By Molly Seder WASHINGTON (VR) – Hundreds rallied outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, DC to demand an end to the ongoing airstrikes on the Gaza Strip that have killed more than 100 Palestinians.
By Kate Zickel WASHINGTON (VR) – President Barack Obama vehemently refused to apologize Thursday for doing a prisoner trade with the Taliban to free a US soldier, despite a fierce political storm over the deal in Washington.
By Ric Young WASHINGTON (VR)– US Attorney General Eric Holder announced charges of cyber hacking against 5 Chinese nationals, but what can he really do?
By Tawab Malekzad WASHINGTON (VR) —Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, backed by labor organization and city leaders, announced Thursday May 1 that the city will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour of over the coming years. Currently, Washington State has the highest minimum wage, $9.32, in the country.
By David Kerans WASHINGTON (VR) — On Wednesday, the Federal Communications Commission dropped the bad news consumer advocates have been fearing for years: it plans to permit internet service providers to establish tolls on the internet, wherein they will charge premium prices for faster signal delivery.
By Molly Seder WASHINGTON (VR) – Hundreds of protesters gathered in Washington outside the Organization of American States (OAS) today to voice their support for massive anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela.
By Lauren Murphy WASHINGTON (VR) –Last year was reportedly the worst on record for transparency. The Obama administration “more often than ever” censored or outright denied access to government files under the Freedom of Information Act. Investigative reporter Jason Leopold said what stands out is said FOIA requests are being denied on “national security grounds.”
By Rob Sachs WASHINGTON (VOR) – The Washington Redskins are a lowly 1-4 this season after suffering a loss to the Cowboys over the weekend, but they've also been making headlines due to their name.
WASHINGTON – Congress today has a lower approval rating than most teenybopper bands and Americans of all political leanings report feeling that their elected officials are out of touch with the concerns of the average person.
WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, a bridge collapsed in Washington state after a too-tall truck hit an overhead girder. The bridge is thought to have collapsed so easily due to its age: though rated safe to drive on, it did not have the structural redundancies built into modern bridges that make them less likely to collapse after similar damage.
LOS ANGELES – The Washington state attorney general is suing a florist who refused to provide flowers for the wedding of a same-sex couple.
LOS ANGELES – Following the legalization of recreational use of marijuana in Washington, the Seattle Police Department is changing its policy toward cops and pot. Some officers who smoked marijuana as recently as one year ago will now be allowed to join the force.
SEATTLE -- After a year of political battles over same-sex marriage in Washington state, the issue finally became a moot point at 12:01 am on Sunday.
WASHINGTON -- Now that marijuana is legalized in Washington, people across the state are lighting up, but questions about enforcement remain.
WASHINGTON – Washington State residents rejoiced on Thursday morning with a joint as the state became the first in the nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
WASHINGTON – Some Americans may be in high spirits on Wednesday after voters from Colorado and Washington successfully passed statewide ballot measures on the legalization of recreational marijuana use.