Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

Published Jul. 31 2015 @ 3:30am

SEATTLE -- Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.

Wing part could help solve what happened to MH370

Published Jul. 31 2015

SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion -- A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one...

Federal judge takes nuanced approach in U.S. terrorism cases

Published Jul. 31 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal judge in Minnesota is taking a nuanced approach to cases in which several young men...

No move to alter Olympic venues despite water contamination

Published Jul. 31 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Sailors and other athletes preparing for the Olympics have been training for months in contaminated waters...

Campus officer pleads not guilty in fatal traffic stop shooting

Published Jul. 31 2015

CINCINNATI -- A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty...

HBO chief: 'Game of Thrones' could wrap after 3 more seasons

Published Jul. 31 2015

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- "Game of Thrones" fans, brace yourselves: The fantasy saga's end is perhaps just a few years...

Huntsville police officer convicted in beating, cover up

Published Jul. 31 2015

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Huntsville police officer has been convicted in federal court of beating a man during a December...

Paul Simon joins U2 onstage at NYC's Madison Square Garden

Published Jul. 30 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - The special guests at U2's concert Thursday night included Paul Simon, Lou Reed's widow and the...

HBO chief says 'Game of Throne' could wrap after 8 seasons

Published Jul. 30 2015

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - Here's a roundup of news Thursday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which...

Grand jury to review Clayton County sheriff shooting case

Published Jul. 30 2015

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. -- Gwinnett County prosecutors say the case of an off-duty sheriff shooting a real estate agent at a...

Brown, Harang lead Phillies past Braves 4-1

Published Jul. 30 2015

PHILADELPHIA -- Domonic Brown homered and Aaron Harang snapped his losing streak at eight starts, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to...

Almaty, Beijing make final pitches ahead of '22 Olympic vote

Published Jul. 30 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Kazakh city of Almaty and Beijing are making their final pitches to the International...

Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade

Published Jul. 30 2015

JERUSALEM -- Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were...

911 calls describe harrowing scene after theater shooting

Published Jul. 30 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. -- The urgent call went out across a police radio only minutes after gunfire erupted inside a...

Court dismisses lawsuit seeking personhood for 2 NY chimps

Published Jul. 30 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Two chimpanzees will not be freed from a New York state university where they're used in...

1860s baseball card fetches $179,000 at auction

Published Jul. 30 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - A circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card that's been in the same family for over...

Insane Paintball/Airsoft game benefits Chattanooga shooting victims fund

Published Jul. 30 2015

Insane Paintball/Airsoft has announced it will hold a Nooga Strong Benefit Day on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m....

Two people die in crash on Highway 58

Published Jul. 30 2015

Two people died in a car crash Thursday morning on Highway 58 near Shiloh Road, according to the Tennessee Highway...

Trump's call for mass deportations runs into messy realities

Published Jul. 30 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls...

Kurt Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealed

Published Jul. 30 2015

SEATTLE (AP) - Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records...