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Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., talks to reporters just after lawmakers pushed a $95 billion national security aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies closer to passage, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, April 19, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

Seeking ‘the right side of history,’ Speaker Mike Johnson risks his job to deliver aid to Ukraine

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., talks to reporters just after lawmakers pushed a $95 billion national security aid package for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies closer to passage, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, April 19, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

April 19, 2024, 2:34pm Politics

Staring down a decision so consequential it could alter the course of history -- but also end his own career -- House Speaker Mike Johnson prayed for guidance. Read story

David Stuebe

Washougal Mayor David Stuebe to run for Rep. Paul Harris’ Senate seat, plans to keep mayor job

David Stuebe

April 19, 2024, 12:30pm Clark County News

Washougal Mayor David Stuebe announced Thursday that he is running as a Republican for the 17th Legislative District, Position 2, seat in state House of Representatives. Read story

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, April 19, 2024 in New York.

Opening statements set for Monday in Trump’s hush money case after judge rejects latest bid to delay

Former President Donald Trump arrives at Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday, April 19, 2024 in New York.

April 19, 2024, 12:25pm Latest News

A full jury of 12 people and six alternates was seated Friday in Donald Trump’s hush money case, setting the stage for opening statements next week in the first criminal trial of a former U.S. president. Read story

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., arrives to speak with reporters to discuss his proposal of sending crucial bipartisan support to aid Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after weeks of inaction, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

Ukraine, Israel aid advances in rare House vote as Democrats help Republicans push it forward

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., arrives to speak with reporters to discuss his proposal of sending crucial bipartisan support to aid Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after weeks of inaction, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 17, 2024. (AP Photo/J.

April 19, 2024, 10:49am Nation & World

With rare bipartisan momentum, the House pushed ahead Friday on a foreign aid package of $95 billion for Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan and humanitarian support as a coalition of lawmakers helped it clear a procedural hurdle to reach final votes this weekend. Friday’s vote produced a seldom-seen outcome in the typically… Read story

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

April 19, 2024, 8:31am Nation & World

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Read story

FILE - Demonstrators advocating for transgender rights and healthcare stand outside of the Ohio Statehouse on Jan. 24, 2024, in Columbus, Ohio. The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under rules finalized Friday, April19, 2024, by the Biden administration. Notably absent from Biden&rsquo;s policy, however, is any mention of transgender athletes.

Biden’s new Title IX rules protect LGBTQ+ students, but transgender sports rule still on hold

FILE - Demonstrators advocating for transgender rights and healthcare stand outside of the Ohio Statehouse on Jan. 24, 2024, in Columbus, Ohio. The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under rules finalized Friday, April19, 2024, by the Biden administration. Notably absent from Biden&rsquo;s policy, however, is any mention of transgender athletes.

April 19, 2024, 8:27am Nation & World

The rights of LGBTQ+ students will be protected by federal law and victims of campus sexual assault will gain new safeguards under rules finalized Friday by the Biden administration. Read story

FILE -A steel worker moves a 155 mm M795 artillery projectile during the manufacturing process at the Scranton Army Ammunition Plant in Scranton, Pa., Thursday, April 13, 2023. The Pentagon could get weapons moving to Ukraine within days if Congress passes a long-delayed aid bill. That&rsquo;s because it has a network of storage sites in the U.S. and Europe that already hold the ammunition and air defense components that Kyiv desperately needs. Moving fast is critical, CIA Director Bill Burns said Thursday, April 18, 2024.

If Congress passes funding, this is how the US could rush weapons to Ukraine for its war with Russia

FILE -A steel worker moves a 155 mm M795 artillery projectile during the manufacturing process at the Scranton Army Ammunition Plant in Scranton, Pa., Thursday, April 13, 2023. The Pentagon could get weapons moving to Ukraine within days if Congress passes a long-delayed aid bill. That&rsquo;s because it has a network of storage sites in the U.S. and Europe that already hold the ammunition and air defense components that Kyiv desperately needs. Moving fast is critical, CIA Director Bill Burns said Thursday, April 18, 2024.

April 19, 2024, 8:20am Nation & World

The Pentagon could get weapons moving to Ukraine within days if Congress passes a long-delayed aid bill. That’s because it has a network of storage sites in the U.S. and Europe that already hold the ammunition and air defense components that Kyiv desperately needs. Read story

Israel&rsquo;s U.N. Ambassador Gilad Erdan, center, addresses members of the United Nations Security Council at U.N. Headquarters Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Commissioner-General of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, Philippe Lazzarini is at left, Robert A. Wood, United States Ambassador to the United Nations is at right.

US sanctions fundraisers for extremist West Bank settlers who commit violence against Palestinians

Israel&rsquo;s U.N. Ambassador Gilad Erdan, center, addresses members of the United Nations Security Council at U.N. Headquarters Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Commissioner-General of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, Philippe Lazzarini is at left, Robert A. Wood, United States Ambassador to the United Nations is at right.

April 19, 2024, 8:08am Nation & World

The Biden administration on Friday imposed sanctions on two entities accused of fundraising for extremist Israeli-occupied West Bank settlers who have harassed and attacked Palestinians, as well as the founder of an organization whose members regularly assault Palestinians. Read story