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Vice President Kamala Harris visits the Kingsley Association in Larimer, Pa., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.

$5.8B for water projects unveiled

Vice President Kamala Harris visits the Kingsley Association in Larimer, Pa., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.

February 20, 2024, 5:07pm Business

The Biden administration announced Tuesday that states will share $5.8 billion in federal funds for water infrastructure projects around the country, paid for by one of its key legislative victories. Read story

FILE - The U.S. Supreme Court is seen, Nov. 15, 2023, in Washington.

The Supreme Court leaves in place the admissions plan at an elite Virginia public high school

FILE - The U.S. Supreme Court is seen, Nov. 15, 2023, in Washington.

February 20, 2024, 4:14pm Politics

The Supreme Court on Tuesday left in place the admissions policy at an elite public high school in Virginia that some parents claimed discriminates against highly qualified Asian Americans. Read story

Washington State Capitol in Olympia.

How Washington lawmakers want to spend another $2 billion with this year’s state budget

Washington State Capitol in Olympia.

February 20, 2024, 2:16pm Latest News

Pay raises and inflation. Hospital beds and opioid treatments. Special education and college financial aid. Electric-powered fire trucks and soccer field renovations. Read story

State Sen. Jeff Wilson-sponsored bill aims to make kit homes easier to build

February 20, 2024, 1:45pm Latest News

Washington state Sen. Jeff Wilson of Longview wants certain smaller homes built sooner by avoiding the permitting process that can draw out the cost and building time for regular-sized homes. Read story

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a Fox News Channel town hall Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, in Columbia, S.C.

Nikki Haley hasn’t yet won a GOP contest. But she’s vowing to keep fighting Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a Fox News Channel town hall Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024, in Columbia, S.C.

February 20, 2024, 10:45am Politics

There are no wins on the horizon for Nikki Haley. Read story

Construction continues at a building complex in Mesquite, Texas, Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. As President Joe Biden pushes House Republicans to pass needed aid for Ukraine, he wants voters to understand that nearly $40 billion would actually be going to U.S. factories that make missiles, munitions and other gear.

Biden wants people to know most of the money he’s seeking for Ukraine would be spent in the U.S.

Construction continues at a building complex in Mesquite, Texas, Friday, Feb. 16, 2024. As President Joe Biden pushes House Republicans to pass needed aid for Ukraine, he wants voters to understand that nearly $40 billion would actually be going to U.S. factories that make missiles, munitions and other gear.

February 20, 2024, 10:44am Politics

At a bustling construction site outside of Dallas, there are hopes that Congress can finally pass nearly $95 billion in foreign aid including funding for Ukraine — because factory jobs in the United States depend on that money. Read story

Alabama Supreme Court rules frozen embryos are ‘children’ under state law

February 20, 2024, 10:36am Health

The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that frozen embryos created during fertility treatments can be considered children under state law. Read story

Supreme Court rejects appeal from 3 GOP House members over $500 mask fines

February 20, 2024, 10:34am Politics

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected appeals from three Republican U.S. House members who challenged fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor in 2021. Read story