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FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo, the setting sun shines on the Supreme Court building in Washington. As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide, the Supreme Court late Wednesday, Nov. 25, temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit by the virus. The court's action won't have any immediate impact since the two groups that sued as a result of the restrictions, the Catholic church and Orthodox Jewish synagogues, are no longer subject to them.

High court blocks NY coronavirus limits on houses of worship

FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo, the setting sun shines on the Supreme Court building in Washington. As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide, the Supreme Court late Wednesday, Nov. 25, temporarily barred New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit by the virus. The court's action won't have any immediate impact since the two groups that sued as a result of the restrictions, the Catholic church and Orthodox Jewish synagogues, are no longer subject to them.

November 26, 2020, 9:45am Politics

WASHINGTON  — With coronavirus cases surging again nationwide, the Supreme Court barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus. Read story

FILE - President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. President Donald Trump has pardoned Michael Flynn, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias. Trump announced the pardon on Wednesday, Nov.

Trump pardons Flynn despite guilty plea in Russia probe

FILE - President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. President Donald Trump has pardoned Michael Flynn, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias. Trump announced the pardon on Wednesday, Nov.

November 26, 2020, 9:43am Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, ending a yearslong prosecution in the Russia investigation that saw Flynn twice plead guilty to lying to the FBI and then reverse himself before the Justice Department stepped in to dismiss his case. Read story

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, poses with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for a photo before a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.

China’s top diplomat stresses S. Korea ties amid row with U.S.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, poses with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for a photo before a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.

November 26, 2020, 8:29am Politics

SEOUL, South Korea — China’s top diplomat on Thursday stressed the importance of bilateral relations while meeting senior officials in South Korea, where there is growing concern the country is becoming squeezed between China, its biggest trading partner, and military ally the United States. Read story

Jackie Lane, Clark County resident and member of the Electoral College, was selected to serve as the 3rd Congressional District's representative in the Electoral College in June.

Battle Ground woman ready to vote as member of Electoral College

Jackie Lane, Clark County resident and member of the Electoral College, was selected to serve as the 3rd Congressional District's representative in the Electoral College in June.

November 26, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

A Clark County woman is a member of the select group — just 538 citizens — who will formally elect the 46th president of the United States next month. Read story

Progressives back Yellen for Treasury

November 26, 2020, 6:00am Politics

Early in Janet Yellen’s leadership of the Federal Reserve, protesters began showing up outside Fed conferences to demand the central bank do more to help working Americans and minority groups. Read story

President-elect Joe Biden with his new dog Major on Nov. 17, 2018, at Delaware Humane Association in Wilmington, Del. The Bidens two dogs -- Major and Champ -- will join the prestigious list of White House pets.

White House to be home to two dogs

President-elect Joe Biden with his new dog Major on Nov. 17, 2018, at Delaware Humane Association in Wilmington, Del. The Bidens two dogs -- Major and Champ -- will join the prestigious list of White House pets.

November 26, 2020, 6:00am Life

Of the more than 500 million Americans who’ve ever lived, fewer than four dozen have ascended to the presidency. Read story

President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask as he arrives to introduce his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

Analysis: Biden prioritizes experience with Cabinet picks

President-elect Joe Biden removes his face mask as he arrives to introduce his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.

November 25, 2020, 6:00pm Politics

NEW YORK — Competence is making a comeback. Read story

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. For the past four years, Trump has enjoyed special status not given to regular users on Twitter and Facebook even as he used his perch atop the social media pyramid to peddle misinformation and hurl abuse at his critics. Could his loose leash on the platforms come to an end on Jan. 20, 2021, when his successor is inaugurated?

Trump refuses to accept Biden’s win as transition proceeds

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. For the past four years, Trump has enjoyed special status not given to regular users on Twitter and Facebook even as he used his perch atop the social media pyramid to peddle misinformation and hurl abuse at his critics. Could his loose leash on the platforms come to an end on Jan. 20, 2021, when his successor is inaugurated?

November 25, 2020, 2:14pm Latest News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday baselessly claimed anew that he had won the election and uttered repeated falsehoods as he called into an event held by Pennsylvania Republicans to investigate unproven allegations of voter fraud. Read story

President Donald Trump walks out to speak in the Brady Briefing Room in the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Washington, with Vice President Mike Pence.

Trump pardons Flynn, taking direct aim at Russia probe

President Donald Trump walks out to speak in the Brady Briefing Room in the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Washington, with Vice President Mike Pence.

November 25, 2020, 1:42pm Latest News

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump pardoned former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday, taking direct aim in the final days of his administration at a Russia investigation that he has long insisted was motivated by political bias. Read story

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As GOP support for Biden transition grows, Northwest Republicans continue to back Trump lawsuits

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November 25, 2020, 8:59am Clark County Politics

WASHINGTON — With President-elect Joe Biden's transition officially underway on Tuesday, Republican lawmakers from Washington and Idaho mostly kept quiet or reiterated their support for President Trump's effort to overturn the election results while a growing number of their GOP colleagues walked away from the Trump campaign's faltering legal challenges. Read story