WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration announced Wednesday that some Americans with health insurance policies that don’t meet consumer standards set by the president’s new health care law would be allowed to keep their plans into 2017, three years later than originally envisioned.
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Automotive professors and students at South Puget Sound Community College were in shock Tuesday after being notified their $250,000 pre-production Dodge Viper SRT must be destroyed within two weeks.
OLYMPIA — Sean Green’s big plans for a nationwide manufacturing and sales empire got a boost Wednesday when the Spokane native received Washington’s first license to grow legal marijuana.
The World Health Organization is challenging you to eat no more than 6 teaspoons of sugar per day.
Several landslides have been reported in Western Washington as recent rains break loose steeper hillsides.
WASHINGTON — While supporters and opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline have been busy debating the controversial proposal, the oil that it’s intended to move has found another carrier — one that didn’t require the president’s stamp of approval or several years and billions of dollars to construct.
LOS ANGELES — Warning: Don’t try and stick this clam in your chowder. Scientists have built a robotic clam that isn’t edible but could be incredibly useful, because it easily outperforms other commercial digging devices. This RoboClam, described at the American Physical Society meeting in Denver, could prove invaluable as low-energy anchors or as an environmentally safe way to lay down more intercontinental, undersea fiber-optic cables.
OLYMPIA — In a prelude to end-of-session budget negotiations, the House dumped the Senate’s no-new-taxes budget that extended some tax loopholes for businesses, replacing it with a plan to spend an extra $140 million on education and other programs, partly by raising several taxes.
Shares of RadioShack, the electronics retailer trying to shake its reputation as a relic, tumbled the most in more than four months after the company reported disappointing sales and announced plans to close about a fifth of its stores.
Standing in a Wisconsin State Capitol hearing room surrounded by parents hugging their seriously ill children, Sally Schaeffer began to cry as she talked about her daughter.
WASHINGTON — Eight years before the Civil War nearly tore the United States in two, the imperial army of Russia met the allied armies of Great Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire on the battlefields of the Crimean peninsula for what would become the first truly modern war.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Russia tightened its grip Monday on the Crimean peninsula, the Obama administration scrambled to find meaningful ways to sanction a nation that does relatively little U.S. business and exports primarily energy products that allies in Europe badly need.
OLYMPIA — For the sixth year in a row, the number of homeless students in Washington state has increased.
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to a German proposal for international observers to review the tense standoff in Ukraine’s Crimea area, a Kremlin news service dispatch indicated Monday.
Washington lawmakers say they are still working on a school funding plan they can give to the state Supreme Court by April 30. The question is: what kind of plan? And will it only be one?