By MATT APUZZO and ADAM GOLDMANAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York Police Department detective told a federal judge that he's seen no evidence that one of his informants brought up the subject of jihad as a way to bait Muslims into making incriminating remarks. But text messages
By PETE YOSTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Attorney in Arizona violated Justice Department policy by providing Fox News with information apparently aimed at undercutting the credibility of a federal agent who helped reveal the botched arms-trafficking probe called Operation Fast and
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide if government whistleblower protection applies to employees of a privately-held contractor or the subcontractor of a publicly-held company.
The justices on Monday agreed to hear appeals from Jackie Hosang Lawson and Jonathan M. Zang. The two of them
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a new case on the intersection of religion and government in a dispute over prayers used to open public meetings.
The justices said they will review an appeals court ruling that held that the town of Greece
By ERICA WERNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate Judiciary Committee is aiming this week to pass a landmark immigration bill to secure the border and offer citizenship to millions, setting up a high-stakes debate on the Senate floor.
First, the committee must resolve a few remaining
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry is heading back to the Middle East this week to press his case for peace talks between Syrian rebels and President Bashar Assad's regime amid increasing signs the new U.S. strategy to halt the war is being
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former general Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first Myanmar president to be welcomed to the White House in almost 47 years, crowning a dramatic diplomatic rehabilitation for his nation after years of international isolation.
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Associated Press' president and chief executive says the government's secret seizure of two months of reporters' phone records has already had a chilling effect on newsgathering, a week after the subpoenas were revealed publicly.
By KEVIN FREKINGAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 85,000 veterans were treated last year for injuries or illness stemming from sexual abuse in the military, and 4,000 sought disability benefits, underscoring the staggering long-term impact of a crisis that has roiled the Pentagon and
By BARBARA SURK and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces pushed deeper into a strategic opposition-held town near the Lebanese border Monday, battling rebels in fierce street fighting, state-media reported. An activist group said at least 23 elite fighters from Lebanon
SPOKANE, Wash. – The trial of Clay Starbuck, charged with killing his ex-wife Chanin and sexually violating her remains, entered its third week Monday at the Spokane County Courthouse.
Chanin Starbuck was found strangled to death in her Deer Park home in December of 2011, and Clay
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: Spokane Valley Sheriff's Office Detective Jack Rosenthal is investigating three separate robberies that have taken place within a short time frame in Spokane Valley. On May 13th, 16th and 21st three separate businesses in Spokane Valley
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE GRANT COUNTY HEALTH DEPT: MOSES LAKE, Wash. - The Grant County Health District received lab confirmation from two specimens submitted to the Washington State Public Health Lab. Both samples were positive for norovirus and came from individuals who became sick during the