return of Hunter Bryant

Football 11/27/18, 17:16

If there was any question whether tight end Hunter Bryant was back to being the kind of difference-maker Washington expected before injuries derailed most of his first two seasons, a two-play sequence against Washington State told the story.In a span of just seconds, Bryant flashed across the middle for a ...

Washington governor praises soldier killed in Afghanistan

U.S. 11/27/18, 03:10

A soldier from Washington state who was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend gave his life in service of the United States, Gov. Jay Inslee said. Army Sgt. Leandro A.S. Jasso, 25, died Saturday during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, Defense Department officials said Sunday. Jasso was from Leavenworth, Washington, ...

Woman tells of torture, beatings in Chinese detention camp

Politics 11/26/18, 18:24

A woman says she was beaten and tortured at one of the internment camps where the Chinese government has detained members of a persecuted ethnic group. Twenty-nine-year-old Mihrigul Tursun says she was electrocuted and forced to take unknown drugs at a camp for people from the Muslim Uighur (WEE'-guhr) minority. She ...

Flood insurance rebuilds homes with public money repeatedly

Business 11/26/18, 13:13

After Hurricanes Florence and Michael, the nation's financially troubled, taxpayer-backed flood insurance program is likely to restore homes and businesses that have already been rebuilt repeatedly, sometimes at costs totaling more than the building is worth.In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, Danielle Rees surveys the repairs underway at ...

Huskers’ 4-8 season under Scott Frost offers hope for 2019

Football 11/26/18, 02:37

The growing pains Nebraska went through in its first year under Scott Frost were apparent. There was the program-worst 0-6 start, the seven games in which the defense allowed more than 450 yards and the eight in which it gave up at least 31 points, and there were special-teams breakdowns ...

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