Washington, officially known as the State of Washington, is located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is the 18th largest state by area and the 13th most populous state in the country. The state's largest city is Seattle and its capital is Olympia.
Cat's impressive boxing technique gives "southpaw" whole new meaning
Meowy's owner found an inspired way to channel his cat's love of food into sport.
Police arrest 11-year-old boy in string of armed robberies
All of the robberies occurred in Northwest Washington, D.C., and involved a similar tactic of brandishing a firearm to induce fear.
Police shoot bear dead in Washington after it got too close to people
Officers observed the bear as it walked towards an open business, to the concern of onlookers.
Hunter Biden's $6M private jet flight to court spurs conservative backlash
The president's son is currently seeking to have a court lower the amount he pays in monthly child support to former employee, Lunden Roberts.
Video of pastor saying parents of trans children should be shot goes viral
Pastor Jason Graber insisted the parents of transgender children should be killed.
Terrifying moment two huge moose appear on Washington homeowner's doorstep
The homeowner said this isn't the first time that moose, which can weigh up to 1,100 pounds, have visited the property and probably won't be the last.
NASA images show heatwave scorching northern U.S.
Portland, Oregon saw temperatures of up to 94 degrees Fahrenheit on Sunday, breaking the record for May 14.
Husky owner finds beloved pet hacked to death in backyard: Police
Police in Washington state have launched a manhunt to find who fatally stabbed the dog.
Mother of 6 fatally shot in front of her daughter: family
King County Sheriff's Office in Washington state told Newsweek they have yet to identify a suspect or a motive for the shooting.
New law charges homebuyers $100 to help minorities with down payments
Washington state's law sets a $100 fee for all home purchases to help fund a down payment and closing-costs assistance program.
Mystery surrounds cat's mesmerizing eyes: "Never seen another one like her"
"I have no idea exactly why they are like they are," Jade's owner told Newsweek. "They have been like this since she was a teeny fuzzy little kitten."
Cities blame Hyundai, Kia for fueling TikTok crime surge
Several cities across the U.S. are suing two major automakers after a TikTok challenge shows how easy it was to hotwire their vehicles.
Teacher-student licking game at school sparks outrage: "Disgusting"
The incident took place during an assembly at Desert Hills Middle School in Kennewick, Washington.
Man escapes Washington prison by impersonating cellmate
The inmate who escaped from jail was identified as 26-year-old Brian Francisco Roman, and he's still on the run.
Democrat stops bill to end child marriage in Washington
Data shared with Newsweek shows that an estimated 366 children were married in Washington between 2015 and 2018.
What's next in the battle over mifepristone abortion pills?
After two competing rulings over mifepristone last week, access to the abortion medication could be decided by the Supreme Court.
Future of abortion pill rests in the hands of Trump Supreme Court judges
Access to abortion medication in the country is currently in a stand-off between two competing rulings.
Cause of death revealed for 41-foot gray whale that washed up in Washington
"The whale had been sighted alive in shallow waters on 27 March in the sound and appeared in poor condition," biologist John Calambokidis told Newsweek.
Moment hero skier saves snowboarder buried alive goes viral: "Amazing"
Footage captured by Francis Zuber's headcam shows him digging in the snow to free Ian Steger in the Mount Baker Ski Area in Washington.
Warning issued over "aggressive" owl in Washington
The owl has been terrorizing parkgoers, so much so that officials are advising them to use umbrellas to fend off an attack.
Missing Meshay Melendez and daughter found dead as search ends in tragedy
Police said Melendez and her 7-year-old daughter were last seen in Vancouver, Washington, in the early hours of March 12.
Who Is Ramin Khodakaramrezaei? Trucker stalked, killed woman and husband
Police had been trying to serve a protection order on Khodakaramrezaei but had not been able to locate him before the killings.
"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak mocks contestant's fear—"Shady"
Fans criticized Sajak when he began waving a fake fish at Ashley Laumb after she had mentioned that she doesn't like the creatures during her Q&A.
Girl kidnapped five years ago discovered in Mexico: "Did not give up"
FBI Seattle said they believe the child was kidnapped by her biological mother in 2018 and since being discovered in Mexico has been taken back to the U.S.
Stimulus check 2023 update: Some Americans to receive $1,200 payment
The refund will be applied after eligible families file their taxes.
Sergei Lavrov accuses U.S. of Nord Stream pipeline attack
The Russian foreign minister said Thursday the U.S. was directly involved in the attacks on the Nord Stream gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea.
Russian company offers reward for destroying U.S. Abrams tanks
Ukraine is set to receive dozens of advanced tanks over the coming months to help counter Russian aggression.
Who is Luke Morgan Tyler? WSU student found dead in dorm room
An online petition was launched following Tyler's death.
Where is Breadson John? FBI join hunt for boy missing since June
The search for the missing 8-year-old has been made more complicated as a result of his family ties across the U.S. and even outside the country.
Washington woman arrested for killing son and decapitating his body
Christine Castelli reportedly confessed (to her brother and then the police) to shooting and then removing the head of her son.