An initiative on the November ballot asks voters whether the state should impose the nation's first direct carbon tax.
By Michael D. Regan and Corinne Segal
The authorities arrested Arcan Cetin in Oak Harbor, Washington, on Saturday night, after Island County Sheriff's Lt. Mike Hawley recognized the suspect while on patrol.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Lawmakers will likely do what they do best: the bare minimum.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Defense and foreign ministers from more than 30 nations are gathering in Washington to plan the next steps in the fight against the Islamic State.
The Senate has confirmed the longtime head of Baltimore's library system to be the next Librarian of Congress. She is the first woman and the first African-American to hold the position.
By Michael D. Regan
An oil train that derailed and burst into flames along Oregon's Columbia River Gorge on Friday sent toxic smoke high into the air, prompting officials to evacuate the nearby town of Mosier.
By News Desk and Emily Carpeaux
The train derailed near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station, causing several overturned cars and a hazardous leak.
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Donald Trump, who bills himself the ultimate outsider, is pivoting increasingly to the power centers of official Washington as he tries to clinch the Republican presidential nomination.
By Jack Gillum, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Senate investigators indicated Monday they've received few answers from the Obama administration after a laptop and portable hard drives — likely containing names and Social Security numbers of millions — were stolen from a federal building in Washington…
By Jes Burns, OPB/EarthFix
White nose syndrome, a devastating bat disease, has now been confirmed in the Pacific Northwest.
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