Politics

Vietnam soldiers receive Medal of Honor

1:10 p.m. September 15

WASHINGTON — Two Vietnam War soldiers — one still living, one killed in action — received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers in combat. President Barack Obama praised the soldiers as patriots whose sacrifices had never been fully realized by a nation divided over the legacy of the Vietnam War.

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U.S. won't rule out working with Iran against Islamic State

5:02 p.m. September 15

PARIS — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he won't shut the door on the possibility of working with Iran against a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but the two nations won't coordinate on military action.

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In Townsend's résumé, disputes over integrity, mismanagement

6 a.m. September 14
Prosecutor candidate's public record shows missteps, penalties

In her bid to oust Tony Golik as Clark County prosecutor, private lawyer Josephine Townsend, 54, of Vancouver has criticized the incumbent for alleged mismanagement of his office. Yet public documents show the Republican challenger has a record of missteps, discipline and mismanagement during her career.