Politics Sep 17U.S. judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail
Judge Stanley Bastian in Yakima, Washington, said he was issuing a nationwide preliminary injunction sought by 14 states that sued the Trump administration and the U.S. Postal Service.
Nation Jul 27Protesters sue Trump administration over Portland tactics
Protesters have sued the Trump administration to rein in what they describe as an out-of-control response by federal agents to demonstrations in Portland.
Nation Jun 09Black Lives Matter sues over Seattle police tactics
Officers have used tear gas, pepper spray and other less-lethal weapons against crowds that have demonstrated against racism and police brutality.
Nation Jun 08Seattle council members protest after tear gas used on crowd
Just days after Seattle's mayor and police chief promised a month-long moratorium on using a type of tear gas to disperse protesters, the department used it again during an overnight protest.
Nation Apr 20Some U.S. manufacturers reopening amid fierce political heat
SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing and a small number of other manufacturers around the U.S. geared up Monday to resume production this week amid pressure from President Donald Trump to reopen the economy and resistance from governors who warn there is…
Health Mar 05As U.S. coronavirus death toll hits 11, feds investigate nursing home east of Seattle
Seema Verma, head of the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said the agency is sending inspectors to Life Care along with experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to figure out what happened and determine whether…
Health Mar 04U.S. virus death toll rises to 11 with first California victim
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 11 with a victim succumbing in California — the first reported fatality outside Washington state.
Nation Mar 04Despite deaths, so far no shutdown orders in Seattle area
As the coronavirus spread through Asia officials closed the schools in China, Japan and Hong Kong but at the epicenter of the outbreak in the United States, officials in Washington have so far not ordered that classrooms be shuttered or…
Health Mar 03U.S. coronavirus death toll climbs to 9
All of the COVID-19 deaths in the United States so far have been in the Seattle area.
Politics Feb 24U.S. appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions
The rules ban taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals and prohibit clinics that receive federal money from sharing office space with abortion providers — a rule critics said would force many to find new locations, undergo expensive remodels or shut…