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…
Nation Feb 21Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks without a warrant
In an emailed statement, the company said it would notify the Department of Homeland Security that it does not consent to unwarranted searches on its buses or in areas of terminals that are not open to the general public.
Nation Jan 06Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained on U.S.-Canada border
Tensions between the United States and Iran are high following a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad last week that killed a top Iranian general. Iran's leaders have vowed to retaliate.
Politics Dec 04U.S. Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state to retire after term
Democratic Rep. Denny Heck of Washington state announced Wednesday that he is retiring from Congress at the end of his term, saying his work on the investigation into Russian election interference and the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump have…
Nation Nov 27Ruckelshaus, who famously defied Nixon in Watergate firing, dies at 87
His moment of fame came in 1973, as a deputy attorney general, when he choose to resign rather than carry out Nixon’s unlawful order to fire Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox.
Health Sep 13U.S. vaping illness alarms Canada as country prepares to allow legal sales
No illnesses have yet been reported north of the border, but they are monitoring the situation closely, and British Columbia’s top health official says it’s just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.
Nation Aug 23DOJ says immigration facility shouldn’t have to pay minimum wage
A lawsuit seeks to force the detention center operator to turn over profits it gained by underpaying them — an amount that could reach into the millions.
Nation Aug 01Alleged Capital One hacker barely bothered to hide
The 33-year-old former Amazon software engineer accused of hacking Capital One made little attempt to hide her attack. In fact, she effectively publicized it.
Nation Jul 30Capital One data breach compromises personal info from 100 million applications
Paige A. Thompson was charged with a single count of computer fraud and abuse in U.S. District Court in Seattle.