By JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday questioned President Barack Obama about his political appointees' use of secret government email accounts at work, saying that Congress cannot tell the American people what its government is doing if it
By STEPHEN SINGERAP Business Writer
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The governors of Texas and South Dakota visited Connecticut on Monday to court gun manufacturers that have threatened to leave since the state passed tough new gun-control laws this year in response to the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary
By CHARLES WILSONAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A woman who was sentenced to death at age 16 for taking part in the torture and murder of a 78-year-old bible studies teacher was released from an Indiana prison Monday after growing to middle age behind bars.
Paula Cooper, whose 1986 death
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - For the activists who led the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington state last fall, Jamen Shively was one of their biggest fears: an aspiring pot profiteer whose unabashed dreams of building a cannabis empire might attract unwanted
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Monday handed down decisions in five cases and agreed to hear two important appeals in the fall. Among the court's actions:
- Struck down, by a 7-2 vote, Arizona's proof-of-citizenship law that asks would-be voters for additional documentation before
By KEN THOMASAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - An outside group supporting President Barack Obama's agenda plans to air a series of ads this summer promoting Obama's health care overhaul.
Organizing for Action intends to spend at least $1 million this summer on ads to draw attention to the
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - NSA leaker Edward Snowden is defending his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian and is attacking U.S. officials for calling him a traitor.
"The U.S. government is not going to be able to
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says lawyers may not obtain personal information from state driver license records to recruit clients for lawsuits.
The justices voted 5-4 Monday in favor of South Carolina residents who objected to solicitations from lawyers to join a lawsuit against car dealers
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that states cannot on their own require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.
The justices voted 7-2 to throw out Arizona
By JESSE J. HOLLANDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court ruled Monday that deals between pharmaceutical corporations and their generic drug competitors, which government officials say keep cheaper forms of medicine off the market, can be sometimes be illegal and therefore challenged
According to the Facebook page set up to help find her, missing Sandpoint woman Rashelle Klontz has been found and she is safe.
If we learn any additional information we will be sure to update this story.
PASCO, Wash. - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office
KHQ.COM - On Monday law enforcement officers responded to an armed robbery at the Chas Clinic at 10th & Pines in Spokane Valley. The suspect, who had a gun, is described to be in his early 20's with short brown hair and was wearing a surgical mask. The suspect got away from an unknown
WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department says it sees nothing new in North Korea's offer of high-level talks with the U.S.
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday that Pyongyang has made similar offers numerous times over the years. She said Washington would be open to dialogue but it wants North Korea