WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will meet with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill next week. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's office says the president requested the meeting through his chief of staff. The meeting will take place next Thursday.
LACEY, Wash. (AP) - Kim Ridgway and her wife, Kimberly Bliss, can well envision the shop they plan to open. They know where they'll put the accessories, the baked goods and the shelves stacked with their valuable product: jars of high-quality marijuana. Like
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Two years ago, Washington state lawmakers banned the sale of shark fins but grandfathered in fins bought before July 2011. The Washington state Senate voted to close that loophole with a 45-4 vote Tuesday. The measure now heads to the House.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Members of the Coeur d'Alene School Board are vowing to crack down on bullies. The board agreed Monday to direct school administrators to form a task force to determine the scope of bullying problems and recommend solutions.
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAssociated Press
DORAL, Fla. (AP) - Venezuelans in the U.S. cheered and expressed cautious optimism that new elections will bring change to their homeland after the death of President Hugo Chavez.
"My hope is that Venezuela will become a free country once again," said Elizabeth
By DAVID DISHNEAUAssociated Press
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - After pummeling the nation's midsection with heavy snow, a late-winter storm was making its way Wednesday toward the nation's capital, where residents braced for the possibility of snarled traffic and power outages.
As the storm
By MATTHEW BARAKATAssociated Press
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there.
Instead of promoting happy hours and nightclubs, WTOP's
By MICHAEL R. BLOODAP Political Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two City Hall veterans claimed spots Wednesday in a runoff for mayor of Los Angeles, setting up a confrontation likely to turn on personality and style since the Democratic pair share much of the same policy turf.
City Councilman Eric
By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
LACEY, Wash. (AP) - Kim Ridgway and her wife, Kimberly Bliss, can well envision the shop they plan to open - where they'll put the accessories, the baked goods and the shelves stacked with their valuable product: jars of high-quality marijuana.
Like many so-
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - With the smile of a seasoned politician, a flair for languages and a vast repertoire of personal anecdotes, Secretary of State John Kerry schmoozed and cajoled his way through Europe and the Middle East on his first trip abroad as America's top