The process turns the human body into nutrient-rich soil naturally in about 30 days, and it could soon be legalized in Washington State.
So far, America's wage experiment appears to be a success—and it's far from over yet.
With this ruling, Washington joined 20 other states and the District of Columbia that consider juvenile life without parole unconstitutional
After hearing the last appeal from a man on death row, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the death penalty, as applied in the state, is unconstitutional.
News and notes from Pacific Standard staff and contributors.
Boeing workers in Washington State have been unionized for decades; their counterparts in South Carolina recently voted out the union in a landslide. Pacific Standard compares conditions in both workplaces, a year after South Carolina's historic vote.
One case about replacing culverts in Washington state could end up influencing larger decisions about native rights in places like Bears Ears and Standing Rock.
Tuition from international students at community colleges often helps the institutional bottom line. But is the education really helping international students?
Across the country, there are hundreds of instances where children are removed from the custody of a parent who has suffered from domestic abuse at the hands of a partner.
Washington's attorney general filed a lawsuit against the motel chain for violating the Consumer Protection Act.
The suspect, whose identity has not yet been released by authorities, is in police custody.
There were no injuries reported, but workers near the tunnel were evacuated.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.