Heat waves are burning up the West Coast. Here’s why things are so toasty right now.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Seattle's seawall was like most others for 80 years: a flat, concrete slab that held back the sea. But a $400 million infrastructure project has turned Seattle's new seawall into a really…
By PBS NewsHour
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a sweeping review of police reforms initiated under the Obama administration, suggesting a potential rollback in federal oversight of police nationwide. One city still committed to reform is Seattle. Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings…
By Laura Santhanam, Erica R. Hendry, Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith
Here are five stories that provide some insight into what’s happening outside the Capitol.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Two federal appellate courts have heard arguments over Trump's revised travel ban.
By Geoffrey Lou Guray
Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration's travel ban discriminates against Muslims, the second time in a week the issue has been in court.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Trump administration is reportedly considering a plan to vastly expand the U.S. military's role in fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan, boosting the number of troops and giving the Pentagon power to set troop levels.
By Matthew Lee, Vivian Salma, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's new immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials say.
By Martha Bellisle, Associated Press
Washington state's attorney general declared Monday that he was suing President Donald Trump over his temporary ban on immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations.
By Phuong Lee, Associated Press
Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate workers for some last-minute changes.
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