Politics

Legislative session could head into overtime

5:42 p.m. April 20
Funding schools, balancing budget among big tasks that remain

It looks like the Washington Legislature could be heading into overtime. But the extra days in Olympia could mean an extra tab for taxpayers to pick up.

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Talks to begin on Capitol Hill budget measure

10:15 a.m. April 20

WASHINGTON — Cuts to Medicare and the health care law and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting operations top the agenda as congressional negotiators meet on Monday to begin ironing out a Republican budget blueprint for next year and beyond.

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Canadian diplomat's teenage son pleads not guilty to murder

10:26 a.m. April 20

MIAMI — The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat pleaded not guilty Monday to murder and other charges in a drug-related shootout that killed his older brother and another teenager.