By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press
April 17, 2015 2:58 p.m.
OLYMPIA — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has sent state Auditor Troy Kelley a letter repeating his call for the embattled elected official to resign immediately following his indictment by a federal grand jury.
An Evergreen Public Schools teacher is suing the district because his employment contract wasn't renewed for the 2015-16 school year, despite his performance allegedly having never been found to be unsatisfactory.
By LORNE COOK, Associated Press
April 16, 2015 11:47 a.m.
BRUSSELS — An unprecedented wave of migrants has headed for the European Union's promised shores over the past week, with 10,000 people making the trip. Hundreds — nobody knows how many — have disappeared into the warming waters of the Mediterranean, including 41 migrants reported dead Thursday after a shipwreck.
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press
April 16, 2015 11:06 a.m.
TOPEKA, Kan. — A new Kansas law tells poor families that they can't use cash assistance from the state to attend concerts, get tattoos, see a psychic or buy lingerie. The list of don'ts runs to several dozen items.
By NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press
April 16, 2015 10:29 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Cuba has agreed to work on resolving the cases of U.S. fugitives harboring from justice on the island as part of the effort to normalize relations between the two nations, President Barack Obama told lawmakers as he made the case for removing the former Cold War foe from the list of state sponsors of terrorism.
By SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press
April 16, 2015 10 a.m.
BAGHDAD — More than 2,000 families have fled from the Iraqi city of Ramadi, an official said Thursday, as the Islamic State group advanced on the provincial capital of the western Anbar province, clashing with Iraqi troops.