SEATTLE (AP) - The website for Washington's health insurance exchange is back down again with new technical issues after problems last week took the website down for four days. Spokeswoman Bethany Frey says problems at the Washington Department of Social and Health Services
By KERRY LESTERAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk, who returned to Congress after suffering stroke last year, had his gallbladder removed Monday due to an unrelated medical issue.
Kirk underwent surgery around 9:30 a.m. Monday at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital and
By The Associated Press
A look at America's "new rich," a rising demographic group, according to survey data provided to The Associated Press:
-The group is made up largely of older professionals, working married couples and more educated singles, those with household income of $250,000
By TAMI ABDOLLAH and GREG RISLINGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Federal officials say 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law," engaging in corruption and civil rights abuses that included beating inmates and visitors, falsifying
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former New Orleans police officer testified Monday at his retrial that he thought he saw a gun in the hand of the man he shot and killed outside a strip mall in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath - and still believes he was justified to use
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the U.S. military to transport troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic to help quell the latest upsurge in violence there.
Hagel approved the order after speaking with French Minister of
By BRIAN WITTEAssociated Press
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The U.S. Naval Academy superintendent said Monday that he decided to court-martial two midshipmen in a sexual assault case against a military judge's recommendation because it is his duty to make sure the charges are fully examined.
By STEPHEN SINGER and PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Newtown officials asked for privacy and joined victims' families Monday in calling for people to mark the upcoming anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting by performing acts of kindness or volunteering
LOS ANGELES (AP) - NASA says the Curiosity rover has uncovered signs of an ancient freshwater lake on Mars that may have supported tiny organisms for tens of millions of years. The lake near the Martian equator existed about 3.5 billion years ago. Scientists say it was neither
By FREDERIC J. FROMMERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal appeals court judges Monday questioned whether the government has gone too far by searching the genital areas of Guantanamo detainees who want to meet with their lawyers.
"That's rather provocative and offensive, isn't it?"
KHQ.COM - On December 5, 2013 Michael D. Morehead, who was previously listed as a missing person from the City of Coeur d'Alene, has been found deceased by a Kootenai County Sheriff's Office's Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 search team.
He was found a short distance from
Facebook post from Spokane Fire Department: "Despite resuscitation attempts by Engine 6 assisted by AMR & SIA, the young patient did not survive. The military family was traveling with the teen to Atlanta for a family Christmas. Thoughts and prayers from all of us at the SFD for
MORAGA, Calif. (AP) - Brad Waldow scored 24 points to lead five Gaels in double figures as St. Mary's beat Eastern Washington 93-65 Sunday night.
After Drew Brandon hit a 3-point shot to pull Eastern Washington (5-3) within seven with 9:24 left in the first half, the Gaels went on a 16-5 run to