WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman wants same-sex benefits for spouses of veterans and service members. Rep. Adam Smith of Washington is top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Smith is introducing legislation to make the Defense and Veterans Affairs
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A look at where the 50 states and the District of Columbia stand on implementing President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul, which the Supreme Court ruled Thursday can go forward with its aim of covering more than 30 million uninsured
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a federal law making it a crime to lie about receiving the Medal of Honor and other prized military awards, with justices branding the false claim "contemptible" but nonetheless
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - A former Castleford High School teacher has been sentenced to 45 days in jail and five years of probation for secretly videotaping high school girls who showered in his hotel bathroom during an FFA convention in Moscow. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports (
ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) - A week after he fell to his death rescuing climbers on Mount Rainier the body of Ranger Nick Hall remains on the mountain. Weather and avalanche danger have prevented a helicopter and other rangers from returning to the site on the 11,300-foot level of the 14
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - A fraternity has been found guilty of hazing in the alcohol poisoning death of a Cornell University student from New York City.
The Ithaca Journal reports (http://ithacajr.nl/MVsaFS ) that a county judge convicted the Sigma Alpha Epsilon
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WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic congressman wants same-sex benefits for spouses of veterans and service members.
Rep. Adam Smith of Washington is top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee. Smith is introducing
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Gov. Chris Gregoire has ordered that flags at state buildings be lowered to half-staff Monday in honor of a Spokane soldier who was killed in Afghanistan. Jarrod A. Lallier was killed June 18 when people dressed as Afghan national police opened fire and also
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - For a morning show used to celebrating family and a connection with its audience, the "Today" show's farewell to co-host Ann Curry on Thursday was brief, tearful and sad.
It was tinged with the sense of
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure. Obama says the decision upholds the fundamental principle that in America - the