By PHUONG LE, Associated Press
October 25, 2014 2:40 p.m.
SEATTLE — Flush with cash from California billionaire Tom Steyer's group, a Washington state environmental group is backing candidates this November to help Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee pass sweeping climate change legislation.
By JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press
October 24, 2014 11:09 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.
The council voted 6-0 Thursday night to support the measure, which proposes several sweeping changes to the structure of Clark County government. Councilor Darren Wertz chose to abstain from the vote as he’s running for county assessor.
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press
October 23, 2014 1:39 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those states that concluded gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry.
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
October 23, 2014 11:24 a.m.
DENVER — The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the United States.
By BENJAMIN SHINGLER and RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press
October 23, 2014 12:51 p.m.
OTTAWA, Ontario — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
October 23, 2014 10:13 a.m.
WASHINGTON — HealthCare.gov's simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigrants and naturalized U.S. citizens, who represent millions of potential new health insurance customers.
By MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press
October 22, 2014 8:24 p.m.
BERLIN — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west spurred by the current crisis in Ukraine.
By PETE YOST, SAM HANANEL and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press
October 22, 2014 11:54 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.