Wildfires are sweeping across more of the West Coast, with no relief in sight. Dozens of fires have wiped out small towns and destroyed hundreds of homes in Oregon, Washington state and Northern California. At least eight people have been…
The American West’s wildfire disaster is only getting worse. As California struggles to corral widespread blazes, the governor of Oregon reported hundreds of homes had burned in her state. High winds are fanning uncontrolled flames, more power outages are expected…
By Stephanie Sy
More than 30 other people also ran in the gubernatorial primary, vying to face Inslee in November, when he'll be a heavy favorite.
By Associated Press
As more states lift restrictions put in place to slow the coronavirus, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is hearing from health officials on the pandemic response. One of the country's earliest outbreaks of COVID-19 was in…
By Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
The world's largest hornet, with an appetite for honey bees, has been found in Washington state, where entomologists were making plans to wipe it out.
Officials in Northern California’s Santa Clara County now say two residents there died of COVID-19 in early and mid-February -- weeks before what were believed to be the first U.S. fatalities. Dr. Tom Frieden, former director of the Centers for…
By Associated Press
In the first batch of results released late Tuesday night, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are essentially tied.
By Gene Johnson, Rachel La Corte, Martha Bellisle, Associated Press
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…
By Gene Johnson, Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
All of the COVID-19 deaths in the United States so far have been in the Seattle area.
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