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Budget battles don't usually start until September, but Monday, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan says she will veto a bill that protects the city’s soda tax from being redirected.

Robert Ballard, the deep-sea explorer, will star in a new National Geographic special attempting to locate Amelia Earhart's missing plane.

It’s a new beginning for the oldest mall in the region. But it feels like an end to many shoppers, walking into familiar stores like Eddie Bauer or Famous Footwear, only to find final sale signs and thinning stock.

SEATTLE-- No felony charges. That's the word on a repeat offender who was expected in court late Tuesday afternoon, but Francisco Calderon was a no show. He's accused of assaulting a toddler over the weekend. Calderon was busted just 48 hours after getting out of jail last week. As of Tuesday morning Calderon, a habitual offender, was being held on investigation of assault of a child for allegedly throwing hot coffee on a toddler.

KIRKLAND, Wash. -- Kirkland police say the investigation into the so-called 'Botox bandit' is growing with more medical spas coming forward to say they’ve been duped by the same woman. Police believe she’s gone in for expensive treatments at three Eastside spas since November then bolted when it came time to pay. Dermavita Medispa & Skin Care Clinic was hit on July 5, police said. The woman makes an appointment at the last minute, police tell KOMO News. She'll get the treatments done.

The nonprofit Planetary Society says its LightSail 2 experiment spread out its solar sails today, nearly a month after it rode to orbit aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.

The veteran New York Times editor and reporter will begin leading the 122-year-old Jewish publication later this year

Guild president David Goodman's opponents criticized his handling of talks with agencies over packaging fees

Ten years ago, Samantha Allen was a suit-wearing Mormon missionary. Now she is a trans woman and an award-winning journalist. Her recent book, “Real Queer Am...

CBS has canceled military drama "The Code" after one season. Star Dana Delany tweeted the news out on Tuesday. Monday night's episode will now be its series finale.

First responders still suffering from illnesses related to the 2001 attack will receive financial support for the rest of their lives

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it will offer delivery in most of the U. S. by early next year. The Seattle coffee company launched delivery last fall in Miami with its partner, Uber Eats. It has since expanded to 10 additional U. S. cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New York. Starbucks says Uber Eats will remain its preferred provider as it rolls out delivery more widely. Customers in most areas where Starbucks and Uber Eats operate will be able to order drinks…

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- In a mission to clean up trash floating in the ocean, environmentalists pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets

HOOD CANAL, Wash. -- Summertime has brought teal waters back to parts of the Hood Canal again. Photos from satellite imagery show brightly-colored waters appearing to spread along the western side of Kitsap Peninsula, thanks to a huge bloom of microscopic phytoplankton. "Under the right conditions, these coccolithophores flourish to such an extent that they are easily visible from space," according to Kathryn Hansen with the NASA Earth Observatory program.

Many of us have fantasies of making a dramatic exit from our jobs. That final triumphant showdown with our boss. Strutting down the hallway clutching a box with our possessions, head held high. Kerosene and a lit match thrown behind the shoulder as we leave.

BMW offers a "lifetime" subscription for only $300 or a year for $80, while other automakers charge zero.

When the skies start barking, I’m often running to the truck with a camera in hand to chase the storm. So it was yesterday south of Tucson. These days though, it’s a whole lot easier to…

Join the KOMO family for a day of summer fun, food, and live music at Stand Up for the Cure August 24 at Lake Sammamish State Park. Have a blast while making an impact that could save lives. Watch or join in paddle board races, yoga on paddle boards and raise funds for Komen Puget Sound. Register here to form your team or donate to a team. 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and early detection is critical…

Amal Clooney's hair stylist Rod Ortega, revealed just how he achieves some of her best blowouts, so you can get the look at home.

Who knew that Barbie was a Bowie fan? Mattel has released a limited-edition Barbie honoring the late, great rockstar.

Retired astronaut Scott Kelly spent a record-setting 340 days on the International Space Station. And while he was there, he took hundreds of photographs that he compiled into a book: "Infinite Wonder: An Astronaut’s Photographs From A Year In Space." He spoke with NewsHour Weekend about his experiences in space and the spectacular views of Earth.