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3 hrs ago | Central Ohio
Rates of suicide in the military were slightly worse during the war years than what the Pentagon previously reported, according to new calculations released by Defense Department officials Friday.
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6 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland
Washington state is losing its independence to decide the best way to spend about $40 million in federal dollars to improve how students perform in its public schools, education officials said Thursday.
10 hrs ago | The News Tribune
"I'm deeply disappointed by the loss of this waiver and concerned about the impact it will have on students, teachers, and school districts across our state.
15 hrs ago | Times Herald
Vehicles drive on a ramp on to highway 1 & 9 just south of the Pulaski Skyway, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Newark, N.J. The northbound side of the Pulaski Skyway was closed and will remain closed for two years while $1 billion in repairs are done to the aging bridge.
15 hrs ago | USA Today
It happens nearly a quarter-billion times a day in the USA: A car, truck or other vehicle is driven across one of the nation's 63,000 structurally compromised bridges.
If Senate Democrats retain the chamber in November, their work won't be over. They'll still have to manage the loss of more than 100 years of committee experience as several veterans retire from Democratic ranks.
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. SEATTLE - About 164,000 Washington residents have signed up for private health insurance through the state's health care exchange, with the bulk of people enrolling in the final three months leading up to the March deadline, state officials announced Wednesday.
An epidemic of veteran suicide in America cuts across generations of men and women who have served their country.
President Obama traveled to the site of a devastating mudslide Tuesday, telling the community that America will be behind them for as long as it takes to recover.
Marine One helicopter, carrying President Barack Obama, takes an aerial tour of Oso on Tuesda above the site of the deadly mudslide that struck the community in March.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren accuses former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson of lying to the American people and recounts Larry Summers urging her to be an insider in her new book, "A Fighting Chance."
Murray, working with Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin, introduced the Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act on March 27. The bill would require all colleges and universities that receive federal funding in any form - in short, almost all institutions of higher education in the United States - to develop anti-bullying policies.
In October 2008, the Kent mother gave birth to a son by emergency C-section. The boy required heart surgery at age 6 months and today breathes with the aid of a machine.
The U.S. highway trust fund is scheduled to "run dry" by August. Washington policymakers are doing their best to attract media attention in hopes that it will inspire Congress to find money from somewhere.