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In this Sept. 16, 2013 photo Sergio Garcia empties a bag of just-picked Golden Delicious apples into a bin at a Valicoff Fruit Company orchard near Wapato, Wash.
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This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaving a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
5 hrs ago | National Journal
On a recent late-fall Saturday, Barbara Deuschle, a local restaurant owner, was recounting her first impression of her congressman, Tom Cotton, who is now running for the Senate.
There were about 152,335 same-sex married couples and 440,989 same-sex unmarried couples in the United States in 2010 Gay weddings made up 17 per cent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
Florida state attorney Willie Meggs announces his office will not press charges against Florida State's quarterback Jameis Winston on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 in Tallahassee.
The real estate research blog, Movoto, releases a ranking of top cities in Washington State and lists Richland at #10.
Petersen agreed to become the Huskies' new coach Thursday night in Boise. Petersen will be named the University of Washington's new coach today, according to a report this morning by ESPN's Joe Schad and Brett McMurphy.
In October, conservation and fishing groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, charging that since the agency determined that the state's fish consumption rates are too low, it has a responsibility to step in and require both consumption estimates and water quality standards to be raised.
An Amber Alert has been activated across California at the request of the Washington State Police in regard to the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old girl, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
This photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry shows security forces at the scene after an explosion at the Defense Ministry complex in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and her partner of 35 years, Pete-e Petersen of West Seattle, hold the very first same-sex marriage license issued in King County on December 6, 2012.
Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state.
Former Washington coach Steve Sarkisian listens to a question at the news conference that introduced him as the football coach at USC.
The two leaders of the 29-member bipartisan panel aiming to reach an agreement on budget savings to replace some automatic spending cuts set to start in January are hatching a minor deal in which both parties would have to compromise.
Governors of more than a dozen states are rushing to offer incentives such as subsidized training and infrastructure to convince Boeing Co.
Two Washington cities have systematically violated the constitutional rights of poor defendants to effective legal representation, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, blaming city officials for being "willfully blind" to the effects of their cost-cutting.