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FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. Michael Cohen's tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is "guilty of the same crimes" that landed his former fixer in federal prison, offering a blow-by-blow account of Trump's alleged role in a hush money scandal that once overshadowed his presidency.  (AP Photo/J.

Michael Cohen launches podcast; Rosie O’Donnell is 1st guest

FILE - In this March 6, 2019 file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, returns to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington. Michael Cohen's tell-all memoir makes the case that President Donald Trump is "guilty of the same crimes" that landed his former fixer in federal prison, offering a blow-by-blow account of Trump's alleged role in a hush money scandal that once overshadowed his presidency.  (AP Photo/J.

September 11, 2020, 10:47am Entertainment

For nearly a decade, Michael Cohen was at odds with Rosie O’Donnell in part because his boss — President Donald Trump — was engaged in a long feud with the comedian and talk-show host. Read story

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at MBS International Airport, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Freeland, Mich.

Trump’s talk of secret new weapon fits a pattern of puzzles

President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at MBS International Airport, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Freeland, Mich.

September 11, 2020, 10:46am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expanding his arsenal of spectacular, but hard to explain, claims about U.S. military might. Read story

Trump’s payroll tax pause fizzles as employers spurn the move

September 11, 2020, 10:45am Business

A month after President Donald Trump moved to shore up workers' incomes by giving employers the option of deferring payroll taxes, the effort has failed to energize a U.S. economy still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

President Donald Trump speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One for a trip to a campaign rally in Freeland, Mich., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Bahrain becomes latest Arab nation to recognize Israel

President Donald Trump speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One for a trip to a campaign rally in Freeland, Mich., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

September 11, 2020, 10:39am Latest News

WASHINGTON — Bahrain has become the latest Arab nation to agree to normalize ties with Israel as part of a broader diplomatic push by President Donald Trump and his administration to fully integrate the Jewish state into the Middle East. Read story

In this image from video provided by the U.S. Army, then-Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Payne is interviewed as a winner of the 2012 Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 16, 2012. Payne will receive the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest honor for valor in combat, for actions during a daring 2015 raid in Iraq that rescued about 70 hostages who were set to be executed by ISIS militants, The Associated Press has learned. Sgt. Maj. Payne will receive the honor in a White House ceremony on the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Trump bestowing Medal of Honor on soldier for hostage rescue

In this image from video provided by the U.S. Army, then-Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Payne is interviewed as a winner of the 2012 Best Ranger competition at Fort Benning, Ga., on April 16, 2012. Payne will receive the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest honor for valor in combat, for actions during a daring 2015 raid in Iraq that rescued about 70 hostages who were set to be executed by ISIS militants, The Associated Press has learned. Sgt. Maj. Payne will receive the honor in a White House ceremony on the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

September 11, 2020, 10:32am Nation & World

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will bestow the Medal of Honor on a U.S. soldier Friday for his role in a daring 2015 missio n to rescue dozens of hostages who were set to be executed by Islamic State militants in Iraq. Read story

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground.

Herrera Beutler among veteran House incumbents trying to cling to seats as districts evolve

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground.

September 11, 2020, 10:30am Latest News

WASHINGTON — As he logs another campaign season piloting his single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza around his vast, crimson-red Minnesota district, voters greet Rep. Collin Peterson by name. But something else is hauntingly familiar as the Democrat seeks a 16th term in Congress. Read story

President Donald Trump lays a wreath at a 19th anniversary observance of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

Trump, Biden marking 9/11 with very different tones

President Donald Trump lays a wreath at a 19th anniversary observance of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

September 11, 2020, 10:24am Nation & World

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. — One spent time quietly consoling families. Read story

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wears a mask as he talks to reporters, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, following a tour to survey wildfire damage in Bonney Lake, Wash., south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Inslee, Murray blast Trump for downplaying coronavirus threat as outbreak hit Washington

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wears a mask as he talks to reporters, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, following a tour to survey wildfire damage in Bonney Lake, Wash., south of Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S.

September 11, 2020, 10:23am Latest News

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Sen Patty Murray on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump after reports that he acknowledged the threat of the new coronavirus and then deliberately downplayed it as the pandemic took root. Read story

A helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

Climate change largely missing from campaign as fires rage

A helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W.

September 11, 2020, 9:49am Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Historic fires are raging across the western United States ahead of what scientists say is the typical peak of wildfire season. Hurricane Laura devastated parts of the Gulf Coast last month, while swaths of Iowa are recovering from a derecho that brought hurricane force winds to the Midwest. Read story

Race for state treasurer could be higher profile this year

September 11, 2020, 6:03am Northwest

The contest for the job of managing billions of dollars that come into and go out of state coffers hinges in part on a comparison of resumes. Read story