OLYMPIA, Wash. -- More than 3,000 prisoners in Washington have been mistakenly released early since 2002 because of an error by the state's Department of Corrections that resulted in wrongly calculated sentences for about 3 percent of the prison population.
Blocks from the White House, DC Central Kitchen is the nation's largest community kitchen, putting out 5,000 meals a day to homeless shelters, schools, halfway houses and other nonprofits. But the kitchen's other output is training men and women who…
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
SEATTLE -- Many voters don't have the money to donate to political candidates or don't care enough to bother. But what if the government gave them $100 to dole out as they saw fit?…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
The chairman of the panel investigating the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks said Sunday that new information reveals a "total disconnect" between the security needs of U.S. personnel on the ground and the political priorities of Hillary Rodham Clinton's State Department…
For three takes on Pope Francis’ call to action to Congress, Judy Woodruff talks with Sister Simone Campbell of Nuns on the Bus, John Carr of Georgetown University and James Nicholson, former U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
By Colleen Shalby
It seemed like nearly all of Washington, D.C., and visitors beyond waited with bated breath for Pope Francis' first visit to America.
By PBS NewsHour
Thousands turned out Wednesday to experience Pope Francis' visit to Washington. At the White House and at Mass held at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the pontiff addressed the urgency of global warming, respect for traditional marriage and…
By Ken Christensen, KCTS9/Earthfix
In recent years, research has shown that rare fungi found in the old-growth forests of Western Washington can help fight viruses, including tuberculosis, smallpox and bird flu. What if the honeybee would see similar health benefits from wood-rotting mushrooms?…
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Hillary Clinton marked the bicentennial of the Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington on Sunday, the place where, she said, allowed her family to worship, contemplate life and step outside the commotion of life in the White House.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday.
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