WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some higher income families would be eligible to receive a child tax credit on their federal returns under a bill approved in the House last week.
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A train carrying nearly 100 cars of crude oil went off the track under the Magnolia Bridge in Seattle early Thursday. Nobody was hurt, no oil leaked and there was no threat to the public when five of the train’s 102 cars went off the track about 2 a.m., said BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas.
Washington and Oregon lawmakers hope to prohibit offshore oil and gas drilling in an effort to protect local economies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bid by Democrats to negate the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on insurance coverage for birth control was blocked in the U.S. Senate last week.
Businesses affected by recent wildfires can request filing extensions for their state business taxes.
Billy Joel, the regular guy from Long Island who insists he’s not a very good piano player, will be next recipient of the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the U.S. Library of Congress announced Tuesday.
“The Purge: Anarchy” is about as subtle as a sledgehammer. And, often, as effective.
A man was shot dead by Kent police early Sunday afternoon in a shootout near a hotel in the north end of the city.
PATEROS — Residents returning here Friday picked through the ash and rubble of homes incinerated the night before by raging wildfire. Baby pictures, gone. Family antiques, gone. Grandma’s recipes, gone.
Four pedestrians were struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon as they crossed Capitol Way South in downtown Olympia.
A 47-year-old Allyn man is dead and a 34-year-old Shelton woman is in jail after the woman allegedly shot the man in the face at his home in the 100 block of Sherwood Lane East in Allyn around 9:11 p.m. Thursday.
Alice Coachman, who began her pathbreaking athletic career running on the dirt roads of Georgia and became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal when she leapt 5 feet, 6 1/8 inches in the high-jump event at the 1948 London Games, died July 14 at a hospital in Albany, Georgia.
Once LeBron James announced, “I’m Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
If you’re keeping score at home, Dave Villwock’s retirement lasted slightly longer than one season.
Football is still the biggest sports business going in the United States.