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Donald Trump awaits the start of a hearing in New York City Criminal Court, Thursday, February 15, 2024. A New York judge says former President Donald Trump's hush-money trial will go ahead as scheduled with jury selection starting on March 25.

Trump’s New York hush-money case will start March 25. It’s the first of his criminal trials

Donald Trump awaits the start of a hearing in New York City Criminal Court, Thursday, February 15, 2024. A New York judge says former President Donald Trump's hush-money trial will go ahead as scheduled with jury selection starting on March 25.

February 15, 2024, 10:16am Latest News

Donald Trump’s hush-money trial will go ahead as scheduled with jury selection starting on March 25, a New York judge ruled Thursday, turning aside demands for a delay from the former president’s defense lawyers. Read story

Migrant teens line up for a class at a "tender-age" facility for babies, children and teens, in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, in San Benito, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019.  The Biden administration struggled to properly vet and monitor the homes where they placed a surge of migrant children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021. That's according to a federal watchdog report released Thursday.

Biden administration failed to vet adults housing migrant children, federal watchdog says

Migrant teens line up for a class at a "tender-age" facility for babies, children and teens, in Texas' Rio Grande Valley, in San Benito, Texas, Aug. 29, 2019.  The Biden administration struggled to properly vet and monitor the homes where they placed a surge of migrant children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021. That's according to a federal watchdog report released Thursday.

February 15, 2024, 9:59am Latest News

The Biden administration struggled to properly vet and monitor the homes where they placed a surge of migrant children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021, according to a federal watchdog report released Thursday. Read story

Relationship between DA Fani Willis and Nathan Wade started years earlier than claimed, witness says

February 15, 2024, 9:38am Nation & World

A former friend and co-worker of Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis testified Thursday that Willis’ personal relationship with a special prosecutor began before she hired him to lead the election interference case against Donald Trump. Read story

Iowa’s abortion providers now have some guidance for the paused 6-week ban, if it is upheld

February 15, 2024, 9:29am Politics

Iowa’s medical board on Thursday approved some guidance abortion providers would need to follow if the state’s ban on most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy is upheld by the Iowa Supreme Court. Read story

Prison deaths report finds widespread missteps, failures in latest sign of crisis in federal prisons

February 15, 2024, 9:29am Latest News

The kind of systemic failures that enabled the high-profile prison deaths of notorious gangster Whitey Bulger and financier Jeffrey Epstein also contributed to the deaths of hundreds of other federal prisoners in recent years, a watchdog report released Thursday found. Read story

Clock shows springing forward for Daylight Saving Time.

Oregon bill for year-round standard time would create time warp for Clark County residents

Clock shows springing forward for Daylight Saving Time.

February 15, 2024, 6:09am Clark County News

If you’re already perplexed by falling back and springing forward, a bipartisan bill in the Oregon Legislature may make it even more confusing. Read story

Gregory Bull/Associated Press, Border Patrol agents ask asylum-seeking migrants to line up in a makeshift, mountainous campsite after the group crossed the border with Mexico Feb. 2 near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif. Immigration policies have become a big issue in 3rd Congressional District race., Gregory Bull/Associated Press, Asylum-seeking migrants wait to be processed in a makeshift, mountainous campsite after crossing the border with Mexico Feb. 2 near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif. Immigration policies have become a big issue in 3rd Congressional District race., Leslie Lewallen of Camas, Republican candidate, is seeking election to represent the 3rd Congressional District., Contributed photo, U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, Joe Kent of Yacolt, Republican candidate, is seeking election to represent the 3rd Congressional District., Associated Press files, gregory bull/Associated Press, A Border Patrol agent asks asylum-seeking migrants to line up in a makeshift, mountainous campsite after the group crossed the border from Mexico on Feb. 2 near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif., eric gay/Associated Press, Concertina wire is stretched through Shelby Park along the Rio Grande on  Feb.

3rd Congressional District candidates Perez, Kent, Lewallen: Tighten border security

Gregory Bull/Associated Press, Border Patrol agents ask asylum-seeking migrants to line up in a makeshift, mountainous campsite after the group crossed the border with Mexico Feb. 2 near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif. Immigration policies have become a big issue in 3rd Congressional District race., Gregory Bull/Associated Press, Asylum-seeking migrants wait to be processed in a makeshift, mountainous campsite after crossing the border with Mexico Feb. 2 near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif. Immigration policies have become a big issue in 3rd Congressional District race., Leslie Lewallen of Camas, Republican candidate, is seeking election to represent the 3rd Congressional District., Contributed photo, U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, D-Skamania, Joe Kent of Yacolt, Republican candidate, is seeking election to represent the 3rd Congressional District., Associated Press files, gregory bull/Associated Press, A Border Patrol agent asks asylum-seeking migrants to line up in a makeshift, mountainous campsite after the group crossed the border from Mexico on Feb. 2 near Jacumba Hot Springs, Calif., eric gay/Associated Press, Concertina wire is stretched through Shelby Park along the Rio Grande on  Feb.

February 15, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

After the U.S. Senate’s border and foreign aid bill was shelved last week, candidates for Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District are staking their positions on what is becoming a key issue in the 2024 election. Read story

Washington lawmakers won’t hear testimony on climate policy, capital gains repeal efforts

February 14, 2024, 6:33pm Newsletter

Democratic leaders in the Legislature said Wednesday they won’t hold hearings on two initiatives to repeal the state’s new capital gains tax and the state’s new carbon market. Read story