SEATTLE, Oct 1- Microsoft Corp is launching its own news operation as part of its new-look MSN website when Windows 8 launches later this month. Microsoft sold its 50 percent stake in news website MSNBC.com in July to longtime partner NBCUniversal, now majority-owned by Comcast Corp.
BELLEVUE, Wash.-- The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington remains above $4 a gallon. The AAA auto club reports the average price in the state Monday is $4.03.
SEATAC, Wash.-- All Nippon Airways puts a Boeing 787 into daily service Monday on the Tokyo- Seattle route. The flight from Tokyo is scheduled to arrive just before 11 a.m. at Sea-Tac Airport. The airline started the Seattle- Tokyo route in July, using a Boeing 777..
SEATTLE, Oct 1- People say the most amazing things. Then they expect you to respond, which is difficult at best because you're too busy picking your chin off the floor. At a recent barbeque, one guest announced that "all you carnivores should be ashamed" to eat the meal.
Pacific Gas& Electric Co. wants to use big air guns to emit strong sound waves into a large, near-shore area that includes parts of marine reserves to make three-dimensional maps of fault zones, some of which were discovered in 2008, near its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.
A home office is more than just a room with a desk and chair. This collection includes offices from pocket-size to pod to grand multi-level affairs, and in styles from modern to Old-World elegance.
The average U.S. home value is $147,300, but a professional athlete's home is anything but average. Read ahead to see 10 of the coolest athlete homes on the market.
Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.
London and New York are still the most important cities for the super-rich despite stiff competition from the emerging economies, a report into attitudes of the wealthy has revealed.
Some nations around the globe are in considerably worse debt positions than others. Here are nations with the world's greatest debts.
There are a lot of really good things in Paul Ryan’s new budget, which is a stark contrast to the Obama budget. Ryan cuts spending by over $5 trillion, lowers the deficit by over $3 trillion, and brings the debt-to-GDP ratio down to 62 percent. All of these are ten-year totals.
When we keep more of our own money, our unfettered ambitions will create renewed abundance.
President Obama’s budget blueprint, to be laid out Monday, is an election-year wager that higher taxes on the rich and spending on popular programs will outweigh deficit concerns, The New York Times reports.
Castle homes aren’t reserved for the super-rich or those holding European titles. Check out 10 castle homes that are for sale or were recently on the market, provided by Zillow and Realtor.com.
Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
Here's a selection of properties currently on the market that feature fireplaces great and minimal, modern and rustic, indoor and outdoor.
Message to my fellow conservatives: Please don’t blame the mainstream media for the improvement in jobs, unemployment, and economic growth. Reporters are not making this up. The economy is better. It’s going to give President Obama a leg up on the election. GOP beware, and come to your senses.
Italy manages a bond sale and the U.S. scolds Japan - it's time for your FX Fix.
Valerie Jarret, President Obama's senior advisor shares details behind House Speaker John Boehner's promise to vote down a Senate bill that extends payroll tax cuts for another two months.
There's a clear new front-runner in the GOP race for president. The latest in national Gallop poll shows former House Speaker Newt Gingrich soaring to a 15 point lead over Mitt Romney, 37-to-22.